Job Posting: Constituency Assistant – Full-time

Constituency Office Constituency Assistant – Full-time

HRM MLA is seeking to fill the full-time (37 hours) position of Constituency Assistant
General Description: Reporting to the MLA, the Constituency Assistant will be the primary 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 :

• Ensuring that 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
• Monitoring community activities and reporting to the MLA
• Engaging in casework on behalf of constituents
• Performing outreach to community organizations and individual constituents as directed
• Representing the Member at public and community functions when required
• Coordinating advertising and constituency mailings and online communications
• Coordinating part-time and temporary staff and interns
• Liaising with caucus staff on scheduling and outreach activities
• Liaising with Legislative Caucus administrative staff regarding constituency office administration
• 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 MEP, WCB, etc.
• A strong understanding of the political history of the Constituency and of Nova Scotia Politics
Compensation per annum depending on education and experience. An excellent benefits package is also provided.

Please apply in writing to info@nsliberalcaucus.ca
Deadline for Applying: Friday, August 30th, 2019
Only qualified candidates will be contacted

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