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Communications Strategist

Home and Community Care Support Services Mississauga Halton

Job Description

Reporting to the Director, Communications and Engagement, the Communications Strategist is responsible for providing strategic communications support for organizational work including developing and delivering communications coaching to senior leadership and staff, as well as to system partners within Home and Community Care Support Services Mississauga Halton.

Communications and Counsel
  • Works in partnership with Home and Community Care Support Services Mississauga Halton portfolios and teams to develop communications strategies and materials
  • Helps internal stakeholders with communications planning and support for writing or editing needs as appropriate.
  • Ensures communications are consistent with Home and Community Care Support Services Mississauga Halton key organizational messages and visual identity guidelines
  • Develops communication collateral materials to highlight Home and Community Care Support Services Mississauga Halton programs and initiatives including brochures and key program and service promotional material for various audiences.
  • Liaises with portfolios and relevant teams, executives and senior leaders to deliver consistent communications content and strategy to internal and external stakeholders
  • Develops storytelling briefs and creates compelling executive presentations
  • Research and writes a variety of communications materials that support communications strategy including, newsletters, videos, brochures, letters, memos, bulletins, web content, scripts/speaking points, advertisements and reports as required
  • Liaise with media and handle requests for interviews, statements etc.
  • Provides updates to website and intranet (posting, managing content, etc.)
  • Supports large-scale engagements, media events, and campaigns.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • University degree or diploma in Communications, Journalism or Public Affairs (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • Accredited Business Communicator (ABC) designation from International Association of Business Communicators or Accredited in Public Relations (APR) from Canadian Public Relations Society an asset
  • Minimum three (3) to five (5) years related experience in developing and implementing communications tactics; experience must include communications advice
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) with knowledge of current communication theories, disciplines, techniques, best practices and planning methods
  • Excellent knowledge of and experience with digital communications including social media outreach and content creation
  • Excellent knowledge of project management
  • Experience with public engagement and facilitation an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (including PowerPoint) and SharePoint
  • Design expertise is considered an asset 

How To Apply

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Contact For This Position
Dana Newhook
Home and Community Care Support Services Mississauga Halton
401 The West Mall, Suite 1001
Etobicoke ON M9C 5J5

Telephone: (647) 261-6412
Fax: (416) 626-1821

Company Website: View
Job Location
Toronto ON
Job Level & Type
Intermediate Level
Full Time Permanent Staff Position
$50,000 - $74,999
Listing To Be Posted Until
June 18, 2021
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