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Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator

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Westwood - Westwood, KS
Full Time


In conjunction with the Director, Community Engagement and Public Relations, responsible for the oversight of organizational marketing, public relations and media outreach efforts serving internal and external stakeholders.


  1. Coordinates and aligns internal and/or external team members to develop and implement press communication, all newsletters, website materials, brochures and print materials, including design and branding and written content.
  2. Accountable for development of the MTN calendar, quarterly CEO report and annual report. Manage internal and external teams throughout the process.
  3. Supports Director, Community Engagement and Public Relations (DCEPR) in managing the relationship with external marketing/public relations/advertising agency, working independently with external teams as necessary. Ensures agency adheres to deadlines, scope of work, MTN vision and budget.
  4. Manages organization of and regular updates to the MTN website, including use of WordPress content management system and delegation to internal and external team members for design and user experience support as needed.
  5. In collaboration with DCEPR, proactively build relationships with members of the press (traditional and nontraditional) to build external advocates for MTN.
  6. Builds and maintains relationships with key MTN leaders, such as department managers/directors, to ensure positive cross-team collaboration.
  7. Coordinates MTN’s annual involvement in the Rose Parade, including floragraph family selection, participation and decorating events.
  8. Builds and maintains knowledge of federal and state laws/regulations related to the donation process, including knowledge of organ, eye and tissue donation process, including DCD and brain death donation.
  9. Coordinates public campaigns including sponsorships, billboards, social marketing and print promotions.
  10. Proposes and executes unique plans/strategies for public relations and promotion across MTN service area.
  11. Develops and delivers presentations to large groups with ease and confidence.
  12. Represents MTN on state teams, and at local, regional, and national meetings and events.
  13. Supports National Donate Life Month festivities in conjunction with Hospital Services leadership.
  14. Supports Donate Life America campaigns in the MTN service area.
  15. Collaborates with Community Engagement Coordinator and Donor Designation Coordinator to coordinate campaigns for workplace partnerships, National Donor Sabbath and multicultural donor awareness events.



  1. Undergraduate degree in marketing, communications or equivalent field of study required.
  2. 5+ years experience in a professional position, preferably in a medical environment or a combination of experience and education providing equivalent knowledge required.
  3. Graphic design and video editing experience preferred, including Adobe Creative Suite.
  4. Experience with content management systems for website maintenance.
  5. Ability to work a minimum of 40 hours per week. May be required to work for extended periods of time with few breaks.
  6. Detail oriented, organized, excellent tracking/reporting skills, effective written and verbal communication.
  7. Microsoft Office proficiency required.
  8. Must maintain a valid driver’s license in accordance with MTN motor vehicle policy. Must have reliable personal automobile transportation to be used with company reimbursement using IRS guidelines. Must be able to travel within the service area by ground or air.
  9. Ability to lift 50 pounds and transfer short distances.
  10. Possess ability to operate telephones, cameras, computers and office equipment.
  11. Ability to speak and communicate clearly in order to accurately convey information in person or by phone.
  12. OSHA Category III No exposure to bloodborne pathogens while performing assigned job duties.
  13. Home internet and wireless phone access may be required.


Respect: Builds a positive and supportive foundation inviting open, honest, and clear communication. Fosters a sensitive, supportive, and trustworthy environment, which promotes active listening and strengthens rapport throughout all interactions. Cultivates teamwork through acceptance and inclusion by valuing differences and empowering strengths.

Excellence: Demonstrates excellence by going above and beyond, while maintaining compassion and humility in all interactions. Demonstrates a high rate of achievement and success for the organization through proactive objectives centered on the overall mission and vision. Consistently models a positive attitude, a willingness to help others, and a dedication to improvement. Takes full responsibility for their role and challenges themselves to find workable solutions.

Accountability: Demonstrates the highest ethical standards, by honoring commitments to each other and professional partners. Executes all interactions through honesty and transparency. Demonstrates responsibility and integrity through ownership of the mission. Utilizes resources appropriately.

Leadership: Empowers, mentors and encourages all staff, while displaying a high-level of professionalism. Demonstrates ability to cultivate teams and relationships through open lines of communication, honesty and respect. Handles challenges with compassion by developing trust through respectful feedback and support. Acts as a resource by providing the tools, which enable others to reach their highest potential.

It is the policy of Midwest Transplant Network (MTN) to provide equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment. No person will be discriminated against in employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, ethnic origin, age, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, arrest record, or any characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. In addition, the organization complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the organization has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training, employee activities and general treatment during employment

MTN is committed tocomplying with state and federal disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability to enable the applicant or employee to be considered for the position he or she desires, to perform the essential functions of the position in question, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment as are enjoyed by other similarly situated employees without disabilities, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of MTN’s mission.