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Ontario Health is currently seeking a Communications Advisor to join our Communications and Engagement team. The Communications Advisor, working within corporate communications, is responsible for developing and implementing multi-faceted communications plans and outreach activities to broaden awareness and support for key strategic and operational priorities and objectives at Ontario Health. Working closely with external and internal stakeholders, the position also contributes to a better understanding of health care policy and delivery contexts to ensure the value, the relevance and utility of our communications products and vehicles.

Here is what you will be doing:

Develop, implement and monitor/measure integrated communications plans and content development strategies that support and align with the overall Ontario Health mandate, strategic plan and operational objectives.

Create high-quality content and ensure key deliverables, targeting a variety of shared, owned and earned communications channels and vehicles, are met and measured, including the writing and editing of news releases, presentation content and web copy - ensuring a brand appropriate and consistent tone and voice.

Build strong supportive relationships with internal business and portfolio partners for effective communications delivery; share communications best practices and handle tactical assignments with a sense of urgency in a fast-paced but complex environment.

Working with internal business partners to determine corporate communications priorities, manage communications specific workflows and deliver multiple communications initiatives effectively and on time.

Act as a subject matter expert in communications, based on best practice learnings, and provide expertise and advice across the organization to ensure products, information, guidance and resources are widely available, known and utilized.

Develop a strong understanding of health care policy in Ontario and provide feedback into digital health/virtual care solution and/or product development and service offerings and participate in their development to maintain brand accuracy and consistency.

Other duties may be assigned within the scope of this position.

Here is what you will need to be successful:

Education and Experience

Minimum 3-5 years of relevant communications or marketing experience.

Minimum Bachelor's Degree in one or more of the following: Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, or a relevant field

Experience in a Public Service, pharmaceutical industry and/or health care environment would be an asset as would be an understanding of digital health or technology-based services is an asset

Knowledge and Skills

A proven track record executing plans in a fast-paced, multi-faceted environment with minimal supervision.

Demonstrated ability as a strong writer and editor, specifically in preparing engaging content for a wide-variety of target audiences and communications vehicles.

Strong project management skills and the ability to work well with diverse teams with competing priorities across a complex organization.

Demonstrated ability to work efficiently with Microsoft Office tools (Teams, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook).

Ability to analyze, problem-solve, mediate and mitigate difficult situations.

Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work independently and as a team player.

Sound judgement, discretion and decision-making ability.

Detail-oriented self-starter / self-managed individual.

Bilingualism is an asset.

Employment Location: Ontario (currently virtual; subject to change)

Number of Openings: 2 Permanent, Full-Time

Job Posting Close Date: November 9, 2021

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