|Organization Name||Job Categories||Position Type||Region and Location(s)||Career Level||Salary||Ad Online Since||Application Deadline|
|Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association||Full Time||Experienced (Non-manager)||4400052000CAD$44,000 - 52,000||2019-10-09||2019-10-24|
Position Title: Communications Officer
Language Designation: Bilingual - English (Written and Spoken) and French (Spoken and Comprehension) Essential
Supervisor: Executive Director
Supervises: Communications and Fundraising Assistant
Hours per Week: 37.50
Salary Range: $44,000 — $52,000
To coordinate communications for the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) as well as provide information and referrals regarding hospice palliative care to health care professionals, patients and caregivers. Promote the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) mission, membership and Marketplace resources. Provide communications support to the CHPCA. Coordinate and support all media relations activities of the CHPCA. Work with the Executive Director to manage and coordinate the activities and committees of the Quality End-of-Life Care Coalition of Canada (QELCCC).
Scope of Authority and Decision Making
The Communications Coordinator functions under the direct supervision of the Executive Director. Priorities are determined by the Executive Director in consultation with the Communication Coordinator. The Communication Coordinator is empowered with decision-making authority with respect to the duties and objectives assigned, and make such decisions in consultation with the Executive Director when appropriate.
Experience, Education, and Other Qualifications Required
Completed degree or diploma from a recognized university or college in the discipline of Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, English, or a related field required. Minimum 3 years relevant work experience in a communications capacity required. Experience in the non-profit, not-for-profit, or voluntary sector is an asset. Excellent English oral and written communication skills are essential, and French oral and comprehension skills are essential. This position is designated Bilingual Imperative (English and French). Excellent communication skills, flexibility, initiative, and creativity are all necessary. Must be capable of working in a fast passed environment and respond to urgent requests.
Other Skills and Abilities
Duties & Responsibilities
Living Lessons Campaign/Information Coordination and Policy (20%)
Quality End-of-Life Care Coalition of Canada (QELCCC) (20%)
Editor of AVISO, ehospice and Monthly Update (25%)
Media Relations (15%)
Website Management (5%)
Communications Support and Policy Work (15%)