Leah Gazan, MP - Parliamentary Assistant, Permanent, Full-Time Position

Office

Leah Gazan, MP Winnipeg Centre

Location

Parliamentary Office, Ottawa, Ontario

Responsibilities

  • Providing content and graphic design for social media, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and other platforms
  • Write, collect, and prepare MP newsletters, direct mail, op-ed pieces, media material, news releases, speeches, articles, and correspondence
  • Prepare materials for Question Period, speaking notes, and critic recommendations for use in the House of Commons, and Committees
  • Maintain database and distribute mailings
  • Assist with Member’s constituency-related correspondence
  • Assist with research, media liaison, and event coordination
  • Schedule Member’s appointments and activities as well as conduct travel arrangements
  • Open, log, and distribute mail, faxes, emails and respond as is appropriate
  • General administrative and reception duties, including answering phones
  • Coordinate in conjunction with other staff the Members’ outreach to constituents
  • Manage and prepare content for social media and other creative communications
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of the New Democratic Party, the labour movement, government departments, community organizations
  • Knowledge of Winnipeg Centre and riding priorities, including Guaranteed Livable Basic Income, Climate Justice, and Housing
  • Familiarity with social media (Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, etc.)
  • Sound political judgment
  • Relevant post-secondary education or equivalent experience
  • Administrative experience in busy political office
  • Familiarity with desktop publishing software, graphic layout skills, an asset (InDesign)
  • Knowledge of databases, an asset (NationBuilder/ForeAction)
  • Bilingualism, an asset

Annual salary

$59,300

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

Closing date

January 31, 2023 (Midnight)

Starting date

As soon as possible

Send application to

[email protected]

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 [email protected] to arrange appropriate accommodation.

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


Contact:
Leah Gazan
(204) 984-1675
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