Manager, Branding & Communications –NFP, world health

September 8 2020
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Project Management, Business Analysis, Media, Printing, Publishing, Marketing, Communications, Advertising, Govt., NPO, Social & Community Work
Montreal, QC

** ESSENTIAL: CANADA WORK PERMIT; also SUPERIOR ENGLISH written & oral communication (critical to daily WFH international work)

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The World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH - is an international not-for-profit organization that provides global leadership to improve and sustain care for people with inherited bleeding disorders, including hemophilia, von Willebrand disease, rare factor deficiencies, and inherited platelet disorders. Established in 1963, the WFH works with member organizations in 140 countries as well as through a network of international volunteers and healthcare providers to achieve our vision of "Treatment For All" around the world.


The WFH is seeking a knowledgeable, self-driven and results-oriented Branding & Communications Manager with capability to lead change & compliance as necessary. The incumbent is responsible for managing the design and development of branded communications products and tools across external communications channels including but not limited to, web, print and video.

The Branding & Communications Manager serves as go-to person on WFH branding and visual identity, and on cross-platform and cross-product integration to ensure a cohesive, consistent and clear brand image for the WFH. The Manager takes part in evaluating key WFH programs and initiatives across the organization, helping departments-sectors develop & execute plans to better market and brand all endeavours.

He/she leads the design and development of communications products and materials (publications, collaterals, conference materials, etc.) including digital products (website, email campaigns, virtual conferences, video, etc. The Manager ensures efficient and effective day-to-day operation of branding and communications activities, with tasks and projects executed successfully to meet objectives.

Type of position:   regular; full-time

Reporting to:         Director, Marketing & Communications

Location:               Montreal Head office (downtown) / Covid-19 home-based currently

Start date:             IMMEDIATE (end SEPT 2020 latest)


Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure a consistent and cohesive brand image and visual identity across the organization, projects and initiatives.
  • Assist in the development of the branding and communications strategy; actualize and execute plans.
  • Manage the re-branding project, in close collaboration with the Director of Marketing & Communications, the CEO and other senior members of the organization.
  • Lead the design and development of communications products and materials (publications, collaterals, conference materials, etc.) including digital products (website, email campaigns, virtual conferences, video, etc.).
  • Identify and manage external vendors and deliverables (designers, printers, videographers, photographers, web developers, production crews, etc.).
  • Develop and implement new branding guidelines across organization: across print and digital (Web, publications, collaterals, meetings and events visuals, etc.
  • Serve as an in-house expert on branding and communications, develop a strong, collaborative working relationship with WFH departments across the organization.
  • Coordinate efforts, in collaboration with international and national member organizations, for shared events and opportunities such as World Hemophilia Day, the biannual WFH World Congress, regional meetings or special symposia that promote the WFH and its activities.
  • Develop as need be supporting materials for national member organizations (NMOs).
  • Plan and organize the development of various WFH branding and communications materials such as print and electronic newsletters and bulletins, annual reports; oversee production processes; lead, manage the design, development and production of high-quality PowerPoint presentations & other communications materials.
  • Write and/or edit as relevant, drafts for articles, website updates, announcements, presentations in collaboration with the Editor-Editorial Services Coordinator.
  • Contribute to the WFH social media program planning.
  • Work closely with the IT team to ensure WFH branding and communications messages are clear and consistent across the web, and to ensure quality control and prompt updates.
  • Identify trends, track progress, and prepare reports as needed for communications and marketing efforts at the WFH.
  • Represent the Department at international conferences and meetings to promote, encourage and engage NMOs and other stakeholders.
  • Lead and coordinate occasional remote projects for the WFH, often in other countries, and frequently in developing nations (post COVID-19).
  • Undertake other tasks relevant to the position as requested by the Director of Marketing & Communications.



  • University degree in communications, public relations, or a related field
  • Minimum 6 to 9 years of relevant work experience developing branded publications and collateral, conference and event materials, preferably in a healthcare, non-profit, and/or international development context
  • Minimum three years (3) of experience in organizing & implementing communications and branding strategies and public relations projects
  • Key knowledge of branding and marketing best practices, techniques, processes; strong research skills
  • Superior writing and editing skills; detail-oriented: excellent written & oral communication skills in English (essential to daily WFH international work);
  • Production experience, primarily in digital, print, video
  • Superior PowerPoint development skills (presentations with graphics and video); video editing  experience
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • Knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, as well as basic graphic design skills – key assets
  • Comfort with basic statistics and the application of analytics to strategic development; strong budget management abilities
  • Excellent time & project management skills, with demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and work effectively toward deadlines; effective under stress
  • Highly motivated, resourceful: adept at taking initiative and following through; able to solve problems effectively and excel in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Superior interpersonal skills, with ability to build and maintain solid relationships in an international & multi-cultural environment
  • Working knowledge of French, plus fluency in other international language/s (# @ JW_STRONG_BEGIN @ preferred) – assets
  • Legally entitled to live & work in Quebec, Canada; availability and willingness to undertake international travel (post covid-19)

Salary will be commensurate with background and experience. Interesting insurance plans & employee benefits.


Please send IMMEIATELY an ENGLISH cv & COVER LETTER (essential) to:

E: ***********.**********@***.***           Fx: +1 514.875.8916

Fédération mondiale de l'hémophilie  / The World Federation of Hemophilia - â€‹





We thank all candidates for their interest, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

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