Director of Member Services and Communications

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The UBCP/ACTRA honours the unceded xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), səl̓ílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) territories.

The Union of British Columbia Performers (UBCP/ACTRA) is an autonomous branch of ACTRA (Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists), the national organization of professional performers working in the English-language recorded media in Canada. UBCP/ACTRA represents the interests of more than 7,000 members across BC and the Yukon.

Working within a co-leadership model and reporting to the Executive Board, the Director of Member Services and Communications (the Director) will lead the UBCP/ACTRA’s Member Services Department and Communications Department. The Director will oversee initiatives that celebrate the accomplishments of the UBCP/ACTRA members, through promotion, communications, and engagement. The Director will advance member engagement in the union through offering a robust offering of educational and member services designed to further the professional development of the UBCP/ACTRA performers. The Director will support the Executive Board and the organization in successfully delivering the UBCP/ACTRA’s strategic objectives and accountabilities, with direct oversight of union staff.

This is a dynamic opportunity for an innovative and experienced leader who is committed to supporting the strongest union of cultural workers in Canada. The Director will develop and sustain relationships, partnerships, and alliances across the broad spectrum of industry stakeholders required to enhance membership value and organizational awareness. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal, communication, promotion, and planning skills with the ability to organize, moderate, and facilitate strategic discussions and opportunities.

Synergy Executive and Boards Consulting Group and Harbour West Consulting believe that equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential for the organizations we serve to achieve the business goals they strive for. We believe in equal pay for equal work; in finding the best candidates based on skill and competence regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, disability, religion, political belief, marital or family status, and/or Aboriginal status. We strive to ensure the recruitment process unfolds in a fair, transparent, timely and open manner to include individuals previously underrepresented or discouraged from participating.

Should you be interested in learning more about this opportunity UBCP/ACTRA, please contact Trish Mandewo at 604-726-0856 or Carol Robinson at 604-998-4032, or forward your resume and a letter of introduction to info@synergyonboards.ca or info@hwest.ca.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. We will respond to all who express interest.