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  • Full Time
  • Toronto

Website SickKids Foundation

Description: NOC Code: 1


SickKids Foundation leads the fight for The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), one of the world’s foremost paediatric health-care institutions. Founded in 1972, SickKids Foundation is the largest charitable funder of child health research, learning and care in Canada. As a national charity, SickKids Foundation also invests in national and international initiatives to benefit children in Canada and around the world. Philanthropy is a critical source of funding for SickKids.
SickKids Foundation is committed to creating an inclusive culture where expressing your authentic self is celebrated. This includes embedding diversity and inclusion in our policies, practices, and behaviours, to build skills, knowledge and awareness of diversity and inclusion across the Foundation and withour external partners. The Foundation is committed to fostering a safe, accessible, and positive working environment.
For further information on SickKids Foundation’s commitment to Diversity & Inclusion, click here to read our Diversity & Inclusion Policy and Commitment statement.
Thanks to our donors, in the fiscal year that ended March 31, 2021, SickKids Foundation raised $170 million in child health research, learning and care. We’re winning, because every day we continue to fight, and we’re committed to attracting to our team other passionate individuals who will contribute to our goal of making every kid a healthy kid. It is within this context that SickKids Foundation welcomes applications for the role of Associate, Integrated Brand Marketing.

POSITION STATUS: Permanent Full-time

SickKids Foundation is looking for a new Associate team member on the extraordinary, award-winning Brand Strategy and Communications Team.

The Associate will assist the Director, the Associate Directors and the Marketing Managers in strategic development and execution of marketing and communications strategies/campaigns with the goal of driving fundraising results and maintaining the number one charity brand in Canada.

The Associate will be an active participant in a fast-paced, full- service team that develops the brand equity content creation and advertising, as well as support and play a leading role on the Special Events portfolio.
The Associate will work cross functionally with various departments in the execution of project deliverables and work to ensure all marketing materials are completed in a timely manner. This position reports to the associate director of Marketing, for Special Events and SDR.

In addition, the associate will be responsible for building, executing and delivering marketing/communication services to our internal partners, and be accountable for project management from planning through to execution, including workflow and budget management.

•Provide day-to-day support to ensure the effective execution and delivery of marketingand communications initiatives that support the above-mentioned portfolios: thisincludes supporting the manager in the development and execution of advertisingcampaigns, internal and external communications plans and tactics to supportfundraising initiatives;
•Deliver updates on status of tasks, and create supporting documentation;
•Assist in the writing and presentation of creative and project briefs;
•Assists in developing strategic communication frameworks or marketing strategy decks;
•Manages aspects of many marketing projects including agency or internal creativeservices, budget, timelines, production and trafficking of assets, post campaignperformance, and managing internal and external partnerships required to execute, andis an active team member on larger scale, marketing initiatives alongside other BrandStrategy & Communications team members pending scale;
•Daily re-prioritization of competing projects for different business units – resolvedthrough constant communication and a deep understanding of organization widepriorities and resourcing available;
•Responsible for sharing developed materials with colleagues on the brand strategy teamto ensure amplification of assets and that all marketing investments are used to their fullpotential;
•Act as a service-oriented point of contact for providing requested information, marketingmaterial, securing quotes from outside vendors and suppliers and;
•Issue and circulate contact reports from meetings.

While we know that for any job posting no one candidate will possess the qualifications being sought in equal measure, below is an outline of the qualifications we believe are important for a candidate to bring to the position or for the successful candidate to develop while in the role:
•Post-secondary education in Marketing, Communications, Business or related field;
•Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in a marketing support role, either agency or client-side;
•Strong interest in development of marketing content and integrated marketing;
•Demonstrated experience with creative asset development production (broadcast, print,collateral, digital assets);
•Proficiency with MS Excel, Word, Outlook and a willingness to learn new computersoftware programs as required;
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal);
•Exceptional organization skills and ability to coordinate multiple projects within tightlyprescribed timelines and;
•Detail oriented and proactive in anticipating and responding to team’s needs.
•Advertising agency experience with experience working with creative people would bean asset.

We’re looking for a passionate individual who is interested in moving the dial and making a difference. We are an environment that looks to attract hardworking and committed people, people who are looking to challenge themselves and grow with a globally-recognized brand that continues to change the world. If this describes you, consider joining our team. We look forward to reviewing your application.


SALARY RANGE: $64,263 – $94,584
To help you lead in the fight for kid’s health and to support your health, wellness, and career growth, in addition to competitive compensation, we offer a comprehensive benefit package (includes a flex benefit plan), tuition reimbursement, flexible work arrangements, pension plan, and birth parent/ parental top up – to name a few!

HOURS: 35 hour work week, flexible work options available

DATE POSTED: September 27, 2021

AVAILABLE TO: Internal and External Candidates

DEADLINE: October 12, 2021

Please apply on-line byvisiting
SickKids Foundation is committed to its people and the talents, capabilities, and perspectives they bring to our mission. We live that commitment by being open and accessible to all, by valuing and respecting every individual, and by equally supporting every employee. As an organization proud to have joined the BlackNorth Initiative’s CEO pledge, we uphold our commitment by inviting and encouraging individuals from diverse lived experiences from Black, Indigenous, communities of colour, people with disabilities, sexual orientation and all candidates who may contribute to the further diversification of the Foundation’s community.

Candidates who require accommodation during the recruitment process should contact the Human Resources Department at:

Job posting end date : 2021-10-12

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