Strategy & Research Analyst

Date Posted: Oct 13, 2021
Application Deadline: Oct 24, 2021
Start Date: Oct 13, 2021

Salary From: 70K To 70K
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Employee Benefits: Health
Organization's Field/Discipline: Cultural Industries
Job's focus: Administrative
Job Type: Contract
Career Level: Intermediate

Organization Description

Writers Guild of Canada

The Writers Guild of Canada (WGC) – is the national association representing more than 2,300 professional English-language screenwriters who create the entertainment we enjoy on our televisions, movie screens, radios and in digital production.

Job Description

Strategy & Research Analyst – Temporary Maternity Leave Coverage Position

Reports to Executive Director
The Writers Guild of Canada (WGC) is seeking a temporary, full-time, Strategy & Research Analyst to cover a 1-year maternity leave posting.  

Position Responsibilities:
The duties of the Strategy & Research Analyst will be carried out under the supervision and in consultation with the Executive Director or their designate. These will be carried out primarily through conducting research to support strategic projects, collective bargaining, monitoring production activity in the Guild's jurisdiction, and developing and executing outreach strategy initiatives in accordance with key organizational goals and objectives. This position will include all administrative responsibilities.
  • Work with the Executive Director on specifically assigned projects;
  • Work with the assistance of other departments, and at times outside sources, develop and implement member-focused research, including member surveys, data analysis and writing summary reports;
  • Develop and Manage Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives as it relates to the WGC membership;
  • Participate in industry groups and committees as set by the Executive Director to advance the WGC’s priorities;
  • Conduct and/or analyze market research, market conditions, and Canadian and international guilds & associations information in order to develop an effective action plan that will ensure that the WGC is well positioned for future initiatives;
  • Work closely with the Industrial Relations department to develop stats and information relevant to the WGC bargaining process with the CMPA, and broadcasters as necessary;
  • Maintain a social media presence in coordination with the Director of Communications via twitter, when attending member or industry events of relevance and interest to our membership at large;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.


Qualifications and Education Requirements:
  • Qualified candidates will have 5 years or more of experience at progressive levels of responsibility in the areas of strategy, communications and research, preferably within the not-for-profit cultural sector.
  • A University degree required.
  • Superior communication and writing skills in the English language.
  • Excellent analytical skills with an emphasis on data collection.
  • Expertise with Excel, and Intermediate Power Point.

Additional Info:

The starting probationary salary is $70,000 per annum plus applicable benefits.

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants may forward a cover letter and resume to with the subject line “Strategy & Research Analyst Application” before 5:00 p.m. EST on the closing date of October 24th, 2021. Only candidates that submit a cover letter will be considered, and only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
Diverse applicants welcome.

In compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’), we provide the accommodations necessary to ensure full participation in our recruitment processes. If you require an accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify us in your correspondence.

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