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Department Publications Coordinator

Department Publications Coordinator

Department Publications Coordinator

MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX 77030

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The primary purpose of the Coordinator, Department Publications position is to provide communications support to the Brain Tumor Program and the Brain and Spine Center that includes management of publications and Web site development; project planning; and strategies to advance and promote the goals and activities of the Program and Center.

***Seeking heavy social media experience***

Key Functions
  • Social Media and Marketing
    • Maintains social media accounts, Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms that develop, working closely with the Integrated Media Office to keep community informed about Brain and Spine Center.
    • Participates in social media syndicate group and other social media related events and educational opportunities at MD Anderson
    • Works with marketing team to develop and implement ad campaigns and other advertising efforts for the Brain and Spine Center
  • Web site Development and Maintenance
    • Manages content and provide constant maintenance of internal and external Web site for Brain Tumor Program as well as the Brain and Spine Center, and the Neuro-Oncology and Neurosurgery departments.
    • Works with faculty to implement his/her material into the web sites.
    • Liaises with Internet Services.
  • Communications
    • Works directly with the department chairs and administrators in the development of the following: strategies to promote Brain Tumor Program goals, and other programs related to the Brain and Spine Center, institution wide and externally, and other publications/communications as required.
    • Provides communication, document and report writing support to the Chair, DAs, and individual faculty (as approved).
    • Serves as expert resource to the Brain Tumor Program/Brain and Spine Center with regard to publications.
    • Generates ideas for communications strategies and develops promotional plans and materials.
    • Establishes professional relationship with physician relations to keep referring physicians in ten-county area and community at large informed about the Brain and Spine Center.
  • Publications Management
    • Assumes direct responsibility for development and production of Spine Tumor Newsletter and Brain Tumor Newsletter.
      • Conduct interviews, write and edit articles.
      • Advise committee in the development of story ideas.
      • Develop distribution list (both internal and external) to grow readership and ensure appropriate parties are kept abreast of Program/Center activities.
    • Collaborates with Communications, Medical Graphics, and Photography to ensure the creation of quality design and production for print and broadcast materials.
    • Identifies need and develops content for various communications mediums (i.e., brochures, online distribution, etc.) to increase visibility of the Brain Tumor Program and the Brain and Spine Center.

Required Education:

Bachelor's degree.

Required Experience:

Four years experience in communications, writing or editing. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one year basis.

Preferred Experience/Skills:

Heavy social media experience, ability to work independently and proactive attitude.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 147175
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
  • Work Week: Day/Evening, Days
  • Fund Type: Soft
  • Work Location: Remote (within Texas only)
  • Pivotal Position: No
  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 54,500
  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 68,000
  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 81,500
  • Science Jobs: No

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• Location: 29.707108:-95.397

• Post ID: 21988661

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