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Research and Project Assistant

Do you want to work for an organization that has a meaningful impact on Massachusetts communities and their residents? The Massachusetts Municipal Association (MMA) is seeking a Research and Project Assistant for its legislative team. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with excellent communications, organizational and research skills ready to assist and support a busy policy team. 

About the MMA: The nonpartisan Massachusetts Municipal Association (MMA) is the recognized voice of local government across the state, advancing cities and towns as centers of excellence in our economy and society. The MMA provides high-impact services to its member cities and towns statewide, including advocacy, policy research and analysis, multi-faceted education and training, multi-platform communications and nationally recognized municipal service programs. As a membership organization, the MMA works to advance the interests of all cities and towns, uniting local leaders to promote local government policies and programs that build strong communities.

About the position: Under the direction of the Legislative Director, this position provides administrative support to the Legislative division. This position:


  • provides administrative support to the legislative staff and their policy committees 
  • handles member service inquiries
  • supports division communications, including light proofreading 
  • organizes several activities for the Association’s Annual Meeting in January
  • supports the legislative team with research projects as needed

Qualifications: A college degree (associate or bachelor’s) or two-plus years of relevant experience. An interest in local government and policy work is a plus. Strong interpersonal skills and highly professional written and oral communication abilities are essential, as well as attention to detail. The ability to multitask and work both independently and as part of a team are critical. A driver's license is required for in-state travel to meetings and events. Must be eligible to immediately register as a legislative and executive branch lobbyist in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.


Work environment: Our offices are located in Boston’s Government Center neighborhood. The staff is loyal and professional. The position offers a competitive salary, terrific benefits, and a great collaborative work culture. Staff are currently working in a hybrid capacity. If you are ready to devote yourself to work on behalf of our member cities and towns, then this position may be for you.

 

Timeline: The successful applicant will be available to start in May 2022.  Applications will be accepted beginning immediately and will be considered on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

 

How to apply:  Please email a PDF of your cover letter, resume and general salary expectations to: hr_advocacy@mma.org.  No resumes without a cover letter or phone calls will be accepted.


The MMA is committed to diversity in the workplace and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, genetics information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, disability, age, or military or veteran status.



Research and Project Assistant

Do you want to work for an organization that has a meaningful impact on Massachusetts communities and their residents? The Massachusetts Municipal Association (MMA) is seeking a Research and Project…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Completo
  • Fecha de inicio
    24 de mayo de 2022
  • Fecha límite de postulación
    20 de mayo de 2022
  • Educación
    Formación Corta
  • Nivel de Experiencia
    Intermedio

Ubicación

Presencial
Boston, MA, USA

Cómo aplicar

Please send a PDF of your resume, cover letter and general salary expectations to hr_advocacy@mma.org

Please send a PDF of your resume, cover letter and general salary expectations to hr_advocacy@mma.org

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