Department: Medicine - Internal Medicine Work Schedule/Hours: Monday-Friday / 8:00-4:30 p.m. Full Time
This highly motivated and productive individual will provide editorial support-including reporting, writing, and editing-for the Miller Coulson Academy for Clinical Excellence, with a primary focus on digital properties.
The Digital Communications Specialist will establish and manage branding and public relations posture, develop and coordinate internal and external digital and print media communications, as well as communicate with and disseminate information to faculty, students, alumni, industry, sponsors, and the public.
The ideal candidate is a versatile online content creator who is able to manage concurrent short- and long-term deadlines. Strong writing and editing skills and online experience are required.
Maintains content on the Miller Coulson Academy for Clinical Excellence (MCACE) website and blog, on a daily basis with supervision of the Director of the Miller Coulson Academy. Includes writing, editing, and/or posting multiple stories per day and also enhancing stories by adding images, graphics, videos, image galleries, or other multimedia elements.
Compiles regular email for distribution to subscribers of the MCACE blog and website.
Pitches stories and participates in editorial planning for MCACE website and blog.
Assists with the production of special sections and long-term projects (Miller Coulson Symposium).
Participates in social media and other promotions.
Researches, writes, and edits content for a variety of marketing collateral, including brochures, newsletters, annual reports, websites, advertisements, and emails.
Works with the Administrative Specialist and Director to ensure all editorial is of the highest professional quality and meets university editorial standards.
Maintains working relationships with communications contacts at JHU schools, divisions, centers.
Understands web metrics and employs data-minded thinking into prioritizing activities and evaluating their effectiveness.
The position is responsible for developing and managing programs to foster positive positioning and proactive visibility by working with internal partners and clients as well as media partners.
The Digital Communications Specialist is expected to stay current with technology and media trends and suggest new related activities to the institute/department.
The Digital Communications Specialist is expected to maintain contact with research labs and faculty, student groups, program directors, and nursing and perform evaluations of the effectiveness of all media campaigns.
Assists with all presentations for the Director, Miller Coulson Academy.
This position is the point of contact to the public for the Division of General Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins Bayview and will liaison with central communications offices as needed.
2 years writing and/or editing experience.
Strong creative writing, editing, and oral communication skills for a variety of applications, especially writing for the web.
A solid understanding of search engine optimization, HTML, CSS, and photo selection and editing.
Experience with website content management systems.
Sound news judgment.
Ability to produce content with both speed and accuracy.
Must be comfortable and experienced using technology, multimedia, social media, and web metrics tools.
Good understanding of multimedia journalism and visual storytelling.
Have the ability to organize and package print stories for online publication.
Be self-motivated to stay at the forefront of Internet technology, trends, and best practices.
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
Ability to exercise professionalism, sensitivity, good judgment, and problem-solving skills.
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