Director of Communications
Company: Camden Coalition of Healthcare
Posted on: January 9, 2021
The Director of Communications is responsible for crafting and
guiding the communications strategy of the Camden Coalition. They
will ensure that the Camden Coalition's work in the Camden region,
at the state level, and our growing national presence are
highlighted with consistent, engaging, and strategic messaging. The
Director will work to support the development of products by all
departments, and work with leadership and staff across the Camden
Coalition to develop strategies for dissemination.
This position requires a high degree of sophistication,
resourcefulness, and creativity, as well as the ability to lead by
influencing others at all levels across the organization. It is
important the Director have a strong understanding of the public
health and health care landscape. The Director must have the
ability to make key decisions and perform analyses which will
impact project success and completion.
--- Develop and implement an integrated strategic communications
plan to advance the Camden Coalition's goals, broaden awareness of
its programs and priorities, and increase the visibility of its
programs across key stakeholder audiences.
--- Tailor plans and products for various audiences, including the
public, funders, community partners, and various public health,
heath and social sector organizations.
--- Oversee development of Camden Coalition content to be used in
mass communications, training, and research products.
--- Work with leaders from other departments to manage priorities
for communications and content development
--- Work with leaders from other departments to develop content
expectations for program departments. Ensure that findings from
clinical work, research, quality improvement, policy and advocacy
and technical assistance are captured and disseminated in a way
that supports the advancement of the complex care field.
--- Oversee development of all Camden Coalition print
communications including the annual report, marketing collateral
materials and electronic communications including the Camden
Coalition's website, blog, newsletters, and social media.
--- Ensures adherence to the Camden Coalition's visual brand
guidelines and brings an understanding of general design
--- Manage the review process for all Camden Coalition products to
ensure consistent and strategic messaging and branding.
--- Direct the communications team and any external consultants to
support the development and execution of communications and
dissemination strategies. The Director will delegate tasks as well
as set limitations on projects.
--- Actively engage, cultivate and manage press relationships to
ensure coverage surrounding Camden Coalition programs, special
events, public announcements, and other projects. Serve as a
spokesperson and lead point person on media interactions that help
promote and/or impact the organization, exercising judgment to
prioritize media opportunities.
--- Work with the Camden Coalition's leaders and training lead(s)
to expand overall organizational competencies related to
communications, including related to writing, oral communications,
use of social media, and graphic design.
1. Attend relevant training as necessary to maintain professional
certification and/or knowledge.
2. Adhere to the Camden Coalition's guidelines and ensures the
appropriate handling of sensitive information.
3. May work non-traditional hours based on operational needs and to
meet the needs of the community.
4. Other duties as assigned within the scope of position
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Demonstrates ability to carefully set priorities, meet
deadlines, and schedule time efficiently.
2. Exhibits superior strategic planning, critical thinking, and
3. Ability to follow-up and follow-through with strong attention to
4. Ability to work well and maintain professionalism under
occasional times of stress and pressure.
5. Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management
6. Ability to consider several points of view and
synthesize/translate into effective strategic action. Possesses
strong interpersonal skills as demonstrated by compassionate,
courteous, cordial, cooperative, and professional interaction with
diverse groups of co-workers, external business partners, and the
7. Ability to work collaboratively in a team and manage multiple
priorities, utilize effective time management skills, and exercise
sound administrative judgment.
8. Delegate responsibilities effectively.
9. Demonstrated excellence in strategic planning, business
planning, and operational leadership.
Experience, Education, and Licensure
1. 10 years of communications experience, preferably with some in
management, or a combination or relevant educational and
2. Requires the ability to travel on occasion.
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will
frequently stand; walk and sit in an office environment
2. There will be occasional lifting up to 15-20 lbs
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
2. Although work is primarily indoors, you may be required to
travel outside to business community locations
Submit cover letter, resume, and a professional writing
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, creed, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy),
national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, familial status,
marital/civil union status, domestic partnership status,
affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity and expression,
atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, genetic information,
liability for military service, disability status (mental or
physical, including perceived disability, and AIDS and HIV status),
protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by
Nothing in this position description restricts management's right
to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at
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