eSight is an organization with a simple but profound belief: that people who can see the world, can change the world.

This belief has driven us to invent a truly novel technology - breakthrough, electronic glasses that let the legally blind actually see. This solution dramatically transforms the lives of the legally blind, with thousands of stories online that are likely to leave you with a lump in your throat or a tear in your eye.

We are a well-funded, cutting-edge organization that is passionately driven by our vision to change the world with life-changing, customer-centric technology. We are looking for a Communications Specialist to join our organization and to help us take our story to the next level in our worldwide outreach to traditional media, digital media, legally blind individuals, service organizations, political leaders, government officials, insurance companies, major corporations, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations, and compassionate individuals who want to help the legally blind.

More About You

Are you the next Communications Specialist for eSight? We are looking for an individual who:

  • Greatly wants to use his/her skills to make a contribution to a meaningful cause
  • Is an artisan, with an exceptional command of the written and spoken word
  • Can research complex subject matter and convert it into understandable ideas
  • Can write compelling copy for both online and offline channels including (but certainly not limited to) our website, presentations, digital content and social media, scripts, newsletters, emails, information sheets, print and digital collateral, press releases, media briefings, speeches and talking points, and the like
  • Is comfortable in developing convincing arguments to change stereotypical attitudes about the legally blind
  • Can write truly breakthrough copy that captivates the reader, and convinces them to take action
  • Is hungry to help influence all parts of the organization with consistent and compelling
  • Can take our unique technology and the incredible story that underlies it and deliver our message to the world in a way that inspires, motivates, and captures the attention, heart, passion, and goodness in people
  • Has outstanding people skills and a collaborative spirit to help implement and execute communications strategies
  • Has the ability to think quickly, act quickly, multi-task and manage high profile projects
  • Has exceptional writing, editing, proof-reading skills and high standards for quality assurance including tone, voice, and style (you are currently tearing this document apart!)

Skills For This Role:

We are looking for a uniquely skilled and special individual, a “rare bird” who can tell our story with passion, conviction, and honesty. We encourage writers from all backgrounds, be it many years of direct experience in traditional marketing, public relations, and communications, or simply 1-2 years of experience in a completely different industry. We truly are looking for someone who thinks outside of the box. This individual will also have:

  • Ability to do detailed research, fact finding and uncover new information
  • Strong ability to create, write, proof read and present copy for various uses
  • Strong knowledge of various social media platforms
  • Proven record of accomplishment of delivering a strong message through the written word

This is a full-time, permanent position located in Toronto complete with a competitive compensation package, including health and dental benefits.

At eSight we are committed to fostering an inclusive, barrier-free and accessible environment. Part of this commitment includes arranging accommodations to ensure an equitable opportunity to participate in the recruitment and selection process. If you require any accommodation during the application or interview process, we will work with you to meet your needs. Please contact us at 1 855 837 4448 x317.