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, communiqués 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.

Qualifications

  • 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.

Nexklix – Freelance UX Architect

Toronto, ON

NexKlix is seeking a self-motivated freelance user experience architect to work with our strategy and design team. Immediate work includes defining and designing the user experience for a leading Canadian financial news portal. Future projects will be given on a project-to-project basis.

NexKlix is a Toronto based User Experience consultancy focused on defining, planning and designing online user experiences.

About the Project

The project is for a leading Canadian financial news portal. The project involves the planning and design of numerous features to assist users to find relevant markets information to make informed investment decisions. The work will include developing wireframes, functional specifications and executing informal usability studies.

Job Description

Must have 3+ years of Information Architecture or related experience in:

  • participating in client planning meetings to gather and evaluate project requirements
  • developing personas to inform scenarios, and use cases
  • developing wireframes, user flow diagrams, prototypes, and functional specifications to inform creative and development teams
  • participate in team meetings and client reviews
  • plan and execute formal and informal usability reviews
  • conduct heuristic evaluation on existing functionality to provide usability insights and design recommendation

Other requirements:

  • have an established work experience in developing high-impact user-centered solutions with strong references
  • must be able to demonstrate your architectural work with samples of your documentation
  • strong visual communication skills and the ability to present them to the design team, client stakeholders and development leads
  • self-motivated and self-managed and ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • must be detailed oriented, work must exhibit complete accuracy in how it meets user and business requirements
  • must be able to communicate effectively with complex team environments
  • a creative thinker with a desire to develop innovative solutions that are inline with the client’s bigger picture
  • must be able to work flexible hours, attend onsite team and client meetings
  • must be efficient in Omni Graffle on the MAC or Visio on the PC.
  • the client is located in downtown Toronto, no additional travel is required

This is an immediate position, only serious and experience persons apply.

Apply

Please send your resume to careers@nexklix.com