Ornge – Web Content Officer

Toronto, ON

Ornge is Canada’s leading innovator in the emerging field of transport medicine. As a progressive, dynamic organization, our vision is to have a fully integrated and comprehensive organization led by pioneers in transport medicine at the forefront of patient care. We are interested in people who are committed to the Ornge values of compassion, collaboration and innovation.

REPORTS TO: Director, Corporate Communications

The Corporate Communications Department of Ornge has a vacancy for a Web Content Officer.

Postion Summary

The Web Content Officer is responsible for the overall management and editorial content of the company’s website and the internal staff intranet. This function includes writing, editing and refreshing content, including department updates, communiqu├ęs not limited to patient stories for the website. The incumbent’s innovative and creative use of the web will be required to effectively communicate with the target visitor. He/she will work collaboratively with team members providing technical support and editorial quality to the site through resources and content to Ornge. Knowledge of Ornge’s mission and values and the ability to communicate it through digital media to staff and visitors is a priority. Cross-functional activities will be required from time to time, including supporting internal communications, stakeholder relations, media relations etc.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working closely with the Director, Corporate Communications develop and implement an integrated web strategy that serves Ornge’s business objectives.
  • Editorial duties as assigned, including but not limited to research, writing and proofreading articles for website publication.
  • Work closely with subject matter experts to determine web content requirements for various projects and implement solutions to meet those needs.
  • Utilization of available web analytics and search engine optimization techniques to manage and clean content on websites and implement overall improvements to presentation and copy on websites.
  • Understanding of health protection legislation / medical transport system / healthcare an asset.


  • University degree or equivalent experience in communications or related field (English, Journalism)
  • 3 -5 years experience in website management, effective and innovative use of the web to actively communicate and develop interactive features.
  • Superior writing and editing skills with an emphasis on web content, exceptional attention to detail.
  • Exceptional English language skills.
  • Proven project management skills, decision making, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Expert knowledge of web usability best practices.
  • Working knowledge of SharePoint, MS Office; Web Content Management software.
  • Creative thinker with the ability to work independently and collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Photoshop or similar design software for mocking up web pages and creating web graphics.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, planning and problem-solving skills with strong priority setting capabilities.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks within tight deadlines.

How to apply

Qualified candidates are invited to forward their cover letter and resume by email in MS Word format to hr@ornge.ca or by fax to 647-428-2164 (attention Human Resources) no later than March 7, 2009 quoting Ref. # 9008.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.  No phone calls please.

UWO – Web Communications Specialist

London, ON

The primary purpose of the position is to oversee, and manage web content for the Richard Ivey School of Business, including creating, editing, reorganizing and or repurposing existing copy to meet standards for web consumption. The Web Communication Specialist will work closely with the Web Analyst in IT to implement web communications initiatives that position the Ivey Business School and its people as an internationally recognized, world class organization.

Key Result Areas

  • Responsible for content development and management of the corporate pages of the website, particularly the Homepage and About Ivey pages.
  • Oversees content on all other areas of the website in terms of ensuring that messaging meets corporate communications, brand and formatting standards and guidelines.
  • Responsible for editing, reorganizing and repurposing existing written copy to meet standards for web consumption and posts new content on a daily basis to maintain an evolving high profile web presence.
  • Writes new content for the web as needed, particularly for the corporate pages noted above.
  • Stays current with new web technologies and tools, such as social networking and podcasting, in order to advise and integrate person to person or other elements to engage our stakeholders online.
  • Tracks web statistics and prepares periodic reports; analyzes data and implements or advises on content changes to improve user experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of web design, site building and content management software tools for the development and maintenance of web sites.

Required Education, Experience, and Abilities

  • University degree in Communications, English, Journalism, Public Relations or Marketing
  • Excellent overall writing skills with a minimum of three years professional Web-writing experience
  • Extensive experience and skills in corporate communications, marketing, public relations or internal communications
  • Technical understanding of website development
  • Familiar with graphic design concepts
  • Experience in Frontpage/Expression Web or similar content development and management applications as well image editing/creating applications (e.g., Adobe Photoshop)
  • Familiar with content management systems and information architecture
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a desire to build effective relationships
  • Demonstrated self-starter and independent worker with initiative and drive
  • Proven ability to think creatively and problem solve
  • Ability and willingness to work in a fast-paced environment with demanding deadlines


Email your resume: hrresumes@ivey.ca

This is a two year renewable employment contract with a comprehensive benefits package