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Jobline: Communications and Marketing Officer, QEII Foundation

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By working together with a community who shares our vision of transformed health and transformed lives, the QEII Foundation inspires generosity to advance health care at the QEII Health Sciences Centre – Atlantic Canada’s leading healthcare institution. The QEII Foundation is currently seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual to join our dynamic team as a Communications and Marketing Officer, special events focus.

As the ideal candidate, you are a creative thinker and best-in-class special events marketer with a passion for making a difference. Your ‘out-of-the-box’ thinking and outstanding graphic design skills are the perfect match to help drive success of our special events and community initiatives. Your ability to tell compelling, inspiring stories shines through in your writing and successful flair for branding and marketing. You search for the emotional motivation that inspires action and are able to communicate clear impact and results in a meaningful way.

Reporting to the VP of Communications and Marketing, the Communications and Marketing Officer helps to develop strategic communications and marketing programs and materials designed to elevate support of the QEII Health Sciences Centre, the QEII Foundation, and philanthropy. This position will provide counsel and support for marketing the Foundation’s special events and building relationships with community members who want to give back to health care.

Through brilliant graphic design, innovative advertising campaigns, and staying ahead of event marketing trends, this position plays an important role in elevating brand awareness and engagement. With high standards of excellence, you will lead the graphic design execution and advertising campaigns for events marketing and provide support with writing – both print and integrated online content for web and social media- editing, and video work, to name a few areas of expertise.

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, or Journalism.

  • A minimum of three years of professional experience.

  • Proven graphic design skills including designing professional campaigns from the bottom-up.

  • Past, successful event marketing experience.

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment.

  • Superior written and verbal communications skills that ensure confident articulation of knowledge and ideas to both internal and external audiences.

  • Development of strategic content with exceptional attention to detail.

  • Strives for excellence with high levels of professional motivation and expectations.

  • Sound ethical practices.

  • The ability to build meaningful relationships quickly.

  • Must be flexible, show initiative, and have a results-driven philosophy with the ability to problem-solve.

  • Demonstrated organizational skills in relation to planning, managing competing timelines, prioritizing, and making informed decisions.

  • Understanding of, or interest in learning, fundraising principles.

  • Exceptional computer skills (Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite).

The salary range for this position is dependent on qualifications. The QEII Foundation offers a highly collaborative and supportive atmosphere, the opportunity for professional growth and development and a competitive benefits package. The QEII Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

If you demonstrate the above attributes and are interested in exploring this career opportunity to make a meaningful difference, we’d like to hear from you. Please forward a cover letter and resume to Tanya MacLean, APR, VP of Communications and Marketing, at

Application deadline is October 1, 2018.

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