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Comm Spec II, CHP Foundation

  • Job ID: 641136485
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Department: Corp Communications
  • Location: 105 40th Street, Pittsburgh PA 15201
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $24.05 to $41.60 / hour


Under the general direction of the manager of Marketing and Communications, develop and implement communications strategies of internal and external audiences in support of Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation.

Web/Social Media 

  • Create marketing materials around social media campaigns (i.e., graphics, tabs)
  • Work to manage website design and projects, create copy for web.
  • Social media liaison support for the Foundation, work collaboratively to create and submit social media components for Foundation campaigns.

Brand Stewardship 

  • Act as a guide in conveying the brand as it relates to language, images, and design to the Foundation as a whole 
  • Serve as marketing and communications liaison support to management staff and leadership of Foundation programs, providing consultation support and strategic communication planning, where appropriate
  • Provide public relations support to Foundation departments and committees, as needed

Project Management 

  • Work collaboratively with team to develop and implement marketing communications efforts
  • Communicate all financial information in a timely manner to appropriate departmental parties, both during and at the completion of each project.
  • Demonstrate service-oriented behavior in interactions with internal teams and co-workers.
  • Handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize projects appropriately.
  • Maintain an accurate record of hours worked and work a sufficient number of project hours to meet annual productivity goals
  • Manage projects of increased complexity, sensitivity, or importance to the organization 
  • Take responsibility for approvals and accuracy of information communicate 
  • Monitor budget, manage distribution and delivery of projects 
  • Complete projects on time and within budget
  • Oversee graphic design and production process (including printing) so that projects are appropriate for the audience and message
  • Manage event collateral, edit major publications and the website 
  • Manage printed communications projects for programs and events, including letters, brochures, invitations, and articles (in some cases feature length or scientific), as well as non-print projects such as video, digital communications, community activities/event 
  • Support fundraisers through targeted communications efforts

Copywriting and Editing 

  • Write and edit organized, clear, concise, compelling, and stylistically appropriate copy that accurately communicates the Foundation voice and brand Independently plan and research writing projects 
  • Coordinate the work of contributing staff, including editing and proofreading copy


  • Bachelor's Degree in English, journalism, communications, health sciences, or a related field.
  • Three years experience in a marketing position or related field.
  • Must have excellent communication, multitasking, organizational, research/interviewing, writing, grammar, and interpersonal skills.
  • Agency experience preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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