RESEARCH & INTERACTIVE (R&I) SERVICES
August 11, 2017
The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires a staff representative (member engagement campaigner) for its Research & Interactive (R&I) services, effective date to be determined. The position is located at its headquarters in Burnaby.
The position reports to the coordinator, Research & Interactive (R&I) Services.
DUTIES: Campaigns strategy:
develop and implement strategic member engagement campaigns aligned with organizational priorities established by senior leadership Member engagement campaigns:
develop grassroots campaign plans and budgets on key public policy and labour relations issues to advance the interests of the union's membership as well as engage members and recruit activists; execute campaigns using a combination of traditional approaches and digital strategy; evaluate campaign effectiveness; recommend
improvements to engagement strategy Reports, presentations, and submissions:
prepare and present briefs, policy statements, reports, submissions and other campaigns-related communications or information Training: facilitate workshops, courses, conferences, meetings, events and other engagement activities related to campaigns Digital communications and social media:
work with digital campaigners to strengthen outreach with the strategic, selective use of digital and visual communications as well as social media Committee assignments:
support elected on BCGEU committees and represent the union on committees or in meetings with government, opposition and employer representatives Liaison:
work with BCGEU activists, community groups, coalition partners, unions and labour centrals on shared issues and campaigns Other duties:
primary role in this position is campaigns; however a member engagement campaigner may be assigned associated work, as required, to support departmental objectives
demonstrated skills and experience in both traditional and contemporary engagement processes, from grassroots organizing to digital campaigning, within the labour movement or community organizations excellent written communication skills, including formal reports, magazine writing and editing
excellent verbal communications, including experience designing and facilitating workshops or courses knowledge of graphic design, digital photography and editing are assets demonstrated ability to develop activists' skills and to maintain effective working relationships with union and community activists as well as coalition partners an understanding of the goals and values of the labour movement
Travel is required, therefore, applicants must hold a valid B.C. Driver's licence.
The BCGEU supports employment equity. Workers of colour, women, aboriginal workers, LGBTQ+ workers and workers with disabilities are encouraged to apply for positions with the BCGEU.
Submit applications no later than 5:00 pm, Friday, August 18, 2017
Resumes will be accepted by e-mail to: email@example.com
Attention to: Stephanie Smith, President, c/o Lisa Trolland