FT Councillor Assistant

I am looking for a dedicated and passionate individual to join my team! Someone who is ready to get to work and make a difference in Kanata North.

The ideal candidate would be someone who is customer service driven, is eager to learn, can work in a high paced environment, and can build strong relationships. Do you think that is you? Send me an email at Jenna.Sudds@ottawa.ca with your CV and cover letter by July 20th.

Here’s an overview:

Qualifications & skills to successfully do the job:

  • Solid communication skills both written and oral.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • A familiarity with the Kanata North community would be an asset.
  • Able to work independently and within a team and manage multiple projects at one time.
  • Able to independently create and execute a plan and meet strict deadlines.
  • Proficiency in writing and editing of content.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Bilingualism is an asset.

Snapshot of Responsibilities:

  • Assist in scheduling meetings and events. 
  • Drafting correspondence from the Councillor.
  • Perform a daily review of incoming correspondence and triaging it for response.
  • Assist in event planning.
  • Assist in staffing meetings and events with the Councillor as required. Sometimes, including evenings and weekends.
  • Assist in constituency work.
  • Preparing policy and briefing notes.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with community stakeholders.