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Please provide any writing samples that best represent your work (i.e. communications plans, press releases, social media posts, speeches, corporate communications, etc.) Please e-mail them to the Recruiter, Jessica Eastburn at Jessica.L.Eastburn@christianacare.org with the e-mail Subject Line reading "Samples - Sr. Communications Manager."
To serve as a key contributor to the Communications team within the External Affairs Department with a focus on managing internal and external communications projects, including: corporate communications; physician, executive and thought-leadership communications; and marketing communications for health care services and business units.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develops and executes strategic communications plans for ChristianaCare.
Project management of a wide variety of communications projects, often in close collaboration with marketing, design and digital/social media teams.
Supports executive communications and thought-leadership, including logistics and presentation development.
Writes communications plans, press releases, social media posts, speeches, talking points, presentations, internal/corporate communications, e-mails, website copy, briefing sheets, letters and other materials as needed to support a wide variety of communications projects.
Advises and coaches leaders and spokespersons for interactions with the media and the public, in collaboration with the media relations team.
Protects and enhances brand reputation through effective issues management and crisis communications, in collaboration with other members of the issues/crisis communications team.
Participates in media-on-call rotation to ensure 24/7 responsiveness to strategic communications and media relations needs of the organization.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's Degree and minimum 10 years of public relations experience, with a demonstrated ability to write and successfully execute multifaceted communications and PR plans. Candidates with degree in public relations or communications are preferred.
Experience in health care communications, including internal communications, physician communications, public relations and social media.
Experience in developing and executing strategic communications plans.
Experience in writing and editing news and features content, press releases, speeches, presentations, website and social media content.
Internal Number: JR54672
About ChristianaCare Health System
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.