July 20th, 2021

Executive Assistant (Hamilton-Mountain)

Job: Executive Assistant to the MPP

Status: Full-time (32 hours per week)

Department/ Location: Office of MPP Monique Taylor, Queen’s Park

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:

  1. 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.
  1. 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.
  1. 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.
  • Knowledge in mental health and addiction is preferred
  • 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.
  • 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=126

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