Writer/Editor, Internal Communications

Gaithersburg, MD
Nov 02, 2022
Dec 10, 2022
Full Time
Adventist Healthcare seeks to hire an experienced Writer/Editor, Internal Communications who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

As a Writer/Editor, Internal Communications you will:

• Translate important information accurately into reader-centric, plain language that is appropriate for diverse audiences and different communication channels
• Format content for both email and SharePoint channels
• Work collaboratively with many different subject matter experts as well as be a self-starter to build relationships with additional team members
• Manage the entire production cycle for a daily systemwide e-newsletter (NewsBriefs) through standardized processes to ensure all deadlines are met
• Support the entire production cycle for select systemwide memos and other materials
• Help improve communications through data analysis of deployments, surveys and focus groups as well as explore alternative strategies

Qualifications include:

• Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications or English (or related field)
• Three years or more of direct experience in crafting and editing written materials (internal communications a plus)
• Outstanding writing skills to engage readers, seasoned copywriting experience, superior proofreading skills and an impeccable attention to detail
• Firm understanding of AP Style Guidelines and ability to uphold AHC Writing Style and Brand Identity Guidelines while still honoring the individual voice of the stakeholder or leader
• Ability to work well within a team and with people at all levels of the organization, using strong verbal and written communication skills
• Strong project management/coordination experience with a high attention to detail
• Excellent organization skills and self-initiative to prioritize and independently balance a large volume of work with tight deadlines
• Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office 365 Word, Forms, PowerPoint, Acrobat and Excel (Teams and SharePoint a plus)
• Experience with email platforms such as Mailchimp, Bananatag or Poppulo (social media and blogging a plus)
• Experience with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop, especially the ability to modify vector icons or crop images (proficiency a plus)

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:

• Work life balance through non rotating shifts
• Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
• Free Employee parking
• Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
• 100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
• 100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay

As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Join the Adventist Healthcare team today! Apply now to be considered.

Work Schedule:

Full Time, Day Shift, Monday - Friday

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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