Primary purpose: The Communications Specialist I is responsible for creating and delivering content to the critical care community and ensuring engagement with that content. This position focuses on coordinating production schedules, keeping the SCCM websites aligned, and assisting in creating content.
Serve as the primary contact for day-to-day production of SCCM’s various communications channels
Manage the editing and distribution of all broadcast emails to members that are submitted by staff
Coordinate with vendors for printing, freelance writers and designers
Serve as the primary contact for day-to-day upkeep of the SCCM websites
Assist in implementing marketing campaigns and implementing website content
Write copy and identify stories to be used across SCCM’s communications platforms
Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications or Journalism
3-4 years’ experience in writing content across various mediums
Exceptional writing, interview and story/message development skills required
Experience working in web-content management systems
Demonstrated experience adhering to editorial schedules and implementing communications plans
The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) is the largest multi-professional organization dedicated to ensuring excellence and consistency in the practice of critical care medicine. With 16,000 members in 80 countries, SCCM is the only organization that represents all professional components of the critical care team. The Society offers a variety of activities that promote excellence in patient care, education, research, and advocacy. SCCM has a staff of 75 people based in Mt Prospect,IL and maintains a budget of $20M.
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