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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Ecumen - Communications Specialist

Ecumen, the most innovative leader of senior housing and services, seeks a Communications Specialist at our Shoreview home office.  Ecumen is a nonprofit that envisions a world in which aging is viewed and understood in radically different ways.  We are a multiple year winner of the “Best Place to Work” award by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal. 

The Communications Specialist is responsible for writing, editing and proofreading content; managing traditional and new media projects; and supporting efforts to promote the Ecumen brand at the corporate and community levels. The person in this position will help Ecumen communities enhance and achieve optimal messaging and brand awareness in the marketplace. This position will also work with corporate staff to create messaging that is consistent with the Ecumen Brand. 

Minimum requirements include: A bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, marketing-related field or equivalent work experience, and three to five years of experience in communications or marketing. The successful candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills, strong organization skills, the abilities to manage potentially conflicting priorities and to collaborate with cross-functional leaders. Written communication skills should include experience writing copy for press releases, print publications, web sites and blogs. Also required is knowledge and experience using social media and digital content as business tools.  S/he must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and project management experience is preferred.
Ecumen’s leaders are united in their efforts to innovate, empower and honor. All interactions with clients and staff are centered on these qualities. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity and believe you would fit in with our leadership style, please apply by June 7, 2013, at