Position title: Marketing and Communications Specialist
Reports to: Director, e-Health Conference
Status: Fixed part-time contract – November 1, 2022 – May 31, 2023
Location: Virtual – work from home
Closing date: October 7, 2022
Start date: November 1, 2022
Salary range: Fixed contract fee $30,000

Overview of the position

Since 2000, the annual e-Health Conference and Tradeshow has created valuable learning and networking opportunities for organizations and people working to make a difference in Canadian health through information and technology. e-Health is hosted by three partner organizations—Canada Health Infoway, Canadian Institute for Health Information, and Digital Health Canada—and in 2023, will be back in-person at Beanfield Centre, Toronto, May 28-30, 2023.

Digital Health Canada is looking for a dynamic Marketing and Communications Specialist to help promote e-Health 2023. The successful candidate must be a creative and independent self-starter with excellent time management and communication skills, strong leadership abilities, and proven marketing and communications experience.

Reporting to the Manager, Marketing and Communications, e-Health Conference and Tradeshow and Digital Health Canada and collaborating with the e-Health 2023 team, the Marketing and Communications Specialist works with stakeholders to conceive and implement e-Health marketing, communication, and public relations strategies. This is an eight-month part-time contract that will conclude with the production of the e-Health 2023 Conference and Tradeshow May 28-30, 2023. The Marketing and Communications Specialist will be required to attend the conference May 28-30, 2023 as a member of the e-Health onsite team running the conference.

Key responsibilities

The Marketing and Communications Specialist is responsible for the end-to-end process of all marketing and communications activities for the national conference, including:

  • Creating compelling email blasts
  • Making website updates
  • Creating and scheduling social media posts
  • Managing conference mobile app content
  • Sponsor recognition through conference website, mobile app, social media, and emails
  • Media liaison
  • Managing e-Health 2023 Marketing Committee meetings
  • Providing regular reporting on email, social media, and website activity
  • Provide bi-weekly timesheet through internal online time tracker
  • Other marketing and communications duties as assigned

Desired skills and experience

The successful candidate must be able to hit the ground running and be ready to tackle all marketing and communications functions for the national conference and contribute ideas to increase e-Health Conference visibility, sponsorship, and attendance. Candidates must possess:

  • Three to five years event marketing experience
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in media, marketing, communications, or a related subject
  • Experience using email software, Hootsuite, Google Analytics, and WordPress
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe CC
  • Demonstrated writing, design, and project coordination skills
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with external and internal stakeholders
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and set priorities
  • Ability to work under pressure, make decisions, solve problems, and meet deadlines
  • Creativity, flexibility, and a positive attitude
  • Self-motivated and entrepreneurial with a proven ability to work independently

To apply

Apply by email with subject line “Marketing and Communications Specialist1120” before October 7, 2022, to: HR@digitalhealthcanada.com.

To be considered, submissions MUST include the following:

  1. Email subject line “Marketing and Communications Specialist1120”
  2. ONE ATTACHED DOCUMENT containing both cover letter and resume combined in one document. In your cover letter please include a summary of relevant experience and assurance of ability to work remotely (i.e., private space, wi-fi, phone).


Digital Health Canada is a Canadian not-for-profit association with over 5,000 members across the country. Our members are a diverse community of accomplished, influential professionals working to make a difference in advancing healthcare through information technology. Digital Health Canada fosters network growth and connection; brings together ideas from multiple segments for incubation and advocacy; supports members through professional development at the individual and organizational level; and advocates for the Canadian digital health industry.
Members are supported by the Digital Health Canada National Office team. Together, the team develops and delivers the networking and professional development services that create value for our members: events and webinars, resources, thought leadership, and education and certification. Team members work remotely, collaborating through online chat, virtual conferences, and weekly in-person team meetings in downtown Toronto.

Digital Health Canada is committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity in connection with our vision, mission, values, and pillars. We strive to develop a team that reflects the diversity of the Canadian health ecosystem and the Digital Health Canada member community. We actively welcome nominations and candidates who are Black, Indigenous, LGBTQIA2S+, or living with disability, as well as People of Colour or members of other racialized and marginalized groups.

4. DARE TO BE DIFFERENT: make an impact and leverage diverse perspectives
5. INNOVATE THROUGH EXPERIMENTATION: have an entrepreneurial spirit