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Communications Specialist III

Company: Gold Coast Health Plan
Location: Camarillo
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPOSITION SUMMARYGold Coast Health Plan is seeking a mission-driven communicator to support the GCHP Communications Department.The Communications Department creates and facilitates clear and consistent messaging that informs and engages Gold Coast Health Plan's staff, members, providers, and community. The Communications Lead will support this strategy by contributing to the development, design, and dissemination of targeted communications, while ensuring regulatory and branding compliance.Job Duties and Responsibilities• Work closely with members of the Communications Team and other internal partners to create, develop, and implement short- and long-term communications plans for various initiatives.• Research, write, edit, and proofread content for a wide range of communication vehicles (e.g., memos, flyers, newsletters, advertisements, press releases, social media posts, videos) for diverse audiences while complying with regulatory requirements and adhering to style and branding guidelines.• Plan and oversee development and communication of information designed to inform GCHP's members and the community about programs, services, and other initiatives.• Manage complex and cross-functional projects to achieve objectives and measurable results.• Work with contracted vendors to meet department deliverables (e.g., graphic design, member mailings, newsletter production, ad placement) and ensure that their work is consistent, of high quality, and delivers cost-effective outcomes for GCHP.• Leverage digital tools and platforms, including GCHP's website and social media accounts, to disseminate information.• Prepare reports and presentations for various stakeholders summarizing communications efforts and evaluating their effectiveness.• Lead communications efforts of company-sponsored events, including, but not limited to, health fairs, town halls, policy forums, and webinars.• Engage in crises communications efforts, including breaches, natural disasters, and health care crises.• Keep up with health care news and communications trends and address such as appropriate.• Perform other duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities• Strong writing, researching, proofreading, and editing skills.• Ability to develop well-written, clear, and compelling copy quickly.• Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills.• Proven ability to effectively present complex information to diverse audiences.• Experience delivering high-quality work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.• Self-starter with the ability to work independently and to collaborate effectively with others at all levels of the organization.• Excellent organizational and time and project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects, initiatives, and deliverables at the same time and respond rapidly to new requests and competing priorities.• Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and SharePoint.• Experience with content management of internal and external websites. • Proven ability to create and manage project plans and use tools to track spending on print materials and products.• Proficient in Adobe Acrobat.• Familiar with AP style.• Meticulous attention to detail.• Strong customer service skills.• Embodies GCHP's core values of Integrity, Accountability, Collaboration, Trust, and Respect.Required Education, Certifications, Licenses and Experience:Education: Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, or related field.Experience: 3-5 years of experience working as a communications professional for a non-profit, health care, or government agency; or related professional experience. Computer Skills: Advanced computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat. Certifications & Licenses:Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid appropriate California driver's license. Maintain a satisfactory driving record.Other Requirements: Ability to:Work in a fast-paced, diverse organization that is performance oriented.Maintain confidentiality regarding sensitive information.Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred.Candidates will be required to submit three writing samples from the previous year. Samples can include articles, press releases, newsletters, or blog posts.

Keywords: Gold Coast Health Plan, Camarillo , Communications Specialist III, Other , Camarillo, California

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