Note: Due to the new redistricting, the new district will contain most of North San Jose and Santa Clara. A typical assembly district has about 500,000 residents
Assemblymember Bob Wieckowski seeks a proactive, strategic, and community-oriented individual for the position of Field Representative in his Fremont District Office.
Basic Function: To act, within Southern Alameda County and Northern Santa Clara County, as an official representative and liaison to the Assemblymember. This is a FULL TIME, Entry Level position.
• Establish relationships with elected officials, community leaders, business groups, and local organizations.
• Attend local meetings, events, and hold office appointments on behalf of the Assemblymember.
• Recommend and execute strategies to meet identified outreach goals, and track issues of importance to our community.
• Work in collaboration with staff to identify, plan, and coordinate events for the Assemblymember to attend and host.
• Resolve constituent concerns with state and local agencies.
• Complete various assigned tasks and projects, as directed.
• Provide administrative assistance, including: data entry, answering phones, writing correspondence, greeting constituents, and maintaining basic office
operations and systems.
• Candidates MUST understand the basic functions and organization of the California State Legislature.
• Strong verbal and written skills are required. Must be comfortable with public speaking.
• Enthusiastic, proactive, and organized. Time management skills are a MUST.
• Must possess extensive computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office, Internet, Outlook Email.
• Professional demeanor.
• Willingness to be flexible in a small, team oriented office.
• Candidates must be team players that also work well independently.
• Must have a car and valid driver's license.
• Willingness to work nights and / or weekends as necessary to attend events with or on behalf of the Assemblymember.
• Candidates with political experience or knowledge of local or state government are preferred.
• Familiarity with the East Bay Area, including San Jose, Fremont, Newark, Union City, Hayward, and Castro Valley.
• B.A. or equivalent degree.
• Additional knowledge of computer graphic programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and In-Design are a plus.
• Second language (Spanish / Chinese) is a plus.
Salary: Dependent upon experience. Excellent Benefits.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and one-page writing sample to:
Office of Assemblymember Bob Wieckowski
Attn: Trisha Tahmasbi, Chief of Staff
State Capitol, Room 4162
Sacramento, CA 95814
Or Fax: 916.319.2120
Attention: Trisha Tahmasbi, Chief of Staff
No telephone calls, please.
Compensation: Salary: Dependent upon experience. Excellent Benefits.
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