University of Washington School of Public Health
Communications Specialist III - Public Health - Seattle & King County
Closing Date: May 31, 2017
Posted: May 19, 2017
The Department of Public Health seeks to hire a Communications Specialist to plan, develop and implement external and internal communications plans and strategies for the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program (LHWMP). The Communications Specialist will bring a high level of technical knowledge, communications skills, and innovative thinking to advance the mission of the Program. This position will require strong interpersonal skills and the ability to establish good working relationships with various project managers, leadership teams and program staff throughout the Program.
The Communications Specialist, under the direction of the Local Hazardous Waste Management Communications Manager, will provide support to a wide-range of communications projects including community outreach, public relations, social media development, and Program promotion. The successful candidate will also be responsible for leading projects, coordinating the work of project teams and identifying project work priorities for team members.