JOB POSTING - COMMUNICATIONS/CAMPAIGNER
The Toronto & York Region Labour Council is seeking a communications/campaign specialist to work on a variety of issues in 2010. This will be a one year contract position, with the potential for permanent placement.
Responsibilities will include working with the Labour Council President and staff to create a consistent and respected media profile for the Labour Council on key issues within its mandate. This will include connecting to mainstream and ethnic media, and developing internal communications within the labour movement in greater Toronto.
Campaign assignments will include building union strength and a positive organizing climate in the Toronto region, the development of networks of union activists around key campaign goals, and other duties as assigned.
The successful candidate will have experience in communications, new media, and union or community organizing. They must be committed to the equity goals of the Council, and be able to carry out their work with a minimal amount of supervision. Fluency in a second language will be an asset. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Applications will be accepted until 12:00 noon, Wednesday, January 13th, 2010. They should be addressed to John Cartwright, President, Toronto & York Region Labour Council, 15 Gervais Drive, Suite 407, Toronto M3C 1Y8 or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.