We’re Hiring! Join my team as a Constituency & Stakeholder Advisor

ByBrad Bradford

Job Posting: Constituency & Stakeholder Advisor

Office of Councillor Brad Bradford

Ward 19 | Beaches-East York

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to community building and local politics in one of Toronto’s most diverse and engaged constituencies. The Constituency & Stakeholder Advisor role is a fast-paced, highly rewarding position in a collaborative and energetic team. 

Working with our team, the Councillor, residents and stakeholders, the Advisor will provide strategic support and execution on constituent inquiries, facilitate meetings/events, and create community-led change on local and city-wide initiatives.

What can you expect to do?

  • Develop relationships and coordinate with City of Toronto staff, residents, community groups and associations, and other stakeholder groups to deliver quality customer service, project updates, and action for residents of Beaches-East York.
  • Serve as the lead contact for key City of Toronto departments, to help resolve constituent inquiries about City services, provide the Councillor with strategic advice on key local issues related to these departments, and coordinate events and projects to help achieve community priorities.
  • Act as Councillor Bradford’s representative to community associations, resident associations, local boards and other community groups as assigned.
  • Organize, prepare materials, and attend meetings and events at City Hall and in the community.
  • Monitor and/or respond to opportunities for engagement on social and conventional media, including developing content and communications.
  • Keep Councillor Bradford and his team up to date on emerging trends, key issues, and areas for policy and process change on local and city-wide matters.
  • Provide timely communication on key issues, evolving current events, and policy matters that impact residents and the City of Toronto.
  • Support the office communications strategy by researching and drafting material for social media, e-newsletters, media releases, editorials, website posts, and other communications tools. 
  • Lead other community-based and office projects, or take on other special assignments within the team. 

What would make you successful in this role?

We’re open to a wide range of background experience. The most important candidate attributes are an interest in local government and politics, a willingness to dive into a range of projects, and a desire to support the community and our team through collaboration and positivity. Broadly, we’re looking for:

  • Ability to multi-task and manage diverse projects and responsibilities within the frequently evolving priorities of a political office. 
  • Resourceful self-starter who can proactively and independently move from planning and strategic thinking to execution on files and in meetings and events. 
  • Relationship builder with strong customer service skills who can stay connected with community and internal partners.
  • Able to handle sensitive constituent correspondence and government materials with confidentiality and discretion.
  • Interest in Toronto issues, city building, municipal politics (from policy to communication to operations), learning about government processes, and acting on opportunities to create change on issues that matter to residents and community groups.
  • Familiarity with the City of Toronto’s policies and decision-making process, or previous experience in a political or government role, is considered an asset.

The position is full-time, starts immediately and is located at both Toronto City Hall and Councillor Bradford’s Constituency Office (located at Danforth & Woodbine). 

To apply, please forward your resume and cover note to:

Ashley Millman, Chief of Staff at Ashley.Millman2@toronto.ca