Identifies external dissemination opportunities, including: build relationships with other organizations, pitch stories to media (e.g., podcasts, other print media, other web-based media); engage UChicago communications contacts in dissemination; identify other non-academic outlets to share implementation lessons; identify policy-relevant audience for further engagement with other national stakeholder groups (e.g., panel discussions or webinars with other national organizations, pitch panel or workshop proposals to external organizations based on academic papers, pitch proposals based on emerging implementation lessons).
Leads and coordinates the design and delivery of external dissemination activities. Creates communications materials and products that will be viewed and used by organizations and individuals seeking to translate and implement lessons for their own settings. Example translation and dissemination materials and modes of dissemination include: webinar proposals, blogs, perspective pieces or op-eds for a range of media, healthcare delivery reform strategy overviews, policy briefs, website content, and pitches to other media (e.g., long-form radio, podcasts). May also work with other team members to prepare dissemination products for an academic audience (e.g., manuscripts, conference presentations, posters).
Supports dissemination through social media: develop original content with grantees, use archived photo and video footage, engage wider Twitter audience, develop Twitter chats with other national organizations.
Maintains and updates content on website launched by National Program Office: develop new website sections including: evaluation, publications, stories from the field; develop infographics and fact sheets; cross-post with Twitter.
Supports thought leadership activities, including: monitor annual dates for academic meetings to submit proposals and panels, prepare Twitter posts in advance of and following speaking engagements, pitch op-eds with BTG Co-Directors, identify other speaking and media opportunities through contacts in BTG networks.
Leads grantee-specific communications outreach and engagement efforts: work with grantee communications staff to coordinate communications activities with local organization and local media; conduct 'stories from the field' with frontline staff; post on initiativeâ™s website, cross-post links with Twitter.
Supports annual meeting activities: inform content and agenda for annual meeting, develop content for other media, panels, or abstracts based on conference sessions, identify external speakers or others for collaboration during the meeting.
May conduct interviews or focus groups; may collaborate with other team members to manage and code data utilizing qualitative data software platforms.
Plans for policy-relevant activities and audience: identify policy-relevant audience for further engagement, coordinate policy-relevant content and events with subset of grantees.
Actively participates in team meetings. Works independently and within teams on both ongoing and nonrecurring projects, ensuring that the project progresses according to specified goals and time parameters. Assists administrative support staff, including the development and implementation of virtual and in-person conferences as well as tracking and responding to external customer/stakeholder inquiries and requests.
Interacts with internal and external contacts in a professional and courteous manner.
Solves a range of straightforward problems, as work assignments are difficult and broad in nature, usually requiring originality and ingenuity.
Continues to build higher level knowledge of the University, processes and customers.
Performs other related work as needed.
Knowledge and skills developed through 2-5 years of work experience in a related job discipline.
Working knowledge of key issues to support care transformation in value-based healthcare environments.
Impeccable problem-solving skills with an ongoing attention to detail.
Excellent proven writing and editing skills and ability to synthesize and translate complicated material into clear and simple language.
Excellent proven verbal communication and presentation skills.
Superb organizational, time management and prioritization skills and proven experience coordinating a variety of activities in a timely manner.
Strong project and people management skills.
Proven skill in working both independently and in a complex team environment.
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and to deal effectively with people in potentially stressful, time-sensitive situations and in the face of potentially challenging interactions.
Experience at negotiating in order to accomplish goals.
Ability to form positive working relationships with people from varied backgrounds.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Tolerance for ambiguity.
Demonstrated computer literacy and computing skills sufficient for effective use of diverse managerial and administrative computer applications, technical writing, word processing and spreadsheets.
Occasional weekend or evening work hours.
Ability to travel to national meetings and conferences (approximately .15 FTE on average).
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