CPHI PROGRAM AND COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST
Duties: Responsible for managing and implementing the communications and visibility component of the Center for Public Health Initiative's (CPHI) new strategic plan, and serve as a lead administrative coordinator for CPHI education, research and community activities. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to: sustaining and expanding the virtual public health community across schools and departments at Penn; administrative and programmatic support to the CPHI Deputy Director for CPHI and the Director of Education of the MPH program; arranging CPHI and MPH events and meetings, such as MPH graduation, alumni and student professional development, speaker series, institutes and conferences; generating and managing all CPHI and MPH social media content, including the CPHI and MPH websites, twitter, facebook and the public health blog; creating all promotion and communication materials for CPHI/MPH events, MPH students, and CPHI fellows including the e-newsletter; weekly virtual digests, CPHI fellow and MPH student/alumni spotlights and briefs. The position will also serve as a liaison to media outlets and coordinate with internal Penn communications teams/departments to promote events and activities.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and 2 to 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Excellent attention to detail and ability to utilize email, Internet, Microsoft Office and other community applications in a highly-skilled, organized, efficient and accurate manager. The position requires superior written and verbal communication skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team, the capacity to handle and prioritize multiple tasks, and good judgment. The ideal candidate will possess public health knowledge or public policy or health communications; and/or have an interest and dedication to the field. Excellent interpersonal skills are also important. For candidates who meet all of the above requirements, knowledge of the Penn environment is a plus.
Reference Number: 40-28681
Salary Grade: 026
Employment Type: Non-Exempt
Org: CP-Center for Public Health Initiatives
Job Family: X-Secretarial/Administrative