Nemours is seeking a Director, Strategic & Executive Communication to join
our team at our home office in Jacksonville, Florida. This position leads the
development and enterprise-wide implementation of strategic executive
communication to advance Nemours strategy in consultation with the Nemours
executive team and key business partners. This senior communication strategist
and executive communicator will excel at building and maintaining relationships
with the CEO, the COO, CFO, Nemours senior executives and physician leaders,
customers, business partners, coalitions and community organizations. Increase
and maintain executive presence with Nemours Associates, as well as externally
with community-based stakeholders. Demonstrated achievement and success
creating and implementing multi-faceted strategies, campaigns and programs to
achieve Nemours strategy objectives and strengthen the brand.
At Nemours, we're dedicated to achieving higher standards in children's health.
And we begin by caring for every child as if they were our own. For more than
70 years, this has been the Nemours Way. Nemours began with the vision of
Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children. Today, our team of 4,200
dedicated Associates, including more than 420 pediatric physicians, has cared
for millions of kids. But it's the special way we care that's made Nemours a
trusted choice for families across the country. We're more than a children's
hospital. As one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours
delivers care differently. We've made a promise to do whatever it takes to
prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. It's a promise
that extends beyond our nationally recognized clinical care to an entire
integrated spectrum of research, advocacy, education and prevention services
for all families in the communities we serve. Nemours' corporate headquarters,
located in Jacksonville, Florida, hosts all of our business operations. The
Nemours Children's Clinic, Jacksonville, is affiliated with Wolfson Children's
Hospital and offers primary care physicians and families a much needed resource
for children with complicated health issues. Serving children from northeast
Florida and southeast Georgia, the facility sits on the banks of the St. Johns
River. Nemours is an equal opportunity employer.
Lead the development and implementation of communication that increases
understanding, support and achievement of Nemours strategy. Counsel senior
leaders on strategy communication to ensure alignment, message consistency and
Responsible for increasing Associate engagement with Nemours strategy by
developing and implementing a robust portfolio of executive communications that
increase leadership presence and build trust within the organization.
Responsibilities include strategic communication planning, creation, writing
and leading the implementation of Nemours enterprise communication by senior
leaders with key stakeholders.
Develop and manage leadership events and strategic speaking opportunities
to external and internal audiences that promote and drive strategic priorities
and brand reputation. Additionally, this position is responsible for
conceptualizing, creating and writing all types of executive communication,
including community reports, videos, speeches, presentations and blogs. Proven
success writing and providing consultative thought leadership for the CEO and
senior executives on business communication and strategy initiatives is a
requirement for this position and a critical success factor. Assist with
oversight of Nemours' presence on the Intranet, ensuring this portal and others
optimize communication and Associate engagement.
Highly skilled at problem solving and in leading and managing people and
project management teams to achieve measurable results. Proven success in
leading cross-functionally in a matrix environment and in directly supervising
high-impact teams. Adept at change management, championing corporate culture
and modeling customer service, corporate values and leadership standards.
Write CEO and executive communication reports to the Board of Directors,
physician leaders and Nemours Associates on progress toward strategic goals.
Lead and manage the communication team in creative development and delivery
of all enterprise communication programming, including two-way communication
forums, print, electronic, digital and social media programs.
Serve as the primary point of leadership contact for the Chief Executive
Officer and senior executive leaders on strategic communication requirements,
including speeches, presentations, Board and Associate communication. Create,
manage and develop training programs for executive leaders and other key
business partners to increase their communication skills and capabilities.
Provide leadership to a team of business communication professionals
responsible for partnering with Nemours leaders in development of communication
strategy that advances Nemours towards its strategic direction and makes the
organization a Great Place to Work as measured by survey results.
Lead, develop, motivate and manage a high-performing team to meet strategic
goals and business objectives.
Envision, articulate and achieve process and program improvements to
achieve best practice in organizational and strategy communication.
Assist in summary preparation of reports as needed.
Stay abreast of current trends in strategic communications.
Develop and manage other Marketing, PR and CR activities as assigned.
Ability to work well with others.
Strategic planning and communication.
Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communication with proven
ability to develop and execute communication strategies and plans to advance
Understanding of executive communication and how it relates to and
strengthens other organizational communication.
Experience keeping Associates informed of business strategy to ensure an
engaged, satisfied and informed workforce.
Ability to develop strategy and communications for lead executives to
improve organizational effectiveness and stakeholder relations.
Desired or Required:
The idea candidate will have at least 5 years of experience and possess a
Bachelor's degree; Master's degree is preferred.
In addition to feeling good about what you do and where you work, Nemours
Associates enjoy our comprehensive Total Rewards package. Here are just a few
examples of the Total Rewards available to our full-time Associates:
Unique to Nemours: premium-free medical and prescription drug coverage to
eligible dependents of full-time Associates.
Excellent retirement plan options.
A generous and extensive continuing education program.