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Disabilities Health Research Network

Disabilities Health Research Network (DHRN) Communications Officer

Based at UBC Okanagan (Kelowna, BC)
Full-Time Position (5 days per week)

Contract Position: March 1st to September 30th, 2009
(possibility of extension, dependent on grant funding)
Closing Date:
February 16, 2009 or until position is filled

Reporting to the DHRN Director of Programs, the Communications Officer is an energetic and creative individual who has a broad range of communication related responsibilities with the Disabilities Health Research Network (DHRN). These include performing a variety of public information and outreach services including the writing or editing of articles, news releases, reports, KT and other communications materials, developing & conducting public presentations; liaising with a variety of organizations, individuals and working with various media (video, web-based technology, computer desktop publishing, etc.) The Communications Officer will be responsible for coordinating many DHRN program productions and events, and maintaining the website, including updates and content editing.

Qualifications & Experience
Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline required (communications, marketing, public relations or journalism preferred). Minimum of 3 years related experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with Disability health related work or life experience desirable.

Application Process
Please submit an electronic cover letter, a brief writing sample (200 word maximum) and a CV by the deadline date of February 16th, 2009 to Sylvie Zebroff, Director of Programs, at For further details you may also contact Sylvie at 250.807.8793, or check out the full job description on our website: Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you very much for your interest in working with the DHRN.

Disabilities Health Research Network
DHRN, UBC Okanagan
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7
Please contact Sylvie Zebroff, DIrector of Programs, DHRN at sy************@ub*.ca or more details.
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