Communications Specialist

AtlantiCare - Egg Harbor Township, NJ (30+ days ago)3.7


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree required; degree in communications, public relations or journalism preferred
  • 3-5 years prior experience in journalism and/or public relations required.
POSITION SUMMARY

The Communications Specialist is responsible for supporting AtlantiCare's marketing and communications efforts. The primary function of the role will be developing content for internal AtlantiCare audiences, including staff, physicians, Board members, volunteers, etc. He or she will also support communication needs of senior leaders.

The Communications Specialist will work closely with the Communications Manager to create and deploy strategic messages, deliver news & information and ensure that the team is leveraging different elements of an internal channel strategy (including the intranet, any internal publications, video productions and executive communications) to promote AtlantiCare programs and services.

The role will be responsible for researching, writing, editing, optimizing content a variety of formats, and will work within the frameworks set by the Department Leadership. This position is responsible for supporting other marketing and communication efforts including, but not limited to, special events and corporate functions (planning, development, and execution of), media relations, on-call rotation and community sponsorships/relations.

This position supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service, participating in performance improvement efforts and demonstrating a commitment to teamwork and cooperation.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree required; degree in communications, public relations or journalism preferred

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Valid driver's license and requires insurability through AtlantiCare Fleet Policy and provisions. Certificate in Principles of Public Relations or similar certificate or accreditation preferred.

EXPERIENCE: 3-5 years prior experience in journalism and/or public relations required.

Exceptional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills required; bilingual abilities preferred.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

Demonstrates the technical competencies as established on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This position requires some walking/standing and may have prolonged periods of sitting. Works with such equipment as computer terminal, fax machine, printer, telephone and copier. Position requires some travel, flexibility of hours including weekends, evenings and on-call coverage as well as lifting up to 20 lbs. Essential functions for this position are listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP

This position reports to department leadership.

The above statement reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled