Maryland Obamacare Exchange looking for PR help

Maryland Health Connection

A recent job listing for the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange indicates they are looking for a Public Affairs Officer (Communications Coordinator.) With the disastrous roll out here in Maryland as well as nationally, this is not a surprise.

From the listing:

The main purpose of this position is to provide public relations support to the Department of Communications and Outreach while supporting the mission of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE). This position will assist in the development of media relations materials and disseminate communications materials to the media, stakeholders and constituents. It will coordinate the public information process on behalf of the MHBE by tracking all incoming requests and delivering requested information to the public in a timely manner. This position will provide media and logistics support, when necessary, to staff meetings and marketing/outreach events. It will also track and analyze media coverage for trends and opportunities; support marketing and communications staff on special projects as needed; and, update the MHBE website(s) on a regular basis.

The full listing is below.

Public Affairs Officers II – Communications Coordinator)

Jeff Quinton

Jeff Quinton

Jeff Quinton is an award-winning blogger who has been aggregating and blogging since 1998. He has worked as a reporter, in government, and as a communications professional in Columbia, SC and Washington, DC.

Quinton is a native South Carolinian who has lived in Baltimore since 2006. He is a recent convert to the Catholic Church and is active in the Knights of Columbus. He has been involved in the pro-life movement nationally and locally since 2010.

Quinton is a veteran who served as an intelligence analyst in the Army National Guard. He is also an Eagle Scout.
Jeff Quinton