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Communications Specialist

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Description: Seeking someone to draw out stories, collect supporting information, and write engaging narratives. The ideal candidate should be inquisitive, enjoy research and learning, and be able to write in a conversational tone. This person will support general marketing by preparing proposals, preparing interviews teams, and managing photography. Desired qualities include a flexible lateral thinker who is interested in doing a wide variety of tasks, solve problems creatively, and is proficient with technology and understands the value of connected knowledge. 


  • Research and develop content for external and internal communications 

  • Work with Corporate Communications on enterprise-wide programs and initiatives such as the companyís internet/intranet sites corporate branding campaigns digital and social media activity internal or external news coverage etc 

  • Coordinate the development of proposals printed and digital marketing materials including newsletters technical literature presentations direct mail press releases and advertising 

  • Collect and manage project data 

  • Serve as a trusted advisor and thought partner to leaders on emerging issues and best practices in communication 

Required Qualifications 

  • Bachelorís degree preferably in journalism communications or English 

  • Exemplary writing editing and proofreading skills 

  • An understanding of web metrics social media and SEO 

  • Must be able to meet deadlines while working independently on multiple projects 

  • Fluent in AP writing style 

  • Customer service focus 

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • 1-3 years of professional experience in a similar role

  • Adobe Creative Suite 

  • MS Office Suite 

  • Experience with medical healthcare trade or technical publications 

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  1. What do you know about our company and what interests you about our company?

  2. Describe your current position. What do you do?

  3. What is your favorite part of your job?

  4. What is your least favorite part of your job?

  5. How would you draw out stories from people?

  6. Are you more Huffington Post or Time in terms of your writing style?

  7. Describe the work you've done with SEO?

  8. Are you eligible to work in the US?

  9. If hired, would you be able to provide paperwork that would show your eligibility to work in the US?

  10. Why do you want to leave your current job?

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