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Make a Difference. Be a Leader. Join the Lung Family.

Imagine a future where people living with lung cancer have a fighting chance, where no one loses a loved one to asthma, where people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) live their lives to the fullest, where older adults don’t lose their independence in life, and where future generations don’t suffer the debilitating effects of lung disease. The Lung Health Foundation is committed to making this future a reality. And this new future starts now.

The Lung Health Foundation’s mission is to improve the lung health of Canadians, and we will achieve this through:

  • Groundbreaking research;
  • Policy and practice change;
  • Urgently needed programs and support; and
  • Public education around lung health issues.

And at the heart of it all? Helping those who have been impacted by lung disease. This is an opportunity to join a team at an exciting point in time – an opportunity to build on your experience, grow your skills and make a true difference in the lives of all those who struggle to breathe.

WHY THE LUNG HEALTH FOUNDATION?

Beyond the good feels you’ll get from making a real difference in the lives of the one-in-five Canadians living with lung disease, we offer:

  • collaborative and creative environment
  • robust benefits package, including an RRSP matching program
  • flexible work environment
  • we help you grow – both professionally and personally

We’re also looking for people who share our values:

  • To lead with courage and passion
  • To act as one unified and integrated team
  • To be nimble, open and quick to adapt
  • To demonstrate genuine integrity
  • To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the patients and caregivers that we exist to serve; and to each other…the members of our LHF family

As a Toronto-based organization with a national scope, we may consider, for externally-focused roles, remote work or a hybrid work arrangement based on the strength of the candidate and organizational needs. In such cases, the candidate must be also willing to travel as required.

The Lung Health Foundation is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, we will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process. For more information review our accessibility policy.

The Lung Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the province where we operate. At the Lung Health Foundation, we value the insights and innovation that diverse and inclusive teams bring to work. 

Current Opportunities:

Toronto, Ontario

Making the greatest impact and delivering the most meaningful results means taking action as an advocate for policy and practice change, developing and providing programs and support for those affected by lung disease, investing in research to find future solutions, and effective campaigning to build awareness and combat stigma. Supporting, engaging, and collaborating with partners across Canada and internationally is how this will be achieved, knowing more will be accomplished together in creating a world where everyone can breathe easier.

The Role

Reporting to the Board of Directors, as the CEO you will provide the strategic and operational leadership for the Foundation in its transformation to a national mandate. Critical to success is the ability to build relationships, collaboration, and advocacy with a complex and diverse network of stakeholders including sector partners, governments, corporate partners, donors, professional and clinical networks, research communities, and volunteers.

You will lead by example in executing the Strategic Plan. Building on a strong financial foundation, you will ensure ongoing sustainability through revenue generation opportunities aligned to key strategic goals. As the organization transitions into the post-COVID world, you will continue to build a positive and healthy culture and high-performance environment. Equity, diversity, and inclusion principles will permeate the work of the Foundation and be evidenced in the programs and services, current and future.

The Opportunity to Lead Sustainable Change

Whether from the non-profit or for-profit sector, as the ideal candidate you bring experience in leading an organization through significant change and transformation.

Entrepreneurially oriented, you are open to innovative ideas and concepts, able to bring people to a shared point of view and aligned in one direction. You are an exceptional relationship builder and communicator with demonstrated skill in garnering respect and credibility and collaborating effectively with a variety of stakeholders that may include NGOs, governments, for-profit and philanthropic sectors.

You bring senior leadership experience with demonstrated success in the development and implementation of plans to achieve results during times of growth and change, ensuring governance and organizational structure and processes continue to adapt.

An inclusive and inspirational leader, you actively engage staff, balance consensus-building with effective decision-making, and you encourage accountability and ownership.

You are business savvy, adept at stewardship of resources, and astute at driving existing and new sources of revenue. A humble, high-integrity and empathetic leader, you also bring a passion for and commitment to the cause. Bilingualism in English and French is an asset.

Please apply with a cover letter and current resume, to LHH Knightsbridge, Chris Sawyer (Partner) at chris.sawyer@lhhknightsbridge.com, with the subject line “CEO, Lung Health Foundation”.

Should you require accommodation to participate as a candidate in the hiring process, please communicate your needs to the LHH Knightsbridge executive search team.

Hybrid (2 days in-office per week) – Primary location is the Lung Health Foundation’s office in Toronto, with occasional travel within Ontario and across Canada as required. 

Reports to: Senior Manager, Health Education Programs and Services 

Imagine a future where people living with lung cancer have a fighting chance, where no one loses a loved one to asthma, where people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) live their lives to the fullest, where older adults don’t lose their independence in life, and where future generations don’t suffer the debilitating effects of lung disease. The Lung Health Foundation is committed to making this future a reality. And this new future starts now.

The Lung Health Foundation’s mission is to improve the lung health of Canadians, and we will achieve this through:

  • Groundbreaking research;
  • Policy and practice change;
  • Urgently needed programs and support; and
  • Public education around lung health issues.

And at the heart of it all? Helping those who have been impacted by lung disease.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Manager, Health Education Programs and Services will be responsible for leading the design, delivery, and evaluation of education/training events and knowledge product processes; developing and implementing knowledge mobilization plans; stakeholder engagement and facilitation; and managing program deliverables as outlined in the business work plan(s).       

The Manager, Health Education Programs and Services will actively support the shared deliverables within the programs and services department’s work plan related to education (healthcare professional and patient) and implementation projects based on the strategic goals of the Lung Health Foundation. They will work cross-functionally across the entire organization specifically within the marketing and communications and fund development areas.

Core to the manager’s success will be the ability to establish and foster relationships with diverse partner groups, to ensure the right priorities are identified and projects and programs are co-designed, implemented, and improved      

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Manager’s portfolio will focus on LHF’s education and knowledge translation priority areas (primary focus will be on asthma, COPD, smoking cessation and immunizations) —creation of knowledge products, education and training curriculum and events, and management of the curriculum/tool development process—that promote practice change and improved health system outcomes. 

The scope of this role includes a focus on both healthcare professionals and people living with lung disease and their careers.    

Strategic:

  • Working with the Senior Manager and Vice President Programs, Services and Research to define operational objectives and oversee day-to day activities where knowledge translation and exchange is required within the assigned portfolio
  • Leadership role within the education and knowledge translation portfolio to translate strategic program objectives into operational knowledge translation and exchange activities.

Program Deliverables, Implementation and Dissemination:

  • Leveraging strong project management approaches to lead the design, delivery, and evaluation of education/training activities and knowledge products – particular emphasis will be on managing clinical/project leads, working groups and external vendors
  • Proactively engaging with stakeholders (healthcare professionals, people living with disease, family members, caregivers, other learner/stakeholder populations) to understand and anticipate their perceived and unperceived needs, barriers and solutions, using surveys, focus groups and key informant interviews etc.
    • Develop and foster partnerships with LHF current structures, organizations and client groups to ensure the relevance and quality of the work within your portfolio (e.g. knowledge products, education, training)
    • Conduct needs assessments and identify training needs among professional and patient/caregiver centered stakeholder groups
    • Create or maintain, recruit and lead various committee’s and working groups building from a strong stakeholder management approach to ensure effective engagement
  • Analyzing data to identify emerging priorities and solutions relevant to lung health and health systems
  • Coordinating and/or conducting environmental scans and literature searches to support clinical leads and working groups in curriculum/tool development—applying a scientific lens to the initiation and development of new training and education initiatives
  • Contribute to the design and ongoing improvement efforts of the education event, curriculum development and tool development processes.
  • Implementing a comprehensive evaluation plan of all learning activities (in-person, online, etc.) and evaluating the impact and influence of education programs and knowledge products on patient and health system outcomes within the scope of the program deliverables and overall LHF strategic objectives
  • Working with other LHF departments (e.g. Marking and Communications) to enable new, innovative modes of information dissemination and exchange
  • Building strong partner and client relationships
  • Performing cross-functional and/or other duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned or requested.

Lung Health Foundation Champion

  • Support the organization wide effort to build, maintain and grow the Lung Health Foundation’s network of partner organizations, healthcare professionals, researchers, patients, family and caregivers including champion use of the CRM and engagement framework.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A university degree is desired; graduate training is an asset
  • Diverse educational and training backgrounds will be considered
  • Fluency in French is highly valued
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience with respect to:
    • Experience in instructional design and applying adult education learning theories in continuing professional development
    • Experience in event coordination and/or management (in a healthcare or community context preferred)
    • Prior experience in designing and delivering knowledge translation activities with a focus on curriculum development, tool development, communication and dissemination planning and execution, and evaluation
    • Stakeholder management, facilitation and communication and dissemination planning
  • Formal training in event management, project management, implementation science, patient centered care/programs, and/or measurement and evaluation is an asset
  • This role will require a high proficiency in software programs as well as leveraging technology to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of LHF’s education events and knowledge products

Traits and Skills

  • Kind to and supportive of others
  • Diligent and hard working
  • Takes initiative and is coachable
  • Very organized with strong time management skills
  • Clear, consistent, and effective oral and written communicator
  • Both independent and collaborative
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and change, with an ability to be flexible
  • Enthusiastic about continuous learning

We’re looking for people who share our values:

  • To lead with courage and passion
  • To act as one unified and integrated team
  • To be nimble, open and quick to adapt
  • To demonstrate genuine integrity
  • To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the patients and caregivers that we exist to serve; and to each other…the members of our LHF family

 

WHY THE LUNG HEALTH FOUNDATION?

Beyond making a real difference in the lives of the one-in-five Canadians living with lung disease, we offer:

  • collaborative and creative environment
  • robust benefits package, including an RRSP matching program
  • flexible work environment
  • we help you grow – both professionally and personally

As a Toronto-based organization with a national scope, we may consider, for externally-focused roles, remote work based on the strength of the candidate and organizational needs. In such cases, the candidate must be also willing to travel as required.

The Lung Health Foundation is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, we will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process.

The Lung Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the province where we operate. At the Lung Health Foundation, we value the insights and innovation that diverse and inclusive teams bring to work.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested in this opportunity and have the skills and experience required, we invite you to apply through our careers page at https://lunghealth.ca/careers/.

In your cover letter and subject line please include the position title you are applying for.

We appreciate your interest in this opportunity, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

SALARY RANGE

$66,000 – $80,000

Hybrid (2 days in-office per week) – Primary location is the Lung Health Foundation’s office in Toronto, with occasional travel within Ontario and across Canada as required.

Reports to: Senior Manager, Community Programs and Partnerships 

 Imagine a future where people living with lung cancer have a fighting chance, where no one loses a loved one to asthma, where people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) live their lives to the fullest, where older adults don’t lose their independence in life, and where future generations don’t suffer the debilitating effects of lung disease. The Lung Health Foundation is committed to making this future a reality. And this new future starts now. 

The Lung Health Foundation’s mission is to improve the lung health of Canadians, and we will achieve this through: 

Ground-breaking research; 

● Policy and practice change; 

● Urgently needed programs and support; and 

● Public education around lung health issues. 

And at the heart of it all? Helping those who have been impacted by lung disease. 

POSITION OVERVIEW: 

The Manager, Community Programs and Partnerships will lead the design, delivery and evaluation of LHF’s community programs, services and resource tools, both virtually and in-person, that support and improve the health and quality of life for people living with, and affected by, lung disease. 

The Manager, Community Programs and Partnerships will actively collaborate and support the shared deliverables within the larger programs and services department related to education and other relevant implementation projects specifically working with the Manager Health Education, Programs and Services 

Core to the Manager’s success will be the ability to establish and foster relationships with diverse partner groups, to ensure the right priorities are identified and projects and programs are co-designed, implemented, and improved in a user-centred way. 

The Manger will leverage their training, experience, and expertise to: 

● Identify strategic priorities and opportunities 

ensure all programming and services are “client-centred” both in design and approach 

apply best practice approaches based on implementation science, project management and design principles 

identify and shape the design, planning and execution of new client-facing programming and services (both virtual and in-person); revise and adjust as needed, the design and delivery of existing programming and services 

● plan for the scale and spread of these programs and services 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The Manager’s portfolio will focus on lung disease system navigation, programs and support – with a specific focus on Asthma, COPD, smoking and vaping cessation, and immunizations. There will also be opportunities to collaborate with other staff working on LHF’s other priority areas (e.g. lung cancer), and directly support those areas through collaborating on specific projects, as they arise. The scope of this role includes a focus on both people living with lung disease and their carers as well as stakeholder organizations. 

Client and Community Partner Engagement 

Coordinate and execute both client and stakeholder engagement efforts at the program level with an aim to grow, and create consistency in approaches; 

Leverage existing relationships and establish and maintain new relationships with clients, partners and key stakeholders; 

● Act as a main point of contact for clients, community partners and stakeholder organizations; 

Assist clients with system navigation, referrals to programs and resources in the community to address client needs and concerns; 

Ensure seamless navigation of LHF’s existing services by communicating and forwarding referrals to appropriate staff and / or community programs 

Program Design, Delivery and Evaluation 

Work with existing lung health support groups to improve client access and community healthcare provider support, as well as increase the number of available groups (in-person or online) in Ontario; 

Work with existing Fitness for Breath programs to improve client access and community recreation sector support as well as increase the number of available programs (both in-person and virtual) throughout Ontario; 

Working alongside the other key program and services team members, develop and implement educational opportunities / events, trainings, materials, resources and tools to support the growth, efficiency and effectiveness of client facing programs and services; 

Working alongside other LHF departments (e.g. marketing, communications and fund development) to enable new, innovative modes of information dissemination, promotion and financial support; 

Support the patient submission process to Ontario’s Committee to Evaluate Drugs by assisting with the data collection process 

Lung Health Foundation Champion 

Support the organization wide effort to build, maintain and grow the Lung Health Foundation’s network of partner organizations, healthcare professionals, researchers, patients, family and caregivers including champion user of the CRM and engagement framework. 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

A university degree is desired; graduate training is an asset 

● Diverse educational and training backgrounds will be considered 

Fluency in French is highly valued 

  1. A minimum of 5 years of professional experience with respect to: o Experience working on collaborative projects with multiple stakeholders 
  2. o Experience working with community groups and organizations to identify shared needs and opportunities for collaboration 
  3.  
    1. o Experience working directly with clients in a health, social service or human service setting 
    2.  

Formal training in project management, implementation science, patient centered care/programs, and/or measurement and evaluation is an asset 

This role will require a high proficiency in software programs as well as leveraging technology to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of LHF’s education events and knowledge products 

Traits and Skills 

● Kind to and supportive of others 

● Diligent and hard working 

● Takes initiative and is coachable 

● Very organized with strong time management skills 

● Clear, consistent, and effective oral and written communicator 

● Both independent and collaborative 

Comfortable with ambiguity and change, with an ability to be flexible 

● Enthusiastic about continuous learning 

We’re looking for people who share our values: 

● To lead with courage and passion 

● To act as one unified and integrated team 

● To be nimble, open and quick to adapt 

To demonstrate genuine integrity 

To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the patients and caregivers that we exist to serve; and to each other…the members of our LHF family 

WHY THE LUNG HEALTH FOUNDATION? 

Beyond making a real difference in the lives of the one-in-five Canadians living with lung disease, we offer: 

● collaborative and creative environment 

● robust benefits package, including an RRSP matching program 

● flexible work environment 

we help you grow – both professionally and personally 

As a Toronto-based organization with a national scope, we may consider, for externally-focused roles, remote work based on the strength of the candidate and organizational needs. In such cases, the candidate must be also willing to travel as required. 

The Lung Health Foundation is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, we will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process. 

The Lung Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the province where we operate. At the Lung Health Foundation, we value the insights and innovation that diverse and inclusive teams bring to work. 

HOW TO APPLY: 

If you are interested in this opportunity and have the skills and experience required, we invite you to apply through our careers page at https://lunghealth.ca/careers/. 

In your cover letter and subject line please include the position title you are applying for. 

We appreciate your interest in this opportunity, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

SALARY RANGE 

$66,000 – $80,000

Full time remote work in Canada (Alberta, Ontario or Quebec) is an option for this role or Hybrid (two days in the office per week) Primary location is the Lung Health Foundation’s office in Toronto, with occasional travel within Ontario and across Canada as required. 

Reports to: Senior Manager, Implementation 

 Imagine a future where people living with lung cancer have a fighting chance, where no one loses a loved one to asthma, where people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) live their lives to the fullest, where older adults don’t lose their independence in life, and where future generations don’t suffer the debilitating effects of lung disease. The Lung Health Foundation is committed to making this future a reality. And this new future starts now. 

The Lung Health Foundation’s mission is to improve the lung health of Canadians, and we will achieve this through: 

  • • Groundbreaking research; 
  • • Policy and practice change; 
  • • Urgently needed programs and support; and 
  • • Public education around lung health issues. 

And at the heart of it all? Helping those who have been impacted by lung disease. 

POSITION OVERVIEW: 

The Manager, Implementation will be responsible for working across the Programs & Services department—and throughout LHF—to manage and deliver key projects and programs with a knowledge translation, exchange and implementation science foundation. 

The Manager, Implementation will report into the Senior Manager, Implementation and Impact and will actively collaborate and support the shared deliverables within the larger programs and services department. 

Core to the Manager’s success will be the ability to establish and foster relationships with diverse partner groups, to ensure the right priorities are identified and projects and programs are co-designed, implemented, and improved in a user-centred way. 

The Manager will leverage their training, experience, and expertise to: 

  • • identify strategic priorities and opportunities; 
  • • apply best practice approaches based on implementation science, project management and design principles 
  • • shape the design and planning of existing and new programming and projects; 
  • • implement those initiatives; and 
  • • support quality improvement and/or implementation efforts—both within LHF programs and external partner programs—including measurement and evaluation. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The Manager’s portfolios will focus on LHF’s health promotion priority areas—youth smoking and vaping prevention and cessation and infectious respiratory disease. There will also be opportunities to collaborate with peers working on LHF’s other priority areas, and directly support those areas through leading specific projects, as they arise. 

Overall Project Management and Knowledge Translation and Exchange (KTE) 

  • • Leadership role within the assigned portfolio to translate strategic program objectives into operational KTE activities. Contributing to the development of models for scale and spread as well as sustainability planning for LHF initiatives. 
  • • Works with the Senior Manager and Vice President Programs, Services and Research to define operational objectives and oversee day-to day activities where knowledge translation and exchange is required within the assigned portfolio 
  • • Proactively engages with stakeholders (healthcare professionals, people living with disease, youth who smoke and/or vape, family members, caregivers, other stakeholders) to understand and anticipate their perceived and unperceived needs, barriers and solutions, using surveys, focus groups and key informant interviews etc. 
  • • Develops and fosters partnerships with LHF current structures, organizations and client groups to ensure the relevance and quality of the work within your portfolio (e.g. knowledge products, education, training) 
  • • Create or maintain, recruit and lead various committee’s and working groups building from a strong stakeholder management approach to ensure effective engagement 
  • • Analyze data to identify emerging priorities and solutions relevant to lung health and health systems 
  • • Evaluate the impact and influence of the programs and services portfolio of work including knowledge products on policy, program and practice using standard KTE methodology 
  • • Build strong client relationships at all levels, up to including senior leadership 
  • • Perform cross-functional and/or other duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned or requested. 

Smoking and Vaping Cessation (Quash) 

  • • Manage the remainder of the current Health Canada-funded “Quash” youth smoking and vaping cessation project 
  • • Lead efforts to develop relationships with and secure funds from public sector partners (government and non-government; health, education, etc.) to allow for continued Quash development, promotion, and evaluation. 

Smoking and Vaping Prevention 

  • • Design “pre-Quash” approach to youth smoking/vaping awareness and education efforts, to increase the pool of young people who are ready to quit. 
  • • Develop opportunities for broader smoking and vaping awareness and education efforts, across age groups 

Lung Health Foundation Champion 

  • Support the organization wide effort to build, maintain and grow the Lung Health Foundation’s network of partner organizations, healthcare professionals, researchers, patients, family and caregivers including champion user of the CRM and engagement framework 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • • A university degree is desired; graduate training is an asset. 
  • • Diverse educational and training backgrounds will be considered 
  • • Fluency in French is required 
  • • Formal training in project management, implementation science, and/or measurement and evaluation is an asset (e.g. PMP, scrum master, quality improvement, change management, Canadian Evaluation Society certification etc.). 
  • • A minimum of 3 years of professional experience with respect to: o program development, project management, implementation, quality improvement, and/or measurement and evaluation; 
  • o stakeholder management and communication, with a focus on youth engagement 
  • o health care and/or public health policy or programs 
  •  

Traits and Skills 

  • • Kind to and supportive of others 
  • • Diligent and hard working 
  • • Takes initiative and is coachable 
  • • Very organized with strong time management skills 
  • • Clear, consistent, and effective oral and written communicator 
  • • Both independent and collaborative 
  • • Comfortable with ambiguity and chance, with an ability to be flexible 
  • • Enthusiastic about continuous learning 

We’re looking for people who share our values: 

  • • To lead with courage and passion 
  • • To act as one unified and integrated team 
  • • To be nimble, open and quick to adapt 
  • • To demonstrate genuine integrity 
  • • To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the patients and caregivers that we exist to serve; and to each other…the members of our LHF family 

WHY THE LUNG HEALTH FOUNDATION? 

Beyond making a real difference in the lives of the one-in-five Canadians living with lung disease, we offer: 

  • • collaborative and creative environment 
  • • robust benefits package, including an RRSP matching program 
  • • flexible work environment 
  • • we help you grow – both professionally and personally 

As a Toronto-based organization with a national scope, we may consider, for externally-focused roles, remote work based on the strength of the candidate and organizational needs. In such cases, the candidate must be also willing to travel as required. 

The Lung Health Foundation is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, we will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process. 

The Lung Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the province where we operate. At the Lung Health Foundation, we value the insights and innovation that diverse and inclusive teams bring to work. 

HOW TO APPLY: 

If you are interested in this opportunity and have the skills and experience required, we invite you to apply through our careers page at https://lunghealth.ca/careers/. 

In your cover letter and subject line please include the position title you are applying for. 

We appreciate your interest in this opportunity, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

SALARY RANGE 

$66,000 – $80,000 

Hybrid (2 days in-office per week) – Primary location is the Lung Health Foundation’s office in Toronto.

Reports to: Director, Marketing & Communications 

 Imagine a future where people living with lung cancer have a fighting chance, where no one loses a loved one to asthma, where people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) live their lives to the fullest, where older adults don’t lose their independence in life, and where future generations don’t suffer the debilitating effects of lung disease. 

The Lung Health Foundation is committed to making this future a reality. And this new future starts now. 

The Lung Health Foundation’s mission is to improve the lung health of Canadians, and we will achieve this through: 

Ground-breaking research; 

● Policy and practice change; 

● Urgently needed programs and support; and 

● Public education around lung health issues. 

And at the heart of it all? Helping those who have been impacted by lung disease. 

POSITION OVERVIEW: 

Reporting to the Director, Marketing & Communications, the Manager, Marketing and Communications is someone who is excited about building a brand identity and creating compelling content. The person in this role will be a clear communicator and knows how to shift perception and change behaviours. You will work closely with the rest of the marketing team to manage the communications for the organization and will also work cross-departmentally as the need arises. 

This role is a maternity leave contract and the duration will be at least 12 months. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Develop and execute marketing and communications strategies to increase awareness and engagement 

Develop and execute national awareness and education campaigns in both official languages that shift perception and change behavior 

● Serve as a senior writer and editor, writing compelling copy for digital and print 

Attend briefings, research discussions, focus groups, ideation sessions, etc. as required 

Work with vendors and internal partners to ensure all project deliverables are met on-time, on-strategy, and on-budget 

● Produce original, clear, compelling and credible content 

Incorporate a brand narrative and storytelling with content creation 

Act as a guardian of the brand, ensuring internal and external marketing and communication is aligned with brand voice, tone, look and feel 

Maintain and execute an editorial calendar for e-newsletters and other digital communication 

Collaborate with other departments to ensure marketing and communication needs are supported to advance our mission to improve the lung health of Canadians 

● Other duties as assigned by the Director, Marketing and Communications 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Post-secondary education in marketing, communications, or related field 

● Minimum 5 years of experience in a similar role 

● Experience in pitching media 

● Strong writing skills, with the ability to bring a story to life through emotion 

Ability to make complex subjects simple 

● Highly organized 

● Able to effectively manage multiple priority projects and deadlines at the same time 

● Highly collaborative and creative 

● Strong attention and appreciation for detail 

We’re looking for people who share our values: 

To lead with courage and passion 

● To act as one unified and integrated team 

● To be nimble, open and quick to adapt 

● To demonstrate genuine integrity 

To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the patients and caregivers that we exist to serve; and to each other…the members of our LHF family 

WHY THE LUNG HEALTH FOUNDATION? 

Beyond making a real difference in the lives of the one-in-five Canadians living with lung disease, we offer: 

● collaborative and creative environment 

robust benefits package, including an RRSP matching program 

● flexible work environment 

we help you grow – both professionally and personally 

As a Toronto-based organization with a national scope, we may consider, for externally-focused roles, remote work based on the strength of the candidate and organizational needs. In such cases, the candidate must be also willing to travel as required. 

The Lung Health Foundation is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, we will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process. 

The Lung Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the province where we operate. At the Lung Health Foundation, we value the insights and innovation that diverse and inclusive teams bring to work. 

HOW TO APPLY: 

If you are interested in this opportunity and have the skills and experience required, we invite you to apply through our careers page at https://lunghealth.ca/careers/. 

In your cover letter and subject line please include the position title you are applying for. 

We appreciate your interest in this opportunity, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

SALARY RANGE: 

$65,000 – $70,000

Hybrid (2 days in-office per week) – Primary location is the Lung Health Foundation’s office in Toronto, with occasional travel within Ontario and across Canada as required. 

Reports to: Executive Vice President 

Imagine a future where people living with lung cancer have a fighting chance, where no one loses a loved one to asthma, where people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) live their lives to the fullest, where older adults don’t lose their independence in life, and where future generations don’t suffer the debilitating effects of lung disease. The Lung Health Foundation is committed to making this future a reality. And this new future starts now. 

The Lung Health Foundation’s mission is to improve the lung health of Canadians, and we will achieve this through: 

● Groundbreaking research; 

● Policy and practice change; 

● Urgently needed programs and support; and 

● Public education around lung health issues. 

And at the heart of it all? Helping those who have been impacted by lung disease. 

POSITION OVERVIEW: 

Reporting to the Executive Vice President, the Manager, Events and Community Engagement is responsible for managing and executing the Lung Health Foundation’s marquee events, as well its community engagement portfolio. Using a unique mix of creativity and innovation, this role will collaborate across the organization to advance our mission, elevating our profile, driving fundraising, and increasing participation across Canada. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Manage the planning and execution of marquee LHF events including Better Breathing and Breathe! Bash 

Oversee national community engagement with the Community Engagement Specialist including, third-party events, peer-to-peer fundraising and other activities 

Research and pursue new strategies to expand community giving programs 

Budgeting and Revenue – manage vendor budgets and work in collaboration with other Lung Health Foundation staff to achieve ambitious fundraising targets 

Negotiate vendor contracts for marquee events, developing strategic relationships to further the organization’s mission, save on contracted services and generate revenue 

Work with the marketing department to create comprehensive and integrated communications plans for marquee, third-party and peer-to-peer events 

Analyze and report on results of each event overseen, and work with the Community Engagement Specialist to share impact reports 

Work collaboratively across departments to maximize collaboration on cross-divisional efforts 

● Support and manage volunteers as needed 

Enhance and elevate awareness and presence across the country 

Represent the organization at events – given this position is national in scope, there may be travel required from time-to-time when it’s safe and appropriate to do so again 

Maintain accurate sponsor and donor records in Raiser’s Edge database, following the foundation’s policies and procedures 

● Other duties as assigned 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Post-secondary education in fundraising, events, or a related field 

● Minimum 5 years of professional fundraising and event experience 

Demonstrated success in planning and executing educational and fundraising events 

● Track record of consistently meeting budget targets 

Ability to build, maintain and grow strategic connections across the country 

● Experience recruiting, managing and motivating volunteers 

● Able to work independently and collaboratively 

● Highly organized, with the ability to manage multiple priority projects at the same time 

Strong attention to and appreciation for detail 

● Skilled at project management 

● Experience with Raiser’s Edge is an asset 

● Fluency in French is an asset 

We’re looking for people who share our values: 

● To lead with courage and passion 

● To act as one unified and integrated team 

To be nimble, open and quick to adapt 

● To demonstrate genuine integrity 

To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the patients and caregivers that we exist to serve; and to each other…the members of our LHF family 

WHY THE LUNG HEALTH FOUNDATION? 

Beyond making a real difference in the lives of the one-in-five Canadians living with lung disease, we offer: 

● collaborative and creative environment 

● robust benefits package, including an RRSP matching program 

● flexible work environment 

we help you grow – both professionally and personally 

As a Toronto-based organization with a national scope, we may consider, for externally-focused roles, remote work based on the strength of the candidate and organizational needs. In such cases, the candidate must be also willing to travel as required. 

The Lung Health Foundation is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, we will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process. 

The Lung Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the province where we operate. At the Lung Health Foundation, we value the insights and innovation that diverse and inclusive teams bring to work. 

HOW TO APPLY: 

If you are interested in this opportunity and have the skills and experience required, we invite you to apply through our careers page at https://lunghealth.ca/careers/. 

In your cover letter and subject line please include the position title you are applying for. 

We appreciate your interest in this opportunity, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

SALARY RANGE 

$60,000 – $67,500

Hybrid (2 days in-office per week) – Primary location is the Lung Health Foundation’s office in Toronto, with occasional travel within Ontario and across Canada as required. 

Reports to: Manager, Events & Community Engagement 

 Imagine a future where people living with lung cancer have a fighting chance, where no one loses a loved one to asthma, where people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) live their lives to the fullest, where older adults don’t lose their independence in life, and where future generations don’t suffer the debilitating effects of lung disease. 

The Lung Health Foundation is committed to making this future a reality. And this new future starts now. 

The Lung Health Foundation’s mission is to improve the lung health of Canadians, and we will achieve this through: 

Ground-breaking research; 

● Policy and practice change; 

● Urgently needed programs and support; and 

● Public education around lung health issues. 

And at the heart of it all? Helping those who have been impacted by lung disease. 

POSITION OVERVIEW: 

Reporting to the Manager, Events & Community Engagement, the Community Engagement Specialist is responsible for raising funds and supporting events through a diverse portfolio including peer-to-peer giving, e-commerce, gaming, memorial giving, campaigns, and marquee events. Increasing the awareness of the Lung Health Foundation brand across Canada, the Community Engagement Specialist will increase engagement with diverse communities to pursue new revenue opportunities and support existing programs. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Support a portfolio of community engagement fundraising initiatives to increase revenue, build relationships and grow Lung Health Foundation awareness nationally 

Provide project management support to national marquee events and community engagement events and initiatives (includes support for Better Breathing, Breathe! Bash and third-party programs) 

Conduct site inspections, research and evaluate venues and facilities, negotiate contracts (cost, size, F&B, AV, etc.), vendor relations. 

Provide on-site support at Lung Health Foundation or community partner events as required 

Attend third party events, community events or activities, cheque presentations and other events on behalf of Lung Health Foundation, as required and as possible or arrange for senior staff attendance 

Research, solicit or co-solicit corporate or community partners for community engagement revenue opportunities alongside the community partner and with the Lung Health Foundation’s development team 

Maintain the Community Engagement file management system, ensure constituent records are up-to-date and activity is promptly and accurately recorded in Raiser’s Edge 

Maintain event-related data in the organization’s CRM system or fundraising tool 

Steward relationships with community leaders to strengthen and build connections and future revenue initiatives 

Monitor and research the giving landscape for new fundraising or engagement opportunities and fundraising best practices to grow the community portfolio 

Collaborate with appropriate teams across the Foundation fostering an environment of learning, development and teamwork while working towards shared goals 

● Support the development of portfolio related collateral 

● Prepare reports, presentations, and briefs 

Collaborate in the annual business planning process 

● Other duties as assigned by the Manager, Events and Community Engagement 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Minimum 2-3 years of experience in fundraising, events, sales, or marketing 

Non-profit experience in a health charity an asset 

● Excellent organizational and project management skills 

Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines with advanced organization skills and strong attention to detail 

Strong analytic and problem-solving skills 

Confident, friendly, professional, and comfortable with cold calling 

● Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications 

● Experience in Raiser’s Edge and online giving platforms considered an asset 

Resourceful, results-oriented with a positive, “can do” attitude 

Bilingualism not required but considered an asset 

We’re looking for people who share our values: 

● To lead with courage and passion 

● To act as one unified and integrated team 

● To be nimble, open and quick to adapt 

● To demonstrate genuine integrity 

To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the patients and caregivers that we exist to serve; and to each other…the members of our LHF family 

WHY THE LUNG HEALTH FOUNDATION? 

Beyond making a real difference in the lives of the one-in-five Canadians living with lung disease, we offer: 

● collaborative and creative environment 

● robust benefits package, including an RRSP matching program 

● flexible work environment 

we help you grow – both professionally and personally 

As a Toronto-based organization with a national scope, we may consider, for externally-focused roles, remote work based on the strength of the candidate and organizational needs. In such cases, the candidate must be also willing to travel as required. 

The Lung Health Foundation is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, we will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process. 

The Lung Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the province where we operate. At the Lung Health Foundation, we value the insights and innovation that diverse and inclusive teams bring to work. 

HOW TO APPLY: 

If you are interested in this opportunity and have the skills and experience required, we invite you to apply through our careers page at https://lunghealth.ca/careers/. 

In your cover letter and subject line please include the position title you are applying for. 

We appreciate your interest in this opportunity, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

SALARY RANGE: 

$53,000 – $56,000

Hybrid (2 days in-office per week) – Primary location Toronto office.

Reports to: Manager, Marketing & Communications 

 Imagine a future where people living with lung cancer have a fighting chance, where no one loses a loved one to asthma, where people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) live their lives to the fullest, where older adults don’t lose their independence in life, and where future generations don’t suffer the debilitating effects of lung disease. 

The Lung Health Foundation is committed to making this future a reality. And this new future starts now. 

The Lung Health Foundation’s mission is to improve the lung health of Canadians, and we will achieve this through: 

Ground-breaking research; 

● Policy and practice change; 

● Urgently needed programs and support; and 

● Public education around lung health issues. 

And at the heart of it all? Helping those who have been impacted by lung disease. 

POSITION OVERVIEW: 

Reporting to the Manager, Marketing & Communications, the Digital Marketing & Social Media Specialist will develop and implement digital and social media strategies to increase fundraising, grow brand awareness and community engagement. This role will be responsible for utilizing digital and social media as a tool to support marketing objectives from planning and strategy through to execution, measurement and reporting for organic and paid social media and digital campaigns. This role will also be responsible for maintaining content on the organization’s website and campaign microsites. 

Additionally, this role will be responsible for planning, implementing, and managing the organization’s overall Search Engine Optimization (SEO) strategy. This will cover a wide variety of duties such as web marketing, web analytics, content strategy planning, link building, and keyword strategy. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Develop a social media strategy that drives engagement and brand experience 

● Develop, maintain and execute content plans and calendars for all social media channels 

Manage and monitor social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube) for trending conversations and identify opportunities for engagement 

● Engage staff with LHF’s social media channels to build brand awareness 

Update and keep current our organizational WordPress website and microsites as needed, and in both English and French 

Stay up-to-date on emerging trends in social, digital, mobile, making recommendations when opportunities arise 

Propose digital/social marketing strategies to further develop the brand, drive traffic to our website and other converting opportunities 

Contribute to digital/social campaign planning across multiple channels including keyword selection and audience targeting 

Execute digital/social media campaigns and initiatives, tracking campaign progress, optimizing where necessary, and reporting on results 

Manage analytics/dashboards to measure success and provide insights and recommendations 

● Monitor paid social media budget and adjust bids to gain better ROI 

● Work with our internal designer to develop visuals and assets for SM marketing activities 

Coordinate branding initiatives across all online channels, driving a consistent user experience 

Work cross-functionally with other departments to develop and implement social media content, email marketing strategies, and web property improvement plans 

Using intermediate HTML skills, manage and deploy e-newsletters and e-campaigns 

SEO Strategy 

● Write social/digital content using best SEO practices 

Provide recommendations and execute strategies for keyword opportunities (Google AdWords), and retargeting management 

Plan, develop and implement our SEO strategy 

● Work towards organic search optimization and ROI maximization 

● Regularly perform thorough keywords research 

● Identify key SEO KPIs 

● Monitor redirects, click rate, bounce rate, and other KPIs 

● Prepare and present reports regularly 

Identify our buyer persona to better target identified audiences 

● Identify problems and deficiency and implement solutions in a timely manner 

● Suggest improvements for process and productivity optimization 

Work with web developers and marketing teams to properly implement SEO best practices 

● Stay up to date with the latest SEO and digital marketing latest trends and best practices 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

● Minimum 3 years of experience in digital / social media marketing 

Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in the area of digital marketing, social media and analytics, and a desire to continuously learn 

● Experience with Google Analytics and Google Adwords 

● Solid computer skills and understanding of digital workflow 

● Strong verbal and written communication skills 

Knowledge of digital design process and best practices, including image optimization, responsive design, and basic HTML and CSS 

● Must be experienced with WordPress 

● Understanding of search engine optimization 

Highly organized with the ability to multi-task 

Strong attention to detail 

We’re looking for people who share our values: 

● To lead with courage and passion 

● To act as one unified and integrated team 

● To be nimble, open and quick to adapt 

● To demonstrate genuine integrity 

To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the patients and caregivers that we exist to serve; and to each other…the members of our LHF family 

WHY THE LUNG HEALTH FOUNDATION? 

Beyond making a real difference in the lives of the one-in-five Canadians living with lung disease, we offer: 

● collaborative and creative environment 

● robust benefits package, including an RRSP matching program 

● flexible work environment 

we help you grow – both professionally and personally 

As a Toronto-based organization with a national scope, we may consider, for externally-focused roles, remote work based on the strength of the candidate and organizational needs. In such cases, the candidate must be also willing to travel as required. 

The Lung Health Foundation is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, we will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process. 

The Lung Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the province where we operate. At the Lung Health Foundation, we value the insights and innovation that diverse and inclusive teams bring to work. 

HOW TO APPLY: 

If you are interested in this opportunity and have the skills and experience required, we invite you to apply through our careers page at https://lunghealth.ca/careers/. 

In your cover letter and subject line please include the position title you are applying for. 

We appreciate your interest in this opportunity, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

SALARY RANGE: 

$60,000 – $65,000

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