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PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER II

Communications & Outreach Coordinator

Recruitment #19-002378-0006

GRADE

15

LOCATION OF POSITION

750 E. Pratt St, 6th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202

Main Purpose of Job

Under the direction of the Director of Marketing and Outreach, the Outreach Coordinator is responsible for overseeing all aspects of outreach engagement with community and corporate partners, including, but not limited to, retailers, hospitals/health systems, labor unions, for-profit organizations, trade and business associations, sports and athletic organizations (teams) and others. The Outreach Coordinator will oversee the implementation of the Community and Corporate Partnership Program; identify marketing needs; facilitate and staff meetings; plan special events; educate and train volunteers of corporate programs as necessary, and perform other administrative tasks as required to support the program. The Outreach Coordinator will collaborate with the Marketing and Outreach Department on special projects as needed to achieve the enrollment goals of the Maryland Health Connection.

POSITION DUTIES

Develop and maintain corporate partnerships with stakeholder organizations through the state that strategically align with the target audience of Maryland Health Connection under the director of the Director of Marketing and Outreach and with the support of the marketing and communications department.

Implementation of Community and Corporate Partnership Program including the dissemination of marketing materials to corporate partners (brochures, posters, educational materials); in-store training; information sessions for staff.

Ongoing monitoring of corporate programs to determine compliance of partners and success of strategies. 

Plan and attend special events to educate consumers, members, etc. through corporate program. 

Collaborate with Social Media Specialist to facilitate and coordinate seamless delivery of community outreach strategy. 

Collaborate with the Marketing and Outreach Department on special projects as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with at least 30 semester credit hours in one or more of the following subjects: English, journalism, public relations, writing or other similar and related courses.   

Experience: Three years experience in public information, public relations, journalism or other related experience in publicity or promotional work. 

 

Note:  

1. Applicants may substitute additional experience as described above for the required college education on a year-for year basis.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in public affairs classification or public affairs specialty codes in the information and arts field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

Bilingual (Spanish)

Experience working in a communications/outreach/marking capacity in the following industries: Healthcare, Health Insurance/Affordable Care Act

Experience creating/supporting partnerships with community organizations

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties that require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.  

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service will be requires before the time of hire.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application and resume to:

Maryland Health Benefit Exchange 

Attn: Office of Human Resources

750 E. Pratt Street, 6th Floor Baltimore, MD 21202 

Or via email to JasCiel Stamp at jasciel.stamp@maryland.gov

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application. Applications must be received no later than the close of business on the closing date. 

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. 

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. 

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov. 

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay. 

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

The Maryland Health Benefit Exchange participates in E-verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm your eligibility to work in the U.S. after an offer of employment is accepted.



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Apply via Paper Application. You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.