Job Posting: CCNC, CFC Media Lab and Media Arts Network of Ontario

Chinese Canadian National Council Toronto Chapter is hiring a Part Time Project Coordinator for Chinese Worker’s Rights Project: Train the Trainer

CCNC Toronto has received funding for a project from the City of Toronto Access, Equity and Human Rights Program. In the first year, CCNC Toronto trained 30 participants to be Community Researchers. A community research project was conducted and it was presented to the community in June 2013.

From this very successful project we are following up with a community capacity-building project entitled “Chinese Workers’ Rights: Train the Trainer”. This project will involve coordinating a workshop series on workers’ rights, health and safety, whilch will be offered to clients of our partner organizations and to the entire Chinese Canadian community. We will work with expert guest speakers and volunteer Community Trainers to present the workshop series. The volunteer Community Trainers will be comprised of staff members who work with our community partners, and participants from Year One of the program. The workshops will be presented as a series, open to the general public, with the target audience being the Mandarin-speaking community. Workshops will be conducted mainly in Mandarin.

The ideal candidate will be outgoing, knowledgeable, have a progressive perspective on workers’ rights issues, be flexible, organized and familiar with diverse Chinese communities in Toronto.


  • One or more years of previous project coordination experience
  • A Mandarin-speaker with an excellent knowledge of English (verbal and written)
  • One or more years of community experience with workers’ rights and the Chinese-Canadian community
  • Excellent knowledge of Toronto-based organizations that connect to issues of workers’ rights in the Chinese-Canadian community
  • Experience working with multiple partners and coordinating roles and responsibilities
  • Experience conducting public education workshops and providing training and support for adult learners
  • Experience with translation of written materials including editing in both English and Chinese
  • Experience with event coordinating and organizing
  • Excellent communication skills.


  • Coordinating all activities for the project including:
  • Developing relationships with other agencies in Toronto already working on labour issues in newcomer communities
  • Coordinating partnerships with a few key organizations
  • Organizing, coordinating and conducting a series of workshop training sessions with guest speakers to be presented to staff and client participants
  • Providing resources and support to participants
  • Producing a training toolkit that will be launched at the end of the project
  • Planning, organizing and conducting a public community event featuring all participants in the program and the Community Trainers
  • Supervising a Research Assistant who will be assisting the project
  • Reporting to the Executive Director as required

This contract begins the week of August 19, 2013 and ends on June 30, 2014. Hours are 23 hours per week and the rate of pay is $21 per hour.

Please email a cover letter and resume to May Lui, Executive Director at by 5pm on July 31, 2013.

We thank all applicants, but will only be contacting those selected for an interview.

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JOB POSTING: Executive Assistant & Communications

CFC Media Lab
Starting: ASAP

SUMMARY: Are you a dynamic and organized individual with a proven track record as an executive assistant or communications coordinator. Do you possess a strong knowledge of social media and communications? Are you meticulously organized and able to juggle multiple tasks at once? Do you possess excellent oral and written skills? Do you have a flair for relationship building, and have the ability to build rapport with partners and clients?We are looking for a Executive Assistant/Communications Coordinator to join our CFC Media Lab Department.The CFC mentors and produces Canada’s most creative ideas and voices in film, television and new media. Its award-winning new media division, CFC Media Lab provides a unique collaborative training, acceleration and creative production think-tank environment for emerging new media content developers, practitioners and companies.

Core Responsibilities:


  • Opens and deals effectively with incoming email communication
  • Handles incoming calls and handles issues as required
  • Manages calendar and daily schedule
  • Manages travel and accommodation
  • Attends meetings as required to record minutes and action items
  • Monitors and checks up on deliverables to ensure punctuality
  • Completes all expense reports on behalf of the CFC Media Lab
  • Assists and lends support on CFC Media Lab projects as assigned


  • Handles daily social media on behalf of the CFC Media Lab and associated programs
  • Handles mailchimp and eventbrite communications
  • Oversees and monitors the communications process, ensuring tasks are delivered on time between content development – design – distribution
  • Assists in the development of media and association lists and in establishing core relationships
  • Updates and maintains a relevant database of contacts
  • Tracks, evaluates and measures the success of all marketing andcommunications and social strategies implemented


  • At least 2 year’s working within a professional organization as an Executive Assistant or Communications Coordinator
  • Proven coordination and project management skills
  • Clear understanding of social media channels and ways to engage and build audiences
  • Ability to effectively and clearly communicate and present ideas
  • Collaborates effectively with others
  • Proven qualifications in PR, marketing and communications as assett

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Application deadline: Friday, July 26th, 2013; no later than 4 pm

Please send your resume to:, clearly marked to the: Hiring Committee – Executive Assistant & Communications CFC Media Lab

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The Media Arts Network of Ontario: JOB OPENING

Managing Director (part-time)

Posting Closes: August 6, 2013

The Media Arts Network of Ontario/Réseau des arts médiatheques de l’Ontario is a growing arts service organization providing professional development, networking, and advocacy for the province’s media arts sector. Recently awarded a three-year Trillium Foundation grant, as well as a number of project grants, the organization will host a bi-annual symposium in Ottawa in November of 2013, as well as undertaking new province-wide initiatives.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Managing Director will oversee all aspects of the MANO/RAMO’s fiscal and organizational activities.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Grants management: annual grant and report writing activities; creating strategic initiatives aligned with granting priorities; communicating with funders; tracking and evaluating performance; maintaining knowledge of media arts sector funding changes at all levels of government.
  • Financial management: creating budget projections and managing cash flow; balancing budget annually; working with a bookkeeper to maintain up-todate books; overseeing annual financial review engagement; financial reporting to Board of Directors.
  • Symposium delivery: overseeing the successful execution of a bi-annual media arts symposium; collaborating with partner organizations on session development and program publication; managing support staff to coordinate event logistics; host Annual General Meeting.
  • Program development: developing a series of professional development for communities across Ontario; creating partnerships with existing organizations for program delivery; travel to provincial constituencies when necessary.
  • Communications activities: spearheading website redesign project, gaining feedback from member organizations; managing advocacy initiatives on behalf of members; representing members to government and funding agencies; overseeing member communications, including newsletters.
  • Organizational development: continuing to spark new discourse, dialogue and collaboration among the network of Ontario media arts professionals; seek new opportunities for funding, programming and outreach; create new models for arts service delivery.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum four years experience in the media arts or non-profit arts sector;
  • Strong grant and proposal writing experience, with knowledge of arts funding programs in Ontario and Canada;
  • Budget management experience, with an understanding of basic accounting principals and how to create and monitor budgets and cash flow;
  • Experience delivering arts or professional development programming;
  • Experience creating promotional copy and materials;
  • Knowledge and experience working with a Board of Directors;
  • Ability to self-direct and set ongoing goals and objectives;
  • Capable of managing a team of contractual staff;
  • High-level communication skills including writing, public speaking and engaging diverse communities;
  • Ability to travel and attend evening events as needed;• Word Press experience an asset;
  • Fluency in both official languages an asset.

Employment Terms:

  • This is a year-round part-time position of 3 days per week (increasing to 4during November for symposium);
  • Salary range is subject to confirmation of hours and commensurate with experience;
  • Flexible part-time working hours, with office space provided at the Centre for Social Innovation.

Deadline: Friday, August 2, 2013

Apply with cover letter and resumé to the attention of the Hiring Committee:

The Media Arts Network of Ontario is an equal opportunity employer.

For more information about our organization please visit our website at We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.