Corporate Communication Specialist

Banner Health - Phoenix, AZ3.8

Health care is constantly changing, and at Banner Health, we are at the front of that change. We are leading health care to make the experience the best it can be. We want to change the lives of those in our care – and the people who choose to take on this challenge. If changing health care for the better sounds like something you want to be part of, we want to hear from you.

Join Banner Health’s Corporate Communications Department! This is a unique department that falls under Banner’s dynamic Human Resources umbrella. This role identifies the appropriate communications and channels to both push and pull content from Banner University Medical Center-Phoenix team members.

As a Corporate Communications Specialist you will have the opportunity to support Banner University Medical Center Phoenix’s internal communication strategies. You will be responsible for creating strategic communications for the facility that help tell a clear and compelling story in a powerful way to a range of internal and external stakeholders at Banner facilities and across the wider enterprise, from the bedside to the facility’s leadership team. You will be charged with leading how the facility looks, feels, speaks and interacts with its team members in line with Banner corporate standards and industry best practices to help take communications to the next level. As the dedicated Corporate Communications Specialist you will be charged with developing a strategic communications plan that represents all facets of Banner University Medical Center-Phoenix's team member population.

The ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years of experience.

Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

About Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix
Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix is a nationally recognized academic medical center. The world-class hospital is focused on coordinated clinical care, expanded research activities and nurturing future generations of highly trained medical professionals. Our commitment to nursing excellence has enabled us to achieve Magnet™ recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The Phoenix campus, long known for excellent patient care, has over 730 licensed beds, a number of unique specialty units and is the new home for medical discoveries, thanks to our collaboration with the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix. Additionally, the campus responsibilities include fully integrated multi-specialty and sub-specialty clinics, and with a new $400 million campus investment, a new patient tower and 2 new clinic buildings will be built.

About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

Job Summary

This position creates and maintains positive relationships with internal constituencies through the utilization of a variety of media activities and techniques which present the organizations position and business case to a broad or select group of constituencies.

Essential Functions

Serves as a team member on one or more designated Corporate Communication team(s) to create content specific to that group.

As directed by workgroup manager or senior specialist, develops/incorporates efficient corporate communications and applies standardized and best-practice communication methods to ensure maximum leverage of strategic messaging and other pertinent information across the organization or to selected audiences within the organization.

As directed, provides appropriate communications to successful disaster management.

May serve on special project or initiative teams that needs corporate communications support to ensure success.

Minimum Qualifications

Must possess a strong knowledge of public relations and/or marketing as normally obtained through the completion of a bachelors degree in business administration, marketing or related field. New graduates with some internship/work experience will be considered for specialist positions.

Effective organizational skills and demonstrated experience in diverse, creative writing, strong editing, design and layout capabilities, a basic understanding of website development and internet/intranet communications are required. Sensitivity to public perceptions and their implications/interpretation is required. Effective human relations and communications skills required.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous internship/work experience in healthcare and/or nonprofit marketing communications preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.