Regular, full-time position, 37.5 hours/week
The Coalition for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (CDCE) brings together Canada’s leading Anglophone and Francophone professional organizations in the cultural sector. It is composed of more than 50 organizations that collectively represent the interests of more than 360,000 creators and professionals and 2,900 businesses in the book, film, television, new media, music, performing arts and visual arts sectors. The CDCE’s main role is to ensure that cultural goods and services are excluded from trade negotiations and that the diversity of cultural expressions is present in the digital environment. The CDCE also coordinates the International Federation of Coalitions for Cultural Diversity (IFCCD).
Working at the CDCE and IFCCD means being part of a small, dynamic team that works with its members to strengthen the impact of the cultural sector in policy debates and issues affecting the diversity of cultural expressions, both in Canada and internationally.
We are looking for an organized, quick-thinking individual who is able to demonstrate sound judgment, rigor, creativity, autonomy and versatility. An interest in politics and public policy related to culture is essential.
The primary mandate of the Projects and Development Coordinator is to
- Develop, in collaboration with the executive director, the activities and events of the CDCE and the IFCCD (conferences, research projects) and ensure their implementation (logistics, budget, partnerships, etc.)
- Contribute to research for the production of reports and briefs;
- Develop communication strategies and contribute to their implementation, in collaboration with the Communications Officer;
- Participate in Board of Directors meetings, general assemblies and various committees;
- Contribute to the general operations of the CDCE and the IFCCD by providing support for the drafting of minutes and the editing and translation of documents;
- Carry out various administrative tasks (budget tracking, invoicing, purchasing, etc.);
- Maintain and develop relationships with members.
Other tasks related to the mission of the CDCE and the IFCCD may be assigned.
- Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in political science, international law, communications or other related discipline;
- Minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience;
- Fluency in written and spoken French and English (Spanish is an asset);
- Knowledge of the following tools : MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), WordPress, Adobe Creative, social networks;
- Knowledge of Quebec and Canadian media, cultural and information networks;
- Knowledge of the cultural sector and issues related to the dissemination of cultural expressions in the digital environment an asset.
- Knowledge of UNESCO and the Convention on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions an asset.
The position is permanent and the start date is desired as soon as possible. A mix of remote work and office presence is possible. Salary to be discussed based on experience.
Interested candidates should submit their resume with cover letter by February 16 to RH@cdc-ccd.org. Entry into the position will be as soon as possible. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.