Senior Media Relations Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time




275 Seventh Ave.
22nd Fl
New York
United States


As a member of the Communications team, the Senior Media Relations Coordinator is responsible for media outreach related to CancerCare. The Senior Media Relations Coordinator also oversees CancerCare’s client relations and engagement.


  • Serves as a primary contact with various media to deliver messages and content that supports the organization’s media objectives
  • Media relations, including the drafting and dissemination of press releases, media alerts, pitch letters, media lists and reports
  • Coordinates client relations, interviews and stories for use in CancerCare communications
  • Reviews and edits materials produced by other departments, including promotional materials for events such as brochures and e-blasts, quarterly “Community News” newsletter and print and electronic appeals
  • Assist with the development and implementation of marketing strategies for the organization
  • Help maintain a favorable public image for the organization
  • Support relationships with non-profits, companies and alliances to increase brand awareness

Requirements, Education and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3 – 5 years public relations experience, health care communications background preferred
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working with local, regional and national media and a proven track record of placements
  • Highly organized, detailed and team-oriented
  • Must be able to multi-task while meeting deadlines
  • Familiarity with media databases, such as Cision is required
  • Strong computer skills 


Excellent benefits and vacation.  

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please submit resume and cover letter to: Sarah Quinlan at, CancerCare, Attn: Sarah Quinlan, CancerCare, 275 Seventh Avenue, 22nd Floor, New York, NY 10001. CancerCare is an equal opportunity employer.