Staff Assistant

Washington, District of Columbia, United States expand job description ↓

Description

FP1 Strategies, a public affairs, media relations, digital communications and advertising firm, is looking for a Staff Assistant to join DC-based firm.


Duties may include: day-to-day office administrative tasks; making travel arrangements; serving as main point of contact for vendors; planning and scheduling meetings and appointments; assisting with preparation for meetings, presentations, and film shoots; researching candidates and issues; finding and archiving headlines and photo/video elements for ads; tracking and coding expenses; proofing political and public affairs ads for factual accuracy and general quality; and providing personal assistance as needed.

Requirements

The ideal candidate will meet the following requirements:

  • Extremely organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to anticipate needs before they arise
  • Positive attitude
  • Self-starter who can tackle projects in either a team setting or independently
  • Accountable and reliable when it comes to completing tasks on time
  • Ability to work well under pressure with competing deadlines and priorities
  • Performs above and beyond expectations
  • Flexible to the changing needs/responsibilities of the workplace
  • Behaves professionally when interacting with high profile/ public figure clients
  • Possesses excellent people skills and ability to work with a wide variety of personalities
  • Basic understanding of local, regional and national politics and current events



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