BJC Careers

Sr. Media Relations Coordinator

Saint Louis, MO
Marketing and Communications

Job Description

Job ID: 1172546
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Founded in 1879, St. Louis Children’s Hospital is the seventh oldest pediatric hospital in the United States and the oldest west of the Mississippi. More than 275,000 children receive care each year at Children’s Hospital, and it has seen patients from all 50 states and over 60 countries. St. Louis Children’s Hospital is ranked as one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report and Parents magazine . The hospital’s academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is consistently listed among the top medical schools in the country.

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Role Purpose

Plans, develops, implements and measures media programs and plans for the hospital or service organization and any clinical service lines as applicable. Develops strategic media recommendations and internal and external communications.


  • Develops and implements the media relations plan in support of the hospital's marketing and branding goals.
  • Serves as the primary media contact and hospital spokesperson on media inquiries and proactive publicity.
  • Tracks and monitors media contacts, placements and advertising equivalencies for reporting to hospital leadership.
  • Assesses and supports needs for event publicity in regards to health advocacy and to bring awareness to community outreach programs.
  • Performs writing and editorial duties for hospital publications and periodicals.

  • Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Communications/Mktg/related


  • 2-5 years
  • Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer