The Canadian Media Guild is looking to fill a one-year term position with an experienced bilingual Communications Co-ordinator committed to the ideals of the labour movement who will be responsible for internal and external communications for the Canadian Media Guild.
He/she will research, write and design online, e-mail and printed communications produced by the Guild. He/she will help enhance the union’s visibility and profile with its members, media workers, government agencies and the general public. He/she will also coordinate contact with external media organizations.
The position is located in Toronto.
We are looking for candidates who have the following:
Ability to communicate effectively with Guild members and external organizations
Familiarity with the North American media industry and policy
Good knowledge of labour issues within Canada and North America
Demonstrated flair for imaginative campaign-style communications
High level of bilingualism, including an ability to do occasional translation from French to English and vice versa
Excellent command of spelling, grammar, punctuation and style in both English and French
Proficiency with social media and web updating
Other skills which would be viewed as an asset:
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Problem-solving and innovative thinking
Established contacts within the Canadian print and electronic media
Familiarity with the Canadian Media Guild, its bargaining units and employers
Salary in accordance with CMG Employees Union collective agreement. Please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org . The deadline is Wednesday July 4, 2012.