This position is based in our Lenexa, KS office. Our
employees work 3 days per week in the office and may work
remotely the remaining 2 days (Hybrid).
DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION
Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) is committed to advancing
diversity, equity, and inclusion, working along four key fronts:
- Within the CHA organization
- Within the CHA children’s hospital membership
- Within children’s hospitals and their communities via care delivery
- Within the policymaking environment in Washington, DC
With children’s hospitals we strive to ensure organizational cultures
where everyone feels valued and actively participates in the mission
of our organizations. Racism stands firmly in the way of improving
children’s health. We remain vigilant in our quest for a diverse and
inclusive community and in standing against racism and discrimination
wherever it exists.
Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) is committed to the health and
safety of our employees, vendors, and those we work with at and in
support of our nation’s children’s hospitals. CHA requires all new
hires, regardless of position or location, to be fully vaccinated. All
new hires must have received two Pfizer or Moderna vaccinations or one
Johnson & Johnson vaccination, in addition to completion of a
two-week period after the final vaccination, prior to the first day of
employment at CHA.
WHO WE ARE
CHA advances child health through innovation in the quality, cost,
and delivery of care. Representing 220 members, CHA is the voice of
our member hospitals nationally. These hospitals are essential
providers, setting the standard for the highest quality pediatric care
while training the next generation of pediatricians. With its members,
CHA champions policies that enable pediatric hospitals to better serve
children; leverages its position as the pediatric leader in data
analytics to facilitate national collaborative and research efforts to
improve performance; and spreads best practices to benefit the
children of our nation. CHA has offices in Lenexa, KS, and Washington, DC.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position
Ensures Children’s Hospital Associations’ (CHA) publications,
communications and marketing content maintain high editorial standards
and supports project-related content development efforts. Involved in
the creative process, contributing ideas, writing and editing skills,
and problem-solving abilities to produce and edit content for long-
and short-form in print and digital formats. Translate complex,
health-care industry-specific information into engaging, appealing,
insightful content through the writing and editing process. Tasks
include publications management, writing, editing and project
management for marketing and communications projects as assigned.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Editing, Writing, and Content Development
- Oversee the day-to-day and coordinate print and online publishing
cycles for publications; manage editorial process and timeline to
develop content from planning stages to publication; maintain
publication standards and establish content goals and expectations.
- Edit, write, re-write, copyedit and proofread content for publications.
- Interview sources and subject matter experts to write long- and
short-form content for print and digital channels.
- Participate in the manuscript solicitation and review process to
determine publication prospects of contributed content.
- Recruit, manage, coach and query contributing writers.
- Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, designers,
writers, and subject matter experts.
- Ensure and plan the spread of publications content across the
organization’s channels, including social media, website, and e-newsletters.
- Participate in content and editorial planning.
Supports Marketing and Communications Projects, Processes and Strategy
- Create, write, and edit content for routine and project-based
communications such as emails, news and feature articles, reports,
e-newsletters, web pages, meeting presentations, case studies, white
papers and publications as assigned.
- Translate complex topics and highly technical language into
conversational copy without sacrificing accuracy for clarity.
- Use knowledge of the health care industry to tie together key
concepts or projects for children’s hospital audiences.
- Participate as part of a creative team, constantly evaluating and
trialing new tools or strategies to capture audience attention and
- Adhere to Associated Press and CHA style guidelines and look for
creative and collaborative ways to educate staff on these standards
- Participate in planning using Wrike (or similar) project planning
tool; use project management principles and applications to create
project plans and meet deadlines.
- Collaborate with team to develop, use, and monitor templates and
processes to drive efficiency and quality.
- Use project management skills to handle multiple projects
simultaneously and meet agreed upon deadlines and project plans.