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Communications Officer, Timiskaming Health Unit

New Liskeard, Ontario
Deadline February 25, 2011

(Permanent, Full-Time)
The Timiskaming Health Unit is seeking a highly motivated individual, knowledgeable and experienced in
communications to perform a variety of communications, media relations and marketing (including social
marketing), risk communication functions and related activities. 


  • Bachelors degree in communications, marketing, journalism or public relations or an equivalent
  • combination of education and progressive experience;
  • Three to five years relevant experience in marketing, communications, public relations, media,
  • and/or public health education;
  • Experience in designing, developing and implementing social marketing, communications and
  • media relations strategies, particularly in the field of public health;
  • Demonstrated project management, interpersonal and administrative skills, including the ability o set
  • priorities, establish timeframes and organize resources with minimal supervision;
  • Extensive experience in planning, monitoring and evaluating communication strategies including
  • crisis communications and proven media relations experience;  
  • Strong strategic, analytical, negotiation and problem solving skills;
  • Excellent computer skills; desktop publishing desirable;
  • Willingness to work flexible hours to meet program requirements;
  • Fluency in both official languages is preferred.  

Applications will be accepted until February 25, 2011. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be
contacted. Please apply to:

Tara McCallan,CHRP
Manager of Human Resources,
Timiskaming Health Unit
421 Shepherdson Road
New Liskeard, ON POJ 1PO