Director Systems Communications

  • Adventist Health System
  • Altamonte Springs, FL, USA
  • Dec 08, 2017

Job Description

If you want to be a part of a place that provides nothing less than extraordinary compassionate care, then Adventist Health System is the place for you!

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a Director System Communications position that will be based in our Communications department. This position is based at our corporate office in Altamonte Springs, FL.

This position provides the opportunity to be a proven leader in setting integrated communications strategy and driving collaboration in support of corporate strategic initiatives, with accountability for managing two primary communication efforts: Executive Communications and Internal Communications. Executive Communications works collaboratively across Adventist Health System's Enterprise - Divisions, Regions and Markets; to ensure communications align company-wide. Internal Communications builds and strengthens connections between employees, and helps them understand how their work connects to Adventist Health Systems overall vision and mission.

Specific job duties include:
  • Develop and oversee executive and internal communications planning to sustain strategy momentum, and implement new and innovative approaches to extend messaging reach and optimize impact.
  • Ensure system-wide alignment in how the Adventist Health System story is told.
  • Nurture editorial and content creation to produce and deliver high-quality communications across multiple channels and formats.
  • Assist the executive director and vice president in conceptualization and development of large-scale, high-level communications projects in support of senior leadership and external stakeholders.
  • Engage with trusted and diverse influential communicators to foster and shape company culture.
  • Lead and participate on cross-functional teams to plan, coordinate, and deliver projects in partnership with other internal collaborators and peers.
  • Develop relationships with key stakeholder groups (e.g., marketing and HR, others) to understand and address essential communications needs.
  • Manage a high-performing communications team by hiring and developing talent, setting priorities, and directing implementation of project-based and ongoing efforts.
  • Guide and prioritize team's work to ensure focus on priorities that have the most impact.
  • Monitor and evaluate communications effectiveness, utilizing metrics and audience analysis to identify risks and adjust strategy and approach as needed.

Experience Requirements:
  • 15+ years of experience in a senior-level position with responsibility over multidisciplinary functions in global organizations

Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in business management, public relations, journalism or communications
  • Media relations experience

Knowledge and Skills Required:
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to interact credibly with executive management, business stakeholders, and other staff
  • A proven background in strategic leadership and a track record of achieving successful results in a multi-market environment
  • Experience developing and implementing change management strategies
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to clearly articulate complex issues and formulate recommendations that will work for a wide variety of audiences
  • Exceptional analytical, organizational and communication skills in positions requiring communication with a broad and diverse audience at all levels of the organization

If this position sounds like a great match for your skills set and experience, please apply online now!