Chief Communications Officer - Public Health

Carson Kolb, Inc.
Communication - Los Angeles, CA

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Carson Kolb, Inc.

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Communication

Chief Communications Officer - Public Health

Overview

Carson Kolb has been retained by a substantial health system to recruit a Chief Communications Officer for their public health department.  We are now accepting nominations on behalf of our client.  Nominations and inquiries will be received in confidence.
Please direct all introductions/nominations to:

Matt Kolb Carson Kolb |mkolb@carsonkolb.com |949-612-2565 | https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthewakolb  
www.carsonkolb.com


Key Responsibilities:  Oversee the planning, development, assessment, implementation, and direction of the communications and public information program. 

Key additional responsibilities: 
  • Manage and direct the improvement and execution of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the program. 
  • Direct and lead crisis communications strategy and respond on issues concerning the performance and reputation of the organization. 
  • Prepare and oversee staff in drafting statements, FAQs and strategic communications documents needed to advance mission and demonstrate responsiveness to media and public for rapid information sharing. 
  • Demonstrate subject matter mastery to senior management to assist them in understanding and responding to communications needs, particularly time-sensitive media communications, and the importance of simplifying language and providing a sharp focus in presentations to the public and the media. 
  • Develop internal communications, including, annual reports, annual budget, mission and vision statements, and other critical documents. 
  • Direct and develop the execution of communication strategies, tactics, and deliverables, through various communication channels.  
  • Lead research of departmental programs to identify media interests. 
  • Interact with Board Offices, Chief Executive Office, communications media, and other departments. 
  • Create and oversee project budgets; prepare cost estimates; justify investments for equipment, supplies, services, and events; monitor and control expenditures associated with assigned projects. 
  • Manage and lead the overall activities and training of personnel engaged in department. 
  • Oversee and manage press conferences, the development of news releases, the dissemination of timely web and social media messaging.
 
 

Publicity Assistant

CBS Media Ventures
Public Relations - New York, NY

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CBS Media Ventures

New York, NY 10003

Public Relations

Publicity Assistant

Overview

CBS Media Ventures is seeking a Full-Time Publicity Assistant to support the PR team for our New York-based syndicated talk and magazine shows. 

Location: New York City 

Day-to-day responsibilities include: 

  • Assist in the development of written materials, including press releases, program listings, interview confirmations, tune in alerts, etc. 
  • Compile and circulate press clips to the internal team, as well as maintain press archives. 
  • Coordinate promotional video clips for press requests, publicity appearances, and pitches.  
  • Assemble research, talking points and information for publicity interviews and appearances.  

Requirements include: 

  • A bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism or a related field. 
  • 1-2 years of work experience or strong internships in publicity, news or entertainment.
  • Strong writing and organizational skills are a must.  
  • Must be able to multitask and work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. 
  • Must have a passion and firm understanding of the media, with the ability to research and develop new publicity opportunities. 
  • An understanding of and curiosity about entertainment news, pop culture, lifestyle programming, and how the news cycle moves is a plus. 
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Word, Excel, Google Docs, and PowerPoint. 

About CBS Media Ventures

CBS Media Ventures is the preeminent company in television syndication. CMV produces or distributes popular, critically acclaimed hits including “Dr. Phil,” “Judge Judy,” “Entertainment Tonight,” “Wheel of Fortune,” “Jeopardy!,” “Inside Edition,” “Rachael Ray” and “The Drew Barrymore Show.” The division also handles national barter advertising sales for Debmar-Mercury's and Fox's first-run syndicated programming, and operates Dabl, a multiplatform, advertiser-supported lifestyle network (www.dabl.com). CMV is part of CBS Entertainment Group and a division of ViacomCBS.

Publicity Coordinator

CBS Media Ventures
Public Relations - Studio City, CA

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CBS Media Ventures

Studio City, CA 91604

Public Relations

Publicity Coordinator

Overview

CBS Media Ventures is the preeminent company in television syndication. CMV produces or distributes popular, critically acclaimed hits including “Dr. Phil,” “Judge Judy,” “Entertainment Tonight,” “Wheel of Fortune,” “Jeopardy!,” “Inside Edition,” “Rachael Ray” and “The Drew Barrymore Show.” The division also handles national barter advertising sales for Debmar-Mercury's and Fox's first-run syndicated programming, and operates Dabl, a multiplatform, advertiser-supported lifestyle network (www.dabl.com). CMV is part of CBS Entertainment Group and a division of ViacomCBS.

The Publicity Coordinator is the glue that ties our department’s show publicists together and plays a vital role in editorial communications generated by our department. Strong writing skills and the ability to jump in and help wherever needed is key.

Duties include:

  • Compiles and distributes weekly clip reports from all our shows
  • Responsible for all editorial materials and assets generated by the division, including maintaining CMV’s portion of the corporate press site and making sure all editorial information, press releases and photos are up to date; connecting with publicists on all 10 shows to post their materials and ensure accuracy; working with marketing and corporate to make sure CMV’s information is up to date on external ViacomCBS web sites; proofreading press releases and written materials for our department
  • Plans and writes monthly division newsletter, as well as CMV Newsflashes
  • Be the liaison to corporate to make sure our division is represented in internal ViacomCBS communications
  • Research publications and journalists to pitch features/news to as well as build press lists for our department and the individual shows to use
  • Coordinates all Emmy-related activities from tickets to seating to writing congratulatory letters to planning celebratory event. Assists and plans events such as TCA, press events, etc.
  • Assist on PR projects as needed, such as helping show publicists with special projects
  • Administrative duties such as handling expenses and booking travel

 

Necessary skills:

  • Excellent writing skills is a requirement
  • You have a strong interest in public relations, preferably a degree in communications, public relations or journalism
  • One to two years of related experience (PR assistant or agency experience preferred)
  • Outstanding organizational skills; strong communication skills; and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

 

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 

 

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.viacomcbs.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

Media Relations Associate

M+R
Public Relations - New York, NY

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M+R

New York, NY 10007

Public Relations - Supports Remote Work

Media Relations Associate

Overview

We’re looking for an Associate to join one of the best firms in the do-gooder business in our Media Relations Practice Area. To apply, click here.

 

When you come work with us, here’s what you’ll find:

 

Work that is meaningful. We only work with clients who are changing the world. And, we say no to clients if we don’t believe in their cause or if we can’t help them.

 

Colleagues you can count on. Kind, dedicated, passionate people who bring the smarts, get things done, and help you to do your best, too.

 

So that’s us. Now about the work:

 
  • We provide a full suite of media relations services and communication guidance to  nonprofits, coalitions, and foundations that are committed to making the world a more just and sustainable place. We put forward personal stories, powerful studies, and expert voices in the news on a variety of causes we’re proud to support. 
  • Day-to-day we use the power of the press to protect our environment and address climate change, advance civil rights for all – including women, immigrants, LGBTQ people, and those in the criminal justice system, advocate for global human rights, and hold corporations accountable for the influence they wield over our society.
 

Here’s what you’ll be doing in this role:

 
  • Developing media lists and implementing day-to-day press outreach, aggressively pitching local, regional, and select national media.
  • Drafting media materials such as pitches, op-eds, letters-to-the-editor, media advisories, press releases, and fact sheets.
  • Media monitoring - tracking client news and sharing coverage with the client.
  • Supporting earned media strategies with research and analysis for pitch or outreach plan development, media audits, spokesperson identification, etc.
  • Tracking and creating regular reports measuring our results against key metrics.
  • Project management: Keep task lists, meetings agendas and notes, and work reports across your clients.
  • Do your part to help us run smoothly - including carefully tracking all of your client hours as well as pitching in with small office management responsibilities.
     

Skills and experiences required for this role:

 
  • 1-3 years of media relations experience.
  • Experience writing PR materials such as press releases and media advisories and performing tasks such as developing media lists and conducting media monitoring.
  • Ability to pitch and coordinate effectively with members of the media to secure press hits in local, regional, DC and national media.
 

Skills and experiences we expect of all M+R employees:

 
  • Acute attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize your time to meet deadlines for multiple projects.
  • Strong ability to write clearly, concisely, and logically.
  • Proven track record to successfully pick up new skills on the job, including learning new technologies.
  • Successful experience working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Capability to tackle big projects by breaking them down into smaller pieces.
  • Ability to see a problem and propose a solution.
  • Drive to seek what can be improved and offer ways to fix any potential roadblocks.
  • Understanding of how your words and actions affect others.
  • Kindness and consideration for others. 
  • Experience bringing a lens of inclusivity to all of your interactions with colleagues.
  • Passion for the role that your work plays in creating change in the world.
  • Drive to work collaboratively - soliciting ideas, seeing each other's perspectives, and always doing what you say you will do. 
  • Comfort admitting what you don’t know and recognizing that seeking and receiving feedback is part of the learning process. 
 

Salary, benefits, and some perks:

 

This is a non-exempt, unionized position, represented by the Washington-Baltimore News Guild. The salary is $52,000 with eligibility for an approximate $3,100 year end bonus depending on start date and firmwide performance. We also offer a generous benefits package, plus some perks:
 

  • Three week’s vacation as well as paid sick and personal days;
  • Generous health, dental, and vision benefits;
  • 401(k) plan with quarterly employer contributions and an employer match;
  • Professional development stipend;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical, dependent care, and transit;
  • All kinds of benefits depending on which office you’re in (once we're back open!). Free lunch once a week. Snack breaks. Cold brew coffee on tap. Records and record players.
  • While our physical offices are closed, we offer reimbursements for cell phones and internet, plus a small monthly working from home stipend  to make your work-at-home life a bit more comfortable.
 

The fine print:


Our offices are currently closed due to COVID. Our primary concern is the care and health of our employees. We are closely monitoring the situation and have yet to determine when our offices will reopen. This position is not a permanent remote role and under normal circumstances, is located in any one of the following offices full-time: 

 
  • 1101 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC
  • 11 Park Place, New York, NY
  • 262 Washington St, Boston, MA
  • 1611 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA
  • 1275 East 6th St, Los Angeles, CA

To apply, use the button on this page. No calls please.

Of course...
M+R is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants will be considered. As a firm we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn and work together to change the world. M+R is strengthened by our staff’s diversity, including race and ethnicity, social class, national origin, culture, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, language, and so much more. We strongly encourage folks from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. 

About M+R
We are communicators, marketers, fundraisers, and campaigners who unleash the power of people to do good. We work exclusively with nonprofits fighting for a just and sustainable world. 

Director, Leadership Communications

Diversified Search Group
Communication - Chicago, IL

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Diversified Search Group

Chicago, IL 60607

Communication

Director, Leadership Communications

Overview

McDonald’s is proud to be one of the most recognized brands in the world, with restaurants in over 100 countries that serve 70 million customers daily. As the global leader in the food service industry, McDonald’s legacy of innovation and hard work continues to drive the organization.

McDonald’s Corporation is seeking a Director, Leadership Communications to support the global people team. The person in this role will serve as the communications leader and counselor for the function, including teams driving the function’s work in four areas: diversity equity and inclusion; global training; talent; and benefits and compensation.

Qualifications
  • Partner with broader global communications team (media, insights/issues, content/ campaigns) to reach and influence target audiences: shape messaging, creative storytelling, channel strategy, content, and media + stakeholder engagement plans
  • 10 plus years of Communications experience
  • Journalism, English, Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Business or related degree
How to Apply
To apply for this position, please forward your resume and interest. Resumes should include exact start and end dates (month and year) of employment. Please send materials via e-mail to jack.marshall@divsearch.com

Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Diversified Search Group
Marketing - Atlanta, GA

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Diversified Search Group

Atlanta, GA 30067

Marketing

Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Overview

BlueLinx is a leading wholesale distributor of building and industrial products in the United States with over 50,000 branded and private-label SKUs, and a broad distribution footprint servicing 40 states. BlueLinx is seeking a Vice President (VP) of Marketing and Communications to steer the company’s brand and internal and external communications while shaping the company’s marketing and communications strategies. This is an opportunity to build a team. This role is responsible for communicating the organization’s mission, vision and organizational successes to various stakeholders, such as its associates, customers, and vendors.

Qualifications
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in marketing and communications/business development for corporate, media and/or agency organizations
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, advertising or related discipline. Advanced degree preferred
  • Proven success in marketing and communications strategy development that delivered a measurable return while building, leading and mentoring a team of marketing and communications professionals

How to Apply
To apply for this position, please forward your resume and interest. Resumes should include exact start and end dates (month and year) of employment. Please send materials via e-mail to bluelinx_vpmarcomm@divsearch.com.
 

 

Director, Internal Communications & Engagement

2U
Communication - Silver Spring, MD

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2U

Silver Spring, MD 20706

Communication

Director, Internal Communications & Engagement

Overview

What We’re Looking For:

The Director, Internal Communications and Engagement will join a growing team dedicated to ensuring two-way communication across the business. You will be responsible for engaging, aligning and inspiring employees with our vision and strategies while providing leaders with the tools to help all team members understand their role in delivering our plan. To be effective, you must know how to identify and tell the stories that make lofty concepts like vision, strategy and business priorities come to life in a relevant and memorable way.

We are looking for someone who can balance both strategic and tactical communications work. Your primary objective will be to keep our leadership and employees informed on key issues to drive the business and share knowledge across the organization. You will understand where the communications gaps are and put a plan in place to address them. At the same time, you need to be able to set up and manage systems and processes to promote effective communications.

Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:

Strategic Communications and Planning 

  • Provide strategic communications counsel to executive leaders accountable for core business lines and matrix support functions
  • Develop messaging and internal presentations for company updates, key initiatives, industry issues and other topics
  • Translate complex business issues into simplified talking points for mid-level people managers
  • Provide strategic planning support for programs to influence culture change and promote an inclusive workforce
  • Identify opportunities, and lead efforts to tell employee stories, both regionally and globally to demonstrate company purpose

System Communications Leadership

  • Serve as a custodian of global internal communications platforms and channels e.g. stakeholder’s intranet pages, office signage, and communications calendar
  • Manage alignment and execution of group communications strategy through global integration within the wider organization 
  • Create and drive internal communications plan and calendar for stakeholders, integrating their plans into the overall global communications calendar
  • Use internal data points to inform and design initiatives that inspire a highly engaged workforce throughout the company’s rapid growth
  • Plan and execute effective communication strategies to inform, engage and inspire employees

Relationship Management

  • Strategically build and cultivate trusted relationships among multiple levels of leadership across the organization to maintain a pulse on the organization
  • Use consultative skills to influence stakeholders across a complex corporate environment

Analysis & Administration

  • Establish and track metrics that help correlate internal communications programs to employee productivity, engagement and organization performance
  • Research industry trends (e.g., through networking, benchmarking, industry publications) to identify new methods for message delivery
  • Supervise, coach and mentor direct reports and other team members to influence a positive team culture 
  • Perform related duties as assigned

 

Things That Should Be In Your Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • 8+ years experience in internal, employee, and/or executive communications, preferably in a fast-paced, high-change, global company
  • Experience supporting senior human resources leadership required; experience with finance, accounting, legal, and/or privacy a plus
  • Experience leading communications efforts related to mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations/realignments, and other significant change activities recommended
  • Deep knowledge of and experience with internal communications, change management and employee engagement strategies required
  • Ability to take initiative to build strong, productive and trusting relationships with all levels of an organization, from senior executives to front line workers, with an eye to call on those relationships at important junctures
  • Ability to use data to measure communication effectiveness and make decisions on future communications
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Creative and strategic thinker
  • Demonstrated experience exercising sound judgment
  • Proactive approach, seeking out challenges and anticipating issues
  • Track record of success creating communications that successfully lead an organization through change
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute effective strategies to engage a global workforce across multiple office locations and geographies
  • Ability to work with a diverse team in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Enthusiasm to work in an always evolving business

About 2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU)

2U is comprised of 3 lines of business: Graduate Degree Programs, Short Course, and Boot Camps. Going beyond traditional learning management systems, we use tech, people, and data to help top universities and enterprise organizations transform in the digital era—and eliminate the back row in higher ed. We support lifelong learning which means thinking beyond a single degree. It means finding ways for students to gain the skills they need to change careers, evolve their expertise, and meet the challenges of the changing world head-on. We help our partners fill those needs—developing new digital education technologies and offerings capable of supporting students at different points in their lives. Whether they need a simple refresher, to learn something new, or to change their career trajectories completely, our partners are there to help them succeed. Together with our partners, 2U has positively transformed the lives of more than 275,000 students and lifelong learners. 

2U Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At 2U, we are committed to creating and sustaining a culture that embodies diverse walks of life, ideas, genders, ages, races, cultures, sexual orientations, abilities and other unique qualities of our employees. We strive to offer a workplace where every employee feels empowered by the ways in which we are different, as well as the ways in which we are the same. 

Benefits & Culture

Working at 2U means working with individuals that are passionate and mission driven. We collaborate on tough problems to deliver the best outcomes for our partners, students, and each other. You will find team members working together in our open office spaces, gathered in the kitchen grabbing a snack, or taking a break in our game rooms.

2U offers a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance, disability and 401(k)
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Generous paid leave policies including unlimited PTO
  • Additional time off benefits include: volunteer days, parental leave, and a company-wide winter break

To learn more, visit 2U.com. #NoBackRow

In Colorado, the anticipated base salary for this role is $115,000, with potential bonus and equity eligibility. Note: The final compensation for this position may consider factors including the geographic location where the work is performed (candidate’s assigned office) and prior work experience of the candidate.

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

2U is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans’ status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 2U’s equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits and pay. 

Graphic Designer

Smile Train
Creative - New York, NY

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Smile Train

New York, NY 10017

Creative

Graphic Designer

Overview

Smile Train is changing the world one smile at a time. We’re always on the hunt for curious, passionate, and innovative thinkers to join our team, to help us do what we do better. If that’s you, please read on.

Smile Train is an international nonprofit headquartered in New York. Our mission is to transform the life of every person impacted by cleft lip and palate. We train and support doctors and medical professionals to provide free life-changing comprehensive cleft treatment to our beneficiaries. Our sustainable model has allowed us to reach 1.5 million children in 90+ countries to date and we’re just getting started. We are truly changing the world one smile at a time.

We are looking for a Graphic Designer to join the Communications team. This is a great opportunity for a designer to offer new ideas and assets help to define and elevate Smile Train’s brand. The Graphic Designer will prepare visual presentations by designing art and copy layouts to be used across multiple channels: digital, social, direct mail, print, mobile, events, and branded collateral materials.

The Graphic Designer will report to the Senior Graphic Designer and will work closely with colleagues across the organization and around the globe. This is a full-time role based in New York City, starting as soon as possible.  Note: Hybrid-working will be expected starting in January (50% of the time) and the COVID-19 vaccine is required for all US-based staff.

Responsibilities:            

  • Develop assets and graphics for use in web, email, paid media, social, and printed materials, ensuring that all designs adhere to the established brand guidelines.
  • Plan and illustrate concept by designing layouts of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type and style. Prepare finished copy and art for distribution by channel.
  • Design and develop templates for international use.
  • Develop concepts and designs for premium materials (ie; t-shirts, hats, mugs, etc.)
  • Complete projects by coordinating with outside agencies and vendors, printers and partners.
  • Manage in-coming design requests (via Asana), keep relevant stakeholders up to date and informed.
  • Maintain technical knowledge by attending design workshops; reviewing professional publications; participating in professional societies.
  • Perform research on design trends.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in design or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years professional experience; agency and/or non-profit experience preferred.
  • Adobe CC suite knowledge: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Premiere
  • Experience working an organizational asset library.
  • Proficient with Macs.
  • Working knowledge of animation software.
  • Detail oriented, deadline conscious, able to adapt to tight timelines and change in direction is a must.
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative team environment

Application details:

Smile Train is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

To apply, please complete the application through the link below. Include your CV, a link to your portfolio, and a cover letter that describes why you believe you would be a good fit for Smile Train and this role.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, but we encourage interested applicants to apply as soon as possible.

Director of Consumer Engagement | Beauty Industry

Base Beauty Creative Agency
Marketing - New York, NY

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Base Beauty Creative Agency

New York, NY 10001

Marketing - Supports Remote Work

Director of Consumer Engagement | Beauty Industry

Overview

Base Beauty Creative Agency is looking for a Director of Consumer Engagement who would lead our social media, performance marketing, affiliate, PR/Influencer, CRM and data analysis programs for our clients and our top-rated beauty podcast, Where Brains Meet Beauty™.

 

This person will have experience growing beauty or wellness brands digitally & holistically, and is able to guide our clients with recommendations for growth in these tactics. Experience with creating growth on Amazon is a bonus!

 

Adaptability to emerging tools and platforms is key for our clients!

The ideal candidate comes from a brand and can point to real world, boots-on-the-ground challenges and successes. This person can layer all metrics from each tactic to show a holistic picture of growth and opportunities. And...be a true leader in the industry - via many thought leadership moments on behalf of BBCA (webinars, live events, emails, social). 

 

We are a very collaborative team and while there is hierarchy our team members are people who pitch in, so while this person is leading a dept they can’t be hands-off.

 

This is an amazing role for someone who wants to grow as a leader in an agency setting and gain many thought leadership opportunities.

 

Our office is on 29th street (between 7&8th aves). We are working remote and only plan to be back in the office for big meetings, photo shoots, etc.  In addition to typical benefits we have programs to support our team’s mental health, joy and professional growth.

Media Relations Supervisor, Healthcare

Clyde Group
Public Relations - Washington, DC

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Clyde Group

Washington, DC 20005

Public Relations - Supports Remote Work

Media Relations Supervisor, Healthcare

Overview

Named America’s best boutique agency of 2021, Clyde Group is seeking a Media Relations Supervisor, Healthcare communications professional to join our growing public relations and communications agency. With the vision to be the best agency to work for, we’re a principles driven firm disrupting “business as usual” in communications through creative strategy focused entirely on results-driven client service. Our work deals with exciting national-level issues, including agriculture, healthcare, education, financial services, non-profits, civil rights and more. Our team is creative, ambitious, collaborative, and highly rewarding.

This position will be a part of the media relations team—reporting to the Vice President of Media Relations—and support our current healthcare accounts, as well as our growing healthcare practice.

The Media Relations Supervisor, Healthcare will be passionate about healthcare and devise media strategies for our healthcare accounts and support media list development/management; research, develop and write compelling pitches, press releases, and media materials; and build and enhance working relationships with the press as well as keep a pulse on the evolving media landscape, news cycle and trends to ensure we’re inserting client messaging in timely, targeted, and culturally relevant ways across various platforms. The primary responsibility for this position is to cultivate, manage, and maximize media opportunities for client healthcare accounts.

To apply you should have:

  • Minimum of five to seven years of media relations experience with increasing responsibility at a PR agency working with healthcare clients, a healthcare organization, or a non-profit group related to healthcare
  • Working knowledge of corporate communications, media relations, and/or public relations within the healthcare industry. Experience with pharmaceutical companies is a plus
  • Extensive relationships with influential healthcare and business media
  • Strong track record of securing national coverage in both traditional and online media
  • Strong organization and time management skills to prioritize and manage a high volume of detailed work with a multitude of priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent writing skills, solid presentation skills, and experience developing and delivering client presentations, including new business
  • Excellent communication skills and personal initiative to facilitate routine and accelerated work requests
  • A positive, professional, “team-player” attitude that works well under pressure and a flexible, responsible, accountable, can-do mindset
  • Attention to detail and a strong work ethic
  • A strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and respect for a culturally diverse team
  • The desire to work with a cross-functional, integrated team to deliver award-winning work
  • A commitment to uphold and defend the highest levels of ethical conduct
  • Candidates being considered for this role must be willing to complete a writing assessment