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Senior Coordinator, Public Issues, Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Division

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline April 25, 2010

Salary: starting at $48,969

Work with us in this role to reduce the burden of cancer in Ontario by advocating to governments and other decision-makers to ensure that healthy public policy, specifically regarding indoor tanning, healthy eating and active living, is in place. You will provide political advice and analysis and recommend strategies to address emerging cancer control issues.

Your post-secondary education, preferably in public administration, health promotion, or political science is enhanced by 3 years of experience in the public issues field, specifically in policy analysis, government relations or community mobilization. You have excellent interpersonal, organizational, strategic thinking and communication skills demonstrating an ability to write, edit and proof read. A solid understanding of a range of cancer control issues as well as demonstrated ability in research, public policy development and advocacy techniques is requested. Proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required.

In return for your contributions, we offer a very attractive compensation package, which encompasses a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a pension plan, 3 weeks of vacation, flex-time, and the chance to work in a supportive and progressive environment. Qualified non-smokers are invited to send their resumes quoting job#OHPE-16, by April 25, 2010, to:

Canadian Cancer Society
Human Resources Department
55 St. Clair Avenue West, Suite 500
Toronto, Ontario M4V 2Y7
E-mail: [email protected]

We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

For more information to become a member of our dynamic team, please visit http://www.cancer.ca/Ontario/About%20us/OD-Careers/OD-Current%20postings....

The Canadian Cancer Society provides equal opportunity in employment and encourages applications from all qualified persons.