The Communications Specialist for Media Relations is a skilled and strategic public relations professional who thrives in a fast-paced, changing environment and enjoys working with the media and internal stakeholders to tell stories.
Working as part of a dynamic and driven media relations team, the specialist will execute a wide variety of tactics to champion one of Minnesota’s largest healthcare systems, including an academic medical center and a nationally recognized children’s hospital.
The specialist is a sharp writer with critical thinking and strong attention to detail. The Communications Specialist is skilled at building relationships with members of the media, and networks across various departments of our organization. The Communications Specialist also coordinates media visits to many locations, and manages media tracking of outcomes data. The Communications Specialist loves learning and writing about diverse healthcare topics, is accustomed to multi-tasking, thrives under tight deadlines, and has an innate ability to convey information clearly to a public audience. This person is equally comfortable with basic photo and video skills.
M Health Fairview is a complex, matrixed organization with a wide variety of service lines, expertise, and communications needs. To be successful at this position, the Communications Specialist needs to bring a highly entrepreneurial attitude, the ability to connect dots across the organization quickly, and an ability to operate successful within ambiguous circumstances. Mostly, the successful candidate will bring initiative and motivation to the work they do every day.
Expect rewarding work helping advance our mission of healing, discovery and education – and a chance to grow and change within an industry-leading organization