Public Relations Project Lead

Texas Children's Hospital

Houston, TX, USA

Full time

Sep 30

We are searching for a Public Relations Project Lead -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will be responsible for developing, implementing, and managing strategic media relations and public relations programs for the most highly visible, key service lines on a local, regional, and national front.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Acts as public relations representative for the overall hospital and/or service lines and programs
  • Represents the department with key organization and physician leadership, builds relationships and actively seeking out media worthy opportunities
  • Works to media train key hospital spokespeople to confidently and appropriately respond during any interaction with media contacts including filmed and/or live media interviews, news conferences, etc.
  • Identifies appropriate media contacts to target for specific initiatives/audiences
  • Knows when/how to drive stories beyond local market media to national/regional exposure and how to leverage community/local media, events and programs against strategic goals
  • Works closely with the leadership team regarding the strategic planning of national stories as they relate to the supported service lines or “beats.”
  • Prepares talking points and helps prep spokespersons as directed by department leadership
  • Assists in managing media inquiries, planning press events, monitoring coverage, etc.



Qualifications:

  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 5 years’ experience in the public relations field including national PR experience with a top tier entity/client required
  • Experience in healthcare or not-for-profit organization preferred


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Texas Children's Hospital

Our mission is to create a healthier future for children and women throughout our global community by leading in patient care, education and research.

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