November 9th, 2017

Ruth Ellen Brosseau, MP - Administrative Assistant, Permanent, Part-Time Position (22.5 hours/week)

Office

Ruth Ellen Brosseau, MP Berthier — Maskinongé

Location

Constituency Office, Louiseville, Quebec

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that bills and MP’s expenses are paid
  • Welcome visitors
  • Manage and assign faxes, phone calls and emails
  • Accomplish various administrative and reception tasks
  • Help the MP respond to correspondence
  • Help prepare mail distribution
  • Help coordinate the MP’s calendar
  • Identify important events in the riding and put together a news roundup
  • Other tasks as needed

Qualifications

  • Proven communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Excellent command of the French language
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Strong computer skills including Internet, Windows and MS Office
  • Relevant post-secondary education or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of Berthier — Maskinongé riding and riding priorities
  • Knowledge of the New Democratic Party and sound political judgement
  • Knowledge of the labour movement, government departments and community organizations
  • Familiarity with social media (eg. Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, etc.)
  • Familiarity with desktop publishing software, graphic layout skills, an asset
  • Knowledge of databases, an asset
  • Bilingualism, an asset

Hourly rate

$24.79

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

Closing date

November 24, 2017 (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 if e-mailing application.)

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.