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Cerner Communications Partner II in London, United Kingdom


Job Title:

Communications Partner II

Job Description:

At Cerner, we’re changing how people think about health and care. We have a passion for the new ideas that change the world now and over populations’ lifetimes – this passion has driven our aspiration to improve healthcare IT for more than 40 years. We strive to deliver value in all we do, and support organisations to deliver the Quadruple Aim of healthcare. Our technology supports healthcare systems, hospitals, GPs and community services to maximise their potential and to deliver connected, safer care. We’re leading the industry on enabling the shift from reactive care to proactive population health management through big data intelligence.

Marketing is the innovative and creative arm that is responsible for the development and delivery of high-quality marketing tools that effectively communicate Cerner's key messages to all of our associates, clients, prospects, partners and investors. Through content and storytelling, executive events and trade shows, traditional and non-traditional collateral, marketing seeks to engage and inform current and prospective Cerner clients – along with the public – to promote and enhance the Cerner brand.

The Communications Partner II will play a lead role in advancing the Cerner brand and corporate reputation in the UK, Ireland and across our international markets. Working closely with our internal experts to align messages and ensure an integrated approach, the senior communications partner will help develop proactive media coverage through news announcements, managing Cerner’s online presence through our UK and Ireland social media accounts and blog, and building relationships with clients, journalists and media organisations. The communications partner II will be primarily responsible for external and internal communications strategies for the region and will also support other international markets as required.

As a Communications Partner II you will be responsible for creating and managing communication strategies through collaboration, competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging and audience identification. Alongside this, you will lead collaboration with leaders and peers to gain an understanding of solutions, business strategy and the healthcare industry to create content for assigned projects. This will involve creating and curating communications from concept to completion including white papers, articles, web pages, social media, presentations, newsletters and other marketing materials. An area you will need to be experienced in is leading crisis communication management and understanding how to navigate the industry and leverage internal stakeholders to represent the business. Additionally, you will consult with stakeholders on new communication trends and platforms, creating approaches to positively leverage them or address emerging risks and will establish success measures by presenting results of communication efforts.

If you’re out to change the world in ways that matter, we want to hear from you. As a Cerner Associate you will be joining an inclusive, diverse, social and innovative workplace that has a strong emphasis on developing talent and promotion from within. You will be rewarded for you hard work with a competitive salary and a host of additional benefits including generous insurance and pension plans, season ticket loan scheme, active lifestyle reimbursements and cycle to work programs. We are happy to consider flexible working options for many of our jobs, and will always work with you to keep your work life and home life balanced.

Salary range is £40,000-£45,000, dependent on experience.

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Additional Information:

All employees must be legally authorized to work in the country where the position is located. Work visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Career Level:

Senior Professional

Company Overview:

Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important – people’s health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.

Cerner’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.


United Kingdom


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Marketing, Business Administration, Communications or 4 years of related work experience

  • Plus 2 years related experience/higher education, including at least 1 year of communications, corporate affairs and/or public relations work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 1 years of business writing or communications (this may have been achieved from working as a journalist with a media publication, in a public relations consultancy or through an in-house role), corporate affairs and/or public relations work experience

  • Basic understanding ok UK and Ireland Healthcare Public Policy

  • Experience in leading internal and external communication strategy across the business

  • Experience in digital and social media, and in managing and growing an existing online presence

  • Additional language skills are desirable: French, German, Spanish, Swedish, Norwegian or Finnish


  • Willing to work additional or irregular hours as needed and allowed by local regulation



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Marketing, Communications & Corporate Affairs

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