Title: Digital Communications Strategist
Program: Strategic Communications
Status: Full Time; 8 hour days (subject to change)
Salary: $35.45 - 44.30 per hour
Location: All Sites
Posting #: UNEX - 1900001740
With five hospitals, four Emergency Departments, a residential treatment centre and more than a dozen community health care locations, Lakeridge Health (LH) is dedicated to providing the highest standard of care and best experience for patients and their families. Lakeridge Health is home to several regional specialty centres, including the R.S. McLaughlin Durham Regional Cancer Centre, Pinewood Centre for addictions and mental health, and The Shoulder Centre.
Lakeridge Health's dedicated team of more than 5,400 employees, 760 physicians and 1,500 volunteers provide care to the more than 650,000 people living and working in Durham Region.
Reporting to the Manager, Public Relations and Digital Communications, the Digital Communications Strategist is responsible for development, execution and measurement of effective digital media strategies in support of Lakeridge Health's corporate objectives and annual business priorities.
The successful candidate is the go-to expert in the area of digital and social media platforms and technologies and is highly skilled at developing strategic solutions to advance the organization's corporate priorities and at leading project execution. The successful candidate has a thirst for new and emerging web and digital trends and a track record of leading digital strategies from concept to execution in support of public sector organizations.
An excellent writer and multimedia communications expert, the candidate is highly effective at applying text, graphics, video and other media to deliver clear and strategic messages.
The ideal individual is adept at working with other members of the Communications team and a range of internal and external stakeholders to create digital social media solutions and tactics and to develop and tell compelling and high-impact stories through digital and social platforms.
The successful candidate will also lead and support skills development and training for team members regarding digital and social media communications.
The candidate thrives in complex, fast-paced organizations involved in transformational work, and is familiar working in decentralized environments with multiple stakeholders and initiatives.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This position is open to all qualified staff throughout Lakeridge Health.
The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with Lakeridge Health's policies and procedures.
Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under Lakeridge Health's Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.
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