February 23rd, 2018

Anne Minh-Thu Quach, MP - Constituency Assistant (Outreach), Temporary Position (12 months, Maternity Leave Replacement)

Non-standard working hours (maximum 37 hours/week)

Office

Anne Minh-Thu Quach, MP Salaberry — Suroît

Location

Constituency Office, Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec

Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate and manage issues and outreach opportunities and events relating to the Member’s work in the riding (including visibility and constituent feedback)
  • Represent the Member at events and meetings
  • Monitor events in riding and advise the Member on issues concerning the riding
  • Write, collect material and prepare householders, direct mail, op-ed pieces, media material, news releases, speeches, articles and correspondence
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationship with key individuals and organizations in the community, working on similar issues
  • Volunteer management
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Proven verbal and written communication skills, including media relations
  • Excellent writing skills in French and English
  • Superior oral and written French language skills
  • Proven ability to build networks (youth, women, environment, agriculture, SME)
  • Experience working with social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.)
  • Strong computer skills including Internet, Windows and MS Office
  • Graphic layout skills, particularly InDesign and Photoshop
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Strong knowledge of Salaberry-Suroît needs and priorities
  • Knowledge of the New Democratic Party and sound political judgement
  • Knowledge of the labour movement, government departments and community organizations
  • University degree in Communications, Public Relations and/or Administration, or equivalent experience
  • Bilingualism is required
  • Vehicle and driver’s licence required

Hourly rate

$27.85

(salary levels subject to clauses 12 and 21 of the collective agreement)

Closing date

March 1, 2018 (Midnight)

Starting date

As soon as possible

Send application to

Hiring Committee, NDP Caucus Services
202 Sparks St, Suite 217, Ottawa, ON, K1A 0A6

or: NDPHR@parl.gc.ca

(Office and position applied for must be indicated in subject line of e-mail.)

Note

A collective agreement is in effect between UFCW (Local 232) and the New Democratic Party Members of Parliament. All applications will be received and held in confidence.

The NDP and NDP MPs are employment equity employers. Women, persons of colour, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered persons are encouraged to apply for this position. If you are a member of an equity-seeking group, you may choose to identify as such in your application.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.