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Healthy Lifestyles Marketing Coordinator, City of Hamilton Social & Public Health Services Department

The City of Hamilton Social and Public Health Services Department, a Public Health Research Education and Development Unit, affiliated with McMaster University and the University of Guelph, is currently recruiting for a Healthy Lifestyles Marketing Coordinator.

Reporting to the Director, Healthy Lifestyles and Disease Prevention, you will develop, coordinate and manage community-wide health education campaigns and multi-year social marketing programs related to lifestyle risk factors and chronic disease prevention. You will provide marketing expertise in the development of health promotion projects and will develop health promotion initiatives and partnership programs with the private sector and media organizations.

You have a sound knowledge of social marketing, market research theory and communications campaign theory and design. You are skilled in market research methodology, strategic planning, developing and implementing multi-year marketing plans, preparing business cases and project management skills. You have excellent skills in verbal and written communication and superior computer skills including web-based applications. You are innovative and have a bias for a best practices marketing approach to delivering customer-focussed services.

Qualified applicants will have a Masters degree in Marketing/Social Marketing or Health Promotion or equivalent with course work in consumer behaviour, communications, marketing research, marketing strategy and health promotion.

We thank all applicants in advance and advise that only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please forward a detailed resume by July 27, 2001 to

Gwen Marshall


City of Hamilton Human Resources Centre

71 Main St. West

Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y5

Fax: (905) 546-2650

For further information on the position, contact

Helen Hale Tomasik

Director, Healthy Lifestyles & Disease Prevention Branch

City of Hamilton Social & Public Health Services Department

Tel: (905)546-3518

[email protected]