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Job Req ID:  10912

Communications Associate

Classified Title: Communications Associate 
Role/Level/Range: ATP/4/PD
Salary: $57,544-$79,047
Status:  Full-Time
Department:  Oncology

Work Schedule/Hours:  Monday-Friday/8:30-5p/37.5 hours
Location:  East Baltimore
Personnel area: School of Medicine



The Department of Oncology is seeking a web content manger to provide day-to-day management of the Kimmel Cancer Center’s website. The position reports directly to the Director of Public Affairs for the Kimmel Cancer Center. The web content manager will be responsible for developing a more patient-friendly website focused on the patient experience at the Kimmel Cancer Center.  Responsibilities include managing the development of new content and placement of new content including photography, ongoing auditing of the site, updating content, restructuring and reorganizing existing content. The web content manager will be the primary liaison with freelance writers and photographers, the Johns Hopkins Medicine web team, sit on the JHM Social Media Council, participate in search-engine optimization projects and monitor Google Analytics and other website metrics. This position will be responsible for managing the Kimmel Cancer Center’s YouTube Channel including uploading videos and promoting video segments on various JHU and JHM social media platforms. This position will include some coding related to mobile friendly templates and the existing content management system, Site Executive.



  • Manage the day-to-day operation of the Kimmel Cancer Center website ( including curating and updating information for the homepage.
  • Provide ongoing auditing of the site; with priority given to updating top-level, marketing-critical pages and sections, removing outdated information, fixing broken links.
  • Make recommendations for changes and enhancements including content, design and navigation and search engine optimization.
  • Work with Kimmel Cancer Center faculty and staff to develop and prioritize new and updated content, including budgeting for new projects and periodic meetings with the Cancer Center’s Patient and Caregiver Advisory Council.
  • Work with the Senior Publications Editor in Kimmel Public Affairs, serving as the production manager to produce the digital publications including the online version of Promise and Progress, the Kimmel Cancer Center’s flagship publication; digital newsletters for programs such as Pediatric Oncology and the Greenberg Bladder Cancer Institute, as well as individual projects for specific donor updates.
  • Participate in plans and decisions related to visual design, usability, and multimedia projects.
  • Update faculty profiles (biographical data) with honors and awards, Cancer Center link, videos.
  • Manage and organize the YouTube Channel for the Kimmel Cancer Center.
  • Promote videos via social media.
  • Promote the Cancer Center’s online news updates – “Cancer Matters” and “Kimmel Wire.”
  • Manage and develop content for social media.
  • Serve on the Johns Hopkins Medicine Social Media Council.
  • Provide analytics on a monthly basis.
  • Renew purchased domain names as needed.



Bachelor’s Degree in communications, public affairs, marketing or a related field and a minimum of four years of related experience, preferably with a health care institution.  Additional education may substitute for required 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.



Five years or more experience desired.


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


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