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MD Anderson Cancer Center Senior Communications Specialist - Strategic Communications in Houston, Texas

The mission of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.

Intranet Content Development:

  • Successfully consults, develops, manages and measures intranet content.

  • Proactively ensures content is accurate, current, not duplicated, consistent and reflective of messaging and content strategy.

  • Optimizes content layout for desktop and mobile and ensures web accessibility standards are met.

Project Management and Measurement.

  • Works with customers to effectively define, initiate and implement web communications projects.

  • Routinely attends meetings with clients and leadership and is available for consultation.

  • Works with Information Services to evolve intranet and resolve technical issues.

  • Tracks and analyzes success of web communications, provides status reports and identifies as well as solves potential problems.

Writing and Editing:

  • Clear, consistent writing and editing in all work product.

  • Command of Associated Press style, as well as MD Anderson style.

  • Able to translate complex information to a level that can be understood by a variety of audiences.

Support and Training:

  • Provides one-on-one technical, editorial and design support to decentralized editors via live virtual sessions and written exchanges through email or instant message.

  • Updates written training materials and leads live virtual group training sessions, as needed.

Other duties as assigned


Required : Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, Public Relations, Communications or related field.


Required : Four years of experience in public relations, communications, writing/editing or related field. With preferred degree, two years of required experience.

Must pass pre-employment skills test as required and administered by Human Resources.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 167458

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 66,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 82,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 99,000

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Remote

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Referral Bonus Available?: No

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: No

  • Science Jobs: No