Parliamentary MP Support to Arena Williams, MP

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 days ago
  • Category:
    Government
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Auckland
  • Date Advertised: 20-NOV-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/1497584
  • Job Title: Parliamentary MP Support to Arena Williams, MP
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Supporting the running of Arena Williams’ Manurewa Electorate Office, you’ll make sure everything runs smoothly day in and day out. This role is multifaceted and challenging with no two days the same. You’ll be stepping into an environment that is unique, exciting, and rewarding.

Some of the duties you’ll be responsible for include:

  • Providing high quality advice and advocacy to constituents in your community
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships
  • Ensuring the office runs smoothly
  • Managing and responding to correspondence and emails
  • News and social media monitoring

With a background in professional or voluntary community organising in a community group, association, union, church or NGO, your friends and whanau describe you as calm, proactive and resilient. It goes without saying you’re someone who’s empathetic and respectful. You will lend your ear to constituents to make them feel heard and supported and you have strong established networks across the local community. You’re a team player who will enjoy collaborating with others and are well known for your thoughtful, patient and considerate 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 develop their knowledge and careers, you will receive a Parliamentary Service induction which will 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 40 hours per week. Some flexibility in hours may be required.

If you’d like to play a key role in supporting your MP within your community, apply now.

The appointing salary band for this role is $54,712 to $68,390 per annum. Appointments will be based on your skills and experience.

Applications close 5pm Monday, 30 November 2020.

If you have any questions regarding this role please contact Talent@parliament.govt.nz

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

To apply for this job, please go to our job site https://careers.parliament.govt.nz/home and enter the job code 26399GJ.