Job Title:

Constituency Assistant

Company:

Derek Fildebrandt, MLA

Location:

Brooks, AB

Closing Date:

2018-01-31


Part time/Contract

Derek Fildebrandt MLA is seeking to fill the part-time (24 hours/week) position of Constituency Assistant

General Description: Reporting to the MLA, the Constituency Assistant will be the primary liaison between the MLA and their Constituency, community groups, stakeholders and individuals. Working in a challenging, variable environment, the Constituency Assistant will be responsible for office administration, community outreach and organizing, event planning, coordinating communications, casework and the day-to-day operations of the MLA Constituency Office.

Job Duties:

  • Ensuring that the office is accessible to constituents through regular and consistent hours of operation
  • Phone, email and other correspondence
  • Administrative duties, including budgeting and file management
  • Monitoring community activities and reporting to the MLA
  • Engaging in casework on behalf of constituents
  • Performing outreach to community organizations and individual constituents as directed
  • Representing the Member at public and community functions when required
  • Coordinating advertising and constituency mailings and online communications
  • Coordinating part-time and temporary staff and interns
  • Liaising with support staff on scheduling and outreach activities
  • Liaising with Legislative Assembly of Alberta administrative staff regarding constituency office administration
  • Assist with other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Degree in a relevant field or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Familiarity with MS Windows, Office, databases and Nationbuilder
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including occasional evenings and weekends
  • High degree of familiarity with Community Associations and groups
  • A demonstrated commitment to community volunteerism
  • Knowledge of government bodies and non-governmental agencies, including Alberta Works, AISH,
  • MEP, WCB, etc.
  • A strong understanding of the political history of the Constituency and of Alberta politics

Compensation: Depending on education and experience. An excellent benefits package is also provided.

TO APPLY:

Please email your resume and cover letter, noting “BooksCA” in the subject line, before 4:30 PM on January 31, 2018 to: kristen.lawson@assembly.ab.ca

All applicants are thanked for their interest. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.





Posted 2018-01-16








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