The Visual Communications Specialist II position is responsible for creating deliverables in a variety of formats to meet the needs of the ambulatory departments and their various services, programs, outreach and facilities, including but not limited to outpatient clinics, ambulatory surgical centers and urgent cares
The Specialist will use a variety of tools and techniques to design, create, record, edit and produce video and photographic deliverables, mostly for internal use. This may includeâ€"but is not limited toâ€"videos and photos for use on closed-circuit TVs, digital messaging boards, social media, the CHRISTUS intranet and studio and event photography for use in printed and digital media, along with another visual materials needed to communicate a desired message to reach a target audience. He or she will utilize promotional production experience in shooting, producing, editing and lighting high quality videos to produce impactful and relevant video content.
The Specialist will work under the direction of the Ambulatory Director of Marketing and Communications and collaborate closely with the system director of Marketing and Communications as well as key system Marketing/Communications leaders.
â€¢Bachelorâ€™s degree in photojournalism, journalism, Marketing, Communications, or related field or an equivalent of education plus videography experience required.Â
â€¢Ability to travel occasionally.Â
â€¢Ability to use a computer for extended periods of time, including Microsoft Office tools and various graphics and video programs for video, phtoography and sound editing.
â€¢Ability to work extended hours on occasion, including some weekends and evenings.Â
â€¢Must be able to work rapidly, under pressure, and with frequent interruptions. â€¢Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, with strong conceptual skills.Â
â€¢Excellent organizational and project management skills.Â
â€¢3 - 5 years of direct experience in marketing, communications, news, television or other promotional production experience required.Â
â€¢Experience utilizing technology and software tools like Macintosh, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat Illustrator and Adobe PhotoShop to edit video and photos and finalize designs for production.Â
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.