Director Communications

Medical College of Wisconsin

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has approximately 1,600 full-time faculty. MCW has a long and illustrious history in biostatistical and translational research. Data science and clinical trial design are key strategic priorities at MCW. The Medical College offers medical, master’s, doctorates, master of public health and master of bioethics. The Medical College works with national and international medical specialty societies and community hospitals. More than 28,216 physicians and 15,517 other health professionals participate in Continuing Medical Education accredited activities annually.

Position Details

Director Communications
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

The Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center (F&MCW-CC) is the only academic cancer research center in the state that is accessible to large, unique and chronically underserved minority populations. It comprises almost 350 cancer researchers and physicians from more than 34 departments at MCW and our partner organizations. Clinical and translational work is linked through disease-oriented teams in breast, genitourinary, gastrointestinal, hematologic, gynecologic, and aerodigestive cancers, and also is clustered through the Cancer Biology Program, Cancer Prevention and Outcomes Program, Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics Program, and Prostate Cancer Center of Excellence.

Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin (F&MCW) and the F&MCW Cancer Center (F&MCW-CC), seeks a communications leader that will build a communications team to strategically position the center within the local, regional and national cancer research arena. This leadership position will develop an overarching innovative communications plan, select and prepare provocative and impactful research- and patient-centric news stories that utilize written, video and various social media platforms for dissemination to internal and external audiences. The communication team will connect cancer center members, stakeholders, the community, and partnering institutions with our mission and goals through the cancer center website and an innovative multi-media campaign that includes press releases for cancer center website and the media. The communications leader will work with and ultimately report directly to the MCW cancer center Director.

The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related field with a preference for academic experience. Experience in an academic cancer center preferred. Seeking an individual who can create robust content pushed out in multiple channels. This position provides media relations, marketing, public relations and communications services for center initiatives

Outstanding Healthcare Coverage, including but not limited to: Health, Vision, and Dental. Along with Flexible Spending options, 403B Retirement package, competitive vacation and paid holidays offered, Tuition Reimbursement and on campus fitness facility. Additional discounted rates on: select cell phone plans, local fitness facilities, Milwaukee recreation and entertainment etc.

Milwaukee| Located on the west side of Lake Michigan in Wisconsin, Milwaukee boasts some of the nation's largest summer festivals, a multi-cultural population rich in culinary and artistic tradition, a progressive downtown and a multitude of outdoors recreation possibilities, offering a superb quality of life. Milwaukee has affordable housing of all types, excellent public and parochial schools and minimal traffic.Neighborhoods are known for variety and character.

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