Job Postings

    Provincial Secretary and C.F.O.

    Applications are invited for the position of Provincial Secretary and C.F.O. Manitoba NDP

    This is the senior administrative position in the Manitoba NDP. Reporting to the Party’s Provincial Executive, the incumbent is responsible for the operation and ongoing development of the Manitoba NDP.

    The Provincial Secretary is responsible for:

    • Planning, organizing and directing all activities related to the operation and financial management of the
      Manitoba NDP in keeping with the Party’s aims, objectives and Statement of Principles
    • Overseeing and interpreting the application of policies established by the Provincial Executive, Council, and
    • Providing leadership and guidance in election preparation
    • Overseeing and actively participating in the development of fundraising activities
    • Providing liaison between the different levels of the Party and with elected members of the NDP Caucus
    • Submitting financial/election returns with Elections Manitoba
    • Ensuring compliance with the Elections Act and Elections Finances Act

    The successful applicant must possess the ability to communicate effectively and have excellent interpersonal skills. This highly organized individual will possess extensive political, public relations, and media experience. The successful applicant must be committed to the policies and goals of the NDP and capable of playing a leadership role in a dynamic organization. As Chief Financial Officer, proven administrative and financial management experience is required. The successful applicant must be able to work effectively as a member of the staff team in the planning and allocation of resources.

    The Manitoba NDP is an equal opportunity employer. For a full statement of qualifications please contact:

    Deadline for applications is Friday, September 21, 2018. Start date to be negotiated.

    Interested candidates are asked to send their resume to:

    David Woodbury, President
    Manitoba NDP
    803-294 Portage Avenue
    Winnipeg, MB R3C 0B9
    Fax: 204-786-2443
    Email :


    The successful candidate, under the direction of the Provincial Secretary, will be responsible for implementing, coordinating and monitoring fundraising activities for the Manitoba NDP. This includes, but is not limited to, major fundraising events, direct mail, membership renewal, direct ask, revenue sharing windows & constituency events, coordinating phone banks, and assisting constituencies prepare for the 2020 Manitoba General Election.

    The day to day duties vary depending on the priorities of the Party, the Provincial Secretary and the issues of the day.

    Reporting to the Provincial Secretary, the individual will be responsible for:

    • Supporting and promoting all fundraising efforts
    • Supporting membership recruitment and growth
    • Coordination and execution of all fundraising activities of the MB NDP
    • Providing regular reporting on Fundraising activities, progress and achievements towards budget
    • Presentation of workshops and support to constituency executives & members on fundraising
    • Volunteer recruitment in support of related activities
    • Establishing and maintaining a positive working relationship with MLAs and constituency volunteers
    • Assisting with nomination meetings, by-elections, Provincial Council, Convention related activities as required
    • Other related duties as assigned


    The successful candidate will have the following attributes:

    • Knowledge and experience with a variety of fundraising methods
    • Strong writing, editing and proofing skills
    • Proven ability to organize and implement a variety of events and outreach activities
    • Strong knowledge of NDP policy and Manitoba political affairs
    • Ability to communicate effectively with strong interpersonal communication skills
    • Extensive experience in election campaigns in a variety of positions
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Access and desktop publishing an asset

    SALARY RANGE: as per collective agreement
    START DATE: To be determined
    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: To be confirmed and posted at a later date
    SEND RESUMES TO: David Woodbury, President –
    803 – 294 Portage Avenue, 803-294 Portage Avenue, R3C 0B9
    Winnipeg, MB R3C 0B9

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