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May 15th, 2024

Jagmeet Singh, MP - Constituency Assistant – Outreach, Temporary, Part-Time Position (3 months, 22.5 hours/week)

Office

Jagmeet Singh, MP Burnaby South

Location

Constituency Office, Burnaby, British Columbia

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and manage issues, 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
  • Manage and respond to constituent casework including intake, outreach, and correspondence
  • In conjunction with Member’s Ottawa Office, assist with media and communications work, including preparing newsletters and mailings
  • Develop excellent media relations in the riding
  • Liaise with community organizations
  • Schedule Member’s constituency activities and liaise with Parliament Hill office to coordinate Member’s schedule
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Proven verbal and written communication skills, including media relations
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Strong computer skills including Internet, Windows, and MS Office
  • Knowledge of Burnaby South and riding priorities
  • Knowledge of the New Democratic Party and sound political judgement
  • Relevant post-secondary education or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of the labour movement, government departments and community organizations
  • Experience with desktop publishing software, Adobe suite products, graphic layout skills, an asset
  • Photography skills and knowledge of photographic equipment, an asset
  • Experience working with social media (Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, etc.)
  • Bilingualism (English/French), an asset
  • Knowledge of Punjabi, Amharic, Cantonese or Mandarin, an asset
  • Driver’s licence, an asset

Hourly rate

$30.31

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

Closing date

May 29, 2024 (Midnight)

Starting date

As soon as possible

Send application to

Jagmeet.Singh@parl.gc.ca

Office and position applied for must be indicated in subject line of e-mail 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 actively promote employment equity. Women, Black, Indigenous, and racialized persons, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQI+, and anyone from equity seeking groups are strongly encouraged to apply for this position, and qualified applicants from these groups will be given priority. If you are a member of an equity-seeking group, you may choose to identify as such in your application. We are committed to an environment that is barrier free. If you require accommodation during the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at ndphr@parl.gc.ca to arrange appropriate accommodation.

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