Company: Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC)
Posted on: January 16, 2022
The Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) is a public-private
partnership collaborating on regulatory, scientific, and health
economic challenges within the medical device and diagnostic
industry. Through its partnership with industry stakeholders, MDIC
coordinates the development of methods, tools, and resources used
in managing the total product life cycle of a medical device.
Offering guidance and leadership, MDIC members shape the future of
healthcare by providing subject matter expertise to working groups
aimed at advancing approaches that promote patient access to safer
and more innovative medical technologies.
The Communications -Manager -is responsible for developing and
coordinating communications activities to raise awareness of the
MDIC brand and its programs. Reporting to the Director of
Communications and Marketing, s/he will be tasked with managing
communications projects, media relations outreach, and digital and
social media activities. This role will work closely with MDIC
staff across the organization to ensure that appropriate
communication channels - including newsletters, press releases,
webpages, social media, and other vehicles - are employed to
increase the value of MDIC membership for members, and better
communicate MDIC's value to the public. Through various
communications projects, the manager will also ensure that MDIC
priorities, goals, and accomplishments reach appropriate audiences
Objectives and Responsibilities
- - - - - - -Supports the Director of Marketing and Communications
in the development and implementation of strategic communications
activities for MDIC.
Effectively produce, manage, and coordinate editorial content on
MDIC's new blog, MDIC's website, and other publications to ensure
message consistency and quality from conception to delivery.
Ability to track and report on analytics for social media.
Collaborate with senior executives and organizational leadership on
writing of external speeches, and development of presentations, and
Proactive, creative approach to communicating marketing messages,
including use of graphics/visuals and multimedia beyond just
Writes clearly and persuasively in all situations.
Represent MDIC at conferences and other events and meetings as
Copyedit scientific papers.
- - - - - - -Bachelor's degree in Communications, Public Relations,
Marketing, or a related field.
2-5 years of related communications experience in health care,
MedTech, Life Science industry, and/or experience supporting
non-profit or government agency with a focus in health/science
Detail-oriented; consistently produces high-quality work without
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with fast
turnaround, while also managing larger longer-term projects and
Excellent interpersonal skills, outgoing personality, and desire to
provide outstanding customer service.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
Strong project management skills.
Ability to think strategically as well as creatively, and strict
attention to detail.
Must be highly-motivated and possess the ability to work
Ability to be flexible and work collaboratively as a team within a
dynamic, start-up work environment that includes virtual teams.
- - - - - - -Proficiency with graphic design is strongly preferred,
with the ability to create infographics.
Ability to deliver top-quality communication materials, including
articles, high-impact emails and PowerPoint presentations for
Proficiency with CRMs.
Experience or interest in interpreting and reporting on analytical
Experience with photography and video production/editing.
Experience with event planning or coordinating is preferred.
Demonstrated self-starter with the ability to handle multiple
projects and to prioritize work assignments, meet deadlines, be
flexible and work independently in a fast-paced environment.
Interest in the medical device industry and enterprise with a
willingness to engage in continuous learning and professional and
Possess the technical capacity to work with Salesforce, Box.com,
WordPress, Adobe creative Suite, and the ability to adapt to new
collaborative technologies as they become available.
Self-directed, team-player with sense of humor
The Communications Manager will report to the Director of
Communications and Marketing.
This role is expected to work closely with senior leadership and
MDIC's program team.
NOTE: This scope of services is not intended to be all-inclusive.
Individuals may be asked to perform other related duties as
required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
MDIC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees
and applicants for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In
addition to federal law requirements, MDIC complies with applicable
state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in
every location in which the company has facilities. This policy
applies to all terms and conditions.
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