Constituency Assistant: Edmonton-Ellerslie (Full Time) #8163

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Constituency Assistant: Edmonton-Ellerslie (Full Time)

Constituency Office

Location:

Edmonton

Competition #:

8163

Open To:

All

Date Posted:

November 9th, 2022

Closing Date:

December 2nd, 2022 - 4:30pm

Compensation Rate:

Commensurate with experience. 

Hours Per Week:

36.25 (full-time)

 

Additional Information:

MLA Rod Loyola is seeking to fill the full-time position of Constituency Assistant. 

 

General Description: Reporting to the MLA, the Constituency Assistant will be a liaison between the MLA and their constituency, community groups, stakeholders, and individuals. The individual will be required to work in a challenging, variable environment and take responsibility for assisting the MLA with community outreach, social media, casework, office management and correspondence.   

 

Job Duties: 

  • Staff the MLA at community events and activities 
  • Contact community organizations about MLA participation in events
  • Liaise with caucus staff on scheduling and outreach activities
  • Design, post and manage MLA’s social media 
  • Respond to correspondence from constituents and stakeholders
  • Coordinate MLA newsletter and constituency communications design and production
  • Assist constituents with accessing government services and programs
  • Administrative duties
  • Assist with other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications and Skills: 

  • Degree in a relevant field or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to meet deadlines, and adjust to changing priorities 
  • Familiarity with MS Windows, Office, databases and CMS web updates
  • Willingness to travel and work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
  • A demonstrated commitment to community volunteerism 
  • A strong understanding of the political history of the constituency and of Alberta politics
  • Ability to communicate in some South Asian languages will be an asset

 

Please submit a resume and cover letter by 4:30 PM Friday December 2, 2022.

 

We thank all that apply. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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