A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position and any experience in the field of public health.
This position will support the work of two federally-funded workforce development programs housed at the University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education. The Region V Public Health Training Center (PHTC) and Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center are both funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The RVPHTC’s purpose is to strengthen the current and future public health workforce through continuing education, student development, and other capacity building activities done in collaboration with community-based partners and technical assistance providers. The BHWRC aims to strengthen the workforce responsible for prevention and treatment of mental health and substance use disorders by conducting studies to inform workforce development and planning efforts.
The Marketing Coordinator will work closely with the Program Managers and Principal Investigator of both programs in the dissemination of training and research deliverables to various stakeholders. This position is term-limited through June 30, 2022 on grant funding with the possibility of renewal.
Communications Strategy and Design
With input from the program teams, the Marketing Coordinator will recommend, coordinate, and implement communication timelines, delivery methods, and content to achieve outreach goals. Includes applying center branding and aesthetic to design of materials.
Create digital newsletters for internal partnership networks as well as those for external audiences, using Mailchimp and Constant Contact
Facilitate webinar hosting
Maintain website content in WordPress, working with vendors as needed
Responsible for identifying and posting frequent content on program social media channels, such as Facebook and Twitter
Engage with new and existing partners to cultivate program communications networks and listservs
Research relevant content from state, regional, and national partners and agencies to disseminate through our channels as appropriate. For example, market trainings developed by other regional PHTCs that may be relevant to our audiences.
Represent the programs at state, regional, and national conference exhibit tables
Collaborate with the School of Public Health Marketing and Communications team as needed?
Monitor and report on communication analytics/results to inform strategic planning, evaluation, and quality improvement
Contribute to reports shared with partners and funders that highlight program successes?
Other duties as assigned
. Some local and regional travel is expected. National conference travel may be required.
Bachelor’s degree in communications, media relations, public health, or relevant field
2-4 years of experience in communications work
Demonstrated experience in coordinating and designing effective communications materials for various audiences, both technical and non-technical
Proficient in use of various media and delivery methods (e.g. social media, web-based content, newsletters, video, email, etc.)
Experience with software and technologies including: Adobe Creative Suite software, such as Photoshop, Publisher, and InDesign; Microsoft Office Suite; Mailchimp and Constant Contact; WordPress; videoconferencing and webinar facilitation.
Skills in graphic design and photography preferred
Experience working with public health and/or behavioral health programs preferred
Ability to prioritize and complete assignments independently with excellent attention to detail and under general supervision. Also able to work collaboratively as part of a team.
This is a Term limited position: Desired start date of April 1, 2020 -June 30, 2022.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 184180
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