State and Federal Communications, Inc., an Akron-based research, publishing, and consulting company, with national presence, seeks a dynamic, well-organized professional to join our team.


Research Assistant

The Research Assistant will report to the Associate Director, Research Services and provide high level support to the Research Department. This is a full-time, non-exempt position with functions that will include the following:

Job duties include:

  • Verify contact information and link functionality of and update website as necessary.

  • Verify supplemental documents are current.

  • Track updates to legislative bills.

  • Assist in downloading and reformatting relevant statutes and codes, rules and regulations, enacted legislation, guides, and opinions.

  • Assist in the editing of monthly notifications to clients.

  • Enter new and updated key dates and legislative session dates into the Key Dates Database as directed.

  • Edit website entries for grammar and company preferences.

  • Assist with the set-up and editing of separate publications, including guidebook.

  • Create monthly tracking spreadsheets for department as needed.

  • Communicate all updates to Manager, Research Services and/or Associate Director, Research Services as directed.

  • Assist in special projects, general administrative, and housekeeping duties as directed.

Other Related Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all confidential proprietary information is secure.

  • Think proactively and provide solutions.

  • Maintain a professional attitude regarding the company, co-workers, and position.

  • Represent the company in a professional manner in all situations.

  • Represent the company in conferences as requested.

  • Complete timesheets and necessary documents in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Take advantage of professional development opportunities.

  • Provide support with general office administrative duties.

  • Maintain system to record assignments and projects to ensure deadlines are met.

  • Offer suggestions for improvements to systems and procedures.

  • Perform other duties as seen appropriate by supervisor.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Individual MUST be exceptionally detailed orientated and have the ability to produce highly accurate work.

  • Fluent in Microsoft Office.

  • Experience working with databases.

  • This is a non-exempt position with hours 9 am to 6 pm.

  • General knowledge of Adobe Acrobat and HTML.

  • Copy editing and proofreading experience.

  • Familiarity with AP Stylebook.

  • Exceptional organization skills and the ability to self-manage priorities.

  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills.

  • College degree or comparable work experience.

Competitive salary and benefit package including company-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401K, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, Flexible Spending Account Plan, a generous annual PTO benefit, company-paid parking, professional development, and opportunities for a partial work from home schedule. To be considered, e-mail resume and salary requirements to hr@stateandfed.com.

Human Resources Department
State and Federal Communications, Inc.
80 South Summit Street, Suite 100
Akron, OH 44308
hr@stateandfed.com