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SESSIONAL LOBBYING/ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF ASSISTANT

Connecticut Lobbying Firm
Hartford, CT
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Sessional staff role for the 2022 Connecticut General Assembly Session

A Connecticut lobbying firm is looking for a sessional staff member for the 2022 Connecticut General Assembly (CGA) legislative session. The ideal applicant is highly motivated, a good note taker, and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. Experience in campaign management or state/local government is a plus. We offer a competitive salary and benefits. Typical work hours for the position are 8am-5pm, Monday- Friday. This position is currently remote but subject to change based on public access to the CT Legislative Office Building. Employment period will be from February to May 2022.

Responsibilities:

· Be adept at web-based search of the CGA website for bill search functions, committee activities (including meetings and public hearings), research reports, and minutes, for all legislation that we are following

· Perform daily review of CGA website for updates on meetings, public hearing notices, etc.

· Attend committee meetings and public hearings

· Monitor local and national media for topics of client and firm interest

· Interact with clients at Capitol and on phone and email

· Monitor and take thorough notes on public hearings, committee meetings, and press conferences

· Produce summary memos on public hearings, press conferences and committee meetings

· Accompany firm members on “get acquainted meetings” with committee staff, legislators, clients to establish working relationships for session

· Attend meetings with clients at LOB, State Capitol and around the State

· Provide administrative support for community outreach functions

· Provide administrative staff support for visiting clients to Connecticut

· Work with firm lobbyists to update and prepare weekly bill tracking reports

· Research and compile resources for firm use including various lists.

 

Other skill sets needed:

· Coordinate material drop-off with local, state and federal offices

· Research issues and draft memos, materials and letters

· Light office duties – send meeting requests to legislative offices, coordinate and set up phone/zoom conference calls, produce and

distribute copies of materials, reports, and testimony; prepare and send individual and group e-mails

Connecticut Lobbying Firm

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