UT Health Senior Communication Specialist - School of Public Health in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Senior Communication Specialist - School of Public Health
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
UTHealth School of Public Health
Requisition #: 210002UQ
Department: School of Public Health
Location: Texas Medical Center- Houston, TX
Position Type: Full Time/ Exempt
Conceives, develops and manages a broad range of high quality, high-level communications for multiple audiences through writing and editing, communications strategy, and provides editorial counsel and communication strategy to faculty, leadership and staff.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Editor and/or content manger of various communication vehicles: print brochures, internalcommunications, web publications and/or social media channels .
Management of departmental and center social media accounts to promote academic research andprograms
Gathers information, generates and develops and influences the creation of high quality creativematerials, publications, newsletters, and programs
Generates ideas for communication strategies and develops related promotional plans, tactics andmaterials.
Writes news stories, feature articles for publication.
Assists with general academic research and program marketing.
Collaborates with team members and/or other faculty/staff/students
Other duties as assigned
Superior written and verbal communication skills
Proven feature writing, speech writing and news writing skills
Knowledge of content management system skills preferred
Proficient in Microsoft Word and Outlook
Strong knowledge of AP Style
Photography and video skills preferred
- Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications or allied field.
- Five years of experience in public relations, communications, writing/editing or related field.
- Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
- This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
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