Parliamentary MP Support and Communications Advisor to Chlöe Swarbrick, MP

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  • Location: Auckland
  • Date Advertised: 16-NOV-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/26158
  • Job Title: Parliamentary MP Support and Communications Advisor to Chlöe Swarbrick, MP
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As the MP Support and Communications Advisor to Chlöe Swarbrick, MP for Auckland Central, you’ll ensure everything runs effectively and efficiently. This challenging role will have you handling the constituent contact side of things in the office as well as managing and maintaining communications for your MP.

Your friends and whanau describe you as highly organised and a strong communicator. You’re a team player who works collaboratively with others and are well known for your discreet and adaptable nature. This varied role requires someone who has the ability to meet tight deadlines and express complex issues in everyday language.

This is a highly varied and multifaceted role – some responsibilities include:

  • Providing high quality advice and advocacy to constituents in your community
  • Managing and responding to correspondence and emails
  • Producing communications plans and initiatives to engage with constituents
  • Creating excellent communication resources such as press releases and radio interviews

It goes without saying you’re someone who’s empathetic and respectful, and you’re confident in building strong relationships with a diverse range of people. You’re well known for your resilient and unflappable nature.

As an employee of Parliamentary Service you will be apolitical in your role. Awareness of the political landscape may be beneficial in supporting your MP.

To ensure our people feel supported and enabled to grow and develop their career, you will receive a Parliamentary Service induction to set you up to succeed within this environment, as well as ongoing learning and development opportunities.

This is an events-based, fixed-term role linked to the MP, working 20 to 30 hours per week. Some flexibility in hours may be required.

The appointing salary band for this role is $57,833 to $72,292 per annum. Appointments will be based on your skills and experience.

Step into an environment that is unique, exciting and rewarding. If you are passionate about giving back and have experience dealing with the media, then we want to hear from you.

Applications close at 5.00pm on Sunday, 29 November 2020.

If you have any questions regarding this role please contact

The Parliamentary Service appoints on merit and is committed to EEO and good employer principles.