The Moore Center communications manager will oversee and implement a communications strategy that promotes the work of the Moore Center through earned media, social media, micro messaging, and other media platforms. The communications manager will shape and advance the Center's communications strategy, messaging, and brand for local, state, national, and international audiences. The communications manager will work closely with communications, development, and policy experts internal and external to the Center and School to promote the Center's work and to coordinate external and internal communications, fundraising efforts, marketing Center events and government affairs outreach.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
The communications manager responsibilities will also include:
Providing vision, leadership and counsel for the Center's communications and marketing efforts, including overseeing an integrated communications plan that advocates for the Center's important role in both changing perceptions and furthering understanding of child sexual abuse with an emphasis on prevention.
Creating original content such as web content and e-newslettersacross a variety of platforms.
Formulating and managing a comprehensive media relations strategy and program at the local, state and national levels to garner coverage in print, television, radio, online and social media outlets.
Providing fiscal oversight of internal and external stakeholder communications, marketing, and media plans.
Engaging with key media outlets, both proactively and reactively.
Leading communications outreach and logistics for special events and symposia, including an annual summit.
Identifying strategic communications opportunities with internal and external partners.
Developing benchmark criteria to track and evaluate the effectiveness of the Center's communications strategies on a regular basis.
Providing regular updates on upcoming events and research, content ideas for the School magazine and for social media sharing to the School's communications team.
Collaborate closely with the School's media and PR team on research press releases for faculty publications.
In coordination with the School's media and PR team, write news releases, media pitches, and media advisories.
Update the School's Communication and Marketing Team on Center events and activities.
Adhering to the University and School's branding guidelines for the Center's website and print collateral.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor's degree in a related field.
5 years related experience.
Advanced degree may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. 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. *
Master's degree in journalism, communications, marketing or related field preferred.
Experience in public health preferred. Journalism experience is a plus.
5 years implementing complex communication campaigns.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Holistic understanding of all aspects of communications, positioning and messaging, including industry best practices in both traditional and emerging media platforms and experience with state-of-the-art communications technology.
Experience working with national media outlets, video formats and digital media channels.
Demonstrated leadership experience designing and executing a strategic communications plan.
Outstanding management and planning skills, including the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a decentralized environment.
Experience writing web content, e-newsletters, news releases, media pitches, and/or media advisories. Excellent and nuanced writing ability and range.
Event planning and marketing experience.
** Flexibility to have some work from home days**
Classified Title: Communications & Marketing Manager Working Title: Communications & Marketing Manager Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PE Starting Salary Range: $69,140-$95,005, commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health Department name: 10001152-Mental Health Research Projects Personnel area: School of Public Health
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