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Communications Specialist

Company: Hackensack Meridian Health
Location: Hackensack
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Description: How have YOU impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.Supports day to day functions of network communications and initiatives. Through storytelling and content development, the Communications Specialist will develop and implement communications campaigns to promote network initiatives and functions to increase engagement and awareness of strategic initiatives. Ensures the integration of messages throughout the organization through the proper distribution and timing of all network announcements, recognitions, newsletters, and other various communications. Ensures that all communications are aligned with the network -s brand and are presented with audience-appropriate tone and language. The Communications Specialist requires a motivated and resourceful professional capable of independent function in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are core to the position. - - -Responsibilties: A day in the life of a Communications Specialist at Hackensack Meridian Health includes: -

  • Supports day-to-day functions of communications and content development to support the strategic initiatives of Hackensack Meridian Health.
  • Ensure the integration of messages throughout the organization through the proper distribution of all network announcements, recognitions, newsletters, and other various communications.
  • Ensures that all communications are aligned with the network -s brand and are presented with audience-appropriate tone and language in a way that promotes a Great Place to Work culture.
  • Develop and implement communications campaigns to promote network initiatives and functions.
  • Develops relationships with subject matter experts and internal stakeholders and engage in meaningful interviews and dialogue to build trust.
  • Craft effective, creative and engaging copy with powerful headlines and strong calls to action.
  • Collect data on the performance of specific communications or campaigns. Develop analytics and metrics to track the effectiveness of communications to make the process more effective and efficient.
  • Copyedit, proofread, and revise communications.
  • Work closely with the marketing, public relations, internal communications and digital teams.
  • Develop and maintain an editorial calendar and oversees all efforts to publicize special activities, services, and events
  • Supports the Director and Vice President of Communications with ad hoc projects as needed.
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
  • Adheres to copyright laws, HMH organizational competencies and standards of behavior.Qualifications: Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
    • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, English or other related area of specialty.
    • Minimum of 2 years of proven writing/editing experience. Must provide samples of various forms and styles of copy.
    • Expertise and a passion for the discipline of communications
    • Strong grammar and writing skills are non-negotiable.
    • Strong copyediting skills; must display a high attention to detail.
    • Ability to demonstrate a wide degree of creativity, innovation and flexibility.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet multiple deadlines.
    • Comfortable in a high-growth environment with shifting priorities.
    • A positive and proactive attitude; Ability to maintain high level of professionalism in a corporate environment.
    • Balance a sense of urgency with calm and confident demeanor.
    • Ability to interface effectively with a variety of people to establish productive, ongoing relationships.
    • Results-oriented.
    • Strong interest to find creative solutions for ordinary problems.
    • Strong time-management, organization, and coordination skills.
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Familiarity with copyright laws.
    • Familiarity with content management systems (i.e. WordPress, html coding, etc.) and the practice of monitoring internal communication/social channels. -Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:
      • Experience in a large (> 3,000 employee) business, and/or one that is comprised of multiple locations.
      • Experience in healthcare a plus.

Keywords: Hackensack Meridian Health, Hackensack , Communications Specialist, Other , Hackensack, New Jersey

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