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Job Req ID:  96236

Digital Content Strategist

The Office of External Affairs encompasses three teams: 1) Communications and Marketing; 2) Development and Constituent Relations and 3) Finance and Administration. The award-winning communications and marketing team provides strategic communications, external and internal communications and marketing services for the School across a variety of digital, print and physical platforms. This includes brand and identity management, digital strategies and web services, editorial and content strategies, visual communications, media and public relations, social media and integrated marketing campaigns. As the #1 School of Public Health in the country and the oldest independent, degree-granting School of Public Health in the world, the Bloomberg School of Public Health offers unparalleled opportunities for mission-driven creative work at the highest levels.


We are seeking a Digital Content Strategist, who will report to the Associate Director of Content Strategy. The Digital Content Strategist will lead the development and execution of digital content strategies and campaigns for the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The Content Strategist works closely with members of the communications and marketing team and internal clients across the school to identify, conceptualize, and execute content creation and distribution efforts for local, national and international audiences. This work includes developing content for the Bloomberg School’s social media platforms, website, podcast, and other digital projects and campaigns.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Associate Director of Content Strategy, and Associate Director of Audience Development to develop and execute a social-first content strategy for the School and to continuously evolve it in line with learnings and priorities.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with communications and marketing colleagues across social media, marketing, editorial, video, design, and web to conceptualize, produce, and share high-quality engaging content pieces and campaigns informed by audience interests and school priorities.
  • Coordinate with faculty and communications associates across the school to gather science- and evidence-based information to include in content, ensuring all content is credible, authoritative, and reflective of the school’s expertise.
  • Collaborate with external content creation and distribution vendors and partners as needed to inform and execute content aligned with strategic goals.
  • Produce high-quality content, spanning written, visual, and video formats, tailored to the school’s channels and platforms in line with the school’s brand and overarching communications and marketing strategy.
  • Provide direction and feedback on content created by other content creators within the team.
  • Develop and execute communications plans for strategic events and school special projects and campaigns.
  • Help to oversee and maintain a multi-channel editorial calendar to include short-term and long-term efforts.
  • Working with the marketing and social media specialists, monitor content performance and analytics to inform future content planning and resurfacing opportunities.
  • Liaise with communications associates across the school to scale content strategy more broadly and to ensure written style and brand consistency.
  • Copyedit content, marketing materials and other OEA collateral as needed.
  • Provide additional support on OEA projects as needed.
  • Support other major initiatives of the communications and marketing team as needed.


Candidates should submit a written cover letter specific to this role. Portfolio and work samples are encouraged.


Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English, communications, journalism or related field.
  • Four years related experience and demonstrated reliability in a communications environment.


* Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience creating content for a variety of platforms, spanning written and visual content, is required.
  • Experience developing and implementing content strategy across multiple channels is preferred.
  • Experience in a public health or higher education environment is preferred.


Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience in writing for print and online audiences in various formats
  • Demonstrated versatility inwriting styles, including news stories and marketing copy
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must.
  • The ability to set priorities among multiple projects and to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment is critical.
  • Ability to manage daily and long-term deadlines without oversight from others.


Classified Title: Communications Associate 
Working Title: Digital Content Strategist   
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PD  
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F. 8:30 - 5 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Hybrid
Department name: Communications 
Personnel area: School of Public Health 


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


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