Multimedia Assistant
Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation
Hamilton, ON
Job Number: 76486
Job: Administrative/Service
Primary Location: Ontario-Hamilton
This position will be located at: 100 King St. West
Status: Regular Full-time
Hours per week: 37.5
Number of Openings: 1
Union Code: Non Union Employees
Minimum Salary: 23.5500 Hourly
Maximum Salary: 30.1900
Post Date: May 21, 2019, 4:00:00 AM
Close Date (Period for Applying) - External: May 28, 2019, 3:59:00 AM

Unit Summary

Communications & Public Affairs staff members are responsible for the formal internal and external communications programs at Hamilton Health Sciences, serving as communications consultants to the hospital and its leadership. The department's responsibilities include the strategic execution of internal and external communications strategies, media relations activities, crisis management response and planning, community and government relations, web development, event planning, corporate publication production, and branding and marketing strategies. Within these areas of focus, our team of highly skilled professionals plan, implement, monitor, analyze and measure the effectiveness of strategic communications activities on a daily basis.

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Digital Communications Lead, the Multimedia Assistant collaborates with and executes the technical production for all activities undertaken by the Communications & Public Affairs (CP&A) department for Hamilton Health Sciences.

They are responsible for creating content that supports initiatives, corporate projects, and all other video, photography, and minor graphic design needs of the CP&A department.
Additionally, this role will support internal projects requested by other HHS departments that require journalistic, brand-representing photography and video production.

Schedule Work Hours

Monday to Friday; days (Flexibility to work after hours and on weekends)


  • College or university diploma/degree in journalism, multimedia production, photography, or film, in combination with additional education and/or relevant experience
  • 2+ years experience in creating digital content for a comparible organization
  • Evident commitment to continuous learning
  • Evident track record of success working in teams
  • Demonstrated excellence in communication, team building, and the ability to initiate and model positive change
  • Strong creative and design instincts
  • Video production and editing experience
  • Photography and editing experience
  • Understanding of basic graphic design
  • Goal oriented
  • Is willing to work after hours, on weekends and to be on-call
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Cloud (Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, InDesign)
  • Must have an online portfolio demonstrating abilities in video production and photography
Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Services at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement
Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement
Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement
Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement
Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement