Summary: We are looking for a creative,self-starter to join the Cook Children's PR department as atemporary Public Relations Coordinator. This position will supportthe entire PR department. As an important part of our team, youwill need to utilize your writing, editing, social media and mediarelations skills to enhance the brand, image and reputation of Cook Children'sHealth Care System. He or she should be able to embrace a challenging butrewarding work day. No two days will be the same and you will stay busy in ademanding but inspiring work environment. In this role, you will be responsiblefor managing multiple projects simultaneously. The coordinator will help increating social media content, monitoring social media posts, writing pressreleases and articles for our online newsroom. You will also be involved inresponding to public comments/reviews that impact our reputation, interactingwith DFW news media outlets during events, along with a host of other duties asthey are assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, PublicRelations, English or related major and 1-2 years of professional experience.
The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, extremely dynamicenvironment and have the ability to appropriately prioritize responsibilities.
Excellent writing and grammar skills and professionalpresence on the phone, in writing and in person. AP style proficient.
Be an agile multitasker with a positive attitude, blend inwell with a small team.
Have strong social media and communication skills.
Should be organized, display customer focus and meet tightdeadlines.
Candidate should be enthusiastic, hard-working, articulate,poised and professional.
Ability to maintain accuracy in a fast-paced environmentwhile managing multiple projects.
Knowledge of media relations monitoring and managementplatforms (preferably Meltwater, Critical Mention and Review Trackers).
Ability to work efficiently and effectively with a widevariety of internal and external partners, including physicians, health careproviders, staff, media members, patient families, patients and visitors toCook Children's.
Internal Number: 45483
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.