The Thirty Million Words� (TMW) team at the University of Chicago conceptualizes, translates, builds, and delivers research-based programs that support parents, teachers, and other caregivers to effectively use Thirty Million Words curricula to enrich children's early language environments. TMW takes a public health approach to impacting early learning at a population level and implements programs across health, early learning, and the social service sectors. The TMW Center for Early Learning + Public Health, a new joint venture between The University of Chicago Biological Sciences Division and the Social Sciences Division, seeks a Communications Generalist 2. Working in close collaboration with the Co-directors, the COO, and the Sr. Director of Communications and Curriculum, the position involves implementing a high impact communications strategy in support of the TMW Center. This individual will develop all manner of communications collateral, build and maintain the organization's web and social media presence, and, as needed, handle a variety of special projects. Candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Responsibilities include:- Write and edit communications collateral including press releases, web and social media content, newsletters, feature articles, one-pagers, and other materials;- Contribute to ongoing development of strategic communications plan; - Manage and maintain new website, including regular content updates, functionality and growth;- Develop content to build an audience and engage followers through daily posts across all social media platforms for the TMW Center;- Plan and manage content calendar for websites, social media platforms and other forms of regular communication;- Utilize tools and methodologies, including Google Analytics, to provide analysis on the performance of TMW.com and its social media channels with an eye toward improving engagement efforts;- Handle daily media tracking responsibilities for organization and distribute bi-weekly media and social media briefings; - Manage 'contact us' email, including checking and coordinating responses;- Assist in facilitating incoming media requests; - Assist in creating assets for talks and other speaking engagements in support of Co-directors and senior staff;- Coordinate graphic design projects;- Perform other duties as assigned.
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