Job Ref: 26626
Talent Area: Professional
Houston, TX 77005
Employment Type: Regular
Job Type: Full-Time
Organization: Houston Methodist
Work Shift: DAY
Work Week: M - F
Houston Methodist (HM) is one of the nation’s leading health systems and academic medical centers. HM consists of 7 hospitals: Houston Methodist Hospital, its flagship academic hospital in the heart of the Texas Medical Center and six community hospitals throughout the greater Houston metropolitan area. HM also includes a research institute, a global business division, numerous physician practices and several free standing emergency rooms and outpatient facilities. Overall, HM employs over 20,000 employees. FORBES magazine has placed Houston Methodist on its annual list of Best Employers in 2016. Houston Methodist is supported by a wide variety of business functions that operate at the system level to help enable clinical departments to provide the best patient care and service in a spiritual environment.
The Web Copywriter produces clear, concise and engaging content for Houston Methodist digital marketing initiatives- including the main website, email campaigns, blog posts, social media and digital ads. This individual is equally skilled at making health care information understandable to everyday people and engaging readers with compelling stories about the individuals who deliver and receive care each day. Above all, this individual knows that writing is only worth reading if it is enriching, useful and meaningful to the intended audience. Therefor the Web Copywriter excels at delivering sharp headlines and strong copy that people really want to read.
INTEGRITY: We are honest and ethical in all we say and do.
COMPASSION: We embrace the whole person including emotional, ethical, physical, and spiritual needs.
ACCOUNTABILITY: We hold ourselves accountable for all our actions.
RESPECT: We treat every individual as a person of worth, dignity, and value.
EXCELLENCE: We strive to be the best at what we do and a model for others to emulate.
PEOPLE – 30%
1. Work closely with subject matter experts to develop strong, clear and concise writing that appeals to the intended audience and champions the Houston Methodist brand.
2. Collaborate with designers to develop effective content across digital channels and formats.
FINANCE – 5%
QUALITY/SAFETY – 25%
SERVICE – 30%
GROWTH/INNOVATION – 10%
This position description is not intended to be all inclusive, and the employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management as required. The Houston Methodist Hospital reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.
Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, literature, marketing, public relations or related field.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLSAND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.
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