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CMG is looking for a Staff Representative, West (bilingual)

The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) 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 (bilingual) for our Western regional office, which serves members from Manitoba to British Columbia and the North.

The position is currently located in Vancouver but the location is negotiable.
The Guild represents 6,000 members across Canada, including employees at CBC, The Canadian Press, Thomson Reuters, the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN), TVO, tfo, Shaw Media, Zoomer TV, AFP, Private Radio, as well as media freelancers. Find out more at www.cmg.ca.

Under the direction of the Senior Staff Representative, you will work as part of a team providing support to local executives, advice to individual members, find and lead organizing opportunities, and deal with management on behalf of the Guild within the region. The successful candidate will also be assigned other national duties from time to time.

Experience in administering collective agreements and providing contractual support to members is required, as is knowledge of trade unionism, the Canada Labour Code, Human Rights Legislation and bargaining.  The candidate must be bilingual (French/English). Knowledge of the media industry is also an asset.

Wages and benefits are set according to the provisions of the Canadian Media Guild Employees Union/CMG collective agreement.

CMG is an equal opportunity employer. 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 Wednesday, June 5, 2013

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