Constituency Office Assistants - Part Time #6017

NDP Caucus MLAs are seeking to fill part-time (20+ hours/week) Constituency Assistant positions in Edmonton, Alberta.

 

General Description: Reporting to the MLA, the Constituency Assistant will be a liaison between the MLA and their Constituency, community groups, stakeholders and individuals. Working in a challenging, variable environment the Constituency Assistant will be responsible for office administration, community outreach and organizing, event planning, coordinating communications, casework and the day-to-day operations of the MLA Constituency Office.

 

Job Duties:

  • Monitoring community activities and liaising with organizations for MLA participation
  • Performing outreach with community organizations and individual constituents
  • Representing the Member at public and community functions when required
  • Liaising with caucus staff on scheduling and outreach activities
  • Ensuring the office is accessible to constituents through regular and consistent hours of operation
  • Phone, email and other correspondence
  • Administrative duties, including budgeting and file management
  • Engaging in casework on behalf of constituents
  • Coordinating advertising and constituency mailings and online communications
  • Coordinating the work of office interns
  • Assist with other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Degree in a relevant field or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Familiarity with MS Windows, Office, databases and CMS web updates
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Experience with community organizing
  • A demonstrated commitment to community volunteerism
  • Knowledge of government bodies and non-governmental agencies, including Alberta Works, AISH, MEP, WCB, etc.
  • A strong understanding of the political history of the Constituency and of Alberta politics

 

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience. An excellent benefits package is provided. NDP Caucus Members are employment equity employers.

 

Please send application by 4:30 PM on Monday October 28 to:

NDPCaucus.Jobs@assembly.ab.ca 

 

All applicants are thanked for their interest. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Please fill out the following form to apply.

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