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Job Vacancy – EXTERNAL POSTING

Position Title:     Summer Student – SIX TERM POSITIONS (four month term)

The New Democratic Party of Saskatchewan has six openings for the position of summer student. Four positions based out of Regina and two positions based out of Saskatoon.

The Summer Students provide support to constituencies to create effective constituency organizations and develop effective programs to support objectives. 

Key responsibilities include:

-   Assisting constituencies with membership and financial drives

-  Assisting constituencies with outreach and event organizing

-  Contacting voters through door-to-door contact

The Summer Student will be a member of the organization team working across the province and the position will acquire extensive travel and the ability to spend many nights away from home. The position will also require working non-traditional hours including many evenings and weekends.

Major Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  1. To complete telephone or door-to-door contact to households as assigned;
  2. To assist the organizers in the support of local constituency associations;
  3. To assist the organizers in membership drives, PAC drives and organizing events as assigned;
  4. To complete data entry;
  5. To recruit and train volunteers to assist in data entry and door-to-door contact;
  6. To promote the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party;
  7. To represent the Party professionally;
  8. Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • A valid driver’s license.
  • A high level of working knowledge of the party and its structure
  • A working knowledge of office productivity software applications and proficiency with a personal computer is essential. Preference will be given to candidates with advanced knowledge of campaign data management and/or graphic design.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to make effective presentations
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have previous fundraising experience or experience organizing campaigns or events.

Interpersonal Skills

  • Strong Leadership and team building skills
  • Contacts are generally diverse for the purposes of exchanging, clarifying, and/or communicating policies and processes.
  • Diplomacy, effective listening, and remaining calm and courteous under pressure are essential.

Details

As per the collective agreement with COPE 397, the salary for these positions is $2,300 per month.  Anticipated start date is May 1, 2017.  These positions are for a four-month term from May 1-August 31, 2017. There are four positions based out of Regina and two positions based out of Saskatoon.

Submit applications by Monday, March 13, 2017, 4:30 pm to: John Tzupa, Provincial Secretary, Saskatchewan New Democrats 1122 Sask. Dr. Regina, SK S4P 0C4 or email to jtzupa@saskndp.ca

 

Job Vacancy – EXTERNAL POSTING 

Position Title                        COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER – PART-TIME

The New Democratic Party of Saskatchewan has an opening for a part-time Communications Officer.   

Description:

The Communications Officer is responsible for the content and preparation of print and online communications between the Provincial Office and party members and the public including the Commonwealth. They are responsible for assisting with updating content on the party website, preparation of pamphlets, production of party communication materials, and bulk email and direct mail correspondence.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge is generally acquired by having at minimum a bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience working in journalism or communications.
  • Experience in creating and enacting communications plans.
  • Experience in writing and producing various communications materials including but not limited to: newsletters, news articles, leaflets, web sites, bulk emails and videos.
  • A high level of working knowledge of the NDP and Saskatchewan politics.
  • A working knowledge of office productivity software applications and proficiency with a personal computer is required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to make effective presentations
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently.

Interpersonal Skills

  • Strong Leadership and team building skills.
  • Diplomacy, effective listening, and remaining calm and courteous under pressure are essential.

Details

As per the collective agreement with COPE 397 the starting salary for this position is $1,553-$1942 per month based on 16-20 hours per week.  Anticipated start date is immediate.  This position is part-time and is based out of the party headquarters in Regina, SK.

Submit applications by Tuesday, February 28, 2016, 4:30 pm to: John Tzupa, Provincial Secretary, Saskatchewan New Democrats 1122 Sask. Dr. Regina, SK., S4P 0C4 or email to jtzupa@saskndp.ca.