The Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute (UHI) works across the university to advance health and health equity in Baltimore via a wide range of programs, events, and educational and funding opportunities designed to facilitate collaboration, mobilize resources, and advance dialogue and community representation. The UHI is seeking an energetic and creative Communications Coordinator to join its communications team that is passionate about equity, social justice, and community engagement. Under the direction of the Communications Associate, this role will assist in executing innovative digital and print communication strategies to help carry out the mission and spread the message of the UHI to a broad audience of stakeholders interested and involved in supporting and developing healthy communities.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Social media management and marketing, including but not limited to building and maintaining social media presence.
Event and program marketing, including but not limited to development of toolkits, and creation of flyers.
Website management, including but not limited to creating and writing blogs, and ensuring the webpage(s) are updated with the most recent content.
Reporting on UHI community events and able to write high quality announcements, human interest stories, and press releases.
Dissemination of print and digital material.
Monthly e-newsletter and e-blasts.
Organize digital assets and assists in the maintenance of communications databases.
Additional communication and marketing duties as assigned.
Skilled photographer/videographer a plus.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Must have, or in the process of, pursuing a 4-year degree in Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, or marketing.
Experience can be substituted.
Experience with, or interest in, digital and print marketing as well digital and social content preparation.
Working knowledge of Mac/PC operations and MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.); Squarespace, SiteExecutive, Canva and Qualtrics; e-mail platforms such as Mailchimp; social media platforms such as Twitter, Meta/Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, and schedulers such as Hootsuite is required, as well as experience with Google Analytics.
Experience or familiar with graphic design software and platforms Canva and Adobe Creative Suite (Bridge, Lightroom, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), website management Drupal and/or SiteExecutive, and surveying platform Qualtrics is desired.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Must possess and demonstrate outstanding oral and written communication skills.
Must have the ability to work well and communicate effectively with others.
Must have strong organizational skills, attention to detail, be able to work as part of a team and independently, be proactive.
Must be able to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks.
Must have excellent time management skills.
Detail-oriented and open to learn.
Committed to diversity.
Passion for community engagement, health, and/or social justice.
Ability and desire to learn new database and software applications is required.
Classified Title: Communications Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ATO 40/E/03/OE Starting Salary Range: $17.59 - $24.80/hr (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30-5:00 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM DOM General Internal Medicine Personnel area: School of Medicine
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