Hunton & Williams LLP Government Affairs Assistant in Washington, District Of Columbia

Description Hunton & Williams LLP, a global law firm, is actively recruiting a Government Affairs Assistant for its Washington office to monitor Congressional and Administrative activities on the Hill of interest to clients. This position attends Committee hearings, mark-ups and meetings. In addition, this position assists lawyers with preparation of basic legal and issue background documents and conducts research activities and other tasks related to the government relations practice area.

Requirements College degree preferred. Congressional committee or personal office experience preferred.

Microsoft Office 2000 experience and experience with computer databases and Folios preferred. Must have basic research ability, strong written and oral communication skills, organizational skills and ability to adapt to changing conditions. Examples include: Ability to work well under pressure, patience, diplomacy, high stress tolerance, excellent interpersonal communication skills, and ability to prioritize workload. Visual acuity needed for transcription, extensive reading and input (typing) of information into computer. Ability to receive and convey detailed information through oral communication. Essential competency processes include language ability, reasoning and memory. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent must possess the abilities or aptitudes to proficiently perform each of the responsibilities and accountabilities described above, with or without reasonable accommodation.

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Requisition Number: 16-0138

Post Date: 8/26/2016

Title: Government Affairs Assistant

City: Washington

State: DC