Sr. Communications Specialist

Hospital Toronto Baycrest Center for Geriatric Care

Sr. Communications Specialist

Tracking Code
20-0043
Job Description

The Centre for Aging & Brain Health Innovation at Baycrest has an opportunity for a

 

SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, FULL TIME 

 

70 HOURS BI-WEEKLY, NON-UNION, 1 YEAR CONTRACT

 

 

The Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) is a solution accelerator that improves healthcare outcomes and drives economic benefit by fostering productive collaborations between global innovators and leading seniors’ care organizations.  Reporting to the Director of Business Development (CABHI), the Senior Communications Specialist is responsible for the development, design, brand and creative efforts of key communications materials that support CABHI strategic and business objectives.  Part of a small but dynamic team, the Senior Communications Specialist will work alongside marketing and business development colleagues to design, develop and managing a broad portfolio of activities.

 

 

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Leads the development and execution of communications in full alignment with business and strategic directions, both long and short term
  • Develops communication plans for external and internal audiences that ensure announcements and CABHI media reaction is strategically aligned
  • Works in co-ordination with the other members of CABHI and the Baycrest Marketing and Communications team on planning, writing and editing of all products
  • Identifies opportunities to promote the organization and global brand, supporting employee/community understanding of CABHI initiatives, strengths, challenges and directions, in addition to raising awareness of care, research, education, breakthroughs and issues
  • Identifies potential issues and areas of risk to CABHI profile and brand recognition, developing mitigation strategies and providing just-in-time communication
  • Pursues opportunities to promote CABHI through various media, ensuring digital (social/internet/intranet vehicles) are current, informative and appealing and developing creative ways to link and disseminate information using traditional, digital and electronic applications

Qualifications include but are not limited to:

  • University degree in marketing, communications, public relations and/or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Minimum of 5-7 years relevant communications experience including strategic planning, communications planning, issues and reputation management, and media relations
  • Experienced navigating the communication channels most closely related to the healthcare / startup communities in Toronto, Canada, North America, and globally
  • Comprehensive understanding of fundamental principles of communications planning, execution and measurement
  • Demonstrated expertise of social and digital media
  • Strong ability to work independently and proactively to seek out opportunities for contributions, identify needs within the organization, and the ability to take initiative to get projects started and accomplished with minimal supervision
  • Solid computer skills including: Office; Photoshop; Illustrator; InDesign; Website software; presentation tools; Social Media; CMS software

 

 

Internal applicants: It is preferred that you submit your application online via our intranet.  Please ensure that your updated resume is submitted with your application.  Failure to submit your resume, may affect your candidacy for this position.

External applicants: Please submit your application online by clicking the Apply button below. 

Internal Expiry Date: January 31, 2020

Posting # 20-0043

 

 

     

     

   

    

     Remarkable people of Baycrest Health Sciences are changing the future of brain health and aging.

 

   

   

     Thank you for your interest in joining Baycrest. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. All successful candidates will be required to complete a police reference check/vulnerable sector screen. As staff we all share in maintaining a safe care environment for clients, families, and visitors and a safe work environment for staff, students, researchers, physicians and volunteers. Baycrest is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at 416-785-2500, ext. 2961.

   

 

 

 

 

 

   

     

     

   

    

     Remarkable people of Baycrest Health Sciences are changing the future of brain health and aging.

 

   

   

     Thank you for your interest in joining Baycrest. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. All successful candidates will be required to complete a police reference check/vulnerable sector screen. As staff we all share in maintaining a safe care environment for clients, families, and visitors and a safe work environment for staff, students, researchers, physicians and volunteers. Baycrest is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at 416-785-2500, ext. 2961.

   

 

 

Job Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

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