Los Angeles City Controller's Office

Special Assistant

Employment type
Full Time
about 1 month ago
Los Angeles, CA

The Special Assistant is a h​igh-profile entry-level role that will support the Controller’s Executive team, acting as ‘body person’ for the Controller, fulfilling staffing needs associated with the Controller’s schedule - in addition, acting as a utility player assisting in communications, community affairs, policy matters, and other duties as needed.


  • Manage and assist various projects, priorities, deadlines and deliverables;
  • Advance, staff and drive the Controller to special events and speaking engagements as needed;
  • Ability to quickly research, collect and analyze information for reports, letters and internal communications such as briefings;
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with staff of elected officials, representatives of public and private groups and constituents;
  • Act as the main liaison between the Controller and Executive staff.


  • Experience working in a fast paced environment, working for an elected official preferred;
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to adapt to evolving situations;
  • Creative self-starter with a desire to serve the public interest;
  • Strong time management and oral/written communications skills;
  • Knowledge of basic office equipment and office software such as Google Drive and Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Bachelor’s degree required; and
  • Valid CA driver license required.
To apply

Send resume and cover letter with subject ‘Special Assistant’ to [email protected]