Executive Management, Public Relations: Community Relations, Public Relations: Media Relations
The Synergy Organization is proud to have been retained by Western Maryland Health System (WMHS) in Cumberland, MD to conduct the nationwide search for their Director of Community Relations and Marketing.
WMHS is a visionary and community-focused system that includes Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, a beautiful 275-bed acute care hospital built in 2009, Physician Practices, Outpatient Locations, Urgent Care Centers, a Skilled Nursing Facility and Home Care Services. With over 2,300 employees, 250 physicians and 90 advanced practice professionals on staff, WMHS delivers patient-focused, compassionate healthcare and is recognized as an both an employer of choice, and the largest employer in the region.
The Director of Community Relations will have the opportunity to:
Report directly to the Chief Executive Officer;
Work in a dynamic environment with a visionary and collegial leadership team;
Direct the system’s Strategic Marketing, Advertising and Community Relations to further WMHS’ mission and ensure the System’s presence throughout the community, region and state;
Serve as the primary liaison and spokesperson for the system;
Coordinate and sustain communications for the system including news media relations, print/electronic publications, web site and social media initiatives, events and public speaking engagements; and,
Build exceptional relationships to support the health system’s outreach efforts and Foundation initiatives.
The successful candidate will bring:
Exceptional marketing, communication and presentation skills;
5+ years of progressive leadership experience in Marketing and Community Relations (progressive Agency Experience or Health Care experience preferred);
A Bachelors Degree in a related field (Masters preferred); and,
Expert knowledge of the latest technology trends in the industry.
This exciting career opportunity offers a very competitive compensation package, a comprehensive benefits package, relocation assistance, excellent support from the System and all the resources necessary to succeed! For immediate consideration, please email your resume in confidence to email@example.com Please include “Marketing” in the subject line.
Please contact Diane Stemler, Search Consultant at (267) 983-6506 with any questions.
The Synergy Organization is the healthcare industry’s recognized expert partner for providing cost-effective, evidence-based executive search and assessment services. These incomparable, value-added services save clients thousands of dollars in direct costs alone while giving them the precise information and confidence they want to make consistently accurate hiring decisions.