Member of Provincial Parliament Sarah Jama, Hamilton Centre MPP - Independent

MPP Sarah Jama

Work with Sarah

We're Hiring! Check out the job posting(s) below if you are interested in joining our staff team:

 

Job: Executive Assistant to the MPP  

Status: Full Time (32 hours)

Salary: $78,055 

Department/ Location: Office of MPP– Queen’s Park Office and Hamilton Office

Applications Due by: July 2nd 2024

Objective:  To coordinate the Member’s Queen’s Park and Constituency Office and to carry out political and legislative duties on behalf of the Member.

Responsible to the Member for:

 

Management and Supervision (in consultation with the Member)

  • Makes effective recommendations concerning the hiring of new employees at the Members Offices. 
  • Assigns duties, monitors workload and assignments.
  • Makes effective recommendations concerning budgets, staffing levels, coordinates employee vacations, monitors attendance and determines overtime needs.
  • Manages Member’s Queen’s Park Office.
  • Manages social media and ensures MPP has a strong presence.

 

  Administration and Correspondence

  • Responds and resolves issues and problems or assigns matters to employees at Queen’s Park or in the Constituency Office. 
  • Prepares specialized correspondence on behalf of the Member.
  • Consults with the Senior Team regarding Question Period Strategy and prepares Questions for the Member as assigned. 
  • Liaises with stakeholders and community groups. Performs constituency outreach.

 

Advisory/Research Duties

  • Monitors legislation and proceedings of the legislature.
  • Advises Member on policy and strategy.
  • Identifies emerging issues.
  • Provides support in developing specialized research.
  • Ensures Members are provided with up-to-date information on all matters necessary for the Member to perform their legislative responsibilities.

 

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of  the Ontario Government and public affairs.
  • Proven research skills, specifically the MPP’s Strategic Plan areas of interest.
  • Excellent communications skills: including strong writing and computer skills, ability to work with the public; ability to work under pressure; and work to tight deadlines.
  • Second language, both oral and written is strongly desired.
  • Experience in the labour movement or election campaigns would be an asset.
  • Familiarity with MPP's Constituency and Legislative responsibilities; familiarity with MPP’s constituency and relevant issues.
  • Media Relations experience preferred
  • Drivers’ License is an asset

 

The Office of MPP Sarah Jama is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations for job applicants are available on request.

 

Please apply by emailing a cover letter and resume to [email protected] 

 

Thank you for your application. Please note, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.