Political Advisor to the REVP, Quebec

Salary: 
$89,947 - $101,233, plus $1,486,43 - Bilingual bonus (expired salary)
Employment type: 
Term up to four months
Location: 
Montréal
Closing Date: 
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 15:30 EDT
English requirements: 
Comprehension
Spoken
Written
French requirements: 
Comprehension
Spoken
Written
Search area: 
Employees of PSAC, Components, and PSAC Holdings Ltd
Members giving PSAC membership number
General public
Competition Number: 
9170-0004A-019
Branch/Section: 
Executive office
Group: 
SEESOCQ
Classification: 
Band 11
Purpose of position: 

 

The Political Advisor assists the Regional Executive Vice-President (REVP) with recommendations and strategic advices on a range of regional political issues.

Qualifications: 

 

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Position requires a postsecondary diploma in communications, public relations, journalism or a related field OR a combination of education, training and experience with a minimum of three years related experience. Prior experience working with a labour or political organization will be considered;
  • Significant experience in the labour and/or social justice movement.
  • Knowledge of media relations including the ability to establish a working relationship with and influence members of the media;
  • Knowledge of government decision making and of the Canadian political system;
  • Knowledge of the political and operational structure of the PSAC at the national and regional levels.
  • Familiar with basic computer technology.

Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in English or French or in both official languages (according to the position’s requirements.
  • Ability to assess and analyze in order to develop appropriate communication strategies.
  • Ability to conceptualize and design variety of communication materials
  • Ability to strategize in order to mobilize members into action.

Personal Suitabilities:

  • Good judgment, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills, teamwork and leadership are required under circumstances that are often stressful and politically sensitive.
  • Demonstrate commitment to union principles and social justice.

 

A detailed job description is available on our website: http://psacunion.ca/jobs-psac or on the attached document.

The PSAC is committed to employment equity and is actively seeking to ensure a representative workforce. We encourage applications from members of equity seeking groups.

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