Political and Legislative/PAC Assistant
The Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA), the largest airline pilot union in the world and the largest non-governmental aviation safety organization in the world seeks a Political and Legislative Assistant for our office in Tysons (McLean), Virginia. ALPA represents more than 75,000 pilots at 43 airlines in the United States and Canada. Under direct supervision, the Political and Legislative Assistant supports the Government Affairs Department with Political Action Committee (PAC) administration and provides legislative support.
Responsibilities include preparation of PAC disbursement memos; maintaining accurate PAC records to ensure Federal Election Commission (FEC) compliance; maintaining ALPA-PAC dues check-off program, inputting information on individual records, maintaining online check-off forms, as well as physical forms that arrive in the mail; thank you letters, cancellation notices, and donor recognition lists; preparation of materials for external ALPA-PAC reviews; answering member inquiries relating to ALPA-PAC; keeping accurate files for access by external auditors; maintaining several email accounts for the Government Affairs Department; and, assisting with legislative research, workshops, seminars, congressional hearing monitoring, congressional correspondence, and congressional testimony preparation.
ALPA is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in a safe workplace. We prohibit discrimination, harassment and harmful behavior of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or other protected characteristics as outlined in federal or provincial laws. We highly value everyone and all are encouraged to apply, including minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities.
Note: The physical demands described herein are characteristic of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential physical activities of this position described below.
Constantly operates a computer/smartphone/tablet. Regularly required to maintain a stationary position; move about the office; determine what others have said or written; and, converse with others and exchange accurate information.
Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, and move about the office. May also include occasional bending, stooping, squatting, and/or pushing and pulling or moving, e.g., to pack, unpack, and/or move cases.
Occasionally required to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, books, boxes, and files up to ten (10) pounds (lbs.). Sporadically, may be responsible to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, boxes, cases, and/or files weighing as much as 25 lbs. (Assistance may not always be available.)
ALPA offers competitive salaries with terrific benefits, including:
Relocation Not Provided.