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
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 stakeholder
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
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
Assist in summary preparation of reports as needed.
Stay abreast of current trends in strategic
Develop and manage other Marketing, PR and CR activities as
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 organizational performance.
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
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.