Communications Manager

Job description and wage range are under review
This position is at Group 1 level with an annual pay range of $87,472.00 to $109,340
Reporting to the Director People Services & Culture, the Communications Manager is a senior consultant that develops, coordinates and oversees internal and external (including media relations) corporate communications activities to support our work and care environments in Yukon’s hospitals. The Manager provides strategic communications advice; builds communications plans, strategies and messages; and coordinates publications, events and other materials to get information out to our community, partners and people.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Excellent knowledge of communications and engagement strategies, methods and practices;
  • Knowledge of practice and procedures in hospital operations and/or health and social services program delivery;
  • Knowledge of trends and developments in First Nations governments and Yukon politics;
  • Outstanding communication (speaking, writing and presentation) skills;
  • Good analytical, problem solving and evidence-based, decision-making skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build positive relationships, model appropriate behaviour and influence others to work effectively as a team;
  • Excellent engagement and facilitation skills;
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint), website content management systems and other relevant software
  • Strong organizational, coordination, and time-management skills;
  • Ability to proficiently use and optimize communications and engagement through tools such as websites, social media and surveys
  • Ability to mobilize knowledge, set goals and achieve desired outcomes in a way that supports an organization’s values and direction;
  • Ability to exercise tact, political astuteness and diplomacy when dealing with all of our people, partners and stakeholders;
  • Ability to be self-directed, take initiative, be assertive, and prioritize work demands;
  • Ability to deal with a variety of highly stressful situations;
  • Ability to think/work independently, be accountable, and operate with minimal direction;
  • Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and reliability; and
  • Cultural competence

A diploma or degree in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations or related field; and a minimum of five (5) years’ directly related experience, preferably in a health-care setting. An equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience may be considered.
Quoting competition #2022-036 email your resume to: [email protected]
Indigenous Workforce Initiative - We are committed to having a diverse and representative workforce that reflects the community we serve. When applying to YHC Career Opportunities, we invite you to voluntarily self-identify in the email body of your application. Please do so in whatever manner you feel accurately reflects who you are. You will then be connected with Yukon Hospitals’ Indigenous Workforce Initiative (IWI), where you can receive support with application materials, hear about additional training or mentorship opportunities, and ask any questions you have. All self-identification information will remain confidential. You are also welcome to contact IWI supports before submitting your application at [email protected] or call 867-332-7203.
Yukon Hospital Corporation is committed to employment equity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada in order to apply, i.e. have Landed Immigrant Status (Permanent Resident), Work Visa, or be a Canadian Citizen.

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Journalism & Media