Leads strategic planning, concept development and production of communications materials for a variety of key audiences to include materials to support strategic communications from BHS leaders, internal communications to employees, patient and provider materials, and communications for the Benefis Health System Foundation.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Leads graphic design for the Corporate Communications department, in support of the system and all of its departments and subsidiaries. Works with project leads to obtain information and objectives to develop design concepts for each project.
Works with Director of Corporate Communications and senior leadership to define key messages and visuals to support effective internal and external communication.
Possesses a high degree of creativity and the ability to work independently to develop original design concepts.
Responsible for the design, layout and specifications for all printed and graphic materials for Corporate Communications.
Responsible for selecting all aspects of the print and digital projects: photographs, illustrations, size, colors, ink, type, paper, positioning of print and art, printing technique, etc. within budget.
Assists with message creation and content editing.
Proofreads work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
Checks printer's proofs before final printing, makes changes as needed.
Presents all design concepts to Director of Corporate Communications for approval before proceeding with printing or ordering.
Oversees Corporate Communications design projects and schedules deadlines; ensures all printed/graphic projects meet deadlines.
Completes work according to department and system standards.
Works with the Marketing Department as appropriate to ensure compliance with corporate brand standards for external communications.
Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively within the department and work with others to accomplish system goals, objectives and strategies.
Demonstrates the ability to simplify complex information and present data in a visually compelling manner.
Knowledge of layout and design principles normally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree in design, graphic design or related field.
Must possess excellent communication and project management skills along with the ability to work under constant deadlines.
Demonstrates a working knowledge of print production and a thorough working knowledge of preparing documents for printing.
Possesses excellent design skills with a strong attention to detail, quality, and proofreading with a degree of creativity.
Demonstrates working knowledge of software packages for graphic design, including Adobe, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Microsoft Office.
Stays current with changes, developments, new technologies in the graphic arts field through continuing education and professional journals and societies.
Demonstrates the ability to operate office machines such as copiers, fax, printers, computers, and scanners.
Demonstrates the ability to deal with pressure to meet deadlines, to be accurate, and to handle constantly changing situations.
Assists with all other department responsibilities as assigned.
Demonstrates the ability to deal with a variety of people, deal with stressful situations, and handle conflict.
Adheres to dress code.
Completes annual educational requirements.
Maintains regulatory requirements.
Wears identification while on duty.
Maintains confidentiality at all times.
Attends department staff meetings as required within the department.
Reports to work on time and as scheduled; completes work in designated time.
Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
Coordinates efforts in meeting regulatory compliance, federal, state and local regulations and standards
Communicates and complies with the Benefis Health System Mission, Vision and Values as well as the focus statement of the department.
Complies with Benefis Health System Organization Policies and Procedures.
Complies with Health and Safety Standards and Guidelines.
As a not-for-profit community health system, Benefis is driven to provide the highest level of care. We serve nearly 230,000 residents across a 15-county region that is bigger than Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont combined. Benefis is the largest non-governmental employer in the Great Falls area, with more than 3,000 employees.Benefis has 530 licensed beds (that includes 146 beds in long-term care, 71 in assisted living and 20 beds at Peace Hospice of Montana) and partners with over 250 area physicians.Our hospital has been recognized for its exceptional work in quality care by providing a wide range of programs and services to help you live the best life possible. We’re here to help you “Live well.”Benefis Health System came about when two Christian-based hospitals became one. Our founders believed in providing good care to all in need, and trusted that this would be accomplished. The Benefis name was derived using Latin root words: "Bene-" meaning good, and "fis-" for faith and trust. It’s these same root words that make up such terms as ‘beneficial’ and ‘confidence’.Benefis has been a trusted provider of care for more than 125 years. And our name speaks to o...ur commitment: good care one can put faith in.Benefis is consistently ranked among America’s top hospitals by the nation’s leading healthcare ratings organizations for a range of services, including cancer care, joint replacement, stroke treatment, wound care and home health.To learn more about our services, continue looking through our website at WWW.BENEFIS.ORG or call 406.455.5000.