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Communications Assistant 

About the Organization YORK SUPPORT SERVICES NETWORK (YSSN) IS A NON-PROFIT AGENCY PROVIDING STREAMLINED ACCESS FOR MENTAL HEALTH & ADDICTIONS SERVICES AS WELL AS CASE MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY CRISIS RESPONSE SERVICES WITHIN YORK REGION AND SOUTH SIMCOE. IT IS A DESIGNATED ADMINISTRATOR OF THE DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES ONTARIO PROGRAM AND OFFERS ACCESS FOR ADULTS TO DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES IN CENTRAL EAST REGION.

 
Description

Full-Time Contract Position to March 31, 2022 (with the possibility of an extension or becoming permanent)

The Communications Assistant is a key member of the YSSN’s Communications Team, responsible for planning and coordinating communications activities for YSSN’s Communications Team. In this role, you will work closely with YSSN’s Office Manager and the Communications Team to successfully support our communications objectives.

We are seeking candidates who have versatile experience in communications-related activities, and in particular those who have a creative background. This position may provide a number of important supports to our work from creating dynamic presentations and materials to developing key website and intranet content to posting on social media. Must be a self-starter and able to independently move projects forward, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.

Main Responsibilities

  • Develop, coordinate, disseminate and support various communication efforts, to help plan events, create promotional materials and messages to key stakeholders (e.g., presentations, videos, email campaigns, templates, direct mail pieces, brochures, social media campaigns, internal communication campaigns, etc.)
  • Maintain and update content on websites and intranet (WordPress and SharePoint experience would be definite assets)
  • Collaborate with Communications Team to coordinate various promotional campaigns

 

 
Position Requirements
  • A higher education degree that includes formal communications training
  • Minimum 2 years communications experience
  • Working knowledge of email marketing software (e.g.,Constant Contact)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and preferably Office 365 (including PowerPoint, Word, Teams, OneNote, SharePoint, Excel and Publisher)
  • Working knowledge of WordPress, web analytics and SEO an asset
  • Good understanding of social media channels, metrics, best practices
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, attention to detail
  • Ability to use independent judgement and to be self-directed, but able to work as part of a team
  • Bilingual (French/English) would be an asset
  • The successful candidate will be required to provide a police clearance that meets agency standards
  • A valid G driver’s license, business use insurance and a reliable vehicle are required for this position
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Communications Assistant  
Close Date 10/15/2021  
Number of Openings 1  
Location Aurora office  
EOE Statement YSSN is a progressive work environment with a willingness to accommodate. YSSN promotes diversity in the workplace. We encourage members of visible minority, immigrant, aboriginal or LGBTQ2S communities, people with disabilities and consumers to apply.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process as per Ontario Human Rights Code.

Our Vision
A Meaningful Life for All: Relationships, Community, Well-Being.

Our Mission
Communicate. Connect. Collaborate.
 

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