A Brief Overview
PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is seeking a Communications Director to join our Communications and Leadership Teams. PolicyLab is a research center within CHOP’s Research Institute that aims to achieve optimal health and well-being by informing program and policy changes through interdisciplinary research.
PolicyLab offers this exciting opportunity to impact the organization’s mission by setting and advancing its communications strategy, raising its visibility, promoting its research and supporting its policy agenda. In addition to working collaboratively with PolicyLab’s policy team and research leadership on strategies to advance the organization’s priorities, the Communications Director will manage a three-person team and provide direct support to PolicyLab faculty on translation and dissemination of their research and initiatives to internal and external audiences.
The Communications Director position is ideal for a communication professional with a background in health and research translation, knowledge of media relations, experience with people management, interest in both strategy and execution, and a passion for health equity. A strong foundation in writing and the ability to work well on and across teams are keys to success in this role.
What you will do
Skills and Abilities
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To carry out its mission, CHOP is committed to supporting the health of our patients, families, workforce, and global community. As a condition of employment, CHOP employees who work in patient care buildings or who have patient facing responsibilities must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive an annual influenza vaccine. Learn more.
Employees may request exemptions for valid religious and medical reasons. Start dates may be delayed until candidates are immunized or exemption requests are reviewed.
PolicyLab’s fall/qinter internship enrollment is now closed.
At PolicyLab, recruiting and retaining a diverse group of team members who bring fresh insights from all backgrounds to the research, administrative, communications and policy work that we do is fundamental to our mission. We are committed to creating an environment that is reflective of the diverse communities we serve. As such, we welcome innovative minds from individuals across race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and marital status, victim of domestic or sexual violence status, covered veteran status or other protected classifications.
PolicyLab aims to provide every team member with opportunities that allow their voices to be heard as this exemplifies our core belief in the power of diverse thinking to influence the policies, protocols and practices that define our workplace and improve the lives of children and families. We strive for a productive, fulfilling workplace and personal growth opportunities for all staff and believe an inclusive environment is central to this goal.