Job ID: 236193 Public Relations Specialist Ascension Wisconsin\/Greater Milwaukee Region Milwaukee, Wisconsin Regular \/ Day Additional Job Information Title:\u00a0Specialist MarCom
City, State: Milwaukee, WI\u00a0
Location: Ascn Corp 400 W River
Department: Communications 001
Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Day,\u00a040 hours,Weekly
Marketing Statement Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care.As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S.and the world's largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable.In FY2016, Ascension provided more than $1.8 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.Ascension includes approximately 150,000 associates and 36,000 aligned providers.Ascension's Healthcare Division operates 2,500 sites of care \u2013 including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities \u2013 in 24 states and the District of Columbia, while its Solutions Division provides a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension's own group purchasing organization. Job Description Summary:
This position supports the organization\u2019s national and local public relations (PR) strategies, key service lines and thought leadership priorities.This position is responsible for earning media coverage for Ascension Wisconsin in the greater Milwaukee region to support the market\u2019s business priorities, advocacy objectives and service lines.This position is a member and key contributor to the national PR team. Responsibilities: Collaborates with Ascension Wisconsin Marketing\/Communications team and national Public Relations team on communication planning, policies and practices, and development of public relations\/media materials.
Focuses on implementing Ascension Wisconsin\u2019s thought leadership priorities.
Builds and maintains ongoing relationships with the greater Milwaukee region\u2019s media contacts.
Develops various media materials, such as press releases, media pitches, talking points, statements and other pieces.
Pitches and places earned media.
Supports the development of public awareness and service line PR campaigns, major announcements, editorial placements, speaking opportunities and key award submissions.
Ensures consistent framing of messaging and refines core messaging in deliverables, supporting organizational consistency in all aspects of Ascension Wisconsin\u2019s communications.
Generates public awareness and measurable results from targeted campaigns.
Provides collaborative, strategic partnership to the national PR team.
Develops work plans to successfully achieve objectives and goals.Monitors, tracks and measures results; compiles and distributes data and reports.
Directly involved in day-to-day operations. Qualifications Education:
HS or Equivalent Bachelor's degree in a related field, or combination of High School degree and related experience
Work Experience: Three years in the marketing and\/or communications specialty area (Brand Marketing, Internal Communications or Public & Media Relations) preferred.Effective communicator capable of gaining the confidence and respect of peers and key stakeholders is required.
Public Relations\/Media Relations experience strongly preferred. Equal Employment Opportunity Ascension Health is an EEO\/AA employer: M\/F\/Disabled\/Vet.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the \u201cEEO is the Law\u201d poster: Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application.Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment.Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
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Website : http://ascension.org
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering person-centered care to all with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable. In FY2014, Ascension provided $1.8 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. More than 150,000 associates and 35,000 affiliated providers serve in 1,900 sites of care – including 131 hospitals and more than 30 senior care facilities – in 23 states and the District of Columbia. In addition to healthcare delivery, Ascension subsidiaries provide a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, treasury management, biomedical engineering, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.