We are currently conducting a search for a Director of Media Relations & Communications for the University of Maryland Medical System this includes PR for the Rehab Hospital, the Medical Center and at least one other Hospital in the System. Job is based in Baltimore. Actively searching for someone with 10+ years of hospital, corporate and/or agency communications experience including three years management experience leading a team of media relations and/or communication professionals. Experience with crisis and issues management is strongly preferred. Experience in health care including communicating to the news media about scientific advances, clinical trials, and medical research is strongly preferred. Candidates must possess a strong understanding of issues and trends impacting the health care industry along with the ability to create and capitalize on news-making opportunities. All candidates must have a thorough understanding and interest in how news is made and how the MC and SM can capitalize on today’s news opportunities. They must have the ability to work well in a fast-paced environment with multi-dimensional points of view and to take accountability for deliverables, and results and be able to manage multiple complex tasks and projects concurrently; as well as have exceptional organizational skills.
Benjamin H. Long
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