Working for a Member of Parliament | Travailler pour un député
About the roleThe Office of Sonia Sidhu, Member of Parliament, Brampton South is currently seeking a candidate willing to join the constituency team in the role of Senior Constituency Assistant. In your role, you will be supporting real people with their real needs when it comes to Federal Government issues and the Member of Parliament in her duties.Objective:Focus on organizing the Member’s outreach activities and assisting with other administrative duties (with guidance and training from colleagues).Duties and responsibilities:Provide assistance and support to the Member of Parliament with her work for the residentsCoordinate with the office in Ottawa in managing the calendar, meetings, and outreach activitiesAbility to write proficiently and act in accordance with the communication needs of the MPAttend events,Perform general administrative duties including phone calls and emailsPerform other miscellaneous tasks as requiredQualificationsAbility to manage and prioritize multiple tasks at a time;Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook;Ability to understand and interpret concepts in order to gain a working knowledge of the Federal Government’s roles and responsibilities;Additional language skills (such as Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu etc.) will be considered an asset but is not a strict requirement;Interpersonal and verbal communication skills are a necessary assetAbility to take directions well;Previous experience in a political office is preferred.Additional Information Working Conditions:Changing work priorities daily;Access to a vehicle will be required to take part in events around the community;Confidentiality of all aspects of this position;Fast-paced, busy but extremely rewarding environment as this position involves supporting Canadians;Ability to work in a team-based environment, take direction well and work well with othersEmployment Type – full time;This is a position based primarily out of our Constituency office in Brampton. You will be asked to work from the office unless prohibited by the public health regulations.Salary is commensurate to qualifications and work experience.Join our team and make a difference by Clicking the “Apply” button to submit your application.We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.