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Employment Type:
Full time
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Public Relations Officer I
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University of Kentucky | Lexington, KY
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Job Summary

The Medical Campus PR Officer position is responsible for promoting medical and research initiatives and patient stories as well as highlighting the achievements of faculty, staff and students at UK's academic medical campus. This includes creating content for news releases, newsletters, blogs, video scripts, podcasts and social media. Also, pitching stories to reporters with an emphasis on working with national media. This position also serves a member of the 24-hour on-call team for UK Public Relations and Strategic Marketing responding to media calls for patient information or crisis situations on campus.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

MS Word, AP Style Knowledge, and Publisher/Adobe/PowerPoint.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience

Degree in Journalism/PR/Marketing or related area.

Deadline to Apply 09/29/2019 University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

About University of Kentucky

In accordance with the University of Kentucky's education, research, and service missions, the Colleges of Pharmacy and Medicine Continuing Education program delivers quality educational activities responsive to advances in medicine, pharmacotherapy, and patient care with an emphasis on improving patient and population health in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The program offers pharmacists, physicians, and other healthcare professionals worldwide an opportunity to maintain and enhance their professional competencies in medicine and medication use through interactive live activities and enduring materials.