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The Senior Director, Health and Research Communications (SDHRC) reports to the Assistant Vice President, Health Sciences Communications. The SDHRC is responsible for developing and executing integrated communication initiatives related to health and medicine. Includes strategic communications planning and implementation around the business of Health Sciences, and the societal and economic impact of what it means to be a leading research university, including communication around research grants, rankings, and strategic faculty and research communications. Working collaboratively with Health Sciences leadership and within schools, departments, and divisions and include Emory Healthcare, this position will work strategically to implement the Communications team’s print and digital strategy for advances in clinical care, medical education, and biomedical research and innovation. Applying rigorous analysis and data and with a goal of building a robust health communications strategy, this position will work to enhance print, digital, news and social media content across targeted audiences, including alumni, donor, faculty, student, and external audiences. This position requires a creative strategist with a passion for innovative storytelling and media relations. Works closely with the analytics team to develop and utilize key performance indicators in strategic communications planning and implementation. Collaboratively develops content solutions that result in multi-platform communications campaigns illustrating impact and solutions resulting from University and Health Sciences strategic initiatives.
NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department of work.
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