Public Relations Specialist

Job Description

Organization: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Siemens Healthineers
Requisition Number: 242963
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Malvern
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 20%

Job Description:


At Siemens Healthineers, our purpose is to enable healthcare providers to increase value by empowering them on their journey toward expanding precision medicine, transforming care delivery, and improving patient experience, all made possible by digitalizing healthcare. 


An estimated 5 million patients globally benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics, and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services. 


We are a leading medical technology company with over 120 years of experience and 18,000 patents globally. Through the dedication of more than 50,000 colleagues in 75 countries, we will continue to innovate and shape the future of healthcare. 


Job Description:


Reporting to the Director of Corporate Communications and Public Relations, the Public Relations Coordinator/Specialist will help drive general visibility for Siemens Healthineers, across the portfolio and as an industry thought leader.  This role is responsible for supporting media outreach (working closely with Director and PR staff), coordinating key media relations functions for the department, and supporting corporate-level thought leadership initiatives.


Essential Job Function:


  • Develop PR deliverables, including press releases, backgrounders, fact sheets, press kit materials, media briefing materials, executive biographies, etc. 

  • Report on and promote results of PR program to key internal stakeholders

  • Facilitate photography and image access for media and publications

  • Coordinate Siemens Healthineers product placements in movies, television and other consumer media

  • Plan and execute media training sessions for senior executives

  • Coordinate photo shoots for executive headshots

  • Support the PR team with additional media relations activities (as assigned)


Skills:
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and assignments under tight deadlines

  • Strong editing and proofreading skills; keen attention to detail

  • Previous Corporate or Agency PR experience preferred

  • 1-4 years experience in Communications function

  • Willingness to work as a part of an integrated team

  • Knowledge of healthcare industry preferred

  • Flexibility and willingness to travel

  • Baccalaureate degree in Communications, Journalism, or related field

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