THE NYCHHC IS SEEKING A SENIOR WRITER FOR ITS CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING DEPT.
The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) is seeking a versatile writer who can craft creative, compelling copy, translate healthcare concepts into lay terms, and create strategic voice for editorial content of various communications tools. The Senior Writer will be a key member of the Corporate Communications and Marketing Department and will be responsible for researching and creating copy for newsletter, website, opeds, executive speeches and annual report to promote strategic initiatives and corporate achievements.
Education: Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree preferred. Major in English, Journalism, Communications preferred.
Experience: Minimum 10 years experience with progressive responsibility for researching and conceiving, writing and editing health care content for multiple platforms, including speechwriting and new media.
• Superior writing and editing skills.
• Resourceful researcher.
• Knowledge of hospital industry and public health policy issues.
• Proven ability to write for diverse audiences.
• Knowledge of blogosphere and new media trends.
• Excellent oral communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
• Detailed-oriented and self-directed.
• Commitment to public hospital mission.
Salary and Benefits: Competitive base salary and generous benefits package, including vacation, pension and retirement benefits.
HHC, the largest municipal hospital and health care system in the country, is a $4.9 billion public benefit corporation that serves 1.3 million New Yorkers and nearly 400,000 who are uninsured. HHC provides medical, mental health and substance abuse services through its 11 acute care hospitals, four skilled nursing facilities, six large diagnostic and treatment centers and more than 80 community based clinics. For more information about HHC, visit www.nyc.gov/hhc. EEO and AA employer.
Send resumes via email to Ana Marengo, HHC Corporate Communications, firstname.lastname@example.org.