• Communications and Development Manager - TFGH

    Emory Healthcare/Emory UniversityDecatur, GA 30032

    Job #2709740903

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    **COVER LETTER REQUIRED

    The Task Force for Global Health, based in Atlanta and founded nearly 40 years ago to advance health equity, works with partners in more than 150 countries to eliminate diseases, ensure access to vaccines and essential medicines, and strengthen health systems to protect populations. For more information, visit ~~~.

    The Task Force communications & development department supports the strategic objectives of the organization including brand identity, program success, fundraising, and employee recruitment and retention. The department leads an integrated communications program to drive high levels of brand awareness and engagement with donors, partners, employees, and other target audiences. The department is playing a critical role in the growth of The Task Force as the central communications team ties together the multiple brands/programs of The Task Force to engage a variety of audiences.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Responsible for the integrated communication and promotion of divisional programs and services of the Task Force for Global Health (TFGH). Collaborates with others to develop and implement programs and communications materials for targeted audiences which enhances awareness and utilization of divisional programs and services.

    • Creates effective promotional materials, including articles, brochures, forms, and flyers.

    • Designs, oversees, and updates a website to educate and promote activities and programs; coordinates websites.

    • May manage a budget.

    • May conduct evaluations, surveys, and focus groups to assist in quality improvement efforts.

    • May be responsible for managing various aspects of social media activities. Leads TFGH's end-of-the-year giving campaigns.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • The communications and development manager builds and protects the TFGH brand through content creation, targeted outreach to key audiences, and the use of analytics to inform strategic communications and fundraising efforts.

    • Will lead key functions while contributing to a team, prioritizing collaboration and learning new skills.

    • Key responsibilities include: Writing: This position will interview staff and partners to create content for the newsletter, donor mailings, website, social media, press releases, video scripts, annual report, staff mailings, and speeches and edit colleagues' writing.

    • Stories must be well-researched and well-written, reflecting knowledge of news conventions, AP style guidelines, and core copy editing principles. Supporting development efforts: Leads content creation for TFGH's End-of-Year giving campaigns; supports the development of fundraising materials and other fundraising campaigns.

    • Contributes to the development of TFGH's development plan and strategy. Helps with donor-focused events.

    • Media engagement: Identifies newsworthy Task Force activities and key journalists, pitches stories, cultivates and manages media relationships, trains spokespeople, tracks media coverage, conducts analytics, and represents The Task Force to increase media coverage.

    • Video production: Experience filming and editing video for compelling video packages of varying lengths -- including B-roll, interviews, and internal and external uses.

    • Maintains and manages video archive.

    • Collaborates with communications and program colleagues to highlight the impact of Task Force programs through storytelling.

    • Juggles simultaneous creative projects and tracking their impact in order to inform subsequent initiatives.

    • Performs other related duties as required.

    Writing

    • Identify story opportunities, interview staff and partners and create content for a variety of Task Force materials including: key messaging, newsletter articles, donor mailings, website, social media, press releases, video scripts, annual report, speeches and internal staff mailings.

    • Review pieces by colleagues and edit and help with crafting. Pieces must be well-researched and well-written, reflecting knowledge of news conventions, news angles, AP style guidelines, and core copy editing principles.

    • Supporting development efforts: Executes content creation for TFGH's fundraising campaigns; supports the development of fundraising materials and other marketing and outreach materials.

    • Contributes to the development of TFGH's development plans and strategy.

    • Helps with donor-focused events.

    Media engagement

    • Identifies newsworthy Task Force activities and key journalists, pitches stories, cultivates and manages media relationships, trains spokespeople, tracks media coverage, conducts analytics, and represents The Task Force to increase media coverage.

    Video Production

    • Experience filming and editing video for compelling video packages of varying lengths - including B-roll, interviews, internal and external uses.

    • Maintain and manage video archive.

    • Collaborating with communications and program colleagues to highlight the impact of Task Force programs through storytelling

    • Juggling simultaneous creative projects and tracking the impact of them in order to inform subsequent initiatives

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • A bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, public relations, marketing, or other related field, and five years of experience developing marketing and informational materials and writing/research, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Journalism experience

    • Gifted writer with impeccable attention to detail, and knowledge of news conventions and AP style.

    • Ability to copy edit own work and work of others

    • Experience with and understanding of global health and development issues and sector; experience working in a developing country preferred

    • Social media savvy with proven track record of engaging and increasing followers

    • Experience with digital storytelling to engage audiences

    • Experience in media relations, public speaking, event planning

    • Experience with donor relations and fundraising.

    • Capital Campaign experience a plus.

    • Expertise using KPIs and analytics to set and track goals and inform strategy and priorities

    • Experience with marketing, communications and development tools and techniques such as WordPress (website creation and maintenance), MailChimp, Meltwater, Salesforce (managing a CRM database), DonorSearch and Foundation Directory (identifying potential individual and organizational funding prospects), SEO best practices, and basic use of some design tools

    • Knowledge of MS office tools and Google platforms.

    • Knowledge of publishing and other related software.

    • Demonstrated creativity in the design of marketing, fundraising, public relations or educational programs and communications materials.

    NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department. This role requires residency in the state of GA. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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    Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

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    Job Number 131191

    Job Type Regular Full-Time

    Division Affiliated Organizations

    Department Task Force for Global Health

    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

    Job Category Business Operations

    Campus Location (For Posting) : City Decatur

    Location : Name Task Force for Global Health