Canadian Hearing Services (CHS) has an opening for a Communications & Social Media Coordinator. Reporting to the Manager, Corporate Communications, the Communications & Social Media Coordinator will be responsible for developing strategies and creating/sourcing written content for a variety of communication channels while also engaging internal and external community members, clients and prospective clients in dialogue that drives interest and demand for Canadian Hearing Services’ products and services.
The Communications & Social Media Coordinator will provide support in the planning and execution of communications strategies in a variety of areas including:
This is a permanent, full-time unionized position working Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or a related discipline, along with 3-4 years’ related work experience with demonstrated professional social media engagement experience. You have/possess excellent writing and editing skills, combined with superior attention to detail, as well as in-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms and best practices including experience with social media listening tools (Meltwater, Facebook, etc.) and paid social media advertising. Experience with graphic design tools (Adobe suite), video editing tools (iMovie maker, etc.) would be an asset.
We are also looking for an enthusiastic individual who has superior time management and organizational skills and can work well under pressure with competing priorities and multiple deadlines to consistently deliver high quality, creative work.
CHS is the industry-leading provider of services and products that enable Deaf and hard of hearing Canadians to overcome barriers. We are an Accredited organization and the largest of its kind in North America. Building on its 81-year history and following a remarkable and ambitious turnaround, CHS is a modern, progressive and professional organization well-positioned for growth both nationally and internationally. In 2021, CHS achieved Accreditation with Exemplary Standing from Accreditation Canada making it the first national organization serving Deaf and hard of hearing Canadians to earn this distinction.
CHS requires you to be legally eligible for employment in Canada (Proof of legal ability to work in Canada will be required if a contingent offer of employment is made.)
Vaccines (COVID and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), CHS will provide accommodation, accessible formats and communication supports for the interview upon request.
CANADIAN HEARING SERVICES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND SUPPORTS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION HIRING PROCESS FOR DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING APPLICANTS.
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