Communications Coordinator - #604185

Johns Hopkins University

Date: 11/25/2021 22:00 PM

City: Riviera Beach, Maryland

Salary: $1,759 - $2,480 / hour

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Medicine seeks a Communications 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

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