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Canadian Media Guild seeks a Staff Representative in Toronto or Ottawa

The Canadian Media Guild has an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to make a difference in both the union and media worlds.   We are seeking an energetic and self-motivated Staff Representative who will be based in the Toronto or Ottawa office and serve members across the country

The successful candidate will work as part of a team, providing support for guild executives, mobilizing and engaging members, identifying and assisting on organizing opportunities, dealing with management, bargaining, helping develop education programs, and mentoring volunteers.

Experience in bargaining, administering collective agreements and providing contractual support to members is required, as is knowledge of trade unionism, the Canada Labour Code, Human Rights Legislation.  He/she must be committed to the ideals of the labour movement and have experience working as a union rep.  Candidates must be bilingual.  Experience in organizing new members, and knowledge of the media industry are assets.

Wages and benefits are set according to the provisions of the Canadian Media Guild Employees Union/CMG collective agreement (available online). Salary ranges from $88,000 to $99,000 with additional pay for French language proficiency and in lieu of pension and benefits. CMG encourages applications from equity seeking groups.

The Guild represents 6,000 members across Canada, including employees at CBC, The Canadian Press, Thomson Reuters and the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network, TVO, tfo, Shaw Media, Zoomer TV, AFP, Private Radio,  as well as media freelancers. Find out more at www.cmg.ca.

Please email a covering letter and resume to hiringcommittee@cmg.ca .  Our office is at 310 Front St. W., Suite 810, Toronto ON, M5V 3B5.

The deadline is Thursday, June 23, 2016

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