Communications Specialist - Strategic Planning and Marketing - Full Time

Sayre, PA, United States
Feb 11, 2019


Job Description

Guthrie Entity

The Guthrie Clinic


40 hrs/wk

Pay Grade


FLSA Status


Main Function

The communication specialist. develops and executes communications plans for new initiatives, media events, grand opening events, and notable achievements and milestones; and should work effectively with regional media to pro-actively pitch stories and respond in a timely manner to requests. Manages the internal corporate communications tools and may serve as the corporate spokesperson.  

The communications specialist assists in implementing crisis and/or disaster response communications and is a key contact for Emergency Preparedness activities within all Guthrie entities.

Serves as an integral part of the Strategic Planning and Marketing team.  Acts as liaison with internal clients, outside vendors/agencies and media representatives. Responsible for creating and nurturing a positive image of the Guthrie enterprise (including individual entities & organizations) in both the internal (employees) and external (patients, trustees, media and communities) environments.


B.A or B.S. in Journalism, Communications, Marketing or related discipline required.


Bachelor's degree in journalism, public relations, communications or equivalent knowledge, with a minimum of three years of experience in communications, media relations and project management.  Health care experience highly desirable.

Excellent writing and editing skills required, as well as a solid understanding of how to write in AP style. Proficient in Microsoft Suite, including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook, and SharePoint .

Must possess excellent problem solving skills, sound judgment, and integrity to keep confidential information private.  Diplomatic skills required to work with internal clients and media.

How To Apply

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Job Info

Feb 11, 2019


United States