Communications Specialist - Public Health and Community Medicine, School of Medicine - (21001109)
The Office of Public Health and Professional Degree Programs (PHPD) oversees administrative services related to supporting students in the graduate degree programs offered by Tufts University School of Medicine (excluding the MD program). PHPD responsibilities include admissions, registration, career services, and other student services functions. Programs supported by PHPD include the MPH and related dual degrees, the MS in Health Informatics and Analytics (HIA), the MS in Biomedical Sciences (MBS), the Physician Assistant (PA) program, and the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program(s).
The Communications Specialist executes communications strategies that promote the recruitment and enrollment of students in all PHPD programs. They research, recommend, and implement communications and marketing projects and strategies to support the enrollment goals of all PHPD programs at the direction of the Director of Enrollment Systems and Marketing. This individual develops a deep knowledge of PHPD programs and prospective student concerns/behaviors in order to develop high-quality, effective messaging and content for print, email, website, and social media channels. They evaluate and report on effectiveness of communications strategies and recommends changes or improvements. This individual may monitor budgets; provide guidance to support staff, students, and temporary workers; and coordinate work with outside vendors and consultants on projects as needed.
Bachelor's degree in related area of study or equivalent and 3 - 5 years of professional communications experience.
Applies knowledge and ensures compliance with University and industry standards for security, privacy, and accessibility.
Advanced degree and experience in education or non-profit setting preferred.
Experience ensuring compliance of web page content with W3C and Section 508 (ADA) accessibility standards preferred. Ongoing training will be provided to help keep up with current trends and requirements.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston
Job: Communications and Marketing
Organization: Public Health & Community Med
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Feb 23, 2021, 7:07:49 PM
Internal Number: 21001109
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