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.
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
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