At this time, all of our 2012-13 Promotion Agent positions have been filled. We thank you for your interest and invite you to send us your résumé and cover letter for future consideration. Please be sure to clearly indicate your past experience with the programs!
The mandate of promotion agents is to promote the following three Official-Languages Programs, with the goal of increasing the number of participants:
In cooperation with provincial or territorial coordinators, promotion agents are responsible for planning visits to schools, colleges, universities, other institutions, and fairs in their assigned regions. In order to prepare selected candidates for their role as promotion agents, the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC), organizes and conducts a compulsory pan-Canadian training session in Quebec City at the end of August. Promotion agents will receive training in promotion and communication techniques, time management, administrative procedures, and related topics.
Interested candidates who have never participated in Odyssey must go through the application process and must have obtained positions as language assistants. For more information, contact the coordinator of your home province or territory about this exciting opportunity.
Promotion agents will:
* This amount is taxable.
** Some of these allowances are taxable.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your résumé and cover letter by fax, e-mail, or mail to:
Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC)
95 St. Clair Avenue West, Suite 1106
Toronto, ON M4V 1N6
Web site: www.cmec.ca
CMEC thanks all candidates for their interest in this position. Only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.
CMEC is an equal-opportunity employer. Priority will be given to candidates who have previous experience with the Official-Languages Programs.
Promotion agents are expected to work in the ministry/department office of their respective provincial or territorial coordinators.
To receive information and updates regarding the Official-Languages Programs, please submit your e-mail address.
Sometimes I experience culture shock, but the program helps me deal with it. We’re all in the same boat anyway!
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