• CBC/Radio-Canada
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Jan 20, 2023
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel) Paralegal

Job Description

Job Family Legal Primary Location Toronto   Position Language Requirement English Only   Language Skill Level (Reading) - Language Skill Level (Writing) - Language Skill Level (Speaking) -   Status of Employment Permanent Work schedule(s) Full-time     Work at CBC/Radio-Canada   At CBC/Radio-Canada, we create content that informs, entertains and connects Canadians on multiple platforms. Our successes and accomplishments are driven by embodying and upholding values, which include creativity, integrity, inclusiveness and relevance.   Do you think you have the ability and drive to keep up with this exciting, ever-changing industry? Whether it be in front of the camera, on air, online or behind the scenes, you would be joining a team that thrives on making connections and telling stories that are important to Canadians.   Your role   CBC/Radio-Canada Legal Services is seeking a paralegal to provide a wide range of legal support for the Business Law Group.   Working closely with a legal counsel, you will draft, review and revise a variety of agreements, amendments and templates, including partnership agreements, confidentiality agreements and procurement contracts; review and approve contest rules and promotional material; look up the availability of titles used in programming and conduct miscellaneous legal research; draft and follow up on correspondence; provide the support required to remove unauthorized material from social media and other platforms; work closely with the various business units and act as the initial point of contact for internal clients; and manage and prioritize multiple files. With your Legal Services colleagues, you may be required to deliver training to certain business units.   Administrative duties will include coordinating meetings, maintaining databases, updating legal information on the corporate website, managing files and formatting documents.


We are looking for a candidate with the following:
  • Diploma in paralegal studies, certificate from an accredited legal program or any other combination deemed equivalent
  • At least three (3) years’ relevant work experience, particularly in business law
  • Experience in procurement and intellectual property a desirable asset
  • Excellent oral and writing skills
  • Strong proficiency with MS Office applications and good knowledge of Google workspace (Docs, Sheets)
  • Thoroughness, with a keen eye for detail
  • Proven ability to communicate clearly and concisely with a wide range of clients
  • Ability to prioritize, organize, monitor and conduct activities requiring independent decision-making
  • Excellent judgment, initiative and ability to meet the challenges within a busy and productive team
  • Ability to produce a high volume of work quickly and accurately
  • Bilingualism (English/French) is an asset
  Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.   If this sounds interesting, please click on ''Apply online''. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.   CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to being a leader in reflecting our country’s diversity. That’s because we can only create and tell the stories that connect Canadians, by having a workforce that mirrors the ever-changing makeup of our country. That’s why we, as an employer, value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster. For more information, visit the Diversity and Inclusion section of our website. If you have accommodation needs at this stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to   You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct, which can be found on our corporate website. All employees must adhere to the Code as a condition of employment. We also invite you to take a look at our policy on conflicts of interest. In the event that you become an employee, it will be important to inform us, as quickly as possible, of any situation that, because of your hiring, constitutes or could appear to constitute a conflict of interest.