The Administrative Director of Community Relations and Development reports directly to the President/CEO. Primary job responsibilities include oversight and direction of Community Relations functions including marketing, corporate communication, media relations, graphic design, web design, visual media, and volunteers/Friends Community Center. Also responsible for the planning, direction and coordination of all fundraising activities, grant writing, planned giving and capital campaigns. Actively participates on the Executive Team representing Community Relations and serves as the Administrative Director of the SOMC Development Foundation Board.
JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES AND PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS
The following is a summary of the major job duties of this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.
1.Designs, implements and facilitates annual marketing plan based on organizational strategy.
2.Directs the production of Community Relations collaterals and printed materials such as brochures, advertisement, publications, news releases, web and social media content, and video according to relevant SOMC branding guidelines.
3.Oversees corporate and SOMC Development Foundation Board communication activities both internally and externally.
4.Develops and administers SOMC's Community Relations and Foundation budgets.
5.Creates and implements a strategic and comprehensive development and outreach plan that aligns with the financial needs and donation goals of the organization.
6.Provides administrative oversight to the grant writing and tracking processes.
7.Develops and oversees a donor and donation database system and provides regular financial reports to Accounting Department.
8.Serves as a key public representative for SOMC which includes an active presence at SOMC events and initiating meetings with existing and potential philanthropists for donor cultivation management.
9.Manages the human resources processes (hiring, performance management, coaching/development) for the Community Relations & Development Departments.
10.Actively participates on the Executive Team representing Community Relations and serves as the Administrative Director of the SOMC Development Foundation Board.
11.Performs other duties as assigned
•Bachelors Degree in Business, Public Relations, Journalism, Communication, Healthcare, or other related field required
•Master's Degree preferred
•Three years leadership experiences that have demonstrated positive organizational results preferred
•Three years progressively more responsible experience in marketing and corporate communications preferred
•Demonstrated experience with foundation development and proven leadership in fundraising and grant writing/procurement preferred
D. Interpersonal Skills:
•Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills to create powerful, compelling written, visual, and/or oral communications for fundraising and representation of Southern Ohio Medical Center in the community.
•Demonstrated ability to build and sustain collegial respect and collaboration.
E. Essential Technical/Motor Skills:
•Ability to use hands for repetitive simple grasping and fine manipulation when writing and using computer, answering the phone, copying, and using other office equipment.
F. Essential Physical Requirements:
•Physical demand level is sedentary to light. Occasionally may lift up to 15 pounds; stands and/or walks two to six hours per day; occasional bending.
G. Essential Mental Requirements:
•High level of analytical skills necessary to synthesize disparate needs and views into a deployable consensus; to determine communication and fundraising needs, select appropriate methods and evaluate results; to resolve complex technical and administrative problems encountered in administration/marketing field.
H. Essential Sensory Requirements:
•Ability to see, hear, and speak clearly are required. Ability to communicate with a variety of customers.
I. Exposure to Hazards:
•Normal office environment.
Internal Number: 16080
About Southern Ohio Medical Center
Southern Ohio Medical Center (SOMC) is a 248-bed 501(C)(3) not-for-profit hospital in Portsmouth, Ohio, providing emergency and surgical care, as well as a wide range of other health-care services; SOMC has been in the community since 1954. It is the mission of SOMC to truly make a difference in the lives of patients, employees, and the surrounding community.
The operation of SOMC follows guidelines of The Joint Commission, the nation’s predominant standards-setting body in health care, and SOMC has received top honors from that organization for meeting standards. SOMC currently employs 2,900 full time employees and part time employees, has a medical staff of more than 266 physicians and specialists, and is supported by approximately 434 regular volunteers.
SOMC is striving to provide the highest quality of care to make healthcare a remarkable experience for everyone served. It is the mission of SOMC to truly make a difference in the lives of patients, employees, and the surrounding community. The goals of SOMC encompass the mission and the organization’s five strategic values, which include achieving and sustaining exceptional results in safety, quality of care, service, rel...ationships, and financial performance.
SOMC was also named one of Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Places to Work in America. SOMC is the first hospital in the region to achieve the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s highest honor, the Magnet recognition status. This honor, given to only 6% of hospitals nationwide, recognizes national excellence in nursing. Receiving the national gold standard for safety and health, SOMC has been awarded the Voluntary Protection Program Star Designation. Voluntary Protection Program is a cooperative program of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). By earning Voluntary Protection Program Star status, SOMC is in the top 1 percent of hospitals nationwide in safety excellence.