Koch Companies Public Sector- Federal Affairs Assistant (District of Columbia- Washington-DC)

Position Summary
This position is responsible for providing all aspects of administrative and project specific support for three (3) Federal Affairs Directors and one (1) Coalitions Director, as well as back-up support for the Vice President of Federal Affairs and other Federal Affairs team members. This position involves extensive contact with internal personnel as well as individuals in congressional or government agency staff and leadership roles.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Routine administrative tasks such as preparation of correspondence, invoice payments, expense reports, company procurement card reconciliation, courier and overnight shipping, telephone coverage, etc.
  • Management of day-to-day scheduling activities and travel
  • Coordination and scheduling of PAC events for Federal Affairs team
  • Management of, or assistance with, projects as may be requested by Federal Affairs team members
  • Provide backup coverage for the front office reception area and switchboard as required

A successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Solid understanding of and commitment to classical liberal ideals, market principles and the advancement of liberty
  • Strong personal integrity, work ethic, and compliance focus
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to problem solve, think critically/strategically
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Professional in manner and demeanor

Required Qualifications

  • A minimum of 1 year experience assisting federal lobbyists, legislators, or policy makers, including extensive meeting scheduling and travel planning
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, (particularly Outlook), internet research tools, and databases
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • May be required to work overtime and/or weekends to meet the requirements of the job
Preferred Qualifications
  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree
  • 2+ years’ assisting federal lobbyists, legislators, or policy makers, including meeting scheduling and travel planning
Additional Requirements
This role will not be eligible for Visa Sponsorship
Less than 10% travel
Company Overview

Based in Wichita, Kan., Koch Industries, Inc. is one of the largest private companies in America with estimated annual revenues as high as $115 billion, according to Forbes. It owns a diverse group of companies involved in refining, chemicals, biofuels and ingredients; forest and consumer products; fertilizers; polymers and fibers; process and pollution control equipment and technologies; electronic components; commodity trading; minerals; energy; ranching; glass; and investments. Since 2003, Koch companies have invested more than $70 billion in acquisitions and other capital expenditures. With a presence in more than 60 countries, Koch companies employ more than 100,000 people worldwide, with about 60,000 of those in the United States. From January 2009 to present, Koch companies have earned more than 930 awards for safety, environmental excellence, community stewardship, innovation, and customer service. For more news and stories, visit www.kochnews.com.

The businesses’ popular consumer brands include Brawny® paper towels, Quilted Northern® and Angel Soft® bath tissue, Dixie® tabletop products, LYCRA® fiber, STAINMASTER® carpet and more.
The advantages of Koch companies:
  • A willingness to invest in value-added opportunities
  • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance
  • The ability to contribute and grow immediately
  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge
  • Access to professional training and mentoring
  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions rather than seniority

    Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
    We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
    Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

    This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: http://www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf