Join our team in providing and supporting exceptional care.
Fairview Health Services is an award-winning nonprofit health care
system with more than 21,000 employees and 2,300 aligned physicians.
Based in Minneapolis, we provide exceptional, coordinated health
care-from preventing illness and injury to caring for the most complex
Passionate, innovative, talented employees are essential to our future
as we seek to improve the health of the communities we serve.
The Director of Communications provides strategic leadership in the
creation and implementation of integrated communication programs that
advance the Fairview brand and achieve defined organizational business
objectives. This position directs both internal and external
communication efforts and leads an interdisciplinary team to ensure
strategic messaging effectiveness and efficiency of communication
channels. Content strategy is focused on helping all internal
(employees, physicians, board, etc) and external (general public,
civic/religious organizations, legislators, donors, etc) stakeholders
understand the value of the Fairview brand and business strategy.
Internally, by creating alignment and building pride, ownership and
trust in the organization, this position contributes to our business
objectives of improving employee, physician and ultimately customer
satisfaction and engagement. Externally, through third party recognition
(generated through earned media, executive visibility, issue
management) this position contributes to our ability to strategically
grow by elevating community awareness and preference of Fairview. The
Director works at the direction of the Senior Director of Communications
and Public Affairs and in partnership with Fairview senior leadership
to develop insights, strategies, communications plans and evaluation
measurements for all work, managing strategic vision and tactical
Master's degree in communications or related field
10 years experience in strategic/corporate communications, public affairs, media relations or a related field
Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks and
changing priorities in a fast-paced environment is critical to success
in this role
Experience working in health care and a large, 10,000+ employee organization
Previous experience counseling executive leaders and managing staff
Are you ready to transform healthcare with us?
For more than 100 years, Fairview has been meeting community needs and
achieving breakthrough medical advances in care. We are committed to
delivering great value for our patients-higher quality, better
experience and lower cost. Fairview has seven hospitals and medical
centers and more than 90 primary and specialty care clinics throughout
In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview is an academic
health system committed to nation-leading research and educating
tomorrow's physicians and health care professionals. We serve patients
from across the state of Minnesota, the upper Midwest and beyond.
True to our values of dignity, integrity, service and compassion, our
employees provide exceptional care to each patient, every day. Consider
being part of our team today.
Apply online now.