Emory

Part-Time Communications Coordinator | Voices for Vaccines

Job Number
80209
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Division
Affiliated Organizations
Department
Task Force for Global Health
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Business Operations
Location : Name
Task Force for Global Health
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Decatur

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Description

The Task Force for Global Health, based in Atlanta and founded nearly 40 years ago to advance health equity, works with partners in more than 150 countries to eliminate diseases, ensure access to vaccines and essential medicines, and strengthen health systems to protect populations. 

 

Voices for Vaccines (VFV) is a family-led organization that serves as a catalyst to spark positive parent-to-parent conversations about vaccines and the diseases they prevent by supporting communities, building networks, and developing fact-based content that enables parents to make healthy, informed decisions about vaccination for their children and their communities.

 

The Communications Coordinator (CC) supports the activities of the VFV by providing technical assistance related to social media, public relations, and other communications projects. Specifically, the CC will be part of the communications team and have his/her own portfolio for which he/she oversees the technical execution.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Coordinates various communications activities for a division, school, department, or center.
  • Writes, edits, or develops various communications materials such as correspondence, newsletters, brochures, information packets and articles.
  • May keep targeted audiences abreast of key information by developing and maintaining a website.
  • May assist with or participate in various public relations activities.
  • Publicizes and participates in various special events.
  • May conduct tours.
  • Responds to public inquiries.
  • Develops and maintains effective methods for distributing communication materials and information.
  • May monitor information relevant to the organization, its mission, and operations.
  • Maintains required record-keeping and documentation and may monitor budget.
  • May utilize various aspects of social media to accomplish work objectives.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor's degree in journalism, public relations, English, or a related field.
  • One year of related work experience.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Advanced familiarity with social media platforms, online analytical metrics, and online scheduling tools.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Experience in basic graphic design.
  • Thrives in creative and people-driven environment.
  • Willingness to learn new skills.

 

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future.  Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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