Position Description: Under the supervision and direction of the UCLA DTI LDPP Director and Chair of the Division of Public Health and Community Dentistry, the Communications Manager will be responsible for the development and implementation of a day-to-day communications strategy plan for the UCLA DTI LDPP (More LA Smiles). Duties include: direct management of the Communications Workgroup, including internal and external members (consultants, graphic designers, etc.); developing clear and concise communications for UCLA's internal team members and external partners and stakeholders that abides by the Style Guide which this role will maintain; overseeing the development of communications resources, (including website development and maintenance as well as social media campaigns); providing content and editorial support for marketing materials, reports and publications, and developing strategic messaging in conjunction with the UCLA DTI LDPP Director, Associate Director and Project Workgroup Managers. These activities may also require collaboration with IT and other project support staff to develop effective electronic communications platforms and resources. The position will serve as a liaison between the UCLA DTI LDPP Director and other Managers and assist in the synthesis of data and information obtained from various DTI LDPP sources. This role will also help in planning and developing all collateral to support implementation of project events, including an oral health symposium for external partners.
Specific duties include: develop and implement an effective communications strategy for the UCLA DTI LDPP (More LA Smiles); develop materials for use by internal and external partners; create and disseminate written communications for and about the project; develop documents, presentations, and other multimedia marketing materials for the program (including newsletters, brochures, videos, etc.); research, write, and edit content for online and print collateral; design layout, develop sketches and graphics to illustrate informational materials, online platforms and manuscripts for publication; create and maintain program newsletter and/or other public-facing communications materials; manage social media across various platforms, including building a following, drafting posts, developing campaigns engaging with followers and tracking results, oversee UCLA DTI LDPP website development and maintenance; assist and coordinate the integration of dashboards, discussion boards, etc. to support Quality Improvement Learning Collaborative activities as well as other workgroups; assist with drafting progress evaluation reports and presentations for funders, policy makers and community stakeholders; work closely with UCLA DTI LDPP Program Workgroup Managers to effectively communicate program offerings via collateral materials and social media.
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