Advertised Summary Job Description: The Department of Psychiatry is currently seeking a Communications and Publications Coordinator for two programs, the Global Mental Health Program (GMHP) and the Health and Aging Policy Fellows Program (HAPF), working approximately 4 days/ week for the GMHP and 1 day/ week for HAPF.
Global Mental Health Program (GMHP) related job responsibilities: The Communications and Publications Coordinator will be the primary person responsible for management of digital and print communications, traditional and digital marketing, social media strategy and occasional event. The Coordinator will be managing the program's flagship website: cugmhp.org, including developing, editing and curating content for the site.
Global Clinical Practice Network related job responsibilities: The Coordinator will work closely with the GMPH team to expand the GCPN and the resources available through GCP.Network. This involves website management, creation of written content and promotional strategies. The position will also be the lead team member for the administrative management of the portfolio of print publications related to the ICD-11. The Communications and Publications Coordinator will be responsible for managing the engagement of authors, establishing the contracts for authors as needed, scheduling conference calls, and compiling the production of materials.
Health and Aging Policy Fellows (HAPF) Program and related job responsibilities: The Communications and Publications Coordinator for the Health and Aging Policy Fellows Program will be an integral part of a five-member team. S/he reports directly to the Director and Deputy Director, and closely coordinates with the Program Manager and other staff in the office as well as external experts and vendors.
The position will have primary responsibility for maintaining the program website (healthandagingpolicy.org) using WordPress CMS, ensuring content is relevant, engaging and up to date. Communications responsibilities will also include managing and updating the marketing lists and sending regular updates to networks including announcements and newsletters. These communications include recruitment efforts including identifying new media outlets to promote the HAPF program (e.g., social media engagement). S/he will also have primary responsibility for drafting HAPF newsletters and program updates. The incumbent will work closely with the Program Coordinator to ensure timely communication with existing and new media outlets to promote the fellowship program. The Communications and Publications Coordinator will also work closely with the Deputy Director of the HAPF Program to develop and support the HAPF Alumni Leadership Program, which will include an annual meeting and an online community hosted on our HAPF Program website.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education, training and experience, plus two years of related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Essential Mental Functions: project management skills, writing and editorial experience, and evidence of facility with digital communications and platforms (website, social media etc.)
Applicant must have strong organizational and self-management skills; be detail-oriented; have the ability to take initiative and responsibility in meeting deadlines and making progress; and have strong spoken and written communication skills.
Basic computer skills including experience with MS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint are required.
The successful candidate will have experience with social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn).
The successful candidate will also have experience with conducted targeted literature searches using available databases (e.g., PubMed).
Experience with conducting scholarly literature reviews and manuscript editing is not required but a plus.
Finally, some knowledge of mental health and aging policy issues are beneficial but not required.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree with at least two years of related experience or equivalent in training and experience, including project management skills, writing and editorial experience, and evidence of facility with digital communications A degree in a related field (e.g., Psychology, Public Health, Social Work) is preferred.
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