Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0144
Post Date 12/11/2017
Title Communications Specialist
City Reston
State VA
Description The American College of Radiology (ACR) is a forward-thinking professional medical society, representing nearly 40,000 radiologists, radiation oncologists and medical physicists. Founded in 1923, ACR is a world leader in radiology economic and clinical research and a primary driver of health care’s evolution to value-based care.

ACR recently launched the Data Science Institute (DSI) to support the advancement, verification and implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) in medical imaging. The DSI will be developing use cases for AI in medical imaging, quantifying the data elements needed to define those use cases, facilitating the integration of AI algorithms into the clinical workflow, and providing validation/verification of the algorithms. We are looking for the Data Science Communication Liaison to coordinate the activities of the DSI, among other responsibilities.

The Communication Specialist will be responsible for the following job duties:

• Coordinate DSI activities among the DSI and the Publications, Marketing, and Public Relations departments
• Work with counterparts in industry to formulate bi-lateral and multi-lateral messaging strategies and coordinate marketing campaigns
• Staff the AI Advisory Group
• Maintain all of the DSI content
• Manage and post DSI content to the DSI website;
• Explore new platforms to convey information about DSI activities, such as podcasts, short animated presentations, etc.
• Assist in the development of webinars
• Write articles summarizing DSI activities for Advocacy in Action
• Assist in the development of AI educational material for different audiences
• Perform other duties as assigned

Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree, and 5 to 7 years’ experience working with a member association. Health care writing and publishing experience is a plus. Specifically, the position requires strong communication, editing, proofing, and research skills, along with an ability to effectively and productively manage multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced office. The qualified candidate must be able to write appropriately for an array of formats and audiences.

In addition, the candidate must possess a thorough knowledge of PCs, MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, and e-mail. Knowledge of mobile devices, video filming techniques, and various social media platforms is helpful.

If you would like to put your experience to great use in a professional team-oriented environment, please apply online:

ACR offers a unique employee experience: great culture, stability and growth potential as well as a competitive compensation and an exceptional benefits package, including a defined contribution pension plan, 403B; paid vacation; paid personal days, paid holidays and sick days; insurance plans with the leading providers; flexible spending; tuition reimbursement; partial gym reimbursement; not to mention a 37.5-hour work week that truly allows the work-life balance.
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