Job Posting 91367

Project Manager, Marketing & Communications
Diabetes Canada
Work From Home - Toronto Metro area
1300-522 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario
closes in 22 days (Tue, 28 Feb)
full time

A world free of the effects of diabetes is our vision. That’s why we’re working together to improve the quality of life of people living with diabetes. We’re sharing knowledge and creating connections for individuals and the health-care professionals who care for them; advocating through public policy; and funding research to improve treatments and find a cure to end diabetes.

Join our dedicated, talented Diabetes Canada team and together, #LetsEndDiabetes!

Role Overview

The Project Manager, Marketing & Communications leads the development and coordination of marketing and communications projects across all Marketing, Brand, Digital and Communication teams with the purpose of developing a synchronized and accelerated cadence of successful deliverables that motivates external supporters and delights internal clients. Acts as the voice of Diabetes Canada throughout all creative and content, aligning to the established brand narrative and identity.

In this project management role, you will lead, coach, and improve the disciplined agile delivery of Marketing and Communications’ ways of working for projects and programs to guide and optimize continuous improvement delivery, aligned to metrics of success.

Location: 1300-522 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario. Flexible work agreement policy in place allowing employees to work on a hybrid schedule, working remotely and with the expectation of being in-office.

This role includes, but not limited to:

  • Strategize and proactively recommend new opportunities and improvements of existing for marketing and communicating projects across various channels to optimize for increased efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Acts in a shared services capacity to the Marketing and Communications teams to facilitate support requests from across the full organization, building inspiring creative briefs, deconstructing into actionable work packages, and orchestrating delivery – internally or externally - of development, and closing the loop with cadence feedback.
  • Lead, organize, and disseminate marketing and communication internal information through existing or new sharing-platform(s) to increase ease of use and value to all internal stakeholders; if needed, create, and maintain internal workflows, digital forms, dashboards, and develop related training/training materials for their use.
  • Maintain an on-going understanding of business, campaign, and project objectives to infuse innovation, efficiency, and effectiveness of creative and channel content planning.
  • Develop and maintain a thorough and current knowledge of the charity health market in which Diabetes Canada operates, with an eye to the marketing and communications objectives and fundraising goals.
  • Foster a highly collaborative marketing and communications environment while embracing the plans and processes of the wider organization.
  • Promote, model, mentor, and evolve Agile / Scrum / Kanban/ SAFe / LEAN principles across the Marketing and Communication teams.

The ideal candidate possesses:

  • University or college undergraduate degree in a marketing and communications related field.
  • Certification(s) in project management (PMP), LEAN, and/or agile, (DASM, DASSM, SAFe, Advanced scrum master, Scrum Master, Green/Black Six Sigma Belt).
  • 5+ years experience in managing creative and go-to-market campaigns.
  • 3+ years experience working in Waterfall, LEAN, and/or Agile frameworks and using related technologies and platforms.
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to present information in an organized, logical, and effective manner to a wide variety of audiences including senior leadership.
  • Strong technical acumen, coupled with strong critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Proven ability to execute on marketing and communications strategic direction to diverse leaders, influence key stakeholders, and collaborate with teams to organize, coordinate, and deliver complex campaigns as well as a high-volume of tasks.
  • Proven ability to guide subject matter experts through campaign creation, requirements gathering, planning, design, development, testing, and support phases.
  • Experience with leading and coaching teams through Agile ceremonies such as Sprint planning, Sprint Demo’s, System Demos, Program Increment planning (PI Planning), Inspect and Adapt.

What Diabetes Canada Can Offer You

  • A meaningful role, making a difference every day for people living with or at risk of diabetes.
  • An entrepreneurial environment, working for a national organization where you feel valued, recognized, and rewarded.
  • A high-performing, collaborative team environment with proven leadership and highly skilled colleagues and commitment to excellent work culture.
  • Competitive paid time-off benefits and a comprehensive group benefits plan, including health/dental, life insurance, disability, EFAP and company-match Pension/RRSP.
  • Flexible work agreement policy in place allows employees to work regularly remote and/or hybrid schedule. 

At Diabetes Canada, we are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other legally protected status. We are dedicated to a high-performance, diverse, and inclusive workplace. We strongly believe that having a diverse organization with various skills and abilities will inspire creativity, drive innovation, and promote belonging. We are committed to building a team representative of different backgrounds and perspectives, and we encourage applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. 

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Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada and, where applicable, must have a valid work permit or study permit that allows the candidate to fulfill the requirements of the role.

We thank all interested applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Safe Place to Work - Diabetes Canada is committed to protecting the health and safety of our stakeholders and mitigating the risk of COVID-19 spread. A mandatory COVID-19 vaccination program is in place and provides direction on the conditions under which individuals are permitted to be employed with DC.

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