McGuireWoods LLP

  • Administrative Assistant-MWC

    Job Location US-DC-Washington
    Category Hidden (15876)
  • Overview

    McGuireWoods Consulting is seeking an Administrative Assistant for its Washington, DC office. This position will support senior lobbyists who provide public affairs services to Fortune 500 clients.  Duties will include processing correspondence, maintaining calendars, scheduling, time entry, expenses, research and other duties as assigned.  The position will interact with current and former elected officials on a regular basis. 


    Founded in 1998, McGuireWoods Consulting is a full-service public affairs firm offering government relations, advocacy and infrastructure and economic development services.  MWC is a subsidiary of the McGuireWoods law firm with offices in seven state capitals and Washington DC.  MWC is ranked in the Top 20 of The National Law Journal's "The Influence 50," an annual report of the top public affairs firms in Washington, D.C.


    • Performs time entry for assigned McGuireWoods Consulting staff
    • Processes incoming and outgoing correspondence as appropriate; including mailings, invitations and bills
    • Processes all expense related items (invoices, reimbursements, check requests) and completes lobbyist filings per state or federal laws as applicable
    • Performs administrative duties such as copying, scanning/faxing, mailing letters, etc.
    • Updates contact and client list as assigned by McGuireWoods Consulting staff
    • Assists with office events and functions
    • May perform research as requested by lobbyists


    • College degree preferred with 3+ years of experience in an administrative capacity, preferably at an association or legal/public affairs firm
    • Ability to work independently and, at times, with little direction
    • Strong planning and organizational skills
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Knowledge of multiple software packages, including Excel and PowerPoint
    • Knowledge of US Capitol and key players a plus
    • Professional demeanor


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