Communications Coordinator

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), the professional organization representing more than 9,000 oral and maxillofacial surgeons in the United States, supports its members' ability to practice their specialty through education, research and advocacy. AAOMS members comply with rigorous continuing education requirements and submit to periodic office evaluations, assuring the public that office procedures and personnel meet stringent national standards.

Position Details

Communications Coordinator
Northern Illinois
Rosemont, IL


The Communications Coordinator reports to the Editorial Manager and is responsible for providing writing and editorial assistance for Association programs, campaigns, initiatives and publications.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Assist with writing and editing magazine, email, press release and marketing copy for Association and affiliated organization programs, campaigns, events, initiatives and publications – ensuring message and style match the AAOMS brand policies and are consistent with the AAOMS strategic plan. 
  • Disseminate materials through all available channels to trade and general media. 
  • Recruit and facilitate trade and general media attendance at and/or coverage of AAOMS Annual Meeting and Dental Implant Conference. 
  • Perform other similar or related duties as requested or assigned by the Editorial Manager.
  • Strong written communication skills, knowledge of AP style 
  • Excellent project and time management skills 
  • Ability to think strategically 
  • Ability to work independently but collaboratively 
  • Experience in healthcare editorial and public relations activities helpful 
  • Word processing, spreadsheet and related computer application knowledge 
  • Zero to five years of related professional experience 
  • College degree in journalism, communications, public relations or related field

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