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Digital Media Coordinator-Cooley Dickinson Health Care

Posted on June 16, 2017

Digital Media Coordinator

The Digital Media Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing all online activities for Cooley Dickinson Health Care (CDHC). The Digital Media Coordinator utilizes an excellent technical understanding of online channels, including social media and video, and articulates an innovative vision of how to promote Cooley Dickinson Health Care’s priorities, engaging the organization’s target audiences.

Apply Now: https://www.cooleydickinson.org/careers/job-search/

 

About Cooley Dickinson Health Care: Cooley Dickinson Hospital, an affiliate of Massachusetts General Hospital and a member of Partners HealthCare, is an acute care community hospital that serves the greater Pioneer Valley in Western Massachusetts. Founded in 1885 with a bequest from Caleb Cooley Dickinson “to establish and put in operation in the town of Northampton a hospital for the sick poor,” the organization provides a full range of high-quality health and wellness services in a compassionate, personal environment. The larger umbrella of Cooley Dickinson Health Care encompasses the hospital as well as a broad network of affiliated medical practices, and currently employs more than 1,900 medical professionals and support staff.

Manager, Public Relations- Danbury Hospital

Manager, Public Relations- Danbury Hospital

Posted on June 14, 2017

Category: Professional
Facility: Danbury Hospital
Department: Government Relations
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day
Hours: day shift
Job Details: Required: Bachelor Degree and minimum of five years job-related experience. BA/BS in Communications or related field. Relevant experience in a healthcare related field. Prior experience in public relations, media relations, crisis management and the use of social media and leveraging its power to achieve strategic interests. Exceptional written/verbal, time management and quantitative/analytical skills; and experience developing high level, complex presentations for multiple internal and external audiences. Judgment, decision-making and discretion are crucial. Form effective working relationships with individuals at all levels. Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented with the ability to work well under pressure. Demonstrated ability to simultaneously handle multiple projects and deadlines, effectively manage changing priorities and adjust to program activities accordingly. Self-starter with an excellent work ethic and a positive, proactive style. Develop and implement Public Relations strategies, and campaigns and initiatives to improve public perception of the Network and its affiliates. Hours: 40 control hours.

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Senior Writer/Copy Editor – EMHS

Senior Writer/Copy Editor – EMHS

Posted on May 4, 2017

Job #46767

EMHS is seeking a Senior Writer/Copy Editor to serve as writer/editor for publications, newsletters, collateral, media relations, executive level presentations and other written assignments.

EMHS, based in Brewer, Maine is an integrated health delivery system covering approximately 70 percent of the land mass in the state and serving more than 40 percent of the state’s residents. The system’s broad range of services includes nine hospitals, physician practices, long-term care facilities, home health and hospice, and emergency transport services by ground and air.

The Senior Writer/Copy Editor will create compelling, easy to understand, consumable copy for each communication, tailored to the appropriate audience and reflecting the EMHS brand. They will serve as a final stamp of approval on written copy, ensuring it is in EMHS brand voice, error free, and follows Associated Press (AP) and EMHS writing styles.

Job Requirements:

A bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, journalism or related field is required. Master’s degree is preferred.
A minimum of 4 years of experience in a related field
Healthcare experience preferred
Working knowledge of AP style
Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Ability to consistently meet and adapt to copy deadlines
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks with close attention to detail
Eagerness to quickly learn new concepts by studying information and material
Self-starter

In Maine, the saying, “the way life should be” certainly rings true. From the mountains of western Maine to the rocky eastern shores, this most eastern point of the United States offers a diverse opportunity for finding your true Maine experience. Although Maine is known for its burgeoning tourism industry, we guarantee that once you come, you won’t want to leave. All year round, feed your senses with a bounty of beautiful scenery, as well as world-class restaurants, museums, and entertainment. Maine—it’s the home you’ve been waiting for.

We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

To read full job description or to Apply, click here: http://careers.emhs.org/Position/46767/Senior%20Writer%20Copy%20Editor

Community Outreach Specialist-Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts (eastern)

Community Outreach Specialist-Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts (eastern)

Posted on April 25, 2017

Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts

Community Outreach Specialist

Eastern Massachusetts

Care. No matter what:

PPLM has been a leader in promoting sexual health for more than 85 years.  We believe that all people deserve the information and expert services to make informed, personal decisions that affect their health, their lives and their futures.  We are the state’s leading provider of sexual and reproductive health services. We educate families and empower youth to make responsible choices that lead to healthier lives.  We advocate for policies that improve sexual health.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

A member of the Business Development and Community Engagement Department, the Community Outreach Specialist coordinates initiatives in a targeted geographic area (Greater Boston, North Shore, South Shore, Cape and Islands) designed to promote Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts health services and educational programs. Develops relationships with community leaders and serves as the organization’s liaison with various constituents through attendance at community events and coalition meetings. Conducts service overview presentations for professionals, community members, and potential patients. Hosts information tables at conferences, health fairs and other community events to promote services and distribute materials. Integrate marketing campaign strategies and new service rollouts into outreach messaging.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify potential community partners who may serve as referral sources for patients seeking health care services and/or recipients of educational programming.
  • Proactively develop relationships with community partners to provide information about PPLM services and strategize opportunities for collaboration.
  • Participate in community coalitions, Community Health Network Area (CHNA) meetings, and other multidisciplinary, multisector partnerships of relevance to PPLM’s work.
  • Schedule includes evening and weekend hours.
  • Schedule, confirm, and implement service overview presentations at community partner locations to provide information about PPLM health care services and educational programs.
  • Works with Outreach Volunteers at community events.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA/BS required
  • 3-5 Years’ experience (intern experience counts towards qualifications requirement)
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
  • Ability to deal effectively with wide range of outside constituencies concerning highly sensitive and controversial matters
  • Prior experience in and knowledge of sexual health
  • Ability to work independently while committed to overall team approach
  • Consistent access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license.
  • A commitment to PPLM’s mission and values.

 

Planned Parenthood offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes; Health and Dental insurance, retirement savings, a generous vacation package, flexible spending accounts, and many additional benefits.

DIVERSE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Planned Parenthood is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.

Requirements:
Travel more than 50%
Expertise Communications and Media Relations, Marketing, Creative
Education Bachelor
Job Type Full Time
Location MA
Years of Experience 3-5 years
Preferred Language English

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Community Outreach Specialist-Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts (central)

Community Outreach Specialist-Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts (central)

Posted on April 25, 2017

Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts

Community Outreach Specialist

Central Massachusetts

Care. No matter what:

PPLM has been a leader in promoting sexual health for more than 85 years.  We believe that all people deserve the information and expert services to make informed, personal decisions that affect their health, their lives and their futures.  We are the state’s leading provider of sexual and reproductive health services. We educate families and empower youth to make responsible choices that lead to healthier lives.  We advocate for policies that improve sexual health.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

A member of the Business Development and Community Engagement Department, the Community Outreach Specialist coordinates initiatives in a targeted geographic area (Greater Worcester, North Central and Metro-West) designed to promote Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts health services and educational programs. Develops relationships with community leaders and serves as the organization’s liaison with various constituents through attendance at community events and coalition meetings. Conducts service overview presentations for professionals, community members, and potential patients. Hosts information tables at conferences, health fairs and other community events to promote services and distribute materials. Integrate marketing campaign strategies and new service rollouts into outreach messaging.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify potential community partners who may serve as referral sources for patients seeking health care services and/or recipients of educational programming.
  • Proactively develop relationships with community partners to provide information about PPLM services and strategize opportunities for collaboration.
  • Participate in community coalitions, Community Health Network Area (CHNA) meetings, and other multidisciplinary, multisector partnerships of relevance to PPLM’s work.
  • Schedule includes evening and weekend hours.
  • Schedule, confirm, and implement service overview presentations at community partner locations to provide information about PPLM health care services and educational programs.
  • Works with Outreach Volunteers at community events.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA/BS required
  • Bilingual (Spanish and/or Portuguese and English) preferred
  • 3-5 Years’ experience (intern experience counts towards qualifications requirements)
  • Ability to deal effectively with wide range of outside constituencies concerning highly sensitive and controversial matters
  • Prior experience in and knowledge of sexual health
  • Ability to work independently while committed to overall team approach.
  • Consistent access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license.
  • A commitment to PPLM’s mission and values.

 

Planned Parenthood offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes; Health and Dental insurance, retirement savings, a generous vacation package, flexible spending accounts, and many additional benefits.

DIVERSE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Planned Parenthood is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.

Requirements:
Travel more than 50%
Expertise Communications and Media Relations, Marketing, Creative
Education Bachelor
Job Type Full Time
Location MA
Years of Experience 3-5 years
Preferred Language English

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Account Associate and/or an Account Executive – Ball Consulting Group

Account Associate and/or an Account Executive – Ball Consulting Group

Posted on April 12, 2017

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE/ACCOUNT ASSOCIATE

Ball Consulting Group, LLC is a strategic communications firm that specializes in health care and also serves the non-profit, business to business, tech, and real estate sectors. The company provides public relations and crisis communications services to a broad cross-section of clients.  It is located in Newton, Mass., eight miles west of downtown Boston.

We are seeking an Account Associate and/or an Account Executive with approximately two to five years of experience working in a PR or communications department setting or a PR agency.  PR agency experience (for some portion of the two to five years) is required.  

The skills we are seeking include:

  • Exceedingly strong written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to target and pinpoint journalists
  • Ability to develop media tools including news releases, guest columns, media advisories, etc.
  • Ability to research and develop client briefing documents
  • Ability to conduct extensive phone- and web-based research and outreach
  • Ability to manage account details and to manage multiple accounts under tight deadlines
  • Experience pitching story ideas to members of the media
  • Experience working with clients
  • Candidate should have developed through previous positions both media and industry relationships

Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing account implementation according to the account plan
  • Research and list development
  • Development of comprehensive media relations tools referenced above
  • Assisting in the development of media plans
  • Assisting in the preparation of client meetings and presentations
  • Conducting phone and e-mail outreach to the media

Key requirements and details:

  • Candidates must possess a B.A. or B.S. in communications, public relations, journalism,  political science or public policy, or related field
  • Two to five years’ experience in a PR setting
  • PR agency experience
  • Office is on several express and local bus routes and free garage parking is included if driving
  • Competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and performance-based bonuses
  • Benefits provided

For more information, send a letter of interest and a resume to David Ball at david@ballcg.com.

 

Analytics & Audience Development Manager-Yale University

Analytics & Audience Development Manager-Yale University

Posted on April 12, 2017

Analytics & Audience Development Manager, YSM – 42710BR

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Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.

General Purpose:  Reporting to the Executive Editor, responsible for the use of data and business intelligence efforts to grow audiences and engagement on YSM’s website, social media channels, newsletters and an assortment of traditional and emerging partner platforms.

In collaboration with the Executive Editor and the editorial team, the Analytics & Audience Development Manager will:

  • Build an audience acquisition, growth, and engagement plan for YSM’s websites, social media channels and partner platforms. This includes tone and voice, output matrices and publishing calendars, workflows, and distribution, including earned, organic and paid.
  • Craft native content strategies for key social platforms. Collaborate with leadership team to assign writers, videographers, editors, and others to execute content strategies.
  • Build and execute budgets for targeted campaigns, paid search optimization, email campaigns, and community and social media engagement tactics.
  • Deploy analytics to collect data on multiplatform content consumption, user behavior, and staff performance and priorities to advance a data-driven culture across the organization.
  • Leverage data into recommendations and actionable insights for growing traffic, deepening engagement. improving product and working more efficiently.
  • Set and deliver key performance indicators (KPI) for traffic and engagement goals across YSM’s websites, social media channels – Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Linkedln and partner platforms.
  • Write best practices I guidelines for each platform; lead training efforts for colleagues
  • Master all the analytics platforms and solutions currently deployed at YSM; stay up-to-date on new tools and identify the best-in-breed for potential usage.
  • Build automated, custom reports (daily, weekly and monthly) for leadership team: craft templated reports for all colleagues, stakeholders and clients.
  • Ensure accuracy of data reporting across the suite of analytics tools; serve as the primary point of contact for questions and queries, troubleshooting, etc.
  • Manage end-to-end analytics workflows.

 

Required Education and Experience:  Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years of marketing and/or audience development experience in a newsroom or agency environment or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Qualifications:

  • Significant experience with, or very strong interest in health, wellness and science content, utilizing outstanding analytical skills with a proven track record of turning data into meaningful, actionable insights and strategic recommendations. Proven top-notch writing, communication and presentation skills.
  • Deep understanding of data and analytics as used on the web, mobile and social platforms. Proven experience with Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics/Omniture and Facebook Insights. Deep experience with Excel: Pivot tables, vlookup, etc with proficiency in quantitative testing such as A/B and multivariate testing.
  • Demonstrated ability managing conflicting priorities and deadlines among long term projects with the ability to deliver against a defined set of metrics and key performance indicators (KPI).
  • Must be willing and able to work occasional off-hours on nights and weekends, as deadlines and breaking news dictates.

 

Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at http://bit.ly/2oF6eKx.  Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position.

We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country’s great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

Senior Communications Specialist – Hartford HealthCare

Posted on March 30, 2017

Location: Connecticut-Newington System Support Office

Job: Senior Communications Specialist – full-time

Organization: Hartford HealthCare

To apply: www.hartfordhealthcare.org

Description

Under the direction of the role’s director (the “Director”), the Sr. Communications Specialist (the “Senior Specialist”) creates communications, plans and monitors initiatives that contribute to the financial soundness and growth of Hartford HealthCare (“HHC”) and the assigned system member/business unit(s). The Sr. Communications Specialist works closely with the Director to support functions of internal and external communications, branding and service line marketing.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Assists in orienting and training and provides guidance and assistance as needed to the lower level “Communications Specialists”.
  • Works with the Director to determine and support key initiatives for strategic marketing and communications.
  • Participates with the Director in the development of strategic marketing plans.
  • Independently develops internal and external communications to support HHC goals, working with appropriate departments and obtaining approvals as necessary.
  • Supports HHC balanced scorecard metrics through development and execution of local and/or regional initiatives, under the direction of the Director.
  • Independently updates and manages content for organization’s Intranet and Internet sites, ensuring information is current and correct. Integrates digital platforms (such as social media, web, e-marketing, visual story-telling) into communications and marketing strategies.
  • Works with system social media team to maintain and create content for social media platforms. Uses appropriate metrics to track readership and reach of these initiatives.
  • Writes and edits news releases, presentations, talking points, speeches, articles, publications and collateral material, obtaining reviews and approvals as necessary.
  • As assigned by the Director, manages special projects, including event planning and staffing of events, annual reports, and is capable of assuming a leadership role for major events.
  • Responds to requests for information from media and the public, and works with the Director and system communications staff as needed to provide appropriate level of response.
  • Manages earned media opportunities to support physicians, initiatives and new programs.
  • Ensures that efforts are monitored, tracked and reported to the Director or others as needed.
  • Works closely with HHC communications and planning staff to share resources and avoid duplication of efforts.
  • Ensures that all materials adhere to HHC branding standards.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Communications or Marketing or related field.

Experience

  • Four to ten years of previous communications or journalism experience required, including publication of visual and written work in one or more of the following: marketing materials, advertising/design agency products for clients, magazines, journals, newspapers or websites.
  • Experience working in a large matrix organization with a complex integrated service delivery system in a competitive market. Preferably five to ten years of experience.
  • Health care experience strongly preferred, though other service-oriented industry experience may be considered

 

 

Sr. Consultant, Corporate Communications – Stamford Health System

Sr. Consultant, Corporate Communications – Stamford Health System

Posted on March 20, 2017

Job Summary

The Sr. Consultant will be charged with managing the overall corporate communications program for Stamford Health. They will serve as a communications resource for the Executive Team and support system-wide efforts such as Culture & Engagement, Just Culture, and Culture of Safety. They will prepare the annual corporate communications plan and messaging platform for the organization.

 

Major Accountabilities/Critical Responsibilities

  • A strategic thinker able to contribute at a senior level in addition to strong operational and delivery skills;
  • Maturity and credibility to lead a communications function providing excellence in all fields of communication;
  • A team leader who can energize and motivate his or her staff but also build, develop and work with functional experts spanning all disciplines within the team;
  • A team player comfortable operating at the most senior levels within the company and outside it and capable of building strong links with Corporate Communications;
  • Creative thinker, able to conceive unconventional solutions in support of rapid growth;
  • Strong influencing skills to win the support of department managers and to provide leadership of functional staff over whom he or she may not have direct line responsibility; and
  • Dynamic and high energy, able to perform well under deadline pressure.
  • Be responsible for all written communications, including electronic and print communications with staff and physicians, contributions to company publications, marketing materials, websites and client/community engagement communications,
  • Work with other functions including HR, IT, Safety and Medical Staff Office to support their communications needs,
  • Provide strategic counsel to Executive Leadership and senior management teams, and department heads  to build and protect corporate brand name and image;
  • Provide change management communications strategies for major corporate decisions, acquisitions and integrations;
  • Manage an annual budget for the Corporate Communications Function.

 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Minimum of 5-10 years of experience in corporate /internal communications within a corporate or agency environment. Work in healthcare or similar industry preferred.
  • Exceptional writing ability, editing and project management skills. Experience working with and presenting in front of high-level executives.
  • Knowledge of current social media monitoring applications and tracking programs for internal communications.
  • Desire and proven capability to provide creative feedback and solutions to communications challenges.
  • Passion to work and grow within a leading regional health system.
  • Comfortable working both independently and with a diverse team; ability to collaborate creatively and productively in a team environment.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and heavy work volume; work well under pressure and deadlines; flexible and adaptable to unexpected changes in environment.

 

EDUCATION:     

Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism, Communications, Marketing or related field is required.

Master’s Degree preferred.

 

 

Anyone interested in the position they need to contact:

Jean M Hitchcock, MPH, APR,CFRE

JHitchcock@stamhealth.org

Marketing & Communications Lead

Stamford Health

Stamford, CT

Phone: 203-276-2224