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December 2nd, 2019

Charlie Angus, MP - Parliamentary Assistant, Permanent, Full-Time Position


Charlie Angus, MP Timmins — James Bay


Parliamentary Office, Ottawa, Ontario


  • Investigative research work using ATI requests and other investigative tools
  • Prepare materials for Question Period, speaking notes, and recommendations for use in the House of Commons, and Committees
  • Write op-ed pieces, media material, news releases, speeches, articles and correspondence in coordination with colleagues in the Ottawa and constituency offices
  • Act as media co-liaison, including organising press conference and other media events
  • Research, maintain files, monitor the media and brief Member on critic areas, priorities and issues
  • Able and willing to assist with general office related tasks such as answering telephones, reception, sorting mail, monitoring main email account, etc.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationship with key individuals and organizations in the community, working on similar issues
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bilingualism is an asset
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) in English, and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent computer skills, specifically good knowledge of Windows and MS Office
  • Knowledge of the New Democratic Party, the labour movement, government departments, community organizations
  • Knowledge of Timmins — James Bay and riding priorities
  • Sound political judgment
  • Relevant post-secondary education or equivalent experience
  • Familiarity with desktop publishing software, graphic layout skills, an asset
  • Experience with ATI and Order Paper research
  • Knowledge of databases, an asset (e.g. Populus)

Annual salary


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

Closing date

December 8, 2019 (Midnight)

Starting date

As soon as possible

Send application to

Hiring Committee, NDP Caucus Services
155 Queen St, Suite 706-9, Ottawa, ON, K1A 0A6


Office and position applied for must be indicated in subject line of e-mailing application


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, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender 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.