Essential Functions: The Department of Neurology is looking for an Event and Conference Coordinator for Epilepsy Outreach.Looking for a professional and organized person with an interest in improving health in African Americans with Epilepsy in Detroit. Skills needed include ability to speak to public officials, private officials from various different backgrounds, communications through both online and written modalities, organized and punctual individual able to dedicate several hours per week, an enthusiasm and passion for reducing healthcare disparities through outreach and education, an ability to work in a team with medical and research professionals. Duties will include:1) To organize outreach programs (3 times a year) including event speakers, event organization, public relations and advertising work, and mailings/posters.2) Newsletters: To produce publications and mailings 3 times a year regarding different topics in Epilepsy. Organize a mailing list and online mailing list and keeping it up to date, once a year.3) Website Design: To design an interactive website for epilepsy education and awareness including generating original content. Website will be built using a third party. App development experience will be of interest.4) To review feedback forms to produce further events. Statistical analysis of feedback forms and calling attendees back to gather information on efficacy of newletters and events.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required.
Internal Number: 76_206596
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