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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Communications Specialist in West Deptford, New Jersey


Are you a conceptual, creative thinker with a passion for communications and social media?

Do you consider yourself a self-starter with the ability to work independently? Do you want to join a team that makes a positive and visible impact?

If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being a Communications Specialist at Devereux has its Advantages

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need.

What Devereux offers YOU:

  • Challenging, rewarding and exciting communications-related work that makes a positive impact – and is highly visible (both internally and externally).

  • The opportunity to collaborate with like-minded and creative communications professionals.

  • A culture that upholds a Servant Leadership perspective

  • The chance to use and grow your social media and marketing/communications skills to create powerful and inspirational content.

  • Multiple platforms to be a “storyteller,” and share the good work Devereux is doing with key stakeholders.

  • A supportive team environment that creates an empowering and positive atmosphere.

The Communications Specialist reports directly to the Director of Marketing. This is a remote position, but requires statewide travel in NJ when needed.

What Devereux Looks for in YOU:

  • Building awareness of the Devereux NJ brand as well as its programs and services to various audiences via social media, marketing materials and internal communications.

  • Assist employees across the organization be: well-informed, engaged and connected to our overall mission

  • Write and edit clear, timely and engaging company communications focusing on strategic initiatives, news and events, and other topics relevant to key stakeholders.

  • Intra-net management/content development; writing news articles and feature stories that can be leveraged across platforms; producing company-wide emails and newsletters

  • Creating/managing social media content, and developing presentations and marketing materials.

  • A collaborator and outstanding storyteller who understands social media and communications strategy and best practices, and can successfully juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

Keywords: marketing, communications, marcomm, content development, social media, behavioral health, corporate communications, storyteller, nonprofit, communications specialist


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of three to five years of writing/editing/social media experience in corporate communications, marketing, journalism, public relations or related field.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or related field.

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.

  • Conceptual, creative and strategic thinker with a passion for news writing/storytelling. Strong familiarity with the Associated Press Stylebook .

  • Proficient social media skills for business – Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Hootsuite, etc.

  • Proficiency with Constant Contact.

  • Proficiency with Adobe InDesign and the Adobe Suite.

  • Please provide two writing samples and three social media posts with your application.

Company Overview

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.

Our Culture, Our Expectations

At Devereux, we strive to incorporate Servant Leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework. This is integrated into the delivery of quality programming for the individuals we serve, their families, and other stakeholders, as well as the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead. As a member of our team, you will support our commitment to cultural diversity and equity across all programs and services, and within all policies and employee practices.

We also believe diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is fundamental to providing the highest quality of services. We will continuously engage in anti-racist work across our organization and strive to dismantle systemic and structural racism, starting with ourselves. We are deeply committed to racial justice and equity as an employer and as a healthcare provider. We denounce racism in all forms.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment. In addition, we offer;

  • Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services.

  • Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement and continuing education assistance.

  • Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

  • Employee assistance / work-life balance program.

Visitbenefits.devereux.orgto see why we are a great place to work!

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Posted Date 1 month ago (7/5/2021 9:17 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-18677

Category Marketing

Position Type Full-Time