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Communications and Social Media Manager

Company: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Location: Nashville
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Communications and Social Media Manager

  • 2204150Job ResearchPrimary Location TN-Nashville-1207 17th AvenueOrganization Neuro-Cognitive Dis Div 104407Shift First Shift
    JOB SUMMARY:The Vanderbilt Memory and Alzheimer's Center seeks qualified applicants for a Communications and Social Media Manager. The Manager will plan, develop, and execute communications for the Center, under occasional guidance from the Center Director and program leadership. High-level responsibilities are focused on planning, curating, and publishing social media content and public relations pieces; facilitating digital engagement, including web design; and collaborating with faculty and staff on special projects. Exceptional organizational skills, verbal communication, written communication, and attention to detail are required. Proficiency in Microsoft applications is also required. Proficiency in in graphic design software (e.g., Canva, Adobe Illustrator), Drupal, Barista, Emma, health communications, public health, event management, and community relations is preferred.
    DEPARTMENT SUMMARY:The Department of Neurology has doubled in size over the last five years and continues to grow and expand, adding both clinical providers and administrative team members to support this growth. The department is looking for forward-thinking team members who are looking to learn, grow, and expand their skill sets. The ideal applicant will be flexible and adaptable, will offer solution-oriented suggestions, and will serve as a critical thinker, with a focus on quality and accuracy. Position Shift:
    • Full Time/Exempt PositionView how Vanderbilt Health employees celebrate the difference they make every day:Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity - of culture, thinking, learning and leading - is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt's mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.
      VUMC Recent AccomplishmentsBecause we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
      • US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children's Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.
      • Healthcare's Most Wired: Among the nation's 100 "most-wired" hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.
      • Becker's Hospital Review: named as one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America", in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.
      • The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children's hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.
      • American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows
      • Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.
      • National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement
      • Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.KEY COMPETENCIES:
        • Strong organization, multi-tasking, planning and time management skills.
        • Ability to lead, plan, and manage projects including routine status report outs.
        • Strong organization, multi-tasking, planning and time management skills.
        • Performs tasks that are typically routine that may impact departments' performance with occasional guidance.
        • Dynamic learner, highly collaborative, results oriented.
        • System savvy, particularly with automating data collection and reporting.
        • Excellent verbal, written, professional communication skills.
        • Utilizes some discretion and research to solve routine problems.
        • Understand colleagues' priorities, working styles and develops relationships across areas.
        • Invests time to understand the problems, needs of others and how to provide excellent service.
        • Seeks to understand issues, solves routine problems, and raises proper concerns to supervisors in a timely manKEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
          • Oversees the creation, coordination, and execution of communication pieces, including but not limited to the Center website, social media channels, academic and community events, donor communications, press releases, and talking points.
          • Provides guidance for individuals supporting the program. Delegates tasks as appropriate, reviews work, and follows up to assure successful and timely completion.
          • Promotes growth and expansion of the program by actively seeking stakeholder feedback to improve processes, systems, and outcomes.
          • Grows digital audience to promote study and clinical trial participation and community outreach goals.
          • Develops content for and manages Center newsletters for community and faculty audiences.
          • Manages communication contact lists on behalf of the Center.
          • Develops and maintains print, digital, and infographic materials and assets.
          • Organizes and oversees campus-wide and community events including but not limited to the annual Vanderbilt Alzheimer's Disease Research Day.
          • Manages media requests.
          • Develops PowerPoint presentations for scientific and lay audiences.
          • Develops annual (impact) report on behalf of Center
          • Evaluates program activities and milestones, including providing updates at team meetings with table and figure summaries.
          • Recognizes and takes charge of areas of responsibility. Takes ownership of problems brought to their attention. Analyzes problems and follows through to problem resolution. Takes responsibility for mistakes and quickly learns from them.
          • Demonstrates the ability to effectively prioritize tasks and work assignments. Plans, organizes, and completes projects in an efficient manner. Distinguishes critical needs from less urgent ones.
          • Communicates within and across the interdisciplinary team to maximize effectiveness, efficiency, and information sharing.
          • Accepts constructive criticism. Demonstrates a positive attitude in response to suggestions for improvement and actively integrates feedback.
          • Develops and communicates team goals and provides follow-up as needed to assure timely completion.
          • Creates an environment that encourages and supports self-development and learning through regular, timely feedback.
          • Listens and understands other team members' points of view. Considers suggestions from others. Creates and supports a climate of trust, openness, and honest communication. Exhibits cultural competence and cultural humility.
          • Able to evaluate workflow efficiency within supervised projects, generate solutions, and communicate changes to team members.
          • Able to be flexible and learn new skills that aid program implementation in support of the Center's mission
            Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 3 years relevant experience.

Keywords: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville , Communications and Social Media Manager, Executive , Nashville, Tennessee

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