Communications Assistant

Office of Lisa MacLeod, MPP - Ottawa, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Liaise with constituency and riding stakeholders to communicate issues, to listen to concerns, help to resolve local issues and to coordinate work for projects
  • Keep Member informed of issues and local reaction to government policy
  • Oversee preparation of correspondence on a broad range of topics from the Member’s Office to constituents, business contacts, and members of the public
  • Research and analyze topic area, and write a variety of documents for the Member, which may include but isn’t limited to speeches, news releases, news columns, newsletters and briefing notes
  • Maintain media list and develop relations with key local media
  • Distribute news releases and respond to media requests
  • Attend events with the MPP
  • Update MPP Website
  • Work with other MPPs offices and PC Caucus Services to ensure message consistency
  • Work with Executive and Constituency Assistants to draft and revise a variety of documents, such as reports, briefing notes, news releases and correspondence
  • Maintain database
  • Keep the Member and constituency staff apprised of ongoing issues
  • Perform other duties as necessary for the day-to-day operation of the office
  • Evenings and weekends as required

Experience/Education

  • A degree/diploma in post secondary education
  • 3 years working experience
  • Knowledge of Ottawa and municipal and provincial government issues in Ottawa.

Qualifications

  • Bilingualism is an asset
  • Strong computer skills including; Salesforce, Microsoft suite of products, Adobe creative cloud
  • Ability to work independently and in a close-knit team environment
  • Able to multi-task and manage projects and time efficiently in a fast paced environment
  • Knowledge of municipal and provincial government in Ottawa
  • Valid G class drivers license
  • Living in Nepean is an asset
  • Access to a vehicle is an asset

Job Type: Full-time

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent