With 40 years of healthcare leadership and expertise, JourneyCare has achieved national recognition for growth, innovation, community partnerships and best practices in caring for adults and children with serious illness.
JourneyCare serves 10 counties in the Chicago region and is the largest nonprofit provider of hospice and palliative care in Illinois. The agency also provides services that include JourneyCare House Calls, Chronic Care Management and JourneyCare Choices – serving patients at all stages of serious illness.
JourneyCare is dedicated to enriching lives through expert, compassionate care and empowering patients and families to live with dignity, on their own terms.
Help our patients celebrate every moment by joining our team!
Join the team at JourneyCare, with more than 40 years of healthcare leadership and expertise, JourneyCare has achieved national recognition for growth, innovation, community partnerships and best practices in caring for adults and children with serious illnesses. We are more than just a career choice - it’s a culture where you can make a difference!
Our Marketing and Communications team is seeking a Media Relations & Communications Director to develop clear and consistent communications to educate, engage, inform and inspire JourneyCare’s internal and external audiences. This role will focus on creating strategic content through developing an editorial brand journalism/content calendar to drive staff engagement, culture, and growth through use of multi-channel communication vehicles and publications. Under the direction of the Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Communications, you will proactively develop pitch strategies that secure thought-leadership media placements by positioning JourneyCare’s approved brand messages, patient stories, leadership, and advocacy with local, regional, and national media outlets and associations (e.g. AMA, ILHPCO, NPHCO) to support its vision and business objectives. You will also serve as the agency’s back-up media spokesperson and crisis communications lead.