Parliamentary MP Support to Melissa Lee, MP

  • Company:
    New Zealand Parliament
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    1 day ago
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As part of Melissa Lee’s team in her Community Office , you’ll help 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
  • Your friends and family 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. You’re a team player who will enjoy collaborating with others and are well known for your thoughtful, patient and considerate nature.

    Ideally you will have a high level of fluency in spoken and written Chinese, as well as an understanding of the political landscape and issues facing the Chinese community.

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

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

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