Under the general direction of the Director of Public Affairs and Communications for Yale Cancer Center (YCC), plan and implement the communications, information, and publications program for Yale Medicine Urology and, as needed, assist with coordination of similar programs in Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital. Develop and write a variety of communications; increase media relations efforts, and improve print and social media information about Yale Medicine Urology and its place in the field regionally and nationally. Carefully coordinate communications efforts within the Medical Center to present information. Must be a proficient writer with editing skills; detail oriented; able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
Posting Position Title: Associate Communications Officer
University Job Title: Associate Communications Officer
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated ability in science writing and editing. Writing sample required at time of interview.
Required Skill/ability 2: Proven ability in creating creative posts and generating analytics for social media, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
Required Skill/ability 3: Interest and some background with digital journalism (e.g., video, audio blogging, etc.).
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to professionally interact with faculty and staff at all levels.
Required Skill/ability 5:
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
Required Licenses Or Certifications:
Bachelor's degree and minimum of two years of experience in science writing, social media, digital journalism (e.g., video, audio blogging, etc.) or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
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