Communications Writer, Mount Sinai Medical Center (FT, NYC)

Job Title
Communications Writer, The Mount Sinai Medical Center

Full time, New York, New York


Reporting to the Publications Manager, and working closely with the Director of Marketing and Communications, will write extensively and help to implement The Mount Sinai Medical Center’s internal and external marketing communications programs designed to heighten the visibility and strengthen the reputation of The Mount Sinai Hospital and School of Medicine, positioning the organization as a top leader in clinical care, education, and scientific research.

The Communications Writer will be expected to:

  • Deliver clear, concise copy for internal and external audiences on a broad range of medical topics, from general consumer health to technical basic and clinical research
  • Write speeches, talking points, and backgrounders for key executives
  • Write annual reports, newsletters, medical and scientific backgrounders, ad copy, press releases, and more
  • Translate complex medical and scientific concepts for the public
  • Thrive in a production-focused, deadline-driven work environment
  • Work well with professionals at all levels, including prominent faculty in a collaborative environment


  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 10 years experience as a journalist or writer in advertising, marketing communications, and/or press relations
  • Superb writing and editing, with a flexible writing style that can be applied to multiple writing tasks and the ability to handle writing assignments from start to finish
  • Knowledge of the healthcare industry and proven ability translating complex scientific and medical topics for the public is essential
  • Proven ability as a speechwriter
  • A quick study and a fast writer who can also proofread and edit content for clarity, accuracy, style, and organization under tight deadlines
  • Creative thinker able to switch gears easily, work on many assignments during the same time period, and pay attention to detail

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