The Community Relations Coordinator is accountable for the local execution of internal communications and strategic marketing initiatives at the hospital level, and serves on the regional strategic marketing team. This position will partner with the Internal Communications Team, Media Relations Team, Strategic Marketing Team, and Events Team to ensure efficiency and consistency in supporting the strategic goals of OSF HealthCare. The Community Relations Coordinator is responsible for building excellent relationships with internal and external individuals. This position serves as the Public Information Officer (PIO) for his or her assigned hospital.
Bachelor’s Degree with focus on corporate communications, public relations, journalism, or communications disciplines.
5 years’ experience in communications or a marketing setting.
Completion of the following four independent study courses within 120 days of hire: Introduction to Incident Command System for Health Care/Hospitals (ICS-100); ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents (ICS-200); National Incident Management Systems, An Introduction (IS-700); and National Response Frameworks, An Introduction (IS-800).
Proactive approach to relationship management, and ability to communicate complex issues to employees.
This includes internships, extracurricular activities, and community volunteerism.
Ability to work well under pressure and to manage multiple projects at once.
Must be flexible and adaptable to unexpected changes.
Analytical skills necessary in order to determine what type and amount of information can be released to media.
Health care experience.
Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.
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