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Scarborough Health Network Foundation (SHN Foundation)

Officer, Digital & Multichannel Campaigns

Posted On: July 28, 2023
Closing On: August 18, 2023

Location: Toronto
Employment Type: fulltime
Level: beginner
Salary Range: $65,000 - $75,000+ annually, dependent on experience; comprehensive benefits plus performance bonus

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Who we are:

Scarborough Health Network is a leading community teaching health network, consisting of three hospitals and eight satellite sites in Scarborough, one of the most diverse communities in Canada.  Our Foundation works with generous donors, volunteers and community members to raise funds for state-of-the-art infrastructure and medical technology to support the hospital’s mission to improve lives through exceptional care. 

SHN Foundation is raising the profile of our hospitals through the Love, Scarborough marketing and fundraising campaign.  The extraordinary success of Love, Scarborough has helped generate mass awareness, has inspired transformational gifts, and has shone needed attention onto healthcare inequity and gaps in Scarborough.  The Foundation has seen tremendous growth all around (staff, events, donations, media coverage, partnership, etc.).  It’s an exciting time to join the organization as we continue to build upon this momentum!

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What you’ll be doing:

With the launch of the Love, Scarborough campaign, our organization has experienced tremendous growth.  As a result, SHN Foundation is recruiting for the new position of Officer, Digital & Multichannel Campaigns.

The Annual Programs portfolio currently consists of gifts under $25,000, and is the primary acquisition funnel for donors to SHN.  Reporting to the Director, Annual Programs, this role will support the activities of the direct response, monthly donors, memorial and tribute, and honour your caregiver (SHN Superstars) programs.

Although this position will help execute multichannel marketing plans and would preferably come with some experience with direct mail/print execution, we are looking for someone with strong digital marketing skills that will help expand our digital fundraising activities in the future, as well as support the digital infrastructure at the Foundation.  The candidate will need strong copywriting and editing skills, with design experience being considered a strong asset.

This position requires a self-motivated individual who is willing to take on a variety of tasks.  As the program grows, there will be opportunities to support a more diverse set of channels and content development.  The ideal candidate is one that can adapt to the fit the needs of the program as it evolves.

Your responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the execution of direct response appeals and campaigns, including developing written and creative materials, implementing strategies to acquire new donors, managing production of direct mail, and executing conversion-based digital campaigns.
  • Work with Director, Annual Programs to expand into additional potential direct marketing channels as the programs grows.
  • Assist in the execution of the strategy developed by the Director, Annual Programs, and work with the Director to develop a strong pipeline of annual program content.
  • Support the storytelling and creative elements of the direct response program by editing and crafting materials as required under the supervision of the Director.
  • Pull post-campaign and on-demand reports, providing performance analysis and KPI analysis.
  • In conjunction with the Director, Annual Programs, establish process and infrastructure standards for the digital systems that Annual Programs works in, and maintain these platforms to ensure they are functioning properly for our use. Work with the Director to assess the digital performance of the Foundation – from solicitations to social media activity to platform performance – in order to ensure we are in alignment with digital best practice.
  • Work closely with the Marketing and Communications team to optimize our digital properties to ensure that they are optimized for donor experience and conversion.
  • Help to design strategy and to execute emails, in coordination with other teams, to ensure proper journeys for segmented donors.
  • Ensure that donor issues and inquiries are handled in a timely manner and are escalated as required.
  • Maintain administrative documents, including budget and invoice documents
  • Manage relationships with external vendors to ensure timelines and deadlines are met by these vendors.
  • Other tasks, as required.

What you bring to the position:

  • Undergraduate degree or diploma in a related discipline.
  • Minimum of 3 years working in a marketing or fundraising role, with experience in multichannel marketing.  Experience in digital marketing (outside of social media) is required.
  • Advanced computer skills with a working knowledge of online donation platforms (Luminate, AKA raisin, etc.), web-based content management systems, email platforms, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, file management and transfer systems.
  • Experience with google analytics, paid digital advertisement, knowledge of SEO, and search marketing best practices.
  • Experience developing, deploying, and tracking email campaigns.
  • Strong experience in interpreting KPIs and business analytics for fundraising and digital performance.
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in Raiser’s Edge is an asset.
  • Healthcare philanthropy experience considered an asset.

Your competencies include:

  • Experience project managing marketing and/or fundraising campaigns.
  • Proven ability to think strategically and work independently in driving new initiatives or enhancing existing programs.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and proven writing and editing skills to create both marketing/fundraising copy for multiple mediums. Strong attention to detail and proofreading abilities also required.
  • Detail-oriented, with strong organizational, analytical, and planning skills.
  • Graphic design and content development experience is a definite asset.

What we have to offer:

When you work for SHN Foundation, you join a caring and collaborative team that is invested in both your success and career development. This is an exciting time to join a growing and meaningful organization, with ambitions to make the biggest impact yet to healthcare in Scarborough.

We offer an excellent package to employees, including a competitive salary and annual performance bonus, an industry-leading defined benefit pension plan through HOOPP, comprehensive benefits, and the opportunity to progress and build your career.  The salary range for this position is $65,000 – $75,000+ annually, dependent on experience.

How to apply:

We would love you to join our team! To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume through our Careers page at

The job posting will close on Friday August 18, 2023.  Applicants may be screened throughout application period.

All applications will be held in strict confidence.  We thank all applicants in advance.

Accommodation Statement:

Scarborough Health Network Foundation (SHN) embraces and celebrates our community’s unique multicultural heritage and diversity.  SHN is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a culture of inclusiveness and diversity reflecting our diverse patients, staff and community alike. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).  Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Job Number: J0723-0940

Job Title: Officer, Digital & Multichannel Campaigns

Department: Foundation

Job Category:  Foundation

Location: General; travel is required to other sites, events, and meetings as necessary

Job Type: Full-time, permanent

Reports to: Director, Annual Programs

Number of Positions: 1

Number of Direct Reports: 0

Hours: Monday to Friday, with flexibility for some evenings and weekends

Job Description Last Updated: July 21, 2023

Application Deadline:  August 18, 2023; applicants may be screened throughout application period