The individual in this position serves as the Communications Coordinator for the ENRICH Carolinas project and the Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute. He/she is responsible for planning and implementing a comprehensive communications strategy to ensure ENRICH and CGBI activities, results and resources are clearly documented and disseminated. This position supports efforts of CGBI to increase visibility and share knowledge with all stakeholders and broad audiences interested in MCH. The individual in this role is responsible for product development and disseminations (briefs, brochures, website, social media, journal publications, sakai platform), and stakeholder engagement activities planning and implementations. The position should be able to offer communications training to CGBI staff and stakeholders.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Strong writing, editing, analytical and interpersonal skills.
Clear understanding of and experience applying knowledge management and communications concepts, tools, and approaches for both internal and external audiences.
Demonstrated ability to create persuasive and clear communications in all forms, traditional and electronic, and with varying audiences.
Demonstrated ability to work autonomously with initiative, critical and creative thinking.
Demonstrated skills in managing small and large projects with multiple internal and external partners.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a variety of individuals including faculty, staff, students, external stakeholders, as well as maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, professional staff and researchers.
Ability to prioritize, focus and achieve results in a fast-paced and complex university environment.
Experience with various computer software including standard Office programs and web design and content management systems.
Master's degree in journalism, communications, marketing, public health or a field related to knowledge management or communications. Three years or more experience working in the field also preferred. Experience in public health and adult education preferred. Candidate must have strong writing skills. Experience with graphic design preferred but not required. Ability to analyze social media metrics also preferred.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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