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Thursday, January 12, 2017

Fairview - Communications Manager

Join our team in driving a healthier future.
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 deliver care at all stages of life and are committed to high value health-superior outcomes and an exceptional experience at a lower cost of care. Passionate, innovative employees are essential to our future as we seek to heal, discover and educate for longer, healthier lives. 
Job Description:
Fairview Communications and Public Affairs Managers develop and execute communication plans to protect Fairview’s reputation and provide internal and external stakeholders the information and information they need to advance our mission of healing, discovery and education. Communications and Public Affairs Managers are accountable for highly strategic and complex work that has both internal and external communication implications, including developing comprehensive understanding of audience segments, creating messages and communication strategies appropriate for those audience segments, managing communication channels and measuring outcomes.
To be successful:

  • Communications and Public Affairs Managers must be highly skilled consultants and strategists
  • Be able to work well both independently and as part of a team
  • Possess strong tactical execution skills for a variety of media
  • Have the ability to develop highly effective relationships with colleagues at all levels of the organization.
This position works at the direction of the Communications and Public Affairs Director and requires wide-ranging knowledge and experience in corporate communications, public relations, internal communications and brand management.
Job Qualifications:
Minimum Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in communications, journalism or related field.

Preferred Education

  • Master’s degree
Minimum Experience

  • 8 years experience in strategic/corporate communications, public affairs, human resources or related field.
  • Experience working in a highly diverse, 10,000+ employee organizations with multiple locations.
  • Excellent writing and communications skills.

Preferred Experience

  • Specific corporate communications and health care experience are preferred.
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 providing our patients and their families with the very best care and the very best experience. Fairview has seven hospitals and medical centers and more than 90 primary and specialty care clinics throughout the state.

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, compassion and innovation, our employees are improving patient lives and driving a healthier future. Consider being part of our team today.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Apply online.