Manager, Public Relations/Mktg, Day Shift

Silver Spring, MD
Apr 05, 2023
Jun 13, 2023
Full Time
Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire a Manager of Public Relations/Marketing who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

As a Manager of Public Relations/Marketing you will:

• Be responsible for the hospital's day-to-day public relations, communications and marketing activities.
• Serve on the hospital's leadership team, developing and executing an integrated marketing and communications plan that supports White Oak Medical Center's strategic initiatives.
• Be the team member in this role is responsible for creating and maintaining a cohesive, positive public image for the hospital through community and media relations, employee and executive communications, and issues/crisis communications management.
• Serve as the point of contact for media inquiries and supports branding and advertising strategies for the hospital and the Adventist HealthCare system.
• Report to and collaborates closely with the hospital's Director of Public Relations/Marketing to keep key stakeholders well informed of marketing and communications efforts and results.
• Drafting of memos, letters and other communications for executives; story development, writing and photography for the employee newsletter; writing and editing of patient education materials; and other communications as needed.
• Manage internal communications for hospital including (but not limited to)
• Support marketing activities for the hospital. Develop concepts for advertising campaigns, assist with ad buys, coordinate photo shoots, develop collateral materials, manage social media accounts, and create content for website, blog and community publications.
• Support media relations activities for hospital including serving as a point of contact for reporters, photographers and other media representatives; coordinating interviews; writing news releases; preparing spokespersons; and writing proactive and reactive media messages and talking points.
• Assist in crisis communications and participate in on-call media rotation for the Adventist HealthCare system.
• Plan and execute community events with key stakeholders, serving as the hospital's lead representative.
• Safeguard corporate brand standards

Qualifications include:
• Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, English or marketing.
• Minimum of three years' experience in public relations, marketing, communications or journalism, preferably in healthcare.
• Must have strong writing skills and be comfortable with public speaking. Knowledge of AP Style a plus.
• Experience pitching stories to media and developing media strategy.
• Experience in managing social media platforms.
• Ability to handle multiple projects at once and work in a team environment.
• Strong customer service skills
• Highly proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.
• Experience with Adobe Creative Suite a plus.
• Experience writing and editing newsletters/magazines.
• Comfort working in a hospital setting.

Work Schedule:

Full-Time, Day Shift, Monday - Friday

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you.

We do this by offering:
  • Work life balance through nonrotating shifts
  • Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Free Employee parking
  • Benefits Eligible Positions:
    • Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans [including health, employer-paid disability and life insurance, PTO]
    • Employer retirement contribution and match after 1-year of eligible employment with 3 year vesting
    • Ancillary benefits such as flexible spending, legal and pet insurance to meet the needs of employees and their eligible family members
    • Subsidized childcare at participating childcare centers

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!

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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