International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers


Administrative Secretary

Based in Washington, DC


The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) is a trade union representing 600,000 active and retired members in the aerospace, defense, airline, manufacturing, transportation, woodworking, health care and other industries in North America.

The IAM seeks to fill an Administrative Secretary, bargaining unit position in the Washington DC office for the Legislative and Political Department.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • General office work
  • Faxing, copy work & scanning
  • Telephone management skills
  • Maintaining correspondence / files
  • Preparing memos, letters, tables, reports, etc.
  • Transcribe letters
  • Proficient at proofreading and editing
  • Timeline / prioritize workflow
  • Self-motivated and organized
  • Assist staff in preparing for training classes and conferences
  • Assist office staff with general office duties
  • Assist staff in political fundraising and PAC management
  • Assist staff in national member political education and mobilization program
  • Interface with members, local & district lodge leadership, and Hill staff personnel
  • Ability to adapt to different office environments
  • Interface with Congressional staff and Federal Agencies

Qualifications: Must have general knowledge or specialized experience encompassing the areas defined with the job duties specified above.

Skills Required:

  1. Designing PowerPoint presentations
  2. Curricula and training material layout & prep for final printing
  3. Microsoft Office Programs – Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  4. Prezi, Adobe, Photoshop
  5. Apple based programs: Keynote, Pages, IMovie, IPhoto
  6. Typing (at least 65 words per minute)

Salary: $37.11 per hour to start, and a comprehensive benefit package including employer paid family health care and defined benefit pension.

The IAMAW embraces diversity and equal opportunity. The more inclusive we are, the stronger the organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, pregnancy and pregnancy related status, veteran status or disability.

To Apply:
Please send résumé and cover letter to ewindsor@iamaw.org

Position open until filled.

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