The Department of Health, Behavior & Society at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is seeking a Communications & Marketing Associate. This position will report to the two leads of the Johns Hopkins teams in the Data for Health Initiative (Drs. Dustin Gibson and Michelle Kaufman), a global project focused on improving public health data systems. Dr. Gibson's team focuses on knowledge management, leadership development, and non-communicable disease data collection strategies. Dr. Kaufman's team focuses on centering gender equity across the Initiative.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
The Communications Associate will be responsible for disseminating the successes of the project and advertising the tools and training opportunities available from the two teams. For example, this could include creating social media content to advertise a training opportunity or summarizing research findings for a lay audience. Anticipated responsibilities are as follows:
Formulate a short-, mid-, and long-range communications strategy
Write quarterly (or monthly) Gender Equity newsletter using Mailchimp
Build and keep active social media profiles on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook
Liaise with external partners and contractors to collect material for the website and to highlight dissemination activities
Develop engaging fact sheets, web content, and slide presentations
Work with department and school-level communications teams to amplify messaging and project successes
Manage media interview requests
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Journalism, Writing, or related field (Master's Degree preferred)
Active engagement with social media
2+ years of related experience
Ability to translate complex concepts into engaging messaging for key audiences
Demonstrated ability to write engaging content clearly and concisely
Working knowledge of webpage development. The candidate will not be asked to build a webpage, but updates to design and content are expected.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Highly organized and detail-oriented
Excellent communication and coordination skills and comfortable working in a team environment
Ability to manage multiple projects successfully
Proactive in anticipating communications needs
Sound judgment on prioritizing competing projects
Proficiency with Excel and Powerpoint
Experience with Adobe Photoshop preferred
Experience with WordPress a plus
Classified Title: Communications Associate Working Title: Communications & Marketing Associate Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PD Starting Salary Range: $59,280 - $81,435 annually (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Mon-Fri 7.5hrs Exempt Status: Exempt Location: School of Public Health Department name: HBS-Research Projects Personnel area: School of Public Health
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