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  • Public Relations, Social Media
  • New York, NY
  • 2015

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About Hospital for Special Surgery: 

Founded in 1863 in New York City, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is a world leader in orthopedics, rheumatology, and rehabilitation and is nationally ranked as No. 1 in orthopedics and No. 3 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report. The mission of HSS is to provide the highest-quality patient care, improve mobility for its patients, enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the sciences of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education. A member of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System and an affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University HSS operates 205 beds with more than 3,500 full-time employees. Nearly 330 distinguished medical doctors oversee over 330,000 patient visits annually and perform more than 25,000 procedures each year in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

Requirements/Necessary Skills for Recruitment: 

Send your resume, along with writing samples-preferably a press release or feature story, pitch letter or other piece that was targeted to media outlets.

-Send to Otis Gamboa, GamboaO@HSS.edu

Under direction of Senior Manager PR/Social Media
*Assist with social media content and postings for multiple platforms (Facebook, Twitter, blog, Instagram, YouTube, Google+).
*Work with team members to coordinate logistics of interviews
*Work with other members of Communications department contributing ideas for news media stories and internal newsletter.
*Create database for news media lists.
*Participate in department meetings.

Hours Required: 
12-15 Hours Per Week