Vice President, Corporate Communications and Marketing

Full Time Lead Posted 24 days ago
Main Location
Portland, OR, United States
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OCHIN is a driving force for health equity. A national nonprofit health IT organization with two decades of experience transforming health care delivery, OCHIN provides leading-edge technology, data analytics, research, and support services to more than 500 community health care sites across 47 states, reaching nearly 6 million patients. At OCHIN, we partner, learn, innovate, and advocate to close gaps in health care that are systemic, avoidable, and unjust, so everyone has a fair opportunity to achieve their full health potential. We are a 100% remote organization with more than 500 employees residing in 41 states. OCHIN values the unique perspectives and experiences of every individual and works hard to maintain a culture of belonging. We believe that everyone is on a learning journey and has a role to play in promoting inclusion and equity. The communities and patients we serve deserve no less. Lore more at


OCHIN is dedicated to creating a healthier future in every community. Our Health IT solutions improve the integration and delivery of health care services across a wide variety of practices—with an emphasis on safety net clinics and small practices.

Our Mission

Here at OCHIN, our goal is simple: to provide solutions that promote access to quality, affordable health care for all. OCHIN believes that each individual, no matter their background or zip code, should have fair opportunity to achieve their full health potential. Our work addresses differences in health that are systemic, avoidable, and unjust. This mission sets us apart from other health technology organizations.

Over the last 20 years, we’ve grown from a small start-up to one of the nation’s largest and most successful Health Information Networks. We are curious, collaborative learners who strive to live our values everyday: leadership, collaboration, excellence, innovation, inclusion and stewardship. At OCHIN we partner, learn, innovate, and advocate in order to close the gap in health for individuals and communities negatively impacted by structural, unconscious, or overt inequities.

Position Summary

The Vice President of Corporate Communications and Marketing is a key member of the Executive Leadership Team and is responsible for leading the development and execution of marketing, communications, and public relations strategies across all OCHIN business lines. The person in this role is a strategic thinker who ensures that OCHIN’s marketing and communication strategies are aligned to and advance the organization’s mission and goals. Responsibilities are wide ranging and include, but are not limited to, stakeholder communications, media engagement, crisis communications, product positioning, and plans for inspiring employees. A key responsibility is to ensure that branding and communications reflect the organization’s commitment to diversity, equity, and belonging. This person will gather and use customer data and market intelligence to develop effective product marketing strategies. As leader of the Marketing and Communications team, this person mentors and coaches their staff to help them achieve their full potential and oversees the day-to-day activities of the department.

Essential Duties

Corporate Communications

  • Oversee corporate communications
  • Lead internal and external communications, ensuring coordination across all business lines
  • Partner with the CEO to develop the CEO’s presentations, speeches, statements, and other communications
  • Identify new ways to tell the OCHIN story and raise member voices
  • Engage with media to share the value of OCHIN and our members
  • Lead internal communications and ensure that staff receive the right message at the right time
  • Oversee communications plans and key messages for strategic initiatives
  • Partner with teams and leaders both inside and outside the organization to achieve organizational aims


  • Develop marketing programs designed to demonstrate value and promote growth
  • Apply storytelling, data, and analytics in marketing planning and execution
  • Lead implementation of OCHIN’s marketing plans and operations
  • Oversee a consistent brand image across platforms, leading sub-brands and new business line development
  • Oversee social media and web-related initiatives
  • Establish and oversee communication standards (tone, structure, templates, tools) for the organization


  • Serve as strategic advisor to the organization
  • Identify and manage team priorities, connect work to quantifiable outcomes, and lead to success
  • Support OCHIN’s journey in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging
  • “Connect the dots” with internal and external stakeholders to identify areas of opportunity and alignment
  • Ensure professional development of assigned staff members
  • Embody the culture of service through exceptional customer service and meaningful partnership
  • Other duties as needed to support organizational mission and goals


  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing, or related fields
  • Experience leading and managing highly effective teams and strategic initiatives across business lines
  • Experience in health care, health policy, and/or technology a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced startup culture

Work Location and Travel Requirements

  • This position is 100% remote. Work from home requirements are:
    • Ability to work independently and efficiently from a home office environment
    • High Speed Internet Service
    • It is a requirement that employees work in a distraction free workplace
  • Travel may be required based on business requirements for OCHIN Go-Live events, 1-2 trips per year

We offer a comprehensive range of benefits. See our website for details:

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Equal Opportunity Statement

OCHIN is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills for the benefit of our staff, our mission, and the communities we serve.

As an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, OCHIN, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, marital or civil union status, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other protected characteristics. All aspects of employment are based on merit, performance, and business needs.

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Vice President, Corporate Communications and Marketing