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Writer/Producer (Contract to December 2024)

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Writer/Producer (Contract to December 2024) REF#: JG33529
Ontario Medical Association
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posted: March 18, 2024
Deadline: April 18, 2024


​Are you looking to join one of Greater Toronto’s Top 2024 Employers?

The Ontario Medical Association (OMA) advocates for and supports doctors, seeking to strengthen their leadership role in caring for patients. We continually seek to be the trusted voice in transforming Ontario’s health-care system by courageously pursuing best practices, new ideas, solutions, and opportunities to improve.

Job summary
The writer/producer is responsible for timely and responsive news delivery and editorial content development on a range of communications platforms for the 43,000 physicians who are members of the Ontario Medical Association, including but not limited to digital stories, print magazine articles and newsletters. 

How you will make a difference
  • Delivering a consistently high standard of news (writing, editing, videos, audio, app) by leveraging data, trends and analytics, and news of the day, to develop content themes that resonate with a member audience.  
  • Identifying and developing news opportunities for all member-facing channels.  
  • Supporting the director in designing processes for content development and production. 
  • Presenting ideas and recommendations to director, senior management team and colleagues in the Advocacy, Communications and Marketing department on developing integrated content strategies and other initiatives to engage members while highlighting their skillset as an effective and engaging storyteller and content creator. 
  • Responding to internal request for production and topic development guidance and support, within the scope of writing, editing, video production. Establishes and maintains professional relationships with roster of vendors to ensure timely execution of creative projects. 
The OMA has moved to a permanent hybrid work environment. As such, the individual in this position will be required to work a minimum number of days in our Toronto office.

What do we have to offer you?
  • A work environment whose values are to be respectful, bold, responsive, and transparent in our work and our behaviors
  • A fantastic opportunity to grow with the team and help shape the strategic direction of the OMA, its members and the health-care system
  • An organization that is committed to the equity, diversity and inclusion principles of humility, accountability, collaboration, courage and integrity
  • A friendly and flexible hybrid work environment
  • Competitive compensation
  • An organization that has been recognized as a Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for four consecutive years.


Requirements that are important to us
  • College diploma or equivalent in journalism, communication, digital media or related field.
  • 2-5 years of related experience.
  • Newsroom experience is an asset
  • Ability to formulate story ideas and create content that can be showcased on various platforms, including print long-form articles, web copy, podcasts and videos. Confidence in pitching sources and securing impactful interviews.
  • Must have superior skills in script writing, concept development, source outreach, interviewing, editing, research and organization skills to manage process end-to-end.
  • Proficiency in CP style, have an eye for detail, can self-edit, and edit others’ work to ensure accuracy and impact.   
As a condition of employment, OMA conducts background checks and reference checks for all open positions. 
    The Ontario Medical Association is strongly committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of color, women, Indigenous People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. In accordance with the AODA Act, accommodation will be provided throughout the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities.​

    Please submit your applications online through this link, stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board. 


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