Communications Administrator (MT0348, COM1A, GR2)

Job Category: 
Term positions for management and excludeds

Position Context:

Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Administration, with secondary reporting to the Associate Director, Communications, the communication administrator develops and provides bilingual communication services for the Department of Family Medicine consistent with its mission and objectives.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates in the development and elaboration of   communications plans, social media strategy and community awareness campaigns targeted to the McGill community and beyond for the Department of Family Medicine and its programs in a manner that is consistent with the University and Faculty missions and communication priorities. Will work closely with the Chair, Associate Director of Administration and committee members to effectively promote the Department’s reputation of excellence in Quebec, Canada and internationally, as well as to stimulate pride and information-sharing internally.
  • Maintains and develops Department website and channels (news and events), as well as social media, liaising with management and administrators to continue evolving these platforms and to develop content, written, visual or other.
  • Creates and develops content for both external and internal audiences, ensuring it is aligned with Faculty and University objectives, for distribution in various documents, posters, reports, newsletters, brochures and other communication materials.
  • Liaises with the Faculty’s Communications Office in the development and assessment of communication strategies and objectives to ensure coherence, to exchange on priorities, to promote the Department in both Faculty and University media, and to identify other opportunities to optimize outcomes for the Department.
  • Supports the organization and communication of events or fundraising for Family Medicine programs, prepares and administers budgets related to events, and analyzes data from the events, gathering statistics on interests and attendance.
  • Performs other related duties as required.



Three (3) years' related experience

Other Qualifying Skills and/or Abilities:

Superior written and excellent spoken communication skills in English and French.Demonstrated ability to create compelling content, edit and publish online. Detail-oriented, with strong organizational, priority-setting skills. Ability to liaise with internal and external clients, and to work autonomously and as part of a team.Expertise in Photoshop and InDesign is an asset.A Bachelor’s degree in a related field is an asset. 

How to Apply:

*Internal candidates: Please provide your McGill ID number when applying.*

Please submit your application online at Click on “APPLY NOW” and clearly indicate the reference number.

Applications must be received no later than August 24 , 2017 at 5:00 PM.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to further diversification.

Faculty of Medicine
Department of Family Medicine
Salary Range: 
$23.70 - $ 29.60
20.25 (3 days)
1 year
Reporting to: 
Associate Director, Family Medicine
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