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Flourishing Begins Here
You have a purpose, unique talents and NOW is the time to embrace it, live it and put it to work. At Centura Health, we value incredible people with incredible skills but your commitment to a greater cause is something we value even more.
The Director of External and Field Communications will be responsible for leading a team of professionals and directingexternal communications strategies to manage Centura Health's reputation and advance its Mission and Strategic goals. This position will report to the Vice President of Communications and will work to promote Centura Health through mediarelations, public relations, and developing related communication strategies and plans for its hospitals and markets, using abrand journalism approach. Manages the department to focus on local, statewide and national media relations efforts, aswell as field/hospital communications.
What You Bring/Job Requirements
In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:
Ten years of experience in Public Relations or Communications with proven measurable success.
Five years of experience at a public relations or crisis communications advisory/counselor level.
High comfort level with the media, including on camera.
Solid grasp of crisis communications fundamentals.
Experience in the health care or hospital industry. Excellent research, interpretive, writing, editing, proofreading, presentation and interpersonal skills, with strong attention to detail.
Consistently works and writes well and accurately under pressure; delivers to deadlines.
Excellent project management skills and ability to deliver multiple projects simultaneously.
Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or related field, required.
Master's Degree, preferred
Sedentary work -(prolonged periods of sitting and exert up to 10lbs force occasionally).
Your Connected Community
Centura Health is headquartered in Centennial, CO, with additional business office locations throughout the Denver Tech Center. The Corporate Service Center is home to our leaders and centralized teams that support our hospitals, clinics and people including marketing, human resources, employee benefits, finance, billing, talent acquisition/development, payor relations, IT, project management, community benefit and more. Whether you work in the corporate headquarters or one of our nearby offices, youll experience a culture of collaboration and community where incredible people are doing incredible things every day
Find your ideal career at Centura Health! With 16 hospitals, physician clinics, hospice services, home care and senior living communities, Centura Health's vast network of care spans Colorado and Western Kansas so you can experience a balanced lifestyle and enjoy a fulfilling career anywhere you want to work, live and play in Colorado. From the fast pace of a Denver-area Level 1 Trauma Center to a smaller rural or mountain hospital – we proudly offer a more diverse range of work settings and locations than any other health care employer in the state. Centura is an equal opportunity employer.