Communications Coordinator

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 24, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Other Communications, Public Relations & Advertising, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus), Editing & Publications Management
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time

Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Medicine seeks aCommunications Coordinator to create impactful content that effectively communicates the research being done by the Institute and improves communication with our patients and employees. This role supports the Marketing and Communications department within the Wilmer Eye Institute.

This Communications Coordinator would assist in the content development for patient literature such as brochures, information sheets and signage. This person would also interview and develop articles on our faculty and staff that would be circulated within our newsletter and social media channels. With guidance from the senior marketing manager, the Communications Coordinator conceptualizes and creates a variety of writing deliverables in the appropriate style to meet the strategic and tactical goals of each center and its target audience.

This person is also responsible for supporting the communication needs of our eight Wilmer locations. Communication support would include writing materials for patient letters, brochures and information sheets. This position reports to the Senior Marketing and Communications Manager.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Identify stories about the Wilmer Eye Institute. These stories will primarily function to communicate scientific discoveries, patient stories, clinical care in our divisions and our residency and fellowship programs
  • Interface and collaborate with our clinic leaders to support the communication needs of our eight Wilmer locations
  • Writing a variety of content across both digital and print channels such as articles, promotional messaging, digital marketing assets, event support, patient literature
  • Conduct research and interviews with subject matter experts
  • Developing content which resonates with Wilmer’s audience of both referring ophthalmologists and patients to aligns with Wilmer’s tone and voice
  • Work with team to generate new content initiatives, track and report on content metrics
  • Participate in weekly meetings with the full editorial team, marketing agency and central communications
  • Monitor patient reviews to identify areas for improvement

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • 2 years of college coursework
  • Some related experience
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula*
  • Writing samples required

* JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with emphasis in Journalism, Marketing, Writing, or Public Relations
  • Experience in healthcare marketing is preferred but not mandatory
  • Working knowledge of social media networks such as LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, and strong interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to a collegial workplace
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint, and Outlook

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 am - 5:00 pm
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: ​​​​​​​School of Medicine Campus
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM Oph General Administration
Personnel area: School of Medicine

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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