Senior Communications Manager

Job Requisition #: JR54672

End Date: 4/24/2021

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Management/Executive, Professional

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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To serve as a key contributor to the Communications team within the External Affairs Department with a focus on managing internal and external communications projects, including: corporate communications; physician, executive and thought-leadership communications; and marketing communications for health care services and business units.


  • Develops and executes strategic communications plans for ChristianaCare.
  • Project management of a wide variety of communications projects, often in close collaboration with marketing, design and digital/social media teams.
  • Supports executive communications and thought-leadership, including logistics and presentation development.
  • Writes communications plans, press releases, social media posts, speeches, talking points, presentations, internal/corporate communications, e-mails, website copy, briefing sheets, letters and other materials as needed to support a wide variety of communications projects.
  • Advises and coaches leaders and spokespersons for interactions with the media and the public, in collaboration with the media relations team.
  • Protects and enhances brand reputation through effective issues management and crisis communications, in collaboration with other members of the issues/crisis communications team.
  • Participates in media-on-call rotation to ensure 24/7 responsiveness to strategic communications and media relations needs of the organization.


  • Bachelor's Degree and minimum 10 years of public relations experience, with a demonstrated ability to write and successfully execute multifaceted communications and PR plans. Candidates with degree in public relations or communications are preferred.

  • Experience in health care communications, including internal communications, physician communications, public relations and social media.
  • Experience in developing and executing strategic communications plans.
  • Experience in writing and editing news and features content, press releases, speeches, presentations, website and social media content.

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.


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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