This position provides administrative support to Senior Director, Public Policy; Senior Director, Government Relations; and Director, Member Advocacy. Responsibilities include organizational, production and logistical support for advocacy and public policy meetings, conferences, committees and projects; assistance with communications with Congress, Administration and CHA membership; and direct in-person and telephonic interaction with CHA membership. Some travel is required (approximately 5%).
Coordinate logistical and administrative support for advocacy and public policy meetings, conferences, committees and projects
Coordinate, arrange and organize the schedules for supported personnel
Responsible for conducting daily articles search for the Diversity and Health Disparities website and compiling the Diversity and Health Disparities Update.
Administer and maintain filing system
Make travel arrangements, prepare itineraries, and coordinate frequent flyer incentives
Maintain and review budget activities as needed
Prepare and code expense reports, invoices, and check requests
Assist in the preparation of documents, presentations and meeting materials
Assist in legislative and policy research
Assist with government affairs software (journaling hill visits, running reports and cross train on CHA member database usage and advocacy web page)
Provide phone, correspondence, email and in-person communication support
Facilitate coordination between advocacy and public policy department and St. Louis office
Experience: 2-5 years of administrative assistant experience
Skills, Knowledge, and Ability: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience supporting groups and projects. Understanding of federal legislative process and legislative research. Demonstrated critical thinking skills. Organized and takes initiative to understand managers' needs. Ability to exercise sound judgment and work independently. Flexible and effective under pressure of deadlines. Excellent internal and external customer service skills. Familiarity with association policies and operations. Understanding of database technology. Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Excel. Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with experience
About Catholic Health Assoc. - U.S.
The Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) advances the Catholic health ministry of the United States in caring for people and communities. Comprised of more than 600 hospitals and 1,600 long-term care and other health facilities in all 50 states, the Catholic health ministry is the largest group of nonprofit health care providers in the nation.