Social Marketing Communications Task Lead/Children's Health
Department: SAMHSA E-SOC Yr 1
Employment Type: Part Time
Job Type: Non-Union
Work Shift: Day/Evening with Variable Start Time
Work Days: M-F
Date Posted: 07/26/2017
Requisition Number: hrq-74879
Please note: Position is part-time/20 hours per week
The Children's Health Initiative is currently focused on a demonstration project regarding cost-effectiveness of integrated systems of care for children. The Social Marketing-Communications Lead will develop a comprehensive social marketing/communications strategy for the E-SOC community, including a social marketing strategic plan, public education activities, and overall outreach efforts. S/he will coordinate activities with the national communications campaign contractor, design printed materials that educate about health issues, and create ad campaigns that help increase public knowledge of the SOC expansion program. This lead position will utilize the internet and other forms of mass media to help influence public policy and to help educate the public about SOC expansion services and wellness issues. This position reports to the Principal Investigator.
Education/Training: • Master's degree in health-care or health policy related field, or equivalent experience. Skills and knowledge required: • Demonstrated use of innovative communication and social marketing to promote positive social and behavior change among individuals, systems and communities. • Ability to identify the obstacles to taking action and the many forces that influence behavior and choice develop strategies that address the interests of the care givers for children receiving mental health services who we are trying to reach. • Familiarity with the full spectrum of communication technologies available to advance human development. • Demonstrated use of customized, technology-based interventions which can be used to reach a wide variety of audiences and achieve meaningful change. Personal qualities: • Multi-lingual, preference will be given to an individual who is fluent in Spanish or Portuguese • Confidence that your outreach can have a direct impact on the health of the public. • Good Communication Skills –good written and verbal communication skills. • Good Organization –being able to organize effectively is important. • Travel to SOC meetings and local travel is required.