The BC Green party is on a mission to transform politics in British Columbia and ivy Group has partnered with the BC Green Caucus on their search for a new Chief of Staff. This key position will help them lead this mission with their caucus team in the legislature. 

Reporting to the leader of the BC Green Party, the Chief of Staff leads the BC Green caucus operations and facilitates a collective vision that is conceived and achieved through the efforts of a diverse team of high-performing leaders and staff. If you are a proven team leader who can facilitate strategy, policy, governance, and operations, we’d like to speak with you.

To be a successful candidate for this role, you must:

  • Hold a relevant post-secondary credential from an accredited college or university; or equivalent training, education and experience
  • Have five or more years’ experience in project management, team leadership, and communications experience, preferably in a political environment
  • Have five or more years of experience working with stakeholder groups
  • Experience managing a multi-disciplinary team


Our preferred candidates will also have experience in:

  • Team and relationship building
  • Managing a hybrid working environment
  • Budget preparation and management
  • Strategic planning and implementation
  • Conflict resolution
  • Public speaking

As chief of staff, we expect that you will:

  • Provide definitive and collaborative leadership
  • Commit to the BC Greens Caucus principles, ethics, and policies
  • Meet competing deadlines with a sense of urgency
  • Define priorities and pay attention to detail
  • Work on and complete multiple projects simultaneously
  • Use your strong emotional intelligence and adapt quickly to change
  • Possess excellent diplomacy and tact
  • Inspire staff and volunteers to achieve a common objective
  • Ensure performance planning, coaching, and development plans are in place for all employees to maximize their potential
  • Ensure the employee evaluation process includes performance-based evaluations, merit increases, promotions, and disciplinary actions are complied with
  • Work independently and as part of a geographically dispersed team
  • Foster a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees feel comfortable and supported in their personal identities
  • Think critically and anticipate trends, needs, and expectations
  • Deliver projects on time and on budget
  • Have a working knowledge of the legislative process
  • Be able to travel on occasion, and work evenings and weekends as necessary

Benefits include:  

  • Four-day work week 
  • Paid vacation 
  • Employee benefits program 
  • BC Pension Plan 
  • Health benefits

 Starting salary range: $75,000 – $85,000 

Why join the team:

It’s the calling of the BC Greens to see things done right in BC politics. They have a vision for a province where the quality of life and well-being of the people of BC harmonizes with the planet’s ability to sustain life, and where they all measure success in terms of the things that make life worthwhile. You will be part of an exciting, diverse and committed team of political innovators. You want to see a real difference in BC and be part of positive change.

The BC Greens are proud to be an inclusive employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds. They believe that diversity is a strength and are committed to creating and upholding a workplace that is welcoming and respectful of everyone. They strive to provide equal opportunities for all and are dedicated to creating a culture of inclusivity where every employee feels valued and supported. They are building a dynamic team that is not only striving for diversity, but is actively working to reflect the province we live in.

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