Ontario NDP Caucus

Government of Ontario

Executive Assistant - Humber River Black Creek

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Job: Executive Assistant to the MPP  

Status: Part-time (19 hours per week)

Department/Location: Office of MPP Tom Rakocevic – Queen’s Park Office

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 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 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 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 Member is provided with up-to-date information on all matters necessary for the Member to perform their legislative responsibilities.




  • Comprehensive knowledge of the NDP, the Ontario Government and public affairs.
  • Proven research skills, specifically the MPP's Critic areas.
  • 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 NDP organization and election campaigns would be an asset.
  • Familiarity with MPP's Constituency, Critic and Legislative responsibilities; familiarity with MPP’s constituency and relevant issues.
  • Media Relations experience preferred


The NDP Caucus is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request.


Please apply on this link https://ndp.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=181


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