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May 19th, 2023

Lisa Marie Barron, MP - Constituency Assistant, Temporary, Part-Time Position (10 weeks, 15 hours/week)


Lisa Marie Barron, MP Nanaimo—Ladysmith


Constituency Office, Nanaimo, British Columbia


  • Manage, prepare, and respond to constituent correspondence
  • Occasionally assist with other communications work, including preparing social media content, newsletters, mailings, memos, briefing notes, and media releases
  • Other writing, drafting, and editing duties as assigned
  • Other duties as required


  • Proven verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Proven writing and editing skills to thoroughly review and draft responses to daily correspondence
  • Knowledge of the federal riding of Nanaimo—Ladysmith and riding priorities
  • Knowledge of NDP priorities and commitments
  • Sound political judgement and intersectional analysis
  • Knowledge of community organizations, government departments, and different levels of jurisdiction
  • Computer skills including Internet-based research, inbox management, MS Office, and Teams


  • Strong organizational skills, ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Ability to prioritize competing demands as they arise
  • Relevant post-secondary education or equivalent experience
  • Experience collaborating with traditionally under-served populations and groups

Hourly rate


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

Closing date

May 30, 2023 (Midnight)

Starting date

As soon as possible

Send application to

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