Interested applicants will need to submit: cover letter, resume, desired compensation level and 3 writing samples with one sample preferably a press release.
POSITION: Communications Specialist
REPORTS TO: Editorial Manager, Communications and Publications
The Communications Specialist reports to the Editorial Manager, Communications and Publications, and is responsible for providing writing and editorial assistance for Association programs, campaigns, initiatives and publications.
Write and edit copy for Association and affiliated organization programs, campaigns, initiatives and publications to ensure 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.
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
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience
Internal Number: CS062814
About American Assn of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
Established in 1918, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), the professional organization representing more than 9,000 oral and maxillofacial surgeons in the United States, supports its members' ability to practice their specialty through education, research, and advocacy. AAOMS members comply with rigorous continuing education requirements and submit to periodic office examinations, ensuring the public that all office procedures and personnel meet stringent national standards.