Staff Assistant

Washington D.C.
Sep 11, 2017
Oct 16, 2017
Full Time

Staff Assistant

NCTA has an exceptional work environment with great benefits!         


The candidate will be a key member of the Government Relations team, assisting with the formulation, development, and implementation of legislative agenda.

Primary Job Duties/Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Assists SVP, Government Relations
  • Answers Government Relations’ phones and manages the SVP’s schedule
  • Provides research assistance to the Government Relations team, including covering congressional hearings and floor proceedings
  • Tracks key legislative activities for SVP and VPs
  • Prioritizes tasks and organizes and manages multiple projects while maintaining an understanding of legislative strategy and focus 
  • Summarizes and reports on legislative issues as assigned
  • Attends industry and PAC events
  • Assists Government Relations staff members with tasks as assigned 
  • Updates and maintains Congressional lists
  • Maintains chronological resource files and hearing files
  • Maintains online library of support materials
  • Conducts basic research for Congressional profiles and quarterly NCTA Board Books
  • Distributes materials
  • Submits expense reports
  • Interacts with Members of Congress and their staff on the phone on a daily basis and coordinates mailings to the Hill
  • Participates in cross-functional teams within NCTA

Qualifications & Experience:

  • College degree in related area plus two years work experience or comparable work experience
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Experience and/or familiarity with Capitol Hill and the cable industry are desirable
  • Good judgment and initiative
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft office products 
  • Willingness to work overtime as needed
  • Exercise good judgment and discretion                                                               

Only applicants who submit a cover letter and resume will be considered.

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