Yale New Haven Health System

  • COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

    Job Locations US-CT-New Haven
    Job ID
    67709
    Department
    MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
    Category
    MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
    Position Type
    Full Time Benefits Eligible
    Scheduled Hours
    40
    Work Schedule
    DAYS
    Work Days
    MONDAY - FRIDAY
    Work Hours
    8:30 - 5:00
    Work Shift
    NONE
    Requisition ID
    2018-20850
  • Overview

    To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

    Responsible for supporting and executing overall communications efforts, working closely with other members of the department and appropriate staff from within YNHHS, as well as freelance designers, photographers, printers and other vendors. Has primary responsibility for internal and external communications for Yale New Haven Health System and its delivery networks. Serves as writer or editor for various publications; production manager for printed and patient education materials; copywriter for handouts, direct mail, brochures and other materials. Able to develop extensive amounts of written material under very tight deadlines and to translate complex medical information into consumer-friendly language. Develops communications plans for departments, services, projects and events. Writes and edits press releases; works with media, as needed.

    EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

    Responsibilities

    • 1. Help plan, manage and execute internal and external Hospital and System communications.
      • 1.1 Research, interview, write, edit, produce and plan distribution of System information, including employee and physician communications.
    • 2. Provide writing and editing support
      • 2.1 Identify editorial content and coordinate efforts of field reporters at other System facilities.
    • 3. Demonstrate collaboration and teamwork.
      • 3.1 Maintain positive, productive relationships with clients and vendors. Communicates information clearly, concisely and professionally.
    • 4. Perform other duties as assigned.
      • 4.1 Assist with event and project planning, execution and communication support, as needed.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION

     

    Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, English, Public Relations, Mass Communications, Marketing or related field required.

     

    EXPERIENCE

     

    Minimum six (5) to eight (8) years of progressive experience in journalism, marketing communications, corporate communications or public relations, preferably in health care related fields. The candidate should have experience with both internal and external communications, including writing, editing, print production, publishing and media relations, as well as ability to work with and manage budgets and deadlines. Also needs experience with project management; developing communication plans and organizing and publicizing events.

     

    SPECIAL SKILLS

     

    Exceptional research, writing and editing and communications skills, including interpersonal communication, organizational ability, working knowledge of print and electronic media, proficiency in print production and high-level computer and Internet skills.

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