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Friday, June 29, 2018

Fairview - Communications Manager

The Communications Manager works in partnership with senior leadership to understand communication needs, recommend communication approaches and develop and execute strategic communication plans that build relationships with internal and external stakeholders and advance our mission of healing, discovery and education. Communications 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. Communications Managers are highly skilled consultants and strategists, able to work well both independently and as part of a team, possess strong tactical execution skills for a variety of media and have the ability to develop highly effective relationships with colleagues at all levels of the organization. This position requires wide-ranging knowledge and experience in corporate communications, public relations, internal communications and brand management.

At the time of hire, the communications manager will focus on partnering with our portfolio of shared business services, including HR, IT, Foundations, Community Health, Finance and Legal. Topics range from employee benefits to employer brand, to change management initiatives to fundraising. The manager will consult with senior leadership, develop plans, and leading a small team of communication specialists, facilitate the successful implementation highly effective communication strategies.

Job Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in communication, journalism, organizational psychology other related area.
5 years of experience in strategic/corporate communications, public affairs or related field.
Master’s degree
-Experience working in a highly diverse, 10,000+ employee organization with multiple locations.
-Corporate communications and health care experience
About Fairview Health Services
Fairview Health Services ( is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 11 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.
Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status

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