The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions (HCHDS): is dedicated to eliminating disparities in health and health care. The Center conducts multidisciplinary basic and translational research with the goals of advancing knowledge on the causes of health disparities, and developing programs and policy interventions to eliminate disparities.
The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions is currently seeking a Communications Coordinator who will be responsible for promoting the Center's research, practice and educational initiatives through written communications and visual content on the Center's website and social media platforms.
Specific Duties/ Responsibilities
Develop, manage and create webpages, including revising, reviewing, and updating existing content on the Center website and Facebook page
Promoting visibility of the Centers faculty, certificate program, events, research studies through both web and print by internal and external communications
Work closely with the Center faculty, staff and partnerships to write press releases on important findings from research studies conducted by Center faculty
Collect, write and upload Center news, promotional and award items
Create content for social networking events
Design printed materials, (flyers, brochures) to advertise or publicize center activities
Establish links on the website; verify content and formatting; integrate databases, text, artwork, video, etc.
Maintain working relationships with communications contacts at JHU schools, divisions and centers
Liaison with outside graphic and printing companies
Identify stories about the center, faculty, staff, students and alumni and produce written materials for electronic print, web, and video
Produce Center Podcast and other social media presentations
Project Management and Multimedia Marketing development
Coordinate community meetings with community leaders
Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Microsoft Office, Excel, Power Point, Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator and Podcasts
Knowledge of and experience with web- based content management systems, coding, digital design and digital software (HTML and CSS)
Experience working in Site Executive
Excellent written, verbal, web-based and social media skills
Possess strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
Able to interact effectively with and direct external vendors
Previous photography, videography and video editing experience preferred
Bachelordegree in Communications,GraphicDesign,PublicAffairs,Journalismorotherrelated fields
Two yearsrelated experience.
Advanced degree may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Knowledge ofand experiencewithweb-basedcontentmanagementsystems,coding and design software (HTML and CSS)
Experienceworking in Site Executive
Excellentwritten,verbal,web-based and socialmedia skills
Possessstrong interpersonal,communication and organizational skills
Able to interacteffectivelywith and direct external vendors
Classified Title: Communications Specialist Working Title: Communications Specialist Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PB Starting Salary Range: $43,530-$59,795 (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Working 37.5 hours per week; Monday-Friday Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health Department name: 60004107-Health Policy & Management -HCHDS Personnel area: School of Public Health
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