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Promotions & Communications Specialist, Women Affiliate, Canadian Health Network

The Canadian Health Network (CHN) ( is a
national, bilingual, website funded by the Public Health Agency of
Canada.  Women's College Hospital, the Women Affiliate for the
CHN, is the CHN's content specialist in the area of women's health.

We are currently seeking a Promotions & Communications Specialist
to build and sustain an audience for the Women Affiliate of the
CHN.   This is a great opportunity to work with a dedicated
team of women's health experts to increase access to reliable women's
health information. Location: Toronto, Women's College Hospital

This temporary full-time contract position (Monday-Friday) will continue to
March 31, 2007, with strong possibility of renewal for an additional

The Promotions & Communications Specialist

  • Plans, implements and co-evaluates the Women Affiliate marketing and communications activities
  • Coordinates the development, execution and tracking of
    promotional activities (including conferences, events and advertising)
    related to the Women Affiliate
  • Develops women's health articles and other content for the CHN
  • Writes, edits, designs, produces and distributes print/web-based documents related to the Women Affiliate
  • Scans the internal and external environment to identify promotional opportunities and issues related to women's health
  • Works collaboratively with local, provincial and national
    non-profit organizations, government, other affiliates in the CHN, and
    Women Affiliate team members

Knowledge and Experience Required

  • Strong knowledge of women's health issues and women's health community
  • Strong knowledge of health promotion principles, the determinants of health and how they affect women
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent, research, writing and editing skills, for both print and online communications
  • Understanding of web based health information services
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Computer literacy: Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Photoshop
  • Strong desktop publishing skills
  • Experience developing and implementing a marketing and communications strategy
  • Ability to collaborate extensively with non-profit organizations, government and other team members
  • Excellent attention to detail, and proof reading and editing skills
  • Ability to accept and offer feedback and work well independently and as a team player
  • Results-oriented individual, able to meet deadlines
  • Bilingualism (English and French) strongly preferred.

Educational Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or recognized equivalent in Marketing/Communications and/or Health Promotion
  • Recent, related, practical experience developing and implementing
    communications and marketing plans, ideally in a health care setting

Salary Range: $52,000-$54,000 per annum.

Please send resume and cover letter in Microsoft Word to by Friday December 29, 2006 at
5:00 p.m. 

No phone calls please. 

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