Ontario NDP - Constituency Assistant - Red Lake ID: 65259

Deadline Date: 2020/12/03

Location:  Red Lake

To assist the MPP by completing assigned casework and outreach duties

Posting Date:
2020/11/17
City:
 Red Lake
Province:
 
Address:
 
Start Date:
 
Type:
 Part-Time
Hours:
 
Wage:
 
Number of positions:
 1
Days of work:
 Varied
Occupation:
 Social Science, Education, Government Service and Religion
Duties:
 

Status:  Permanent - Part-time (10 hours/week)

Department/ Location: MPP Sol Mamakwa (Kiiwetinoong – Red Lake) Constituency Office 

 

TASK, DUTIES, AND EXPECTATIONS:

 

  • Preparing, gathering, maintaining and compiling research material as requested by Member to aid in communicating with constituents and organizations in the constituency.
  • Responding to requests for research or information from the MPP’s constituents.
  • Monitor local media to ensure a strong media presence for the Member. May include preparing weekly columns, drafting op-eds, standard media releases and arranging stand-up interviews.
  • Work with the MPP and caucus communications department to develop a strong social media presence and manage online social media to increase MPP’s visual identity, and assist with outreach and engagement to help promote awareness of the MPP in the riding.
  • Keeping informed in all policy areas assigned by Member and liaising with interest groups within the constituency.
  • Dealing with enquiries and solving problems and advocating for constituents (casework).
  • Contacting and responding to constituents by telephone, writing and in person.
  • Contacting senior government personnel, officials from outside organizations, and local government.
  • Preparing all documentation related to casework.
  • Travel throughout the Riding to perform outreach, casework and event planning.
  • Other related duties as assigned by the Member.
Qualifications:
 
  • Knowledge of the NDP and the Canadian labour movement, Canadian government, Ontario government and public affairs.
  • Ability to write articles and reports, to meet deadlines, produce accurate work and maintain organized records
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Equity and Diversity frameworks and considerations and as it applies to the duties of the position
  • Ability to advocate effectively on behalf of the Member’s constituents.
  • Excellent computer skills required including Twitter, Facebook, Mailchimp, etc.
  • Familiarity with member’s constituency and portfolio areas and key stakeholder groups in the riding is essential.
  • Proficiency in English is essential.
  • Experience in NDP organizations and community organizing is an asset.
  • Knowledge and existing rapport with local riding and community members are preferred.
  • Proficiency in social media is desired. 
Misc.:
 
Closing Date/Apply by:
2020/12/03
How To Apply:
 

The NDP Caucus is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request.

 

Please apply on this link https://ndp.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=61

 

Thank you for your application. Please note, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Deepika Sigamani
Position Title:
 HR Assistant
Company Name:
 Ontario NDP
Address:
 
City:
 
Province:
 
Postal Code:
 
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Web Address:
 https://ndp.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=61
 

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