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Office Manager and Constituent Liaison

Office of Dorinda Cox

About the Role and Dorinda

Dorinda Cox is a Yamatji Noongar woman and is set to make history as the first, First Nations female Senator for WA. Caring for country runs deep in Dorinda’s blood and she is dedicated to working for those the system works against.

Dorinda is seeking a dynamic, innovative and effective team who will be passionate about justice, ecological sustainability and working for those that are most vulnerable.

Dorinda is seeking an empathetic, composed, confident person with initiative as the office manager and constituent liaison to help set up her office and contribute towards her re-election.

This role ensures the efficient and effective running of the electorate office, and works closely with staff and volunteers. The office manager and constituent liaison staff member oversees and reports on the office budgets and Senator’s parliamentary entitlements, coordinates office systems and spaces, and manages the Senator’s diary, travel and correspondence.

This role is responsible for managing constituent concerns, assisting in solving issues and connecting people to relevant services.

Key work areas

  • Managing expenses, entitlements and office budgets
  • Management of travel, diary and correspondence
  • Oversight of Work Health & Safety issues and compliance
  • Constituent liaison
  • Assist with events and social media management as required

Selection Criteria

  1. Experience in office administration, including managing budgets
  2. Experience working directly with members of the public from diverse backgrounds.
  3. Ability to work collaboratively in a coordinated way as part of a close team under time constraints, competing priorities and other pressures.
  4. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills across diverse audiences
  5. Desirable: experience in social work, community legal, health, mental health, and/or community services, especially with First Nations organisations

Salary $83,670

Anticipated Start Date September 2021

Contract Until end of Term 30 June 2022 (unless re-elected)

Position type Full Time

If you have any questions regarding the position or applying please call Trish Cowcher on 0411 560 422.

Applications are encouraged from any interested and qualified people. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. We don’t discriminate on the basis of sex, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability. We welcome people with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply for all our roles.

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