The BC Cancer Agency is committed to reducing the incidence of cancer, reducing the mortality from cancer, and improving the quality of life of those living with cancer. BC Cancer Agency provides a comprehensive cancer control program for the people of British Columbia in partnership with regional health authorities to deliver a range of cancer services, which include prevention, screening and early detection, diagnosis and treatment, research, education, supportive care, rehabilitation and palliative care. It operates six regional cancer centres in Surrey, Kelowna, Vancouver, Victoria, Abbotsford and Prince George, along with two research centres that conduct research into the causes and cures for cancer.
BCCA is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.
Screening Promotions Coordinator
Temporary Full Time (Until May 31, 2018)
Reporting to the Leader, Screening Promotions and as a member of the Screening Promotions team, the Coordinator will participate in the creation and implementation of strategies and solutions to promote BCCA’s cancer screening programs to eligible populations. This position will focus on creating cancer screening awareness and increasing participation rates by using a variety of techniques including, but not limited to: creating partnerships and public relations opportunities, online and traditional marketing and community outreach. In consultation with program leadership, the Coordinator will create and maintain all marketing collateral for Screening Programs: conceive, produce and manage advertising, plan messaging and provide expertise and guidance to peers in writing, editing and producing consistent and quality communications materials.
A level of education, training and experience equivalent to an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline such as a Journalism, Public Relations or Communications and a minimum of three years of experience in a communications or marketing role.
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills (verbal and written) and the ability to create compelling publications. Demonstrated skill and proficiency in organizational electronic communication technology, desktop publishing and web-based technology practices. Ability to handle highly confidential and sensitive issues with skill, tact and diplomacy. Excellent decision making skills. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Ability to prioritize workload including the flexibility to reprioritize quickly to meet changing priorities. Ability to work under time pressure to meet deadlines and assist others to meet deadlines. Ability to work effectively and diplomatically with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders. Strong organizational skills. Ability to use related equipment including project management, word processing and spreadsheet software at an advanced level. Strong project management skills.
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