Requisition ID: P01444087
Department: Keck Hospital of USC
Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Health Sciences Campus
Behind every patient success is the dedication of a unique team of skilled and talented individuals who help make the Keck Medical Center of USC one of the region’s premier medical facilities.
As a member of the USC health care team, you will help build upon the university’s exceptional expertise in patient care as well taking advantage of our excellent compensation package that could include shift and weekend differentials, online rewards-based scheduling, and generous educational benefits.
Come be a part of a world-class health care facility and an important member of the Trojan family.
The media relations specialist performs general media relations duties with an emphasis on writing and editing press releases, pitch letters, feature stories, faculty expert profiles and social media content for Keck Medicine of USC and the Keck School of Medicine. Ability to understand science research and translate to consumer language, while following protocols for research/science press release writing that involve grants and outside associations or other entities. Additional media relations responsibilities include managing media department news placements, preparing weekly News & Notes submissions and distribution of press releases. Provide general media relations back-up support for press conferences, symposiums, crisis issues or other events as situations arise.
-Bachelor’s Degree required
-Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
-3 years experience minimum, 5 years preferred.
-Mastery of AP Stylebook writing guides.
-Minimum Experience with writing, editing, proofreading, and the preparation of materials for publication.
-Preferred Experience writing and editing of materials closely related to health system activities.
-A Fire and Safety card must be presented upon hire or must be obtained at our facility within the first 30 days of hire and maintained by renewing before expiration date.
USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy.