Communications Coordinator

Communications Coordinator
Posting Number: 
October 16, 2019 04:30 PM
Job Type: 
Part Time Temporary

This position is anticipated to extend until March 2020, subject to availability of work and funding.

Reporting to the Manager, Communications, the successful candidate will be responsible for Supporting the communications portfolio with excellent design skills, a flexible approach to work and finely tuned organizational skills.

The successful candidate to the position of Communications Coordinator will work in conjunction with program teams to plan, develop and coordinate effective communication, social media, marketing and digital brand activities for the promotion of public health program and service delivery. 

Essential Qualifications

  • Successful completion of a Diploma in Communications, Marketing, or Graphic Design.
  • A portfolio of design work, preferably including examples from the non-profit or public sector.
  • Experience collaborating with stakeholders, writing and editing (photo/video/text) for social media applications.
  • Skill in photography and video for use in multimedia projects, publications, social media and websites an asset.
  • Computer skills including software and design applications (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat), social media marketing platforms, media development software and e-newsletters a must.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with a wide range of professionals.
  • Ability to work with high accuracy and detail.
  • Proven ability to be a team player.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and very strong customer service orientation.
  • A criminal reference check completed within the last six (6) months from a Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC), inclusive of vulnerable sector screening, will be required of the successful candidate.
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license and reliable access to an insured working vehicle.

Please submit your resume and cover letter in one document file and please indicate the posting number in the subject line of your application via email to by October 16, 2019.  For further information about the Southwestern Public Health and the community we serve, please visit us at,

Southwestern Public Health strives to meet the standards set out in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Customer Service Regulation, and will support candidates to modify our recruitment and selection process, should there be a need to modify or remove barriers in order to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should a candidate be contacted and require accommodation at any point throughout the recruitment and selection processes, please notify the Human Resources representative who has contacted you.

Nicole Dagg, CHRL
Manager, Human Resources
Southwestern Public Health