Scripps: Assistant/Associate Director of Strategic Communications (part time, temporary) to develop and implement a strategic communications plan for the Center. This individual reports to the Executive Director of the Scripps Gerontology Center and is responsible for branding, communications management, and overall message content for the Center. Scripps maintains communication with a variety of audiences, including but not limited to: academic researchers; prospective students and Gerontology program alumni; legislators and policy-makers; older adults and their families; and the general public. We deliver our message via paper and online research reports and journal articles, webinars, social media, periodic electronic newsletters, and annual reports. Three associated webpages also showcase our work —Scrippsaging.org, ScrippsOMA.org, and ohio-population.org. Disseminating and promoting Scripps work with excellence, accuracy, timeliness, and broad visibility is a key priority. Position is 50% time.
Updating and maintaining Scripps communication platforms and implementing new and innovative communications strategies;
Developing and implementing a plan for regular review and updating of written products such as informational brochures and flyers;
Developing and implementing a plan for regular review and updating of three websites;
Writing content for and creating custom products such as newsletters, annual reports, press releases, brochures, infographics or other materials as needed;
Recruiting and coordinating with regular and contract staff members engaged in production of communications materials such as research reports, social media posts, and webinars;
Serving as liaison with University Communications regarding news and press releases, experts for News Bureau requests, implementation of Miami guidelines for communications materials, and other activities.
For appointment as Assistant Director: Bachelor’s degree in communication studies, public relations, marketing, journalism, or related field. Final candidates will be required to submit a portfolio of sample communications materials.
For appointment as Associate Director: Bachelor’s degree in communication studies, public relations, marketing, journalism, or related field and three or more years of experience in communications planning, research dissemination, or related field. Final candidates will be required to submit a portfolio of sample communications materials.
Desire: Knowledge of gerontology and programs and services for older adults.
Submit cover letter and resume to http://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/496303/. Direct inquiries to Pamela Mayberry at mayberps@MiamiOH.edu. Review of applications begins December 2, 2019 and continues until position is filled.
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