Responsible for coordinating and implementing community outreach campaigns, workshops, forums, or other events. Incorporates traditional, social media and other digital marketing techniques to achieve high level integration across all channels. Coordinates all aspects of event management including planning, staging, logistics, promotions and vendors. Enhances the Sentara brand through reputation building with community leaders, legislators and other key influencers. Identifies key community offerings, opportunities and events where the company should be represented. Assists in identifying opportunities for key memberships, sponsorships and grant giving associated with corporate social responsibility. Assists in the administration of the funding for these opportunities. Represents the company at key events emphasizing those that are healthcare related, corporate social responsibility focused, community oriented and/or demonstrating the healthcare economic impact in communities. Keeps abreast of industry trends, community assessments and developments in our community. Serves in this capacity system wide for the company.
Bachelor's Level Degree
Sentara Healthcare's Customer Development and Marketing Department is hiring a full time Community Engagement Specialist.
Position interacts as a conduit between Sentara and community leaders, legislators, and other key influencers.
Responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing community outreach campaigns and key events, workshops, forums, and other events where company should be represented
Keeps abreast of industry trends, community assessments and developments in our community and legislative relations
Assists in identifying opportunities for key memberships, sponsorships and grant giving associated with corporate social responsibility. Assists in the administration of the funding for these opportunities.
Incorporates traditional, social media and other digital marketing techniques to achieve high level integration across all channels.
Serves in this capacity system-wide for the company (SOME TRAVEL REQUIRED).
Education and Experience
Education: Bachelors Level Degree
Experience: Minimum of 3 years of experience in community outreach and engagement, public relations, and developing and hosting community events
Skills for Success: Previous experience working with legislators and local, state, and elected officials
For more than a decade, Modern Healthcare magazine has ranked Sentara as one of the nation's top integrated healthcare systems. Our not-for-profit system proudly includes advanced imaging centers, nursing and assisted-living centers, outpatient campuses, physical therapy and rehabilitation services, home health and hospice agency, a 3,800-provider medical staff and four medical groups. In addition, we provide medical transport ambulances and Nightingale air ambulance, and we extend health insurance to 445,000 people through Optima Health, our award-winning health plan.
As the third largest employer in Virginia, Sentara Healthcare was named by Forbes Magazine as one of America's best large employers. We offer a variety of amenities to our employees, including, but not limited to:
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Paid Annual Leave, Sick Leave
Flexible Spending Accounts
Retirement funds with matching contribution
Supplemental insurance policies, including legal, Life Insurance and AD&D among others
Work Perks program including discounted movie and theme park tickets among other great deals
Opportunities for further advancement within our organization
Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For information about our employee benefits, please visit: https://www.sentaracareers.com/explore-sentara/benefits/
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