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Communications Specialist-Johns Hopkins Medicine

Requisition #: 284583
Location: Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Non-Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Nov. 13, 2020

Position Summary:

Identifies stories and assists with written materials for JHM electronic, print, web, video and media outlets. Stories include but are not limited to research news; feature stories about institutional initiatives and programs; and faculty profiles. Develops and maintains relationships with faculty, staff and members of the local and national media to provide media relations services to advance public awareness of Johns Hopkins Medicine’s mission and achievements. Assists in planning, developing collateral material for, and implementing media relations events including but not limited to press conferences, symposia and town halls. Supports the media analytics program to track and measure media placements and impact.


College degree in life sciences, science writing, journalism or communications required.

Work Experience:

A minimum of three years of experience in journalism, media relations or public affairs, preferably for a university is required. Requires demonstrated experience working successfully on deadline and designing and implementing communications plans and strategies. Demonstrated experience in implementing effective and external and internal communications plans and strategies and in editing/writing high-quality publications is required.


Full Time, Day shift (40 hours)

8:30 am - 5:00 pm



901 S. Bond Street, Suite 550, Baltimore, MD 21231

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


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