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Communications Coordinator, Sepsis Canada


  • Develop, coordinate and implement a work plan for the communication and promotion of the department.
  • Develop the infrastructure to support the communications strategy on an ongoing basis.
  • Develop recruitment, communication, and strategic plans and objectives.
  • Conduct ongoing market research which includes administering surveys and planning, coordinating, and facilitating focus groups.
  • Provide recommendations on the future development of communication strategy, structure, function, and activity.
  • Complete annual needs assessments and write business plans which include the development of communication and strategy plans and objectives.
  • Compile and disseminate ad hoc reports and products to broad audiences and stakeholders.
  • Write and design communications, marketing, and dissemination tools for diverse audiences in print and electronic formats.
  • Liaise with internal contacts, external partners, community organizations and other stakeholders.
  • Evaluate websites and makes necessary changes regarding graphic layout, content, usability and relevance.
  • Photograph and record various events and collect signed consent forms for release.
  • Develop and maintain a graphics and video inventory.
  • Represent the department at various events including, but not limited to, information sessions and fairs.
  • Conduct database, literature, and web searches to locate documents and articles that can be used for reference in marketing tools.
  • Update and maintain information in databases.
  • Source vendors and obtain pricing information.
  • Attend and participate in a variety of meetings.
  • Remain current with frequent developments in social media platforms and trends in the communication field.
  • Draft press releases for review by relevant stakeholders prior to their release.
  • Proofread and edit various publications authored by other staff members.
  • Plan the production and graphic design layouts of departmental publications and communications tools.
  • Deal with a wide variety of individuals inside and outside the organization, including responding to national and international inquiries received by the department.
  • Coordinate media inquiries and connect media with relevant persons in the department.
  • Stay abreast of new technologies and developments in the field to ensure the communication plan is current and relevant.
  • Develop and maintain social media platforms.
  • Develop strong working relationship with key contacts, both clinical and non-clinical for purpose of promoting activities and programs of the clinics as well as of the department.
  • Coordinate with clinic leadership to roll out patient engagement strategies.
  • Work with clinics to disseminate information to patients.
  • Identify opportunities for communication and leverage and optimize these opportunities using existing tools.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing or related field.
  • Requires 3 years of relevant experience.


  • The ideal candidate for this role would be a dynamic and versatile communicator with a strong foundation in both written and verbal communication.
  • Proficiency in French is a significant asset, given our national reach.
  • Experience in leading large-scale communication projects and some website development or management is essential.
  • You are a skilled content creator and possess the ability to exercise sound judgment, work independently in remote settings, and effectively prioritize time-sensitive requests.
  • Your natural curiosity and determination to make a meaningful impact drive your work, and your exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills, combined with demonstrated project management experience, are instrumental to your success in this role.

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Temporary / Full-Time
Closing Date:
November 21, 2023