Communications Officer - Foundation

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
St. Joseph's Health Centre Toronto
  • Marketing / Communications / PR
Full Time
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area - Toronto
Experienced (Non-manager)$40,000 - 50,0002019-04-102019-04-23

St. Joseph’s Health Centre Foundation works with our west-end neighbours to help provide the best healthcare possible for our community. Our donors help build new spaces, modernize facilities and buy new equipment.

St. Joseph’s Health Centre is a large community teaching hospital of 3,500 care providers supporting a community of 500,000 Torontonians. Thanks to our generous donors, we’re celebrating the opening of two new patient care areas and reaching the goal of raising $100 million for the Promise Campaign.

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, energetic team player who wants to work as part of a dynamic team focused on connecting with and attracting support from our patients, neighbours and friends in our west end community. If you feel that you would be a great fit please send your resume and a covering letter by April 23, 2019 to  

Position Profile:

The Communications Officer is a key member of the St. Joseph’s Health Centre Foundation team. This person has a positive attitude and enjoys learning new skills. S/he thrives in a dynamic atmosphere and working on a range of projects.

S/he reports to the Director of Communications to implement the marketing and communications strategy. S/he also works with the full Foundation team, the Health Centre and the Foundation’s suppliers. S/he actively supports the Foundation’s events, annual, major gift and planned giving programs.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Foundation’s digital communications: provide strategic input, write and source content using best practices, implement and analyze results for ongoing improvement
  • Manage the Foundation’s website: update and create new content
  • Manage the Foundation’s online consumer relation management system: create donation forms, build event pages, send e-blasts, build surveys
  • Design small projects such as sponsorship presentations, invitations, flyers
  • Write content for the website, monthly e-newsletter, social media
  • Take photos and shoot/edit short video clips


  1. University or college degree
  2. At least two years of related experience; communications background preferred
  3. Experience building, designing and revising webpages required
  4. Deep knowledge of Facebook, Instagram and twitter required
  5. Very strong written communication skills with exceptional attention to grammar and spelling
  6. Ability to design presentations, invitations, flyers using PowerPoint or Adobce Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign or Illustrator) required
  7. Familiarity with Facebook Adwords, Google Display Network, Google Analytics
  8. Experience with Blackbaud’s Luminate a strong asset
  9. Experience with Hootsuite or AdEspresso an asset
  10. Experience with video editing software (Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere Pro) an asset
  11. Interest in photography (using a DSL camera) an asset
  12. Must be available to work occasional evenings and weekends for fundraising and donor events
  13. Not-for-profit experience is an asset but not mandatory

If you feel that you would be a great fit for the position and foundation, please send in your resume and a covering letter by 5:00 pm on April 23, 2019 to

To be properly considered for a position, COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER, ST. JOSEPH’S HEALTH CENTRE FOUNDATION must appear in the subject line of your email. Only submissions that include a covering letter will be reviewed.

We thank all applicants for applying, however, only qualified candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.