The International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, seeks to fill a Communications Coordinator position to support advocacy and communication activities. This positon is for six months.
We seek a highly motivated individual to support content creation, social media, and website development and maintenance. This individual would support IVAC organizational communications and communications-related project work for the Policy, Advocacy, and Communications (PAC) team, including the Value of Immunization Compendium of Evidence (VoICE). Activities will include developing website content and supporting website maintenance, manage social media outlets, support project collateral development, produce web and newsletter stories, and conduct preliminary literature reviews and analysis as necessary. This individual would be responsible for working with partners and faculty to develop content and highlight the projects, programs, news, and resources to diverse audiences including research, program, and policy partners and funders.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Continue to develop website content reflecting the latest projects, research themes, publications, and scholarship opportunities.
Coordinating with Center, Department and School communication managers to generate excellent social media content, distribute through Center Twitter accounts, and amplify through other accounts where appropriate.
Support VoICE project leadership in communicating key concepts and evidence and amplifying featured issues through newsletters, social media, and other collateral.
Support project team in maintaining VoICE website content and functionality.
Support development of one-page At-A-Glance briefs summaring key evidence and messages, slide sets, and other communication resources.
Produce e-bulleting and progress updates email campaigns.
Periodic assistance with event planning and promotions.
Two (2) years of college coursework.
Some related experience.
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Proficiency in WordPress, Constant Contact, MailChimp, Twitter, Adobe InDesign, Canva, PowerPoint, and other common Microsoft software applications.
Experience managing professional social media accounts (e.g., Twitter handles) including ability to build engaged communities and produce widely shared content.
Extremely detail oriented and proficient with self-editing, producing copy requiring minimal top editing.
Demonstrated ability to translate scientific content for policy and other non-technical audiences.
Self-motivated and able to work well independently and collaboratively with a variety of individuals both inside and outside of the organization in a professional manner.
Classified Title: Communications Coordinator Working Title: Communications Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ATO 40/E/03/OE Starting Hourly Pay Rate Range: $17.42 - $23.95/ commensurate with experience Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30a.m -5:00p.m / up to 27 hrs per wk Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health Department name: 60000552-IH - Int'l Vaccine Access Center (IVAC) Personnel area: School of Public Health
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