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Communications Specialist

Status

Exempt

Reports To

Editorial Manager

Overview

The Communications Specialist reports to the Editorial Manager and is responsible for providing writing and editorial assistance for Association programs, campaigns, initiatives and publications.

Qualifications
  • Strong written communication skills, knowledge of AP style
  • Excellent project and time management skills
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Ability to work independently but collaboratively
  • Experience in healthcare editorial and public relations activities helpful
  • Word processing, spreadsheet and related computer application knowledge
  • Three to five years of related professional experience
  • College degree in journalism, communications, public relations or related field
Key Accountabilities
  • Write and edit magazine, email, press release and marketing copy for Association and affiliated organization programs, campaigns, events, initiatives and publications – ensuring message and style match the AAOMS brand policies and are consistent with the AAOMS strategic plan.
  • Disseminate materials through all available channels to trade and general media.
  • Recruit and facilitate trade and general media attendance at and/or coverage of AAOMS Annual Meeting and Dental Implant Conference.
  • Perform other similar or related duties as requested or assigned by the Editorial Manager.