SCCM Careers

SCCM is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving care for the critically ill and injured through education, research and advocacy. Located in Mount Prospect, Illinois, we offer a professional, friendly, business casual work environment, with a competitive compensation and benefits package. For consideration, send resumes to humanresources@sccm.org.

SCCM offers a stimulating work environment and excellent benefits:
  • Generous paid vacation time
  • 12 paid holidays per year
  • Summer hours program
  • Medical, dental, short/long-term disability and life insurance
  • Matching 401(K)
  • Educational assistance
  • Performance-based incentive plan
  • Business casual office​

TITLE: Communications Specialist

DESCRIPTION: The Communications Specialist is responsible for creating and managing content of interest to the SCCM Membership. This position is responsible for coordinating SCCM’s social media channels, managing and maintaining SCCM's App, and managing the production of podcasts. The position reports to the Senior Manager, Communications.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Coordinate all SCCM's social media channels
  • Develop and implement social media campaigns
  • Generate, edit, and publish daily to SCCM's multiple social media platforms
  • Enforce and educate others on SCCM's social media policy
  • Maintain content of SCCM’s app library
  • Coordinate all submissions for apps and ensure they are appropriately managed
  • Serve as the primary contact for podcast editors, overseeing the production of talking points, scheduling and post-production editing
  • Write copy and identify stories to be used in all SCCM's communications platforms
  • Assist in developing video content, including storyboarding, interviews and video editing

Background

  • Bachelor's degree in English, Communications, or Journalism
  • 2-3 years professional experience in communications, journalism or marketing, preferably in a membership organization or new operation
  • Must be experienced in telling stories that connect with various healthcare audiences
  • Excellent writing, interviewing and copy-editing skills
  • Demonstrated experience developing cross-channel content and experience working within a web-based content management system
  • Ability to adapt to modern technologies and learn and use new media communication channels
Submit resumes to humanresources@sccm.org

TITLE: Meetings Manager

DESCRIPTION: The Meetings Manager is responsible for all the logistical functions necessary to develop the educational and business meetings of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. This position reports to the Director of Education and supervises and develops two meetings specialists.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Works closely with staff and member volunteers to gather the information necessary to achieve successful meetings
  • Develops meeting resumes to ensure all parties are informed of the requirements for the meeting. This includes hotels, vendors, and the convention center or meeting venue
  • Plans and executes all assigned social events
  • Manages the logistics of assigned educational and business meetings
  • Manages hotel and travel copy used in conference promotional materials
  • Manages audiovisual services, decorators, hotels, ground transportation, and other suppliers to ensure a well-run meeting
  • Works with staff and member volunteers to determine meeting dates, locations, and logistical needs
  • Assists with negotiating hotel and meeting contracts
  • Participates in the annual budget preparation process

Background

  • Bachelor's degree in business, hotel management, or a related field
  • CMP highly desirable
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • 3 to 4 years' professional experience in logistics and meeting planning
  • Must be tech-savvy and able to use complex databases
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Supervisory experience highly desirable
Submit resume and a cover letter to humanresources@sccm.org. ​​​