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As a member of Fred Hutch’s Communications & Marketing Department, the communications specialist plays an integral role in supporting and executing Fred Hutch’s communications strategy. Reporting to the communications manager, the position is primarily responsible for assisting the team with proactive internal and external communications campaigns and managing inbound requests while maintaining high-quality media monitoring and reporting systems. You’ll partner with colleagues in employee communications, marketing, content and web design, and work across the organization in both the scientific and administrative divisions on integrated communications and marketing initiatives.
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