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Public Relations Specialist

Job Type: 
Full-time

American Nurses Association

The public relations specialist implements and evaluates integrated communications campaigns targeted to a range of stakeholders and key audiences. S/he is responsible for proactive and reactive media relations activities and produces a wide range of communications for internal and external audiences on time-sensitive topics. S/he maintains a comprehensive understanding of ANA Enterprise policy, issues and programs and keeps informed of external news and trends relevant to ANA Enterprise organizations to promote such efforts and respond effectively.  

Qualifications: 

Education  

Baccalaureate in journalism, communications or public relations required; Extensive course work and/or post-graduate degree in one of the following areas desirable: journalism, health services, and/or public health.  

  

Related Work Experience  

Must have 4 years of relevant full-time experience in public relations and/or journalism. S/he should understand basic public relations tools and possess solid research, writing and editing skills. S/he must be able to develop relationships with media.    

  

Skills   

· Proficiency with basic public relations tools and usage  

· Demonstrated competency in written, verbal, and analytical skills  

· Knack for proactively developing relationships with media and reporters  

· Possess ability to relate easily to diverse individuals and groups  

· Prioritize and coordinate multiple projects, assignments, and deadlines  

· Able to act independently, exercise good judgment/decision-making to provide solutions  

· Accustomed to fast pace, ever-changing work environment   

  

Additional Qualifications   

Discretion, tact and ability to function as part of a team. Flexibility in work schedule required to accommodate occasional evening or weekend meetings and periodic travel. Articulate, creative self-starter; detailed-oriented; professional with sensitivity to organizational protocols.  

 

Location: 

Silver Spring, Maryland; 2 blocks from Metro

American Nurses Association
IP Address: 
74.67.10.118