Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Staff Assistant for Advantage, Inc.

Advantage, Inc.

Advantage, Inc., one of the most reliable telephone contact and communications firms used by Republican candidates and public affairs organizations, has an immediate opening for an entry-level Staff Assistant position.
The Staff Assistant will directly manage all administrative functions within the office and support Advantage’s Teleforum and Voter Contact teams.
The ideal candidate must have a bachelor’s degree, possess excellent communication skills, be detail-oriented, have the ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities, and most importantly be a team player.
Advantage, Inc., based in Arlington, VA, is a creative, fast-moving company made up of personnel with decades of combined experience in political campaigns. Advantage offers communications support to its clients by conducting issue advocacy, voter identification, survey research, fundraising, and TeleForum programs.

Administrative Responsibilities (50%)

-Invoice projects
-Answer phone calls and open mail
-Copy checks and deposits/enter into Quickbooks
-Work with vendors to handle billing and administrative questions
-File paperwork
-Work with IT firm to coordinate everything IT related
-Find ways to maximize efficiency for all employees (i.e. sync calendars, documents)
-Order office supplies
-Assist in updating website

TeleForum Responsibilities (25%)

-Monitor TeleForums for Members of Congress and Campaigns
-Assist in building daily TeleForum reports
-Prepare lists and recordings
-Assist in managing the TeleForum schedule
-Conduct training sessions

Voter Contact Responsibilities (25%)

-Assist in building daily Voter ID, survey, and fundraising reports
-Write scripts
-Assist in managing voter databases
-Assist call center staff with project instructions and troubleshooting
-Review survey projects for quality assurance

-Bachelor’s Degree
-Creative thinking and problem solving abilities
-Flexibility (Some nights and weekend work required)
-A “Get it done” type of attitude
-Ability to work effectively within a small team

Compensation and Benefits
-Health Insurance

*If interested in applying, please email a cover letter and resume to dcjobs@advainc.com .

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