Corporate Communications and Engagement Specialist (Hybrid)

Job Requisition #: JR66179

End Date: 2/20/2023

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Professional

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Are you experienced with internal communications endeavors and looking to join a company based on excellence and love?

ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic healthcare organizations, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible, and lowering healthcare costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, urgent care centers, three hospitals (1,299 beds), a free-standing emergency department, a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care, and women's health. It also includes the pioneering Gene Editing Institute and was rated by IDG Computerworld as one of the nation's Best Places to Work in IT. ChristianaCare is a nonprofit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. It is continually ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the Best Hospital. With the unique CareVio data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.

ChristianaCare Offers

  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.
  • Two retirement planning offerings, including 403(b) with company contributions
  • Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out
  • 12-week paid parental leave
  • Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

About this Position

ChristianaCare is searching for a Corporate Communications and Employee Engagement Specialist to develop effective messaging and communication strategies for ChristianaCare's internal communications. This position will collaborate with system leadership, departments and stakeholders throughout the organization to support an informed, engaged workforce.

Working as a key contributor on the Communications team of the Department of External Affairs, the Corporate Communications and Employee Engagement Specialist manages ChristianaCare's internal communications platform (CaregiverConnect) and the weekly email employee newsletter (Huddle Headlines). The individual in this role additionally develops and executes effective communications plans to support a wide variety of internal/employee communications needs.

This role involves management, development and daily publishing of internal communications, as well as proactive interaction with leaders and employee groups across the organization to identify opportunities and develop strategies for continuous improvement in employee communications. Some responsibilities include:

  • Writes, edits and produces high-quality content to support diverse communications needs across a variety of channels for primarily employee audiences.
  • Works at the direction of the Editorial Services Leader and in collaboration with other members of the team to produce compelling digital and print content.
  • Holds primary responsibility for daily management and optimization of CaregiverConnect internal communications platform and other systemwide employee communications channels as needed (e.g., email, screensavers, etc.)
  • Co-develops and executes engagement strategies for CaregiverConnect.
  • Produces Huddle Headlines, ChristianaCare's weekly all-employee email newsletter.

Desired candidates will hold a Bachelor's Degree preferable in the field of communications, public relations, English or journalism. It is also required to have 2 - 3 years of corporate communications, public relations or journalism experience, with a demonstrated ability to write and edit compelling, impactful content and effective communications plans.

Experience in digital publications preferred as well as copy editing, proofreading and photo editing preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

Benefits

ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our locations provide easy access to two international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ!

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