Public and Media Relations Specialist

Sales & Marketing | Massachusetts


Public and Media Relations Specialists serve as the face of MEDITECH. Their main focus is to foster positive perceptions about MEDITECH and ensure a consistent delivery and powerful message to our customers, prospects, and the industry. As a member of our Marketing team, your job would involve:

  • Developing and cultivating relationships with editors, reporters, bloggers, and influencers from prominent industry publications, outlets, blogs, member organizations, etc.
  • Handling both proactive and reactive media relations opportunities
  • Preparing executives for media interviews, usually via comprehensive Press Briefings
  • Creating press releases by generating ideas, writing copy, coordinating distribution, and managing relationship with our wire service
  • Managing crisis communications, by working with management and executives to develop strategy and talking points, and coordinating internal and external dissemination as needed
  • Writing byline articles and other thought leadership narratives for external publication
  • Speaking and performing other public representation on behalf of MEDITECH
  • Traveling to MEDITECH events, industry conferences, or customer site visits (estimate 1-3 weeks per year)
  • Providing timely communication of media/industry news to Sales & Marketing (good press, published interviews, consultant rankings, etc.)
  • Participating in communications aspects of consultant and partner relations
  • Serving as a communications liaison with customer marketing departments
  • Maintaining an active awareness of industry news and editorial hot topics as well as modern PR and Marketing techniques and strategies
  • Establishing a personal presence on social media channels
  • Contributing to the energetic, creative, bold culture of our re-launched, emerging, and highly visible communications team
What You Should Have
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, English)
  • 1-3 years of experience in public relations/media preferred
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Outgoing, engaging personality
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Flexibility to handle multiple projects and changing priorities
  • Ability to generate, propose and execute on new ideas and concepts
  • Passion for marketing, communication, healthcare, and technology

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. MEDITECH will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

This opportunity is available at our following location(s):
  • Framingham

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