We are seeking an organized and detail-oriented public policy and communications professional to join the firm’s Government Affairs practice. This position will be based in our Washington, D.C. office.


Responsibilities

Administrative support for Managing Directors in Government Affairs, including:

  • Manage schedules
  • Prepare expense reports
  • Submit billable hours
  • Handle travel
  • Coordinate internal and external meeting scheduling
  • Prep for meetings/pitches
  • Serve as point person for Managing Director(s) and filter internal and external requests appropriately

Support general client work and new business efforts, including:

  • Develop clips for various clients based on specific interests
  • Assist in drafting front and back end of GPG proposals and decks
  • Research for background documents, etc.
  • Draft memos and letters for clients
  • Take notes at client meetings/calls
  • Cover and produce summaries of congressional, administration and regulatory hearings

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Previous congressional or government relations experience is desirable
  • Interest or experience in financial services and tax issues a plus, but not required
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Solid knowledge of MS Office Suite, especially PowerPoint
  • Ability to become a strong writer and analytical thinker
  • Ability to adapt to new conditions, assignments and deadlines