Position: Constituency Coordinator (Office of MLA Megan Mitton)

Functions

  • Organize community gatherings in the constituency and organize and consult citizen working groups
  • Manage and respond to citizens’ constituency issues, including visits, community relations, and correspondence
  • Respond to phone calls, e-mails and visitors to the Member’s constituency office, and keep the necessary records
  • Coordinate the member’s activities in the riding
  • Represent and / or accompany the Member during activities and meetings
  • Monitor events in the constituency and advise the member on constituency issues, files, & questions of concerns
  • Manage some elements of the office budget
  • Liaise with various community organizations, municipalities and government departments
  • Liaise with the MLA’s Legislative office (the Office of the Green Caucus)
  • Perform other tasks as needed

Skills and Experience

  • Established verbal and written communication skills in English and French
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Strong Computer Skills (Outlook/email, Windows, MS Word, etc.)
  • Knowledge of the Memramcook-Tantramar constituency and its priorities
  • Government knowledge and sound political judgment
  • Post-secondary degree or equivalent experience
  • Desktop publishing and graphic design an asset
  • Experience with social media platforms an asset (Facebook, etc.)
  • Vehicle and driver’s license an asset

Work Conditions

Salary and schedule to be discussed
20 to 30 hours a week (to be discussed during the interview)
Hours can be split between Sackville office and a home office depending on the week.
Start Date: As soon as possible

How to Apply
Submit resume, cover letter & contact information for two references in a single PDF to
megan.mitton@gnb.ca with the subject line Job Application/Demande d’emploi.

Interviews will begin the week of July 22nd, 2019 on a rolling basis until a suitable candidate is
hired.