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Graphic Design and Creative Services Specialist-South Shore Health System

Graphic Design and Creative Services Specialist-South Shore Health System

Posted on July 5, 2017

 

BASIC PURPOSE OF THE JOB 

The Graphic Design and Creative Services Specialist is responsible for advancing South Shore Health System’s mission through the expression of its brand identity, positioning, and messaging through all brand touch points (in print and electronic communications vehicles.  Reporting to the Manager, Communications Services, the Graphic Design and Creative Services Specialist conceptualizes, designs, and implements creative solutions to create awareness of, build preference for, drive choice of, and increase knowledge about South Shore Health System. 

Supervisory Responsibilities: Suppliers and vendors.

Reports To: Manager, Communications Services

POPULATION SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES – NO ASSESSMENT REQUIRED 

JOB REQUIREMENTS 

Minimum Education – Preferred 

Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, graphic design, or equivalent experience.

Minimum Work Experience 

Requires 6-8 years of experience in graphic services and/or marketing communications industry.  Experience in health-related communications is preferable.  Photography experience beneficial.  A portfolio of work must be available for review.

 

POSITION-SPECIFIC ATTRIBUTES:

  • Strong communicator who thinks creatively, is detail-oriented, and able to meet deadlines
  • Must be able to work effectively in a collaborative environment and possess strong problem-solving, decision-making skills and organizational skills
  • Creativity, a strong visual sense and experience with a wide range of design capabilities and experiences
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills
  • Proficiency with graphic, web, and photographic software (e.g., Adobe, Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign)
  • Must take a customer-driven approach and willingly seek/integrate feedback
  • Results-oriented; a self-starter with keen attention to detail and quality control
  • Ability to work well under pressure, balance multiple projects simultaneously and meet multiple deadlines
  • Ability to sensitively and professionally represent South Shore Health System’s brand and mission to a variety of audiences
  • High tolerance for complex, ambiguous and changing environment
  • Comfortable with web-based project management tools and collaboration technologies
  • A strong track record of positioning organization and specific service lines to achieve tangible outcomes in a competitive communications environment

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Essential functions are those tasks, duties and responsibilities that comprise the means of accomplishing the job’s purpose and objectives.  Essential functions are critical or fundamental to the performance of the job.  They are the major functions that the person in the job is held accountable for.  Following are the essential functions of the job.

  1. General Communications functions
  • Works with Manager, Communications Services and other Marketing colleagues to develop, implement and evaluate communications plans to achieve stakeholder objectives and ensure organizational consistency and brand expression.
  • Works to assure appropriate organization-wide use of the Health System’s name, logo, editorial and graphic standards, and other guidelines/templates; acts as a brand steward in deploying the Health System’s brand identity across print and electronic materials, including brochures, reports, publications, presentations, photographs, videos, displays, signs, posters, invitations, advertising, e-notifications, packaging, web properties, social channels, apps, and related items.
  • Designs print and electronic materials for diverse stakeholders, including brochures, reports, publications, presentations, photographs, newsletters, videos, displays, signs, posters, invitations, web and social channel graphics, apps and related items, that advance South Shore Health System’s brand expression and mission.
  • Participates in continued learning and possesses a willingness and ability to learn, embrace and utilize new technology and procedures. Maintains active membership in one communications professional association to stay abreast of best practices and metrics in local and national markets. Attends seminars/courses to enhance skills.

 

  1. Position Specific Communications functions
  • Brand standards: Promulgates and adheres to design standards in all vehicles, including assuring the appropriate organization-wide use of the Health System’s name, logo, trademarks and other graphic assets as they are applied to stakeholder publications and collateral materials (e.g., posters, postcards, fliers), stationery, advertisements, signs, websites and other forms of electronic media, presentations, and related items. Teaches colleagues about the appropriate application of brand standards and reviews materials to assure compliance with branding guidelines. Works to ensure consistency in design, style, tone, grammar, and punctuation for all written and digital communication.
  • Design/graphic services: Possesses an excellent understanding of current trends in graphic design and integrates relevant new techniques into work, including print and web newsletters, digital graphics, online ads. Demonstrates aptitude for graphic design/visual arts, including proficiency with graphic, web, and photographic software and knowledge of the latest creative solutions to meet diverse marketing and communications needs.  Strong working knowledge of design and design production, including layout, graphic illustration, typography, and photography for print and digital communications.  Demonstrates ability to create strategic graphic communication solutions for marketing and communication needs; is a creative thinker/problem-solver.
  • Editorial Services: Develops visual communication materials that communicate the depth, breadth and expertise of clinical services offered at our organization. Lead development of innovative ways to discover, create, target, and deliver value with content. Participates in the development of content (copy/artwork) for newsletters, correspondence, speeches, presentations, reports, brochures, fliers, displays, websites and other materials. Provides art direction to colleagues within and outside the department with regard to Brand expression. Participates in creation of graphic images such as illustrations, logos, and information graphics.
  • Service Line Liaison: Builds and sustains knowledge of service lines so messages and visual communication materials are persuasive and aligned with organizational aims.
  • Photography/Videography Services: Participates in scheduling and administrating photo and video shoots. Helps build and maintain an archive of Health System images, footage and other communications materials.  Procures stock images as needed.
  • Production Services: Coordinates the process to develop, design, obtain approvals, produce, and distribute communications materials.  Helps ensure adherence to project requirements, progress, changes, timelines, stakeholder updates and other project variables, including adhering to strong process for routing materials for review and approval.
  • Printing Services: Participates in production processes for printing, including quality control, proofing, and review prior to releasing files for production.  Provides graphic and other print production support to Health System Print Shop.
  • Vendor relationships: Supervises photographers, designers, writers, proof readers, A/V firms, agencies, printers, mail-houses and other creative services suppliers, always ensuring advancement of South Shore Health System’s brand expression and mission and adherence to budget. Assures vendors adhere to contracting/billing procedures.
  • Lean Thinking: Works in an efficient and effective manner, utilizing Lean Thinking problem-solving and continuous improvement methodologies.  Provides art direction and templates as needed to colleagues within and outside the department and coaches them with regard to Brand expression, in order to help facilitate more efficient production of some materials. Works with colleagues to successfully implement a creative services process to organize time and manage diverse activities, and lead projects from conception to completion resulting in high stakeholder satisfaction.
  • Budget: Seeks cost-effective ways to deliver services and assure appropriate utilization of organization’s resources. Establishes timelines and meets deadlines to avoid unnecessary expenditures. Estimates expenditures in advance of spending. Advises supervisors/colleagues of expenditures. Obtains appropriate project and budget approvals/signatures. Demonstrates thorough knowledge of Health System billing/invoicing procedures.

 

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Non-essential functions are those tasks, duties and responsibilities that are not critical to the performance of the job.  Following are non-essential functions of the job, along with the corresponding performance standards.

  1. Other duties as required.
  1. Maintains positive, professional attitude toward special requests/projects.
  2. Demonstrates willingness to take on additional responsibilities.
  3. Responds to requests in a timely, organized, and efficient manner.
  4. Provides regular reports on the status of project completion.
  5. Represents the organization effectively with external groups.

 

 

MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS 

The employee is required to effectively: 

Task-Focused

Handle multiple priorities; Make decisions/Use independent discretion

Environment-Focused

Work with others; Work in close proximity to others and/or in a distracting environment

Behavioral-Focused

Manage stress

 

CONTACT:

David T. Reilly

Manager, Communications Services
Marketing & Communications Department
South Shore Health System
(781) 624-8174

david_reilly@sshosp.org

 

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

http://bit.ly/2oF6eKx

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.