NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Senior Editor in New York City, New York

Drive Excellence in Public Affairs at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Senior Editor - Public Affairs

Bring your talents to NewYork-Presbyterian, and feel the pride of building on our reputation as a world-class hospital. Across our nationally renowned campuses and network of leading regional hospitals, your work will be essential to the success of numerous initiatives that maximize our visibility and enhance our relationship with the public. This exciting opportunity is a unique kind of Public Affairs career – one that allows you to create a fresh path for our messaging, while highlighting our achievements and reminding us every day of our mission: Putting Patients First. Find out how you can Make It Possible.

Become a part of the voice of our hospital, in consultation with the Vice President, Directors, Managers and other media relations staff, to create original, written content and develop story ideas that bring positive media attention to our organization. Create and oversee written communication strategy and respective approvals for press releases, news announcements, and senior leadership communications. Provide guidance to media relations staff in their production of written press materials, including pitches, press statements, medical expert alerts, and press conference announcements to ensure consistent style and appropriate messaging. Build relationships with corporate and clinical teams as you navigate across the hospital enterprise and affiliated academic medical centers.

Preferred Criteria

  • At least 5 to 7 years of writing or public affairs experience in a hospital, academic medical center, or matrix healthcare-related setting

  • Experience with press releases and related approval processes

  • Experience with project management and staff management

  • Ability to write in any voice or style- familiarity with AP style is preferred

  • Ability to translate with medical terminology into lay language

Required Criteria

  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills

Join a hospital where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Enjoy competitive compensation along with benefits such as tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and financial planning assistance. Start your life-changing journey today.


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NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.

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Requisition ID: 00738210

Shift: Day

Name: Columbia University Medical Center