Public Relations Coordinator

13 Nov, 2020

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Public Relations Coordinator

Medical City Healthcare
Dallas, TX
Community and Public Relations Coordinator 
Full Time
Medical City Healthcare
Medical City Healthcare is one of the region’s largest, most comprehensive health care providers and includes 14 hospitals, 7 off-campus emergency rooms, more than 50 ambulatory sites, more than 7,000 active physicians and 15,000 employees in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Join our team and you will experience a total rewards package to support your health, life, career and 401K retirement including:

  • A supportive and collaborative work environment
  • Opportunities to progress in function, skill, and pay
  • A competitive wage scale with annual merit increases
  • Generous tuition reimbursement and clinical certification support
  • A comprehensive health and wellness package including medical, dental and prescription drug coverage
  • HCA’s Time Away From Work Program that combines paid time off, disability coverage and leaves of absence (including paid family leave)

Supports public relations and community relations activities for (hospital name) including media relations, community relations, sponsorships, events, publications, and content generation. Works collaboratively with strategic communications team to prepare and disseminate information and content regarding (hospital name) through various content channels to help maintain a favorable public image for the organization and its representatives. Provides support for corporate communications activities and events. Provides general office support.

II. Essential Duties

1. Supports public relations outreach including print, broadcast, and digital placement of hospital-related news stories. Adheres to patient privacy protocols.

  • Maintain media contact list and editorial calendars
  • Arranges for and produces still photos and videos to supplement news releases and publications.
  • Proposes, researches, writes and/or edits contest nominations for hospital.
  • Uses social media tools in coordination with Digital Media Director and Marketing Managers to increase visibility, membership, and traffic across the (hospital name) brand and services.

2. Stays abreast of hospital news, trends, services, and objectives.

  • Contributing writer for hospital employee newsletter
  • Contributing writer for community health magazine
  • Contributes content for social media, PodCasts, Web site and blog
  • Arranges for and produces still photos and videos to supplement publications and social media.
  • Proofread and review all content prior to publication.
  • Seeks appropriate approval from director and others before disseminating information

3. Supports and coordinates events and programs in coordination with Division and hospital goals.

  • Supports community outreach programs/initiatives for hospital’s community involvement.
  •  Supports Kids Teaching Kids and other community outreach programs.
  • Provides general office and data management support including event surveys and registrations.

III. Required skills:
1. Communication – Seeks first to understand, then to be understood. Exhibits excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, for a variety of internal and external audiences. Ability to communicate with physicians, administrators, and clinicians and exhibit sensitivity to politics among departments, organizations, and partners.

2. Organization – Exhibits excellent organizational and project management expertise, attentiveness to detail, and the ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks.
3. Planning – begins with the end in mind; defines the desired outcomes of projects. Uses project management theory tools as appropriate; schedules time using a proven method; works in a timely manner; organizes time and work to enhance productivity; prioritizes work according to goals; Honors others’ time.
4. Problem Solving – Works proactively with other departments; willing to do what it takes to accomplish team and individual goals and needs; develops a pro/con analysis assesses impact of decisions; Displays a can-do attitude.
5. Demonstrates advanced writing and editing skills in a variety of formats including digital. Understands biomedical concepts in a way to effectively promote engaging consumer health information. Demonstrates outstanding command of English language.
6. Performs others related duties. Attends, conducts, and participates in hospital and/or department and committee meetings.
7. Utilizes content and syndication tools, including MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Social Media, and Sharepoint.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, or related field required
  • Minimum of 1+ years experience. Health care experience preferred.
  • Prior social media, video shooting, and editing experience is a plus

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Job posted: 2020-11-13