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Senior Communications Specialist - Marketing & Communications

San Diego, California
Job ID 7325 Date posted 10/18/2021 Schedule Full-Time Shift Day Department Marketing and Business Development

Rady Children’s Hospital External Affairs is currently seeking a Senor Communications Specialist to be the voice of Rady Children’s communications; drive engagement across our external – patient, donor, advocacy –audiences; and support Rady Children's goal to be recognized in the region as the children's health resource of choice, the charity of choice and the employer of choice.

Our team of marketing and communication experts seeks a highly motivated, detailed-oriented team player to support our efforts. This position will report directly to the Manager of Marketing Communications and will serve as the primary writer and editor of external-facing communications, including both hospital (clinical) and foundation (fundraising). Projects within the Division of External Affairs include print media, broadcast media, advertising, web-based communication, social media, newsletters, video, events, speeches and collateral materials; and other projects as assigned within scope of responsibility.  

The ideal candidate will want to thrive in a health care setting; be an excellent writer and editor; work efficiently under pressure and be able to meet deadlines; demonstrate good decision-making; and be proactive and solutions focused. An ability to work evenings and weekends as needed is a plus.


Schedule: Days, 8-hour shifts

FTE: Full-Time, Exempt

Location: Plaza Campus


Bachelor's Degree in area of study related to the position

5 years of experience

Excellent oral and written communications skills

Media relations experience

Social media experience


Master's Degree

7 years of experience

Experience in a healthcare environment


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