The Canadian Media Guild is seeking an energetic and self-motivated Staff Representative for our Western regional office, which serves members from Manitoba to British Columbia and the North.
This is a 6-month term position with possibility of extension.
The position is currently located in Vancouver but the location is negotiable.
Under the direction of the Senior Staff Representative, the successful applicant will work as part of a team, providing support for local executives, advice to individual members and will 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, providing contractual support to members and knowledge of trade unionism, Canada Labour Code, and human rights legislation are required. He/she must be committed to the ideals of the labour movement. Bilingualism is a significant asset and knowledge of the media industry is also an asset.
The CMG represents 6,000 members across Canada, including employees at CBC, The Canadian Press, Thomson Reuters, the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network, TVO, TFO, Shaw Media and ZoomerMedia, as well as media freelancers. Find out more at www.cmg.ca .
CMG encourages applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientation and gender identity. Please self-identify if you feel comfortable doing so.
Please email a covering letter and resume to email@example.com or mail it to the attention of the Hiring Committee, Canadian Media Guild, 310 Front St. W., Suite 810, Toronto ON M5V 3B5.
The deadline is Friday March 16, 2012.