Job Description :
Title: Science Writer/Sr. Media Relations Specialist, Communications

Memphis,TN,37544

Job Description:

The Science Writer/Senior Media Relations Specialist will focus on science writing and media relations to generate national/international coverage of the world-class bench to bedside research, clinical programs and patient care underway at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in a wide variety of news media outlets, including consumer media and medical/scientific trade media. The emphasis of the role will be to collaboratively work with internal and external contacts to develop story ideas to generate media coverage that will help further raise the awareness and understanding of the scientific discoveries at St. Jude. (CC)

Job Qualifications:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor's degree required

Bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing or other related field preferred

Five (5) years of experience working in media relations, print, online or broadcast journalism, or any combination of these roles

Experience working with local, regional and national media and a proven track record of placements within national outlets utilizing consumer and/or medical scientific media is required

Experience as a science/health reporter is preferred

Experience working in a health care or scientific setting is preferred

Experience in integrating multimedia, social media and online media strategies are preferred

Client : St. Jude Children's Research Hospital