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Coordinator, Communications and Workshop Delivery, Program Training and Consultation Centre

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline May 14, 2010

Reports To: Manager, Program Training and Consultation Centre (PTCC)
Location: Downtown Toronto Subway Location on University Ave
Status: Temporary Full-time (12 months)

Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) is an umbrella organization that steers and coordinates Ontario’s cancer services and prevention efforts. As the provincial government’s chief cancer advisor, Cancer Care Ontario directs over $700-million in public health care funding for cancer prevention, detection and care. The agency also operates screening and prevention programs; collects, monitors and reports information about cancer and cancer system performance; develops evidence-based standards and guidelines for health care providers; and works with regional providers to plan and improve cancer services.

Position Summary:

Cancer Care Ontario is the provincial agency responsible for continually improving cancer services. As the government’s cancer advisor, Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) works to reduce the number of people diagnosed with cancer and make sure that patients receive better care every step of the way.

The Program Training and Consultation Centre (www.ptcc-cfc.on.ca) is a resource centre of the Smoke-Free Ontario Strategy. The program employs staff and consultants in partner organizations across Ontario to deliver training, technical assistance and knowledge development and exchange services in the area of comprehensive tobacco control to public health practitioners across Ontario. The Aboriginal Tobacco Program (ATP) (http://www.tobaccowise.com), also based at Cancer Care Ontario, works with stakeholders across Ontario to prevent and reduce commercial tobacco use in the Aboriginal population (First nations, Metis and Inuit). The PTCC and ATP programs are both led and administered through the Population Health Unit, Prevention & Screening Department at Cancer Care Ontario.

The Coordinator will provide a range of services to support program communications, predominantly web-based, and the c Social Determinants of Health: The Canadian Factsoordination of training workshops for both the Program Training and Consultation Centre, and Aboriginal Tobacco Program. The emphasis of the position is on content maintenance and updating for various websites, website membership administration, program communications, and remote coordination of training workshops occurring in communities across Ontario.

Responsibilities:

Web responsibilities

  • Manage the content of the sites by working with various members of the PTCC and ATP teams, as well as other internal and external stakeholders, to ensure new content is made available online in a timely manner; occasionally writing for the website
  • Work closely and regularly with web developers and technicians to maintain current sites and develop new features
  • Provide support for web content including proof-reading and editing as required.
  • Provide creative input on communications ideas that are relevant for the various audiences/stakeholder groups
  • Generate web analytics
  • Manage new user setup, permissions for access, roles and groups setup
  • Support search optimization (meta-tagging, keyword density, etc)
  • Liaise with consultant web developers and technicians to ensure design and implementation of campaign-specific websites and tools
  • Participate in the establishment and implementation of policies, procedures, standards and controls for the web sites and online tools
  • Provides training for users on CMS software and other web applications as necessary
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of web tool development and skills and abilities to work with these tools

Workshop coordination:

  • Works with PTCC and ATP staff and consultants, staff of local public health agencies and community partner agencies to coordinate workshops. This includes confirming workshop dates, venues and catering, creating advertising/promotional materials for workshops and managing online workshop registration
  • Creates and maintain an online calendar of all training workshops scheduled
  • Works with PTCC workshop leaders (staff and consultants) to prepare, assemble and ship workshop materials, including participant lists, resources and hand-outs, PowerPoint slides, etc.
  • Enters and analyzes workshop evaluation questionnaire data and develop evaluation reports for each workshop
  • Sets up and provides logistical help during online webinars
  • Coordinates other PTCC events as required and performs other related administrative duties as assigned

Communications

  • Provides support for program-related communications material (presentations, newsletters, website content, press releases, reports and other materials), including writing, proof-reading and editing as required.
  • Provides design support to enhance the “look and feel” of communications products and vehicles, leading initiatives involving external design vendors to ensure alignment of look and feel to PTCC brand and overall program direction
  • Provides creative input on communications ideas that are relevant for the various audiences/stakeholder groups

Qualifications:

  • Completion of a college diploma or an undergraduate degree in Communications, Health Promotion, or related discipline
  • 3-5 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and practical and related experience required
  • Strong writing and editing skills, with some design skills and knowledge, including experience working with brand standards
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of a PC with specific knowledge of MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of advances in web development and communications including social media
  • Knowledge of web development tools and languages (HTML, JavaScript, CSS, etc.) an asset
  • Very strong customer service orientation and experience working with diverse stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Proactive problem solver and team player.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills, including the ability to work independently, prioritize work.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of French an asset

More About Cancer Care Ontario:

Cancer Care Ontario is the provincial agency responsible for continually improving cancer services. As the government’s cancer advisor, Cancer Care Ontario works to reduce the number of people diagnosed with cancer and make sure that patients receive better care every step of the way.

The information on our main website is at http://www.cancercare.on.ca.

View our listing of all other CCO current job postings at http://www.cancercare.on.ca/careers.

On Resume Format: If you elect to apply, you will need to have a text only version of your resume, or possibly HTML format, in order to cut and paste it into the resume application box provided. Then after the application process, and after hitting submit, you will be invited to attach up to two files to your application. Please make one of these attached files your formatted resume in one of .doc, .rtf or .pdf formats.

All submissions are to be emailed to [email protected].

Submissions must be titled Coordinator Communications and Workshop Delivery-PTCC.

Submissions are accepted until May 14, 2010.

Cancer Care Ontario is a HOOPP employer, with details at http://www.hoopp.ca.