Phillip Jackson

Freelance Admin Support Freelancer & Event Planner

Location:Washington, District of Columbia, United States
2 Skills

Government Relations Coordinator August 2011 – Present
Provide administrative support to Federal Relations team
* Organizer for Amgen State Government Affairs Biosimilars Conference
* Plan and book complex travel for Amgen Directors
* Negotiating Annual Contracts for Government Affairs Consultants
* Budgeting and Allocating PAC funding.
* FDA research and analysis
* Preparing and processing expense report

Temporary Employee March 2010 – August 2011
NRI Staffing
* Provided customer service for various trade shows and conferences
* Handled sensitive DEA documents for archiving
* Greeted visitors and directed them to appropriate staff members

Government Relations Assistant November 2007 – January 2009
International Franchise Association
* Maintained IFA’s government relations website
* Planned meetings for IFA’s legislative committees and monitored daily legislative reports
* Facilitated the scheduling of IFA’s annual member fly-in for over 700 participants
* Drafted correspondence, key vote letters, and federal lobby disclosure requirements
* Developed databases and goals for IFA’s grassroots campaigns

Travel Coordinator October 2006 – November 2007
Department of Health and Human Services
* Managed day to day operations of HHS travel procedures within the Office of Global Health Affairs, including approval and preparation of travel arrangements
* Managed database of travelers for the Department of Health and Human Services utilizing MS Access
* Educated HHS staff on US Government travel policies and procedures

Staff Assistant April 2006 – October 2006
Federal Trade Commission
* Assisted with special projects, including extensive research on trade issues
* Distributed inter-department documents and Commission circulations and collected Commission votes
* Researched and presented recommendations for the FOIA report

Congressional Intern January 2005 – April 2005
Office of US Senator Rick Santorum
* Assisted with scheduling, answered constituent calls, and responded to miscellaneous requests
* Wrote constituent letters in response to inquiries and concerns
* Assisted staff with research for constituent case work

Computer Technician August 2002—January 2005
Duquesne University Computer Technology Services
* Assisted University staff with use of technology for teaching purposes
* Scheduled and kept inventory of computer, audio and video equipment
* Troubleshot technical problems in person and via telephone

Intern May 2001 – August 2001
Frontiers of Freedom
* Wrote press releases, opinion editorials and attended Senate hearings
* Assisted with planning of special conferences, answered phones, and kept office records
* Managed database of congressional and hill contacts

B.A. Political Science & Communications, Duquesne University 2005

* Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, VOCUS, Html, Dreamweaver, Adobe, and Photoshop
* Technology skills include hardware repair, computer technical support, and troubleshooting
Skills (2) Rating
Admin Support
Event Planning