August  23, 2017
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Communications Coordinator

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Communications Coordinator REF#: JG27738
York University
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posted: July 25, 2017
Deadline: August 25, 2017


York University is known for championing new ways of
thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Our 53,000 students
receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the
world. Meaningful and sometimes unexpected careers result from cross-discipline
programming, innovative course design and diverse experiential learning
opportunities. York students and graduates push limits, achieve goals and find
solutions to the world’s most pressing social challenges, empowered by a strong
community that opens minds. York U is an internationally recognized research
university – our 11 faculties and 24 research centres have partnerships with
200+ leading universities worldwide.

are currently recruiting for a Communications Coordinator to work with Communications
& Public Affairs Division for this exciting Limited Term opportunity. 

you a Communications professional with writing and publishing experience? Do
you possess at least 7 years’ of experience employed within the
Editorial/Publications sector? Do you possess a heightened awareness level of
and ability to work in a political environment? Do you possess advanced knowledge
and comprehension of research tactics? If so, keep reading!

In this role, you will be responsible for advancing York
University's image and reputation by providing strategic advice and counsel to
York senior management; disseminating news; developing and implementing
internal and external communications, strategic marketing, special events; and
developing relationships with key constituency groups, including alumni,
donors, community groups and all levels of government. C&PA includes the following
units: Media Relations, Marketing & Creative Services, Strategic
Communications, and Strategic Initiatives & Administration.


To be considered for this opportunity, you will possess:

  • A University degree or equivalent in journalism, communications (mass or corporate), marketing or English. 

  • In addition, the successful incumbent will possess 7 - 9 years' of recent relevant experience in editorial/publications positions, with at least 4 years’ experience as a senior editor of a publication representing "editorship" level experience.

To apply to this exciting opportunity or for full position details, qualifications and application procedures go to: 

We offer comprehensive benefits and access to superb educational and recreational facilities. For more information on what York has to offer U please visit:
York University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by York University regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation. Please note, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.York University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.  York University is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.

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