Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity â of culture, thinking, learning and leading â is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbiltâs mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.
The Communications Consultant directs the areas of branding, marketing, media relations, corporate communications and special events. This position works with department leadership to develop and manage a marketing and communications strategy. Operationalizes this strategy through the development of promotional materials, internal and external communications, and the departmental website. Serves as communications liaison and responsible for raising awareness of programs and initiatives to internal and external audiences. For more information regarding the physical requirements and environmental conditions for this job, please click here.
Works with department leadership to design, develop and implement marketing and communication strategies.
Designs, develops and implements communication strategies which enable department to accomplish desired goals with regards to peer departments, professional organizations, publication venues and funding agencies.
Coordinates communication plans with other VU/VUMC entities.
Ensures that communication efforts are coordinated and appropriate in support of current goals and objectives of the department and VUMC.
Manages and serves as editor for all internal and outbound marketing communications, including overall messaging, as well as coordination of publications with the marketing and communications plan and budget.
Garners local and national media placements in conjunction with goals determined annually.
Facilitate the process through which each strategy is defined as a project with explicit scope, deliverables, milestones, drivers, stakeholders and subject matter experts.
Leads the creation, execution and measurement of communications plans that support marketing strategy. Coordinates resolution of project challenges by communicating effectively and professionally to leaders.
Facilitates process discussions with leaders as appropriate. Participates in a team-based environment, providing support for programs and initiatives across the department.
Develops, implements, and administers a variety of special projects and provides assistance to leaders when necessary and identifies methods and resources needed for successful project planning.
Oversee the production of marketing, communication, advertising, and promotional materials for various programs.
Write and edit news, feature articles, and special topics for university and medical center publications.
Review program plans and materials with management and other appropriate individuals for feedback. Coordinate with other organizations as necessary to complete materials.
May supervise a support staff including students, temporary employees, and community volunteers.
Assign, plan, and review work of staff.
Determine staffing needs and make other personnel recommendations.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is a comprehensive health care facility dedicated to patient care, research, and biomedical education. Our reputation for excellence in these areas has made us a major center for patient referrals from throughout the Mid-South. Each year, people throughout Tennessee and the Southeast choose Vanderbilt University Medical Center for their health care because of our leadership in medical science and our dedication to treating patients with dignity and compassion.The mission of Vanderbilt University Medical Center is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.