The Communications Manager is responsible for developing and implementing the Patrick M. Magoon Institute for Healthy Communities communication strategy. The Communication Manager is the liaison to Lurie Children’s Marketing, Communication and Public Relations teams and collaborates across community health programs to cultivate and support messaging. This individual is the lead writer and is responsible for the Magoon Institute’s web site, social media and publications. This position provides communication support to ensure success of Magoon Institute’s annual goals and Lurie Children’s community health strategy and organizational mission.
The Patrick M. Magoon Institute for Healthy Communities serves as the hub for all community-focused initiatives at Lurie Children’s. The Magoon Institute is responsible for aligning the Medical Center’s clinical, research, education and advocacy expertise with community engagement, supporting people, programs and partnerships that advance community health. This team provides engagement opportunities for employees, physicians and trainees and leads the development and execution of Lurie Children’s Community Health Needs Assessment and Implementation Strategy. The Magoon Institute partners with clinical, public health and community outreach leaders and experts across the Medical Center to work towards the goal of advancing health equity and racial justice, and improving health and wellness for children, adolescents and their families across Chicago.
We are committed to promoting diversity, inclusion and multiculturalism. Our mission to advance health equity starts with our commitment to build a diverse team representative of the communities we serve. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, disability status, age, socioeconomic status and all the other facets of our humanity.