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Marketing Coordinator, Events - Toronto, Ontario

Job Posting #885366

Position: Marketing Coordinator, Events
Site: Hydro Place 700 University Avenue, 4th Floor
Department: The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation
Status: Temporary Full-time (12-month contract)

Do you want to be on a dynamic team that will Conquer Cancer In Our Lifetime?

Our Marketing Department’s vision is to create world-class, awarded, strategic creative communications in support of all our business functions, leading The PMCF to become Canada’s most respected charitable foundation. Our culture of innovation and collaboration has helped The Princess Margaret to become a highly revered cancer centre that is recognized on the global stage for consistently surpassing our fundraising goals. If you are a relationship builder and problem solver with exceptional marketing abilities, a “can-do” attitude, and a strong desire to contribute to our vision to Conquer Cancer in Our Lifetimewe would love to hear from you!

About The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation

As one of the world’s leading cancer charities, The PMCF raises funds for Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, one of the top 5 cancer research centres in the world, to deliver future care now. 

For more than a decade, The PMCF has been on an aggressive growth trajectory. Setting daring and audacious goals is a mindset that is driven by our culture and passion to perform. We have pioneered many successful fundraising programs, including our world-leading Princess Margaret Home Lottery, and some of the world’s largest cancer fundraising events. The foundation’s vision, which will be your vision, is to Conquer Cancer in Our Lifetime.

The Princess Margaret is a proud member of University Health Network, Canada’s largest research hospital network, which also includes Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto Rehab Institute and The Michener Institute for Education. 

About the Role

As the Marketing Coordinator of Events, you will focus on supporting the marketing execution of some of Canada’s largest peer-to-peer fundraising events, including: The Weekend Conquer Cancer, Quest to Conquer Cancer, among others. You will play a critical role in enabling The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation to achieve awareness, participation and fundraising goals of our events.

You Will:

  • Support the development and execution of marketing plans across a portfolio of events
  • Support the Marketing Manager & Marketing Director, Events, in the execution of all paid, earned and owned media
  • Play a key role in supporting the flawless project management across various campaigns and channels, including:
    • Support the email communications for Events, including working closely with Creative Services and Business Intelligence on list-pulls, creative development, testing/QA, deployment and analytics
    • Support the development, maintenance and reporting of Events websites
    • Deploy and report on social content across all major social platforms, and for select events, work closely with the Community Manager who will also handle community management for select events
    • Support the lottery program with coordinating survivor stories and facilitating internal execution and approvals
  • Lead development of competitive tracking/reporting, status reports and workback schedules
  • Provide marketing support, where needed, at our Events; can require evening and weekend work, and occasional local travel

You Have:

  • You must have 1-2 years of experience working on large National brands requiring complex project management
  • Experience with project management including the development and detailed oversight of workback schedules, management of status reports, budget tracking, etc.
  • Experience in email and web communications development and production management
  • Experience in social media communications, development, execution, and reporting
  • Experience in influencer marketing an asset
  • Experience using Hootsuite, Meltwater, Google Analytics, Mail Chimp, and web CMS (or similar products) a strong asset
  • A university degree or college diploma (in marketing or advertising preferred)
  • Agency or client-side B2C marketing experience, with demonstrated client service experience
  • Experience in non-profit peer-to-peer fundraising preferred
  • Proactive self-starter who works collaboratively but is also comfortable initiating projects and working autonomously

Why work with us?

  • Experience a sense of purpose that you won’t get anywhere else, in any other job. You will be making a difference for millions of people impacted by cancer
  • We offer a competitive compensation package including competitive salary, incentive pay, health benefits, and Health of Ontario Pension Plan
  • We have an open and approachable culture that enables you to bring your best ideas forward
  • We will invest in your growth through ongoing learning opportunities, individual development planning, and education assistance programs
  • We offer flexible working arrangements to support your need to balance life at work and at home 

Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code. 

If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

Posting Date: October 4, 2021                Closing Date: November 4, 2021

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

UHN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

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