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Senior Communications Specialist

Job Information


The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB Health) is searching for a skilled, team-oriented communicator to join its internal and corporate communications program.

The senior communications specialist supports the university's strategic priorities by employing a broad range of communications and public relations skills, including writing, editing, presentations, still photography and video, social media and communications planning, to inform and engage internal and/or external audiences. Responsibilities include direct communication with target audiences, as well as activities that facilitate communication by executives, programs and departments.

The position reports to the university's Marketing and Communications office, which advances the reputation of the state's first academic health science center and its programs of excellence in health sciences education, research and patient care. Our award-winning team includes professionals dedicated to strategic internal and corporate communication, brand management, digital communications and social media, marketing, and media relations. Our dynamic work environment provides abundant opportunities to learn and collaborate as we support the university's mission to improve health for the people of Texas and beyond.

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Classified Staff
Position Reports To
Marketing and Communications
Galveston, Texas
Starts On
Nov. 7, 2016, 4:16 p.m.
$55,360 to $69,000, commensurate with experience

Job Requirements


Minimum five years' experience in public relations, journalism or a related field required.


Preferred Skills/Competencies:
*Proven written and interpersonal communication skills
*Strong interviewing and fact-finding skills
*Ability to work effectively and directly with people at all levels of the institution
*Strong attention to detail and commitment to accuracy
*Independent planning and problem-solving skills
*Comfort with electronic media, including managing web content and social media presence
*Proven ability to maintain productivity and professionalism in a dynamic work environment
*High level of sensitivity to confidential information
*PowerPoint and basic photography skills a plus

Education Required

Minimum of a bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, English or a related field required.

Company Information

The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health)
Galveston Texas
United States

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Contact Method

To be considered for this position, interested individuals must apply through the job URL.