Seeking the BEST Graphic Design Coordinator

Do you want to work alongside a talented creative team to design high impact proposals to encourage donors to support a great cause?

The Ottawa Hospital is one of Canada’s top learning and research hospitals, where excellent care is inspired by research and driven by compassion. Our multi-campus hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, attracts some of the most influential scientific minds from around the world. Our focus on learning and research leads to new techniques and discoveries that are adopted globally to improve patient care.

The Foundation’s (TOHF) purpose is to inspire and enable support for the highest quality healthcare and world-class research at The Ottawa Hospital. Backed by generous support from the community, we are committed to providing the world-class, compassionate care we would want for our loved ones.

At TOHF, we are proud to have what we believe to be the best, the brightest, and the most dedicated employee team in the entire country! We have worked hard to create a work environment that fosters collaboration, creativity, and work satisfaction for all of our employees. Consistently, we are ranked as one of the highest performing foundations in Canada.

The Foundation is in the early stages of a transformative Capital Campaign that will be unprecedented in our city and we are currently recruiting the best candidates to our team to play critical roles in our success.

“I am proud to be leading The Ottawa Hospital Foundation as the healthcare landscape of our city is transformed with the new Civic development on Carling Avenue. We want the best staff to join our exceptional team as we prepare for this generational opportunity.” – Tim Kluke, President and CEO, The Ottawa Hospital Foundation

About the role

The Graphic Design coordinator will be in the Creative Team and report to the Lead Graphic Designer, working with our Proposal Writers and the wider marketing team to produce proposals for donors that are on-brand, on-message, modern in their look-and-feel, and visually engaging and inspiring for use in both print and digital formats.

“We’re embarking on a once-in-a-lifetime journey for healthcare, and for our city. We’re looking for someone who wants to build a career around this opportunity. To help us create a strong brand by producing customized proposals that will inspire donors join us on this transformative journey.”– Tara Gough, Lead Graphic Designer

In this position you will

  • Implement graphics and layouts for donor proposals in both digital and print, based on direction from the Lead Graphic Designer
  • Use and understand creative briefs to guide the production of materials
  • Produce materials that are visually and aesthetically consistent with the brand guidelines and standards
  • Use the Adobe Suite of products for design and layout, and edit photos as needed
  • Follow design trends and best practices in the production of print and digital materials


  • 2-4 years recent experience in graphic design and layout
  • A diploma or degree relating to the requirements of the job will be considered an asset
  • Portfolio or tear-sheets required
    *If selected for in-person interviews, a portion of the interview will consist of a layout/design test to assess knowledge, skill, and abilities.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite: graphic design, layout, photo/ editing software
  • Ability to develop print and digital marketing products both from scratch and edit existing templates
  • Ability to follow direction and design trends
  • Ability to work in a team and deal with competing priorities
  • Any industry credentials, associations, or awards will be considered and asset


The true benefit of working with The Ottawa Hospital Foundation comes from the ability to work on a team that is making a difference in our community. Everything we do has a direct impact on improving the lives of people in the Ottawa region every day. In addition to an exceptional and collaborative work environment, The Ottawa Hospital Foundation also offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, and values and supports ongoing professional development opportunities for all members of our team.

We believe that our people are our strength. Our success stems from our ability to attract and retain the best people who have a passion for our community’s healthcare system and want to make a difference in your community. If you are looking for a truly unique career opportunity and a chance to work for an established, successful organization, The Ottawa Hospital Foundation is the ideal place for you. Apply today via email at

How To Apply

Please forward your resume and cover letter outlining your experience, salary expectations and why you think you would be a suitable candidate for this position by Wednesday March 3, 2021. Your application should be saved in the following format Firstname_Lastname_Jobtitle.

The Ottawa Hospital Foundation values diversity and embraces an organizational culture that is inclusive and free of bias and discrimination. The Foundation is committed to a board and staff that is comprised of talented and dedicated individuals with a diverse mix of expertise, experience, skills and backgrounds.

We would like to thank all applicants in advance and advise them that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Job Contact Information

Human Resources
The Ottawa Hospital Foundation
737 Parkdale Avenue, 1st Floor Box 610
Ottawa, ON K1Y 1J8
(Fax) 613 761-5014