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Science/Medicine Digital Media Relations Officer

063097 500-HEALTH SCIENCE DIV Medical Center Officer Full-Time Regular

Communications Officer 105

Advertised Summary Job Description

Columbia University Medical Center seeks an experienced science media relations officer to develop and implement a comprehensive digital media strategy, including social media, multimedia, interactive and other online communications. Contributes to developing a positive organizational image to faculty, staff, patients, media and other internal and external audiences. Must have strong scientific media relations experience and a proven track record as both an active team member and strong individual contributor. Position will be approximately 50% dedicated to the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center.

- Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, or related field. - Four to seven years public relations experience (in-house or agency). - Solid media relations skills, including some experience crafting and Minimum Qualifications for Grade Applicant MUST meet these minimum implementing media srategies. qualifications to be considered an applicant - Successful track record of managing social media campaigns; experience with social media analytics. - Good writing and organizational skills; strong attention to detail. - Excellent communications skills both oral and written. - Working knowledge of health/medicine/medical research. - Detail-oriented with strong organizational and project management skills. - Demonstrated ability to manage relationships with both internal and Additional Position-Specific Minimum external audiences. Qualifications Applicant MUST meet these minimum - Demonstrated ability to work effectively under pressure and within a qualifications to be considered an applicant collaborative team-oriented environment. - Desire to grow and learn; ability to prioritize tasks in a dynamic, creative, challenging environment. - Ability to recognize and take advantage of emerging trends and developments in social media.
Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of diabetes strongly desired. Send cover letter, resume and up to three recent examples of your work -

Special Instructions

- or the equivalent -- to dl2674@columbia.edu. Because this is a digital communications position, only digital (electronic) submissions will be considered. There are no special indications for this position Yes

Special Indications This position works with: HIPAA Compliance training required

Participation in Medical Surveillance required No Response What type of posting? Is this a waiver request? Requisition Open Date Requisition Close Date Quick Link EEO Statement

Standard Posting 07-28-2011 Open Until Filled jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=126066 Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
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