Communications Advisor

Back to Blogs Posted: June 26, 2024
Island Health
June 26, 2024
1461 Estevan Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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Island Health is hiring a full-time Communications Advisor (remote).

The Opportunity

In this role, you are responsible for the development and implementation of strategic communication and engagement plans and activities to support Island Health’s objectives. You will work closely with the Manager and/or Director and other members of the Communications and Partnerships portfolio to plan and execute communications strategies and tactics that connect, engage and celebrate staff and medical staff at Island Health.

Travel is required in addition to evening and weekend assignments.

The position is remote (work from home) and can be based anywhere within the Island Health region.

The starting salary range (hourly rate) is $38.27 - $55.01.


Bachelor's degree in a related field such as communications, public relations, journalism or marketing/advertising plus three to five years of experience writing, editing, storytelling and events, ideally in a large public sector, health care or other large, complex organization.

Why Join Island Health

As an Island Health employee, you’ll have access to:
• employer-paid benefits package
• Municipal Pension Plan
• four weeks of paid vacation after your first year of employment

Island Health provides health and care services to more than 885,000 people on Vancouver Island, the islands in the Salish Sea and the Johnstone Strait, and mainland communities north of Powell River. With more than 30,000 health care professionals, including more than 3,000 doctors, nurse practitioners, midwives and dentists that make up our Medical Staff – as well as 1,000 volunteers, and the dedicated support of 12 foundations and 19 active auxiliaries, Island Health delivers a broad range of health services, including public health services, primary health care, home and community care, mental health and substance use services, acute care in hospitals, and much more across a huge and geographically diverse region.

Learn more and apply today!

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