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Associate Media Relations

Job ID 00757645 Location Weill Cornell Medical Center
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New York, New York


Day (United States of America)


Media Relations that Impact the Big Picture: You Can Help Make It Possible

Media Relations Associate

Step into New York’s #1-ranked hospital, and feel the pride of building on our reputation as a world-class organization. At NewYork-Presbyterian's nationally renowned campuses, your work will strengthen our relations with the public and media outlets throughout the country. It’s the kind of career that’s essential to our continued advancement in improving people’s lives. Find out how you can Make It Possible.  

Thrive in this role, as you help coordinate and oversee media/public relations activities such as communications outreach planning, medical meetings, crises and press conferences responding to media queries. Identify platforms and opportunities at media and medical conferences. Collaborate with medical staff and service line administrators to identify priority areas for outreach. Conduct research to determine which outlets to target and develop pitches accordingly. Write press releases, tip sheets, expert alerts, social media content, and other materials that promote our organization. Serve as a field producer for local and national news crews filming at our medical center. Supervise freelancers and support staff. Report on the outcomes of media/public relations activities, and participate in performance improvement initiatives.    

This is a full time position in a 24/7 media operation with evening, weekend, and on-call rotations required.

Preferred Criteria

  • Healthcare policy experience
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in media pitching/public relations/press releases
  • Experience in a hospital/healthcare environment 
  • Experience integrating multimedia, social media and online media strategies

Required Criteria

  • College Degree in English, Journalism, Communications and related fields
  • Excellent writing/editing

Join a healthcare system where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Here we foster a culture respect, diversity, and inclusion. Enjoy comprehensive and competitive benefits that support you and your family in every aspect of life. Start your life-changing journey today.

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  • 2019 "150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare." - Becker's Healthcare
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