NS NDP

January 25th, 2018

Job Opportunity: Outreach Assistant

Will report to Susan Leblanc, MLA Dartmouth North

POSITION SUMMARY: Work closely with the MLA in the Dartmouth North community. To develop partnerships with established community organizations. To assist with Social Media. To oversee projects from start to completion.

The primary purposes of the position are:

• To improve opportunities for partnership with local organizations, community groups, businesses, and residents

• To accompany and/or represent the MLA at community events and meetings

• To build awareness and understanding of community initiatives, strengths and issues through liaising, communication, and drafting of Member’s statements and resolutions

• To develop and maintain effective communication links with community organizations

• To develop a social media and communications strategy

• To plan and execute events, conversations and open houses for the MLAs office as needed

• Other duties subject to need and availability

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

• Experience working with community groups and organizations an asset

• Exceptional interpersonal skills

• Event management skills an asset

• Ability to work independently

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Excellent social media skills

• Reside in the constituency or have direct, personal knowledge of the constituency

• Reliability and discretion essential

References required

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Part-time: 10-20 hours per week (flexible); some evenings and weekends required

Pay: $17.00 per/hour

Location: This position will be based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

TO APPLY: Please email a cover letter and resume to susanleblancMLA@bellaliant.com. Please use the subject line "Outreach Assistant".

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 2, 2018

We thank all applicants for their time and interest, however only short-listed applicants will be contacted.