Careers

Job Title                  : Registered Nurse

Accountable to         : Nurse Manager

Report to                 : Senior Manager, Health Services

Job Summary           :The HFJ has a vacancy for an enthusiastic professional to join our team. The incumbent will be responsible to work at the In-House Clinic and on the Mobile Screening Team on a rotational basis, screening patients for cardiovascular disease. He/ She is responsible for supervising all staff working on the Mobile Team and assisting the Nurse Manager with the supervision of staff at the In-House Clinics. He/ She will also assist the Nurse Manager in the day-to-day operations of the Medical Department as required.

Qualification and Requirements

  1. Be a Registered Nurse — registered with the Nursing Council of Jamaica.
  2. Previous supervisory experience.
  3. Be willing to travel island-wide and stay overnight (as required).
  4. Good written and oral communication skills.
  5. Excellent organizational skills.
  6. Ability to work on own initiative.
  7. To be available for work on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays as arranged in
  8. advance and to overnight with the Mobile Screening team when required.
  9. Be BLS certified &/or prepared to attend relevant course and in-service training as
  10. required – BLS, FA, ACLS and ECG Interpretation certificate courses. Show a
  11. willingness for upgrading skills through further training.
  12. Be computer literate and efficient in Microsoft office suite.

 

Interested candidates should send their resumes by email to:

vacancy@heartfoundationja.org 

Deadline August 31, 2022 – Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Job Title                  : Business Development Manager

Accountable to        : Executive Director

Report to                 : Senior Manager- Marketing and Business development

Job Summary           :The HFJ has a vacancy for an enthusiastic professional to join our team. The incumbent will be responsible for the planning and execution of activities designed to achieve the goals of the marketing department; identifying sales leads, promoting products or services to new clients and maintaining good working relationships with new and existing customers; communicating new product developments to prospective clients and overseeing the development of marketing literature

Qualification and Requirements

 

  1. A Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or Management or related discipline.
  2. At least 3-5 years of experience in one or all of the following: marketing, sales, project management
  3. Create and following up on new business opportunities and setting up meetings to discuss new business opportunities and collaborations within the marketplace
  1. Communicate new product and services to prospective clients
  1. Excellent interpersonal relations with proven communications skills, both verbal and written
  1. A good understanding of marketing principles
  2. Good negotiation skills

 

Interested candidates should send their resumes by email to:

vacancy@heartfoundationja.org 

Deadline August 25, 2022 – Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Job Title:                             HealthCare Assistant

Accountable to:              Executive Director

Reports to:                        Senior Manager- Health Services

Job Summary:                  Conducts all tests related to the medical services of The Heart Foundation of Jamaica – In-House, Mobile Screening, BP Programme and health fairs. Performs interviews and gives advice within limits of knowledge and refer to the Registered Nurse as necessary.

 

Job Requirement:

  1. The incumbent should have completed Biology/Human & Social Biology to Grade II
  2. Be a Practical Nurse with certification from a recognized school OR have experience working in a medical facility.
  3. Have experience in administering ECG.

 

General Duties

  1. To ensure that privacy and confidentiality of medical and personal information is maintained at all times.
  2. To be willing to travel island wide and be available for work on weekends and public holidays as arranged in advance and to stay overnight with the team when required.
  3. To demonstrate an aptitude for training re medical techniques and information. To show a willingness for upgrading skills through further training.
  4. To display good time-keeping and in doing so avoid delaying the entire medical team when in the field or inconvenience clients waiting to be processed in-house.
  5. To screen clients for cardiovascular disease and any other condition (which may be present simultaneously) under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
  6. Assist in the processing of ECGs for the Cardiologists and for clients.

Interested candidate should send their resume via email to:

vacancy@heartfoundationja.org

Deadline August 31, 2022 – Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Job Title                      :           Public Relations & Communications Officer

Accountable to            :           Executive Director

Report to                     :           Senior Manager- Marketing & Business Development

Job Summary              :           Be responsible for the public relations and communication activities of The Heart Foundation of Jamaica.  Assist with other activities in the Marketing and Business Development Department as well as with general administrative functions. Perform all social media activities and assess their effectiveness.

 

Job Requirements

:           A Degree in Media and Communications.

:           At least 2 years experience in public relations and communications

:           Be computer literate using Microsoft Suite, Canva, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign Suite or other graphic design software.

:           Experience with the most current social media techniques and keep abreast of new and effective trends.

:           Experience in website maintenance would be an asset

:           Be willing to work at all marketing and public relations events, fundraising activities, including those held on the weekends, public holidays and evenings.

:           Exercise excellent oral, written communication and organization skills

:           The ability to work on own initiative and to represent the organization at public functions and in the media.

 

Specific Duties

  • In liaison with Senior Manager, Marketing & Business development plan and implement PR and communication strategies for the HFJ.
  • Execute all approved marketing/public relations activities related to the promotion of the services of the Foundation including medical, emergency cardiac care, health promotion and school’s health education programme.
  • Maintain a current contact listing of all the media houses and develop and maintain strong relationships with media personnel and key contacts.
  • Liaise with social media networking organizations
  • Research, write and distribute approved press releases to target media.
  • Collate, analyze and present media coverage
  • Liaise with the website developer to ensure that the website is current and is further developed to reach target audience.
  • Develop and maintain effective ways of communicating with the Foundation’s members and assist in increasing and maintaining membership levels.
  • Write and edit speeches, articles and oversee the preparation of the Annual Report
  • In consultation with the Marketing & Business Development Manager, prepare and present the monthly staff meeting report for the Department.
  • Responsible for all Internal staff communications.

 

General Duties

  • To assist and get involved in the social activities of the Foundation, usually coordinated by the Staff Social Committee.

 

Interested candidates should send their resumes by email to:

vacancy@heartfoundationja.org 

Deadline August 31, 2022 – Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Job Title                      :          Client Service Representative

Accountable to            :           Executive Director

Report to                     :           Client Service Superviosr

Job Summary              :

Qualification and Requirements- Public Relations and Communications Officer

  • A Degree in Media and Communications
  • At least 2 years experience in public relations and communications
  • Be computer literate using Microsoft Suite, Canva, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign Suite or other graphic design software. Experience with the most current social media techniques and keep abreast of new and effective trends.
  • Exercise excellent oral, written communication, and organization skills
  • The ability to work on own initiative and to represent the organization at public functions and in the media.
  • Liaise with social media networking organizations
  • Research, write and distribute approved press releases to target media.
  • Responsible for all Internal staff communications.
  • Write and edit speeches, articles and oversee the preparation of the Annual Report

 

 

Interested candidates should send their resumes by email to:

vacancy@heartfoundationja.org 

Deadline August 31, 2022 – Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Job Title                      :           Events & Sponsorship Officer

Accountable to            :           Executive Director

Report to                     :           Senior Manager- Marketing & Business Development

Job Summary              :           The Events & Sponsorship Officer is responsible for the day- to-day implementation of established marketing procedures and assists in the development and analysis of potential marketing strategies.  The position is also responsible for the coordination of sponsorship agreements.  He/she is also responsible for coordinating all aspects of The Heart Foundation of Jamaica events.

 

SCOPE 

The Events & Sponsorship Officer is responsible for:

  • Coordinating all aspects of The Heart Foundation of Jamaica events, including, but not limited to, planning, executing, and implementing to ensure that the event runs smoothly
  • The goal is to organize unforgettable events that will ensure the entertainment of participants and facilitate the completion of business objectives.
  • Seeking sponsorship for the company’s events.
  • Seek sponsorship, donations and funding for the foundation’s capital requirements

Job Requirements

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, or related discipline.
  • 2-5 years’ experience in marketing
  • Experience in all aspects of event planning and seeking sponsorship and funding
  • Strong networking skills.
  • Expert negotiation skills
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with Social Media platforms and analytics.
  • Always keep up to date with the latest trends and best practices in marketing, promotions, and sponsorship.

 

Main Responsibilities- Events

  • Plan events with attention to financial and time constraints
  • Provides timely feedback to senior management regarding the status of the implementation of the event.
  • Initiates, coordinates and/or participates in all efforts to publicize event
  • Develop and oversee fundraising event
  • Negotiate and secure event space
  • Secure sponsors booth space
  • Create invitee list.
  • Send out invitations and manage RSVP list.
  • Manage correspondence.
  • Coordinate event logistics, including registration and attendee tracking, presentation and materials support and pre- and post-event evaluations.
  • Do final checks at the day of the event (e.g. tables, technology) to ensure everything meets standards
  • Oversee event happenings and act quickly to resolve problems
  • Evaluate event’s success and submit reports

 

 Main Responsibilities- Sponsorship

  • Work with the Senior Manager- Marketing & Business Development to develop high quality, commercially successful event sponsorship models, in line with the company’s ethical collaboration position.
  • To secure event sponsorship and exhibition income, to achieve stretching income targets.
  • Ensure that event sponsorship products are consistent with our views.
  • Build and maintain strong external relationships with potential sponsors, corporate partners, and supporters, through securing and leading new business meetings, and maintaining strong relationships
  • Ensure that The Heart Foundation of Jamaica’s reputation is not compromised by sponsorship models.
  • Create database of possible sponsors, donors and funding agencies that is in keeping with HFJ’s mandate

 

Interested candidate should send their resume via email to: vacancy@heartfoundationja.org.
DEADLINE: 01 June, 2022
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted