Digital Communications Specialist

Mitchell Hamline School of Law

About Us:

Mitchell Hamline School of Law, located in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a top law school for students seeking a practical legal education. Mitchell Hamline offers traditional full- and part-time programs as well as the only half on-campus/half online J.D. program at an ABA-approved law school.

Position Details

Digital Communications Specialist
Twin Cities Metro
Saint Paul, MN

Department: Public Health Law Center

Reports To: Communications Director

The Public Health Law Center, a dynamic, public interest affiliate of Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota, has immediate openings for a full-time Digital Communications Specialist who has a passion for working for the social good and who shares our commitment to continued learning on issues related to racial and social justice, including the social determinants of health, implicit bias, and systemic oppression. We offer a pleasant campus culture and competitive benefits.

The Center, one of America’s preeminent centers of expertise in public health law and policy, uses the law to improve health by developing cutting-edge policies, providing guidance on public health legal issues and helping defend effective laws against legal challenges. Working with partners nationwide, the Center helps create communities where everyone can be healthy and empowers its partners to transform their environments by promoting healthy food, eliminating commercial tobacco, and encouraging active lifestyles. Our belief in health and equity for all people is at the core of our work.

The Digital Communications Specialist supports the communication functions of the Public Health Law Center by managing and improving the Center web site and creating and integrating new digital content. The Digital Communications Specialist will work with a variety of colleagues to promote the Center’s mission-driven public health work.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as communications, journalism, design or other. (Additional years of experience may be substituted for the degree.) 
  • One to three years of professional communications experience. 
  • Strong skills and experience working with content management systems and email marketing tools. 
  • Competency in HTML, CSS. 
  • Competency in Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere, etc.) and MS Office. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively with many different stakeholders. 
  • Proactive, organized and detail-orientated, with the ability to multi-task and work effectively under deadlines.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with Drupal. 
  • Design capability and understanding of typography, color and layout. 
  • Public Health, health, legal, academic or nonprofit experience.

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