Executive Assistant/Congressional Liaison

 

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Position Description 

The Executive Assistant/Congressional Liason will provide administrative and secretarial support for an assigned department. Major responsibilities of work performed may include a broad range of complex responsibilities involving proprietary or technical information that includes scheduling meetings and preparing agendas, responding to routine correspondence, researching background material and responding to on-site  visitors and other inquires. This person may interface with executive and senior levels of the organization, as well as directly with external customersRoles and Responsiblities 

  • The Executive Assistant will provide high-level secretarial support to the assigned department. 
  • Must be pro-active in responsibilities. 
  • Must be self-starter. 
  • Must work well under deadlines. 
  • The Executive Assistant will deal with a broad range of support including: Compiling reports, furnishing information, scheduling meetings, preparing agendas, responding to both routine and complex correspondence, researching background material, greeting on-site visitors, answering telephone calls as a screening agent for Washington Office personnel, ordering and maintaining inventory of office supplies, arranging for/ordering catering for meetings, Assisting with meeting planning requirements. 
  • The Executive Assistant will generate letters, memos and other executive level correspondence for Washington Office personnel and assignees. 
  • Will help with the budget preparation and monthly monitoring. 
  • Will maintain master office calendar as directed. 
  • Will make travel arrangements as requested. 
  • Will maintain all department electronic and paper-files. 
  • May assemble and produce materials for presentations. 
  • Will use mature judgment in completing activities and operate under general supervision. 
  • Monitor and maintain office area and equipment. 
  • Will use MS Office suite applications, to include PowerPoint presentations. 
  • Will be asked to use judgment and discretion in completing regular assignments. Will create, review and approve expense reports. 
  • May be asked to take and distribute meeting minutes 
  • Other related duties as assigned by Vice President, Government Relations.

Eligibility and Requirements 

  • Bachelor Required
  • Functional (sing skill set) - 3-5 years experience required
  • Superior communication qualities are needed. 
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications including PowerPoint presentations. 
  • Excellent organizational skills. 
  • Strong verbal, written and communication skills. 
  • Must be able to generate senior-level letters, memos, etc. 
  • Ability to handle sensitive information. 
  • Has executed administrative duties within a company. 
  • The ability to perform other duties as assigned. 

Application Instructions 

Interested applicants should email their resume to Matt Balasack at matthew.balascak@elbitsystems-us.com