Do you take pride in going that extra mile?, Give back to your community as the go-to person for issues or a simple chat, Do you want a unique and challenging role like no other?.

Supporting the running of Sarah Pallett's Electorate/Community 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

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. You're happy to work autonomously within your Electorate/Community Offices 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 part-time 20 hours per week. Some flexibility in hours may be required.

The appointing salary band for this role is $57,883.00 to $72,292.00 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, apply now.

Applications close 5pm Thursday, 19 November 2020.

If you have any questions regarding this role please contact [email protected]

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 25881SK.