Job Posting: 

Hanger, Inc. Seeks a Corporate Communications Representative III

About the Organization

With a mantra of Empowering Human Potential, Hanger, Inc. is the world's premier provider of orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) services and products, offering the most advanced O&P solutions, clinically differentiated programs and unsurpassed customer service. Hanger's Patient Care segment is the largest owner and operator of O&P patient care clinics nationwide. Through its Products & Services segment, Hanger distributes branded and private label O&P devices, products and components, and provides rehabilitative solutions to the broader market.

Built on the legacy of James Edward Hanger, the first amputee of the American Civil War, Hanger is steeped in 150 years of clinical excellence and innovation with a vision to be the partner of choice for products and services that enhance human physical capability. Collectively, Hanger employees touch thousands of lives each day, helping people achieve new levels of mobility and freedom.

Our investment in You:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Competitive health and insurance benefits.
  • Annual target bonus or commission.
  • Paid vacation and sick time.
  • Frequent company update talks with our leadership team.

Job Description

The Corporate Communications Representative III will be responsible for supporting all aspects of the company’s strategic public relations and communications activities, including content development for both external and internal audiences. The role will collaborate on traditional and social media efforts to promote company initiatives and successes, in addition to helping develop and execute strategies and plans to effectively communicate Hanger’s business objectives, culture, values and key initiatives to its employees. The role will also collaborate on video and content design and execution for internal and external digital media efforts, and will assist with special events as needed.

Reporting to the Vice President of Public Relations and Communications, the Public Relations and Communications Specialist must be a qualified professional with strong writing, editing, content creation, presentation and relationship-building skills. Critical to the role is the ability to communicate in a voice consistent with Hanger’s values and culture.

  • Draft and coordinate internal and external communications and flow (collaborative intranet, newsrooms, social content, etc.)
  • Serve as a key member of the intranet development team, act as community manager for various collaborative digital spaces, and assist in implementing communications plans and governance model for new intranet
  • Create and manage editorial calendar for the enterprise, collaborating with team members to ensure alignment with both internal and external communications
  • Execute extensive writing projects and provide communications support for project-specific communications plans, newsletters, FAQs, presentation decks and other communications initiatives across the enterprise
  • Collaborate on and execute graphic design and video production needs for digital media and internal content
  • Assist in creating and implementing communications best practices, protocols, templates and reports
  • Assist with external social media management as needed
  • Assist with special events, including the company’s annual conference, as needed

Candidate Qualities

  • Excellent writing, proofing and editorial skills.
  • Fluent in AP Style
  • Experience with video content creation/editing and graphic design strongly preferred
  • Keen familiarity and experience with internal communications, organizational communications, employee engagement campaigns
  • Demonstrated experience with social intranet platforms (Salesforce preferred) and community management, and with using internal social media tools to engage employees; experience with external social media platforms a plus
  • Experience with change management; demonstrated ability to execute communications plans that support effective large scale change initiatives
  • Outstanding organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to build effective relationships as a trusted communications advisor and to partner with employees at all levels
  • Capable of understanding perspectives of multiple audiences and able to develop content focused on the specific needs of each audience
  • Act with integrity in all ways and at all times, remaining honest, transparent, and respectful in all relationships.
  • Keep the patient at the center of everything that you do, building lifelong trust.
  • Foster open collaboration and constructive dialogue with everyone around you.
  • Continuously innovate new solutions, influencing and responding to change.
  • Focus on superior outcomes, and calibrate work processes for outstanding results.

Candidate Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience within a large corporate communications environment, or similar; experience with a publicly-traded healthcare company a plus

How to Apply

Please apply through Hanger's career portal for immediate consideration