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Communications & Events Specialist (Hybrid Schedule)
| Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)|
United States, Maryland, Chevy Chase
4000 Jones Bridge Road (Show on map)
|February 16, 2023|
Primary Work Address: 4000 Jones Bridge Road, Chevy Chase, MD, 20815
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The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) advances the discovery and sharing of scientific knowledge to benefit us all. As a biomedical research organization and philanthropy, HHMI supports a vibrant community of academic researchers, educators, students, and professionals. Together, we're unlocking the fundamentals of biology and building an open, inclusive future for science.
HHMI's Science and Educational Media Group works to engage and inspire people everywhere with stories about scientists and the powerful promise that science holds. Based in Chevy Chase, Maryland, our award-winning Tangled Bank Studios, BioInteractive program, and key journalism partnerships promote greater understanding of the living world and our role in sustaining it
The Communications and Events Specialist will support Communications and Outreach efforts by coordinating, executing, and staffing internal and external events. These events include film screenings, trade booths, conferences, and internal gatherings. They will assist the team with event preparations by ordering event materials, creating and managing invitations and RSVPs, tracking media and social media mentions and accounts, and coordinating with event vendors.
This is a time-limited position for one year. There is the potential for this role to be extended.
What we provide:
What you'll do:
Plan, support, and staff various types of events throughout the year including panels, conferences, film festivals, and film screenings by:
Provide administrative support by:
Support the creation and adaptations of promotional materials and campaigns for projects and products by:
What you bring:
Remaining in a normal seated or standing position for extended periods of time; reaching and grasping by extending hand(s) or arm(s); dexterity to manipulate objects with fingers, for example using a keyboard; communication skills using the spoken word; ability to see and hear within normal parameters; ability to move about workspace. The position requires mobility, including the ability to move materials weighing up to several pounds (such as a laptop computer or tablet).
Persons with disabilities may be able to perform the essential duties of this position with reasonable accommodation. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be evaluated on an individual basis.
This job description sets forth the job's principal duties, responsibilities, and requirements; it should not be construed as an exhaustive statement, however. Unless they begin with the word "may," the Essential Duties and Responsibilities described above are "essential functions" of the job, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Compensation and Benefits
Our employees are compensated from a total rewards perspective in many ways for their contributions to our mission, including competitive pay, exceptional health benefits, retirement plans, time off, and a range of recognition and wellness programs. Visit our site to learn more.
Compensation Range$63,937.60 (minimum) - $79,922.00 (midpoint) - $103,898.00 (maximum)
HHMI's salary structure is developed based on relevant job market data. HHMI considers a candidate's education, previous experiences, knowledge, skills and abilities, as well as internal equity when making job offers. Typically, a new hire for this position in this location is compensated between the minimum and the midpoint of the salary range.