Editorial Specialist
Location:
Carrollton , Texas
Posted:
January 27, 2017
Reference:
17000161-en-us

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payors, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting. We believe in the importance of strong, vital organizations because we know that patients can only be healthy when our system is healthy.


Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.


We understand the importance of a system that works together. Your expertise, drive and passion can help us improve everything we touch, from providers to payors to pharmacies. Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.


Wherever you contribute here at McKesson, you will have the ability to make a real impact in the lives of others.



Position Description
Responsible for researching, writing and editing multiple communication vehicles which may include press releases and/or marketing material including print and electronic publications, Website content, internal communications, public relations materials, sales collaterals, direct mail, advertising, multimedia and other related materials. May manage the development and execution of marketing communications plans. May provide support to the public relations function or work with a public relations agency to get favorable stories in the press. Assists with the internal communication of the corporate message and/or assist sales and marketing in representing the company*s products and services to customers, prospects, and employees.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements
5+ Years Visual Marketing & Communications experience.

Critical Skills
  • 2-4+ years in media, film, journalism, marketing and communications, or related fields.
  • Proficient in HTML/CSS and web production tasks (e.g. using content management systems)
  • Proficient in creative design software (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, Final Cut Pro)
  • Excellent communication, critical thinking and organizational skills
  • News writing or editing experience a strong plus
  • Experience with social media (e.g. Instagram, Facebook and Twitter) is a plus


Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Thorough knowledge of communications; good written and verbal communications skils
  • Previous Agency experience
  • Healthcare background is a plus


Education
4-year degree in journalism, communications, business or related field or equivalent experience


Physical Requirements
General Office Demands



Benefits & Company Statement
McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

Agency Statement
No agencies please.

A little about us:
McKesson is in business for better health.

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