Program Coordinator – Health and Wellness, Student

at Shoppers Drug Mart / Pharmaprix
Location North York, Canada
Date Posted September 23, 2022
Category Call Centre / CustomerService
Job Type Permanent


Referred applicants must not apply directly to this role. All referred applicants must use their unique referral link generated when they are referred by an existing colleague.


243 Consumers Road, Toronto, Ontario, M2J 4W8

At Shoppers Drug Mart, we're innovating health and wellness in Canada. From prescriptions to walk-in clinics, and a beloved loyalty program, we're caring and supporting our customers in new ways every day.
With more than 1,300 locally owned and operated stores from coast to coast, the Shoppers Drug Mart network is more than a great place to shop, it's a great place to work. We're committed to building our talented team who champion collaboration, kindness and inclusivity. Join our team, and help recognize a healthy future for your career and for all Canadians.

Why this role is important?

Term Length: 4 Months, Winter 2023

Term Start : January 9 th, 2023

Term End : April 21 st , 2023

Position Arrangement:

Full-Time Contract

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Hybrid 3 days Office & 2 Days Remote


Reporting to the Sr. Manager, Dietitians and Wellness Program, the Program Coordinator will be responsible for assisting with development and implementation of new nutrition service offering to consumers and businesses. The Program Coordinator will also be supporting marketing initiatives to help increase awareness and usage of nutrition services.

Key Responsibilities:

Support the national dietitian team with development and formatting of nutrition presentations, webinars, customer resources, recipes templates and social media posts
Join forces with other business units to explore synergies and possibilities for cross-promotion
Collaborate with internal communications team to organize colleague events with the goal of increasing awareness of the dietitian services within the organization
Support marketing initiatives targeting our main customer personas with the goal of increasing awareness of our dietitian services, and incent trial and usage
Conducting market scans to support ongoing initiatives
Designing, distributing, and analyzing surveys to inform of customer and/or dietitian needs, gaps and opportunities as they relate to the nutrition service offering
Attend program planning and status meetings, and other meetings as required
Provide administrative support through various ad-hoc projects


Ability to think outside the box to form innovative solutions
An entrepreneurial spirit
Attention to detail
Be able to handle multiple tasks at the same time and be able to re-prioritize effectively
Business acumen & project management skills
Enrolled in a post-secondary school and accredited co-op program in the field of nutrition, business or marketing
Excellent problem solving, critical thinking and analytical skills
Exceptional collaboration and team building skills to build relationships with business partners
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Canva
Must be able to work independently and/or collaboratively in a fast-paced cross-functional environment
Social media experience and knowledge
Strong written and oral communication skills

At Loblaw, it's about our respect for the environment, sourcing products with integrity and making a positive difference in the community. We offer our colleagues progressive careers, comprehensive training, flexibility and a benefits package.

Why work at Shoppers Drug Mart?
Acting as consultants, supporting internal customers and the Associate-Owners, you will get experience unique to the retail industry while working for an award-winning national brand. Benefit from a competitive pay program and online learning through Academy .
Take ownership of your work and find more ways to care about your work, co-workers, customers and community.

How You'll Succeed:

At Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. , we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.

If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.

Employment Type:

Full time

Type of Role:

Temporary with Benefits (Fixed Term)

Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation's evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.

In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct - it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.

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