Manager, Communications

  • Grey Bruce Health Services
  • Jan 23, 2023
Full time Manager Communications

Job Description

Manager, Communications #778-22

Full-Time, Permanent
Owen Sound

The Manager, Communications is responsible for the development and coordination of effective communication and public relation plans and strategies to ensure the timely and accurate delivery of information to internal and external key stakeholders including staff, media and healthcare partners that promotes the vision, mission and values of the Hospital.  The Manager leads the development and implementation of communication strategies, plans, corporate marketing and events.



  • University Degree in communications/public relations
  • Previous experience in or working knowledge of, hospital administrative processes, budgets, funding, programs and services
  • Proven ability to develop and deliver effective written and verbal communication
  • Effective public speaking ability and experience
  • Working knowledge of print, broadcast, online and social media
  • Ability to develop public relations strategies, timelines and anticipate media involvement on emerging issues
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Experience working with a variety of medias and related technologies and platforms
  • Ability to work effectively under deadlines and potentially contentious situations
  • Public relations skills to establish effective working relationships with internal and external partners
  • Experience in coordinating special events, staff forums and large meetings both internally and externally
  • A valid Ontario driver’s license and a reliable insured vehicle
  • Willing to travel throughout Grey Bruce
  • Available for regular assignment of Hospital Administrator On-Call responsibilities (assigned on a rotating basis to cover evenings and weekends)
  • Recent satisfactory performance and attendance records
  • Adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence) and ‘LEAD’ Competencies (Lead by example, Empower, Achieve results, Develop others) and a commitment to a safe workplace free of violence and harassment
  • Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes

How to Apply:

In order to be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources department by email at  Please quote competition number #778-22 on your application.

Thank you for your interest in employment at Grey Bruce Health Services. We have many exciting opportunities available. GBHS is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities we serve.  We encourage Indigenous people, racialized persons / persons of colour, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2 to apply and self-identify. Please notify Human Resources of any accommodation needs you may have during the recruitment and selection process. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Owen Sound, ON