Marketing & Communications Associate- Sault Area Hospital Foundation- Temporary Full Time- Funded by the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation

The Sault Area Hospital Foundation:

The Sault Area Hospital Foundation (SAHF) plays a critical role in supporting the healthcare needs of the Algoma community. Every year, the foundation aims to raise $5 million to ensure that Sault Area Hospital can replace ageing equipment, purchase innovative technology, and expand services where possible. With this funding, SAHF empowers the hospital to continue providing exceptional care to all patients in the region.

Summary of Position:

The Marketing & Communications Associate reports to the Executive Director.  The Marketing and Communications Associate will support the Sault Area Hospital Foundation social media, project communication planning, media relations and brand management.

Job Duty- Marketing and Communications:

  1. Support the preparation, review and editing of proposals, media releases, presentations, impact stories, blog posts, mass emails, social media content and other digital marketing assets.
  2. Support promotion and delivery of fundraising events and lotteries (some evening/weekend work may be required during events).
  3. Enter, track and maintain data related to projects and events.
  4. Other duties as assigned

Staffing and Licensing Requirements:            

  • Post-secondary education in marketing, advertising, communications, fundraising or similar applicable field.
  • A new entrant into the work force, transitioning to a new career, or are unemployed or underemployed and entering a new field.
  • Have not previously participated in a NOHFC-funded internship.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Reside, and are legally entitled to work, in Canada.
  • A valid G-Level driver’s license.
  • Reliable access to a vehicle would be an asset.

Knowledge, Skills, & Ability:

  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently as a team member.
  • Ability to read, write and communicate to perform the duties of the position.
  • Proficiency and accuracy in clerical tasks including data entry, keyboarding, filing systems, documentation etc.
  • Customer service, interpersonal and telephone skills.
  • Ability to meet and interact with people in a pleasant, professional, responsible and reassuring manner.
  • High level of privacy sensitivity working in a healthcare environment.
  • Computer literacy in a Microsoft environment and ability to use publishing software and other applications.
  • Ability to maintain successful working relationships with the interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to organize time effectively to perform the duties of the position.
  • Behavior consistent with Hospital Mission, Values and Standards of Performance.

Note:  Because of the changing nature of the work and work to be done, other responsibilities and duties may by assigned and qualifications may be adjusted from time to time.