Digital Media Coordinator APPLY NOW

Work where you want with close access to Kitchener Waterloo
Brand Strategies
40000 - 61000 cad / year
20 Feb 2024
Full time

Top Level Description

As a Digital Media Coordinator at the Grand River Hospital Foundation, you will play a critical role in capturing and sharing the stories of our Hospital teams and donors, connecting our communities to our cause. You will play a crucial role in the integrated Grand River Hospital and Foundation Marketing and Communications team, showing up and capturing photos and videos of events (community, donor, and hospital) and getting the story behind the shot.

You’re definitely not shy and are always willing to lend a hand and get in on the action. You are excited about working non-traditional hours to be sure you don’t miss one exciting moment. Working closely with our creative designer and our events team, you’ll help market events and fundraising opportunities, get people passionate about our cause, and make a lasting impact.

Behind the scenes, you’ll manage and organize our digital asset system, and help team members find images to capture their needs. You’ll lead projects and require an excellent understanding of the importance of high-quality, efficient communication and engagement activities and how they integrate to support messaging and priorities.

Digital Media Coordinator!


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  • Belief and experience in the power of communications, design, and marketing to make an impact with strong writing and interpersonal communication skills — people tell you that you are a good storyteller (visual and written)Excellent visual, written, and oral storyteller
  • Great behind the camera - capturing excellent images and videos
  • Understanding of and appreciation for the diversity, distinctiveness, and functionality of social platformsKeen understanding of social media best practices and trends
  • Good understanding of UI/UX and SEO integration
  • Strong video and photo editing skills
  • Proficient at design software (e.g. Adobe and Canva)
  • A passion for the rapid development of ideas and implementation with a high level of initiative
  • You understand the trends and know how to get your message heard - regardless of the platform.
  • You love connecting with people and stories, and you thrive doing it online!
  • You're proficient behind the lens and in working with a brand AND you’re super organized.
  • Critical thinker with the ability to connect and align priorities and to determine how different tools and tactics can engage an audience
  • Able to adapt, organize, prioritize, and balance work and multiple priorities coming from all directions
  • Comfortable with giving and receiving feedback that helps make the final product better
  • Bonus: Knowledge of or experience working within the health sector and/or experience using Notion
  • You have a diploma or degree from in a relevant area of study (English, communications, media, etc)
  • Fully vaccinated, including Covid in accordance with the Hospital’s requirements

What you'll do

  • Create powerful content for all kinds of media that brings our values to life to amplify our Hospital’s and Foundation’s Aiming High plan
  • Organize the development of a myriad of digital assets for internal and external audiences
  • Lead, enhance and execute the Hospital and Foundation’s social media connected to the overall health system that we are striving to make world class
  • Coordinate, respond to and action communications inquiries and requests
  • Manage the shared photo database with a focus on enabling easy and support with photography and videography
  • Craft timely and relevant stories and content for the Hospital and Foundation's storytelling platforms including (but not limited to!) blogposts, newsletters, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, web pages, and, at times X (formerly known as Twitter)
  • Generate content and stories for and about diverse stakeholders: donors, hospital staff, current and past patients, volunteers, corporate partners, and the general public
  • Adhere to Hospital and Foundation’s social media and photo policies
  • Manage day-to-day dissemination of content and stories
  • Coordinate interviews and other video content
  • Assist in keeping website content, online collections and product descriptions up-to-date
  • Work with Hospital colleagues to ensure messaging and brand alignment
  • Support Foundation’s phone line 1 to 2 times per month
  • Hybrid role - must have the ability to work evening and weekends, and be able to travel to cover our events

What We Offer

  • The annual salary is in Band A ($40,000-$61,000)
  • 4 weeks vacation
  • 4 day weeks from Victoria to Labour Day and December
  • Full-time role with benefits and HOOPP pension plan
  • Work Where You Want (WWYW) with close access to Kitchener Waterloo
  • Tech to suit your needs
  • Growth culture with big dreams and on a mission to rally the community to create a world class health system
  • An organization that is passionate about your success personally and professionally

The Process

  • You apply, traditionally (resume, cover letter & portfolio) or not (video, greatest hits montage etc..)
  • We welcome all, unequivocally, we just ask you to bring a passion for the values and the attributes
  • It is unrealistic for us to believe we will find someone who fits this position 100% and that is just fine with us
  • Speed Interview for the top 8-10 selected candidates (5 min with each of 8-10 team members by Google Meet - sometimes we'll do a next round more in-depth)
  • You start as soon as you can, we are looking to onboard right away


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