Coordinates various communications activities for a division, school, department, or center.
Writes, edits, or develops various communications materials such as correspondence, newsletters, brochures, information packets and articles.
May keep targeted audiences abreast of key information by developing and maintaining a website.
May assist with or participate in various public relations activities.
Publicizes and participates in various special events.
May conduct tours.
Responds to public inquiries.
Develops and maintains effective methods for distributing communication materials and information.
May monitor information relevant to the organization, its mission, and operations.
Maintains required record-keeping and documentation and may monitor budget.
May utilize various aspects of social media to accomplish work objectives.
Performs related responsibilities as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
A bachelor's degree in journalism, public relations, English, or a related field.
One year of related work experience.
The primary focus of this position is to provide support for communications projects within The Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center Communications Department. In this role, the individual may write and edit various communications materials and participate in social media functions of HS Communications. They will be responsible for maintaining effective methods for distributing communication materials and information. This position requires the individual to have the flexibility in their work schedule to address critical issues that arise in the course of business requiring immediate attention by the staff of the WHSC Communications Office. Commensurate with the status of this position, there may be responsibilities in preparing, editing and distributing presentations, draft reports and other documents. This effort will involve groups throughout Emory University and Emory Healthcare. This role will also have responsibility to ensure a smooth flow of operational functions such as expense reporting, scheduling, and other office duties.
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with Cascade/Dreamweaver a plus. Excellent Microsoft Office skills. The candidate must be able to understand and accept accountability for supporting the Woodruff Health Sciences Communications' business agenda. Ability to track budget expenditures and forecast budgets preferred. The successful candidate must be highly organized, able to maintain confidentiality and be comfortable working in a fast paced and fluid environment with rapidly changing demands; succinct communication skills and extreme attention to detail are also important. The candidate will also be involved in writing materials for print and web based articles. Excellent verbal and written communications skills and strong interpersonal skills are required for participation in a team environment.