Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Full Time Regular

Posted date: August 23, 2016

Position vacancy Closing date: October 03, 2016
Employment TypeFull Time
Reports toChief Operations and Service Officer
Location / Region2200 Yonge Street, Suite 300, Toronto, ON

Why Work for the Y?

YMCA of Greater Toronto aspires to be a great work place through an environment that embraces diversity and social inclusion, valuing differences and supporting full participation by all employees. The YMCA provides more than 5,000 employees with meaningful jobs and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of individuals and the health of our communities. The YMCA works to build healthy communities. This is achieved through a shared culture and values. We recognize the contributions of our staff through innovative practices, great benefits and growth opportunities.

Nature and scope

The YMCA of Greater Toronto is a charity offering opportunities for personal growth, community involvement and leadership.  The Marketing and Communications team provides marketing and communications services to internal clients across the organization.


As Vice President, Marketing and Communications, you will lead a team of nine in delivering marketing and communications strategies and programs that attract new participants to the Y’s programs and services.


  • You have led marketing and communications for a complex, dynamic organization with multiple stakeholders.
  • You understand brand, digital marketing, segmentation, CRM, corporate communications, media and public relations, and the full range of channels and tools through which to tell the Y’s stories and engage participants.
  • The position requires the following Association Competencies: Advanced competence in Effective Interpersonal Communications; Teamwork and Collaboration; Ethics and Self-Management; Being Member Focused; Relationship Building and Partnering; Being Results Focused; Valuing Diversity and Social Inclusion; Association Management and Stewardship; Cross Functional Integration; Leadership; People Management; Planning and Initiative; Strategic Orientation and Change Management.

How to apply

Please send résumé and cover letter quoting
job posting #160730 by October 3, 2016 to:

Job offers are contingent upon the successful completion of a Police Records Check. Within the first four months and every three years thereafter, a Vulnerable Police Records Check is required.

The YMCA of Greater Toronto values the diversity of people and communities and is committed to excellence and inclusion in our Association. We are committed to an environment that is barrier free. If you require accommodation at any stage during the hiring process, please inform us in advance to arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation.

About YMCA of Greater Toronto

The YMCA of Greater Toronto is a dynamic charity offering opportunities for personal growth, community involvement and leadership. Our 2010-2020 strategic plan Strong Start Great Future calls upon our Association to invest in young people across their life stages to deliver on our vision of ensuring our communities will be home to the healthiest children, teens and young adults. This community health strategy includes a significant role for adults and older adults.

Mirroring the region’s diversity, the YMCA offers a variety of programs responding to the needs of the community, including employment and essential skills, education, newcomer programs, youth outreach and intervention, fitness, sports and aquatics, international programs, child care and camps.

When you support the YMCA of Greater Toronto’s Annual Giving, you help us ensure more children, youth and young adults have the chance to be healthy… and so much more. We believe that by providing our children with a strong start, they will have a great future. And, ultimately, strong, healthy children mean strong, healthy communities in the GTA for the years to come.

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2015 Canada's Best Diversity Employers
2015 Canada's Greenest Employers
Canada's Top Employers for Young People 2016