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Marketing & Communications, Coordinator


Byward Market1507710

Company Information

Since 1988, HealthPartners has been the link between workplace donors and many of the country’s most respected health charities. We’ve raised $135 million for research and support services to deal with some of the most devastating chronic diseases and serious illnesses faced by Canadians — and in the process given organizations the tools and information to build more engaged, healthier workplaces.

Job Description


Reporting to the Manager, Marketing and Communications, the Marketing and Communications Coordinator is responsible for supporting the development and implementation of marketing and communications plans that contribute to achieving HealthPartners strategic goals.

Responsibilities and Tasks

Under the direction of the Manager, Marketing and Communications, the primary responsibilities of the Marketing & Communications Coordinator are to:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of HealthPartners’ annual marketing and communication plans.

  • Execute the following communication efforts: social media, graphic design, web maintenance, and promotion of events.

  • Execute the promotion and distribution for all content.

  • Assist in engaging strategic partners, members, corporate partners, and other stakeholders.

  • Create and disseminate content and communications that engage target audiences and lead to measurable action.

  • Track and assess the evolving digital content landscape to ensure that HealthPartners is continually and optimally positioned to reach target audiences and achieve our strategic goals.

  • Assist in the management, development and production of all print and electronic collateral, i.e. electronic newsletters, materials, reports, and mailings.

  • Optimize HealthPartners’ online presence, manage and maintain HealthPartners’ websites and social media.

  • Support the planning and execution of HealthPartners’ events, including but not limited to, speaking engagements and conferences.

  • Provide public relations and media relations support to national staff across the country on local media activities through training, advice, and tools/ resources.

  • Provide communications and marketing support to HealthPartners Account and Business Development staff


The Marketing & Communications Coordinator will actively and consistently demonstrate knowledge of:

  • Marketing and Communications – Remain up to date on best practices and trends

  • Project Management – Meet  deadlines, manage resources, interact with stakeholders at all levels

  • Social Media – Remain up to date on best practices and trends

  • CRM Software – Effectively integrate CRM software into daily operations to track all activities

  • Microsoft Suite – Leverage the Microsoft suite to create documents and supporting materials

  • Adobe Creative Suite – Leverage Adobe products such as InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator to create powerful marketing collateral

  • Networking – Provide excellent customer service to internal and external clients and contacts; Develop relationships to build a powerful network of HealthPartners ambassadors



A successful Marketing & Communications Coordinator is:

  • Confident, Charismatic and Knowledgeable – garners support for initiatives by generating excitement and demonstrating knowledge; leads by example

  • Driven and Accountable – works towards continuous improvement and takes ownership of tasks and pride in their contributions to the organisation 

  • Independent and Cooperative – works independently and as part of a team for the benefit of the organization; is empathetic towards others

  • Flexible, Organized and Detail Oriented – works efficiently to juggle several competing priorities and rapidly adapts to changes; achieves thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task through concern for all the areas involved

  • Curious and Creative – works toward creative solutions and accurately manages resources to the benefit of the organisation

  • Positive and Energetic – radiates optimism and encourages every member of the HealthPartners team

  • Persistent and Dependable – follows tasks to completion and continues through a course of action in spite of obstacles

Entry Qualifications

A successful candidate for the role of Marketing & Communications Coordinator has the following formal training and experience:

  • Post-Secondary education in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, related field or equivalent work experience

  • Bilingualism (preferred) – Oral and written fluency in French and English

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience as a marketing/communications professional

Contact Information

Posting Date: 21-Apr-2017Marketing/Advertising/PR Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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