University of Washington Seattle, WA Full-time Advertising / Marketing / Public Relations
Posted on March 21, 2020
|Department:||DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE|
|Job Location:||Seattle Campus|
|Closing Info:||Open Until Filled|
|Salary:||Salary is commensurate with experience and education|
UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a “Great College to Work For” for six consecutive years.
The Department of Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Communications Specialist. The Communications Specialist will join our communications and web services team in the Department of Medicine, the largest department in the School of Medicine and University of Washington with over 3500 faculty, staff, trainees and students, 5 residency programs, 32 fellowships and 13 subspecialty divisions. We are looking for someone who has the skills and passion to communicate the depth, breadth and impact of our innovative research, exceptional teaching and specialized clinical work that is improving health care locally, nationally and around the world.
This position is responsible for helping implement a department-wide, comprehensive communication strategy to increase external awareness, strengthen internal communications and ensure consistent and coordinated communication of University, UW Medicine and department messaging. This is a full-time position reporting to the director of communications.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Web and social media communications
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
This position requires an individual who possesses excellent judgment and works well under stress and while juggling competing priorities. This individual needs to be extremely well-organized and flexible with regard to work hours and the ability to accommodate the workload to meet deadlines. This position requires demonstrated superior written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills, including the ability to write and edit key messages for general, targeted and executive level audiences, and an understanding of the overall mission and goals of the department as well as an understanding of ethical and political ramifications of decisions. The individual must be self-motivated and able to work independently as well as collaboratively.
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.