Communications and Marketing Associate

Classified Title: Communications Associate

Requisition #: 315006

Range: PD

Level: 4

Salary: $57,544-$79,047

Status: Full Time

School: Bloomberg School of Public Health

Location: School of Public Health

Location City: Baltimore

Location State: MD

Resume Required for Application: Yes

Area of Interest: Administrative

Contact: Human Resources: 410-955-2990

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General Description

Develop overall long-term communications strategy, as well as marketing and outreach strategies for individual initiatives.

Serve as lead writer and editor for all communications content, including, but not limited to the Urban Health Institute (UHI) weekly newsletter, research briefs, social media, and web content.

Manage communications projects from concept to completion, including but not limited to promotional campaigns, weekly email marketing, social media campaigns, video, photography, and web content.

Identify target audience segments, design engaging messages and determine optimal channels to reach audiences.

Develop budget recommendations and track to ensure all projects are within budget.

Assist UHI program director in managing students, video production crews, photographers, etc., as needed.

Implement and execute standards to deliver a consistent voice and appearance for all communications.

Provide vision for outreach materials and work closely with graphic designer to create high-quality products.

Expand network through an understanding of Institute’s diverse audience; establish and maintain relationships with new and existing strategic contacts.

Develop and update content for UHI website; collaborate with web designers and developers to ensure website reflects brand identity.

Monitor and evaluate marketing initiatives (conduct evaluations, review email list membership and member activity, analyze website traffic and trends with Google Analytics).

Actively interact with local and national media outlets and representatives (engage and respond to media inquiries, draft and distribute press releases, collaborate with university public affairs offices to coordinate interviews and secure locations for film, video and photo shoots).


Bachelor's degree in related field.

Four years related experience.

Advanced degree may substitute for experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

JHU Equivalency Formula: 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

Successful candidates will be high energy and outgoing, with the proven capacity to work quickly and accurately, both independently and with a small team of dedicated professionals.

Strong written and interpersonal communication skills, tact and sensitivity.

Experience with social media platforms in a professional setting and familiarity with web content management.

NOTE: The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Bloomberg School of Public Health & School of Nursing Divisional HR Office at 410-955-2990. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

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