Job Posting 94426

Coordinator, Business Affairs and Policy
Toronto Metro area
1 Toronto Street, Suite 702, Toronto, Ontario M5C 2V6
closes in 10 days (Fri, 9 Jun)
full time

About Us 


The Canadian Media Producers Association is Canada’s industry association for independent producers. We represent hundreds of Canadian companies engaged in the development, production and distribution of English-language TV programming, movies and digital media content. The CMPA works with producer-members to further strengthen the media production sector in Canada, and to ensure a bright future for content made by Canadians.


The CMPA is currently seeking a Coordinator, Business Affairs and Policy to join our Toronto Office. This role will provide administrative and day-to-day support to the policy and business affairs activities of the CMPA.




Roles and responsibilities will be carried out as generally directed by the Senior Vice-President, Industry, Policy & General Counsel. Roles and responsibilities include, but are not necessarily limited to:

  • Plan and schedule internal and external meetings and teleconferences (including drafting and distributing agendas);
  • Participating and providing administrative support for working groups, committees, sub-committees and members consultants, including preparing for and scheduling relevant committee teleconferences and/or meetings; tracking member attendance; participating on those teleconferences and/or in meetings; taking notes and drafting minutes; as well as communicating follow-up information to working groups, committees, sub-committees and members consultants as necessary;
  • Coordinating meetings and events including all related logistics (accommodations, travel, meeting rooms, catering, audio-visual, etc.) as required;
  • Preparation of materials, background information, presentations, and input on files as required;
  • With a view to promoting enhanced communication between the various CMPA departments, participating in staff teleconferences and/or at other meetings, and facilitating the flow of relevant information between other CMPA departments;

Additional Responsibilities

  • Assist staff with special projects as required;
  • Liaise with other staff and offices and assist in CMPA - wide initiatives;
  • Other duties as assigned and in keeping with the level of the job description;



The following competencies and skillsets are required for this position:

  • Experience in a role providing administrative support to key organizational priorities and/or initiatives;
  • Experience in helping to facilitate the flow of information across multiple departments and acting as coordinator and liaison in a dynamic organization;
  • Ability to exercise good judgment, showing initiative and being proactive;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking and time-management skills;
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive and effective working relationships with internal and external parties;
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment;
  • Professional and highly developed interpersonal skills;
  • Adaptable to changes in process, systems, organizational structures and priorities;
  • High standards of ethics and confidentiality to handle sensitive information;
  • Advanced computer skills including file and data management, including strong proficiency in the use of computer software such as MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), Adobe Acrobat and CRMs;
  • Industry experience considered an asset;
  • English (written and spoken) essential;
  • French (written and spoken) considered an asset



REPORTS TO: Senior Vice-President, Industry, Policy & General Counsel


LOCATION: Full-time position based in Toronto. Currently remote/in-office hybrid schedule.


The CMPA is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in our organization, and in our work. We strive to create a workplace that honours a diversity of lived experiences, perspectives, abilities and identities, and to foster and maintain a working and learning environment that is inclusive and equitable. We welcome all applicants, and in particular applicants from equity-seeking or sovereignty-seeking communities.


Accommodation for those requiring accessible alternatives is available on request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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