• Public Relations/Content Manager

    Job Locations US-NY-Purchase
    Department
    Marketing
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Position Schedule
    Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:30pm
  • Position Summary

    WESTMED Practice Partners is currently seeking a full time Public Relations/Content Manager at our office location in Purchase, New York within Westchester County.  Reporting to the Associate Director of Marketing, the Manager of Public Relations develops, manages, and executes strategic public relations activities and targeted media relations that support overall practice goals.  Responsibilities include planning and production of internal and external communications, newsletter distribution, media relations, web and social content etc.

    Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

    • Responsible for the creation and management of content and PR project plan, in support of cross platform marketing efforts of organization.
    • Manages all aspects of brand reputation as it pertains to media perception alongside Director of Marketing.  Responsible for responding to all inquiries from the public, and leveraging all forms of media & communication to create a positive brand image.
    • Builds and maintains an ongoing list of spokespersons and subject matter experts to respond to media requests.
    • Seek and develop cooperative relationships with representatives of community, consumer, employee, and public interest groups.
    • Writes and edits organization’s publications for internal and external audiences, including all patient communications across channels (email, website, direct mail, etc.)
    • In collaboration with the Director/Associate Director of Marketing, creates and maintains yearlong content calendar.  Concepts, builds, and creates content on an ongoing basis to be used for web, social, email and other patient communication platforms.
    • Plans and directs development and communication of informational programs to maintain favorable public perceptions of an organization's accomplishments and agenda.
    • Provides media training/tools for providers and managers in effective communication with the media and other external audiences.
    • Performs other projects/duties as assigned.

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelors degree
    • Minimum of 5-7 years experience in media relations, communications, journalism, copywriting, or related field
    • Experience in copywriting for healthcare industry highly preferred
    • Ability to utilize existing network and relationships with media vendors and local publications
    • Exceptional oral and written communications skills
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet quick deadlines
    • Successful at managing multiple tasks simultaneously and shifting priorities as needed
    • Strong writing skills, and demonstrated 
    • Ability to engage all levels within the organization and collaborate on integrated teams
    • Proven ability to manage confidential and sensitive information and topics
    • Portfolio of work demonstrating ability to communicate meaningfully across multiple platforms

     

    Company Overview

    Here at WESTMED Practice Partners, one of the most successful management services organizations in the United States health care community, we look for individuals who are interested in and seek a challenging, growth-oriented, dynamic and friendly environment. Individuals with a strong work ethic along with a caring personality are who we find to be most successful here, fitting into our not so basic mantra of simply being “Smart" & “Nice". Our organization is constantly looking to bring on like-minded people who have a genuine interest in helping people and possess an intellectual curiosity to try and do things better and more efficiently. We strive to bring out the best in all of our team members and provide individuals with the support they need to achieve their career aspirations.

     

    WESTMED Practice Partners is a healthcare management services company that has evolved from the success of the WESTMED Medical Group, one of the largest multi-specialty medical groups in the country. In partnership with our clients, the mission of WESTMED Practice Partners is to improve the health of the communities we serve. We seek to grow the quality and efficiency of outpatient healthcare services by the design and management of free-standing, comprehensive medical offices with a focus on primary care. For more information, visit our web site at www.westmedpartners.com

     

    We provide a modern office environment, state-of-the-art equipment and technology as well as competitive benefits and salary. Our benefits include medical, dental, free copays for employees who see WESTMED physicians, discounted vision glasses, life insurance, AD&D insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401k and profit sharing, flexible spending plans, and more.

     

     

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