Director of Communication and Public Relations - Watertown, New York United States - 18992



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 18992
Title: Director of Communication and Public Relations
Job Location: Watertown, New York - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $85,000.00 - $100,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Benefits
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
any
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Director of Communication and Public Relations

Assumes responsibility for establishing overall marketing, advertising, public relations and communication objectives for the facility based on the strategic plan and for implementing those objectives.  
Must have ability to work well with all departments, community stakeholders and to be able to implement various programs.  
Qualified candidate will act as spokesperson for Health System.
Area information:
Labeled the "Fastest Growing County in New York State", Jefferson County is experiencing an unparalleled economic boom as a result of the expansion at Fort Drum.

The Greater Watertown area is a great place to live and to work.  Located in northern New York State near the Adirondack Mountains, the area offers lush farmlands, miles of waterfront and acres of forests, quaint villages, a booming commercial center, and of course, Fort Drum, home to the 10th Mountain Division, one of the most deployed divisions in the Army.

Watertown is also minutes away from The 1000 Islands, a sightseer's paradise and a popular destination for those looking for an authentic outdoor vacation. Located along the peaceful border between Northern New York State (United States) and Southeastern Ontario (Canada), the 1000 Islands is a region of endless shorelines, rich history and unique culture.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Director of Communication and Public Relations

Assumes responsibility for establishing overall marketing, advertising, public relations and communication objectives for the facility based on the strategic plan and for implementing those objectives.  
Must have ability to work well with all departments, community stakeholders and to be able to implement various programs.  
Qualified candidate will act as spokesperson for Health System.
Area information:
Labeled the "Fastest Growing County in New York State", Jefferson County is experiencing an unparalleled economic boom as a result of the expansion at Fort Drum.

The Greater Watertown area is a great place to live and to work.  Located in northern New York State near the Adirondack Mountains, the area offers lush farmlands, miles of waterfront and acres of forests, quaint villages, a booming commercial center, and of course, Fort Drum, home to the 10th Mountain Division, one of the most deployed divisions in the Army.

Watertown is also minutes away from The 1000 Islands, a sightseer's paradise and a popular destination for those looking for an authentic outdoor vacation. Located along the peaceful border between Northern New York State (United States) and Southeastern Ontario (Canada), the 1000 Islands is a region of endless shorelines, rich history and unique culture.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree in liberal arts or marketing. 
8 – 10+ years of financial acumen experience and working with agencies with a focus on social media, ability to communicate to all levels and multiple constituents, as well as manage multiple priorities and work under stress, ability to solve complex problems and work efficiently and effectively under deadline pressures.  
Must have professional maturity and demeanor, as well as a high degree of honesty, integrity and confidentiality. 
Previous experience in a health care environment preferred. 
Proficient in the use of a personal computer including presentation graphics and word processing. 
Highly developed verbal and written communication and organizational skills. 
Ability to communicate effectively with individuals and groups at all levels of the organization, patients, families and external individuals, groups and agencies. 
Ability to manage multiple priorities, simultaneously handle multiple projects and make appropriate decisions to assure completion of tasks on time. 
Demonstrates flexibility and willingness to undertake new responsibilities as assigned. 
Ability to work under stress. 
Ability to solve problems of a complex nature. 
Ability to work efficiently and effectively under deadline pressures. 
Professional maturity and demeanor that daily sets the tone in carrying out the responsibilities of the position and to represent the organization to internal and external constituents. 
High degree of honesty, integrity and confidentiality. 
Demonstrates flexibility and willingness to undertake new responsibilities as assigned. 
Must be articulate, and able to write clearly and succinctly. 
Excellent interpersonal skills. 
Creativity is essential.

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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