Under the direction of the Associate Dean and Director of the Ingram School of Nursing (ISoN), and in collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine Communications Office, the Communications Officer is responsible for the development of communications and marketing content, planning and strategies for internal and external audiences across all digital platforms for the ISoN.
1. Create and develop content for both internal and external audiences, ensuring it is aligned with ISoN objectives. In collaboration with the School’s Director and other key team members, coordinate and prepare drafts of the School’s various publications and communication pieces.
2.Oversee all Desktop and Mobile projects for the School. Oversee and maintain the ISoN website including design, navigation/structure, images/infographics/videos.
3.Oversee and manage design- and conception-related activities and liaise with providers such as printers, designers, freelancers and other participants in the creation of communication materials.
4. Collaborate the Associate Dean and Director on the development and elaboration of communication plans that are consistent with the ISoN’s mission and communication priorities.
5.Assess potential communications and marketing opportunities and determine the most appropriate resources to be used to maximize coverage and achieve objectives.
6. Maximize ISoN's use of social media. Determine related needs for images, videos, and branding.
7. Oversee and manage the development of branding initiatives. Ensure increased brand consistency across the School, including across programs and with student groups. Approve all printed materials, including stationery, branded items/materials, logo usages and guidelines, videos, photos, etc.
8. Organize and or support ISoN events such as McGill Caravan, Homecoming etc.
9. Act as a liaison between the ISoN and Alumni Relations and University Advancement Office; work in concert with the Associate Dean and Director of the ISoN with regards to donor proposals, stewardship, initiatives, events, etc.
Other Qualifying Skills and/or Abilities
Demonstrates ability to create communication materials on a wide range of topics and to edit and print online publications.
Proventrack record of successfully developing and implementing communications plans in a higher education or nonprofit organization.
Detail-oriented. Strong organizational, priority-setting, problem-solving, listening and verbal and written communication skills.
The ability to liaise with internal and external clients and to work autonomously and as part of a team in a fast-paced, changing, deadline oriented
Demonstrates professionalism and discretion.
Ability to anticipate possible difficulties, troubleshoot and implement solutions. Superior professional writing skills.
Proven ability to work with computer applications, databases and
presentation software, as well as spreadsheets and word processing programs.
English and French, spoken and written is essential.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree 3 Years Related Experience /
(MPEX Grade 04) $57,330.00 - $85,990.00
Hours per Week:
33.75 (Full time)
Position End Date (If applicable):
Deadline to Apply:
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