The Social Media Research Assistant will actively engage multiple audiences via social and mobile media to increase visibility, interactivity, and brand awareness. This position manages and executes day-to-day activity on the ERGOT (Epidemiology Research Group in Organ Transplantation) related social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram). Using social media to drive users to the group’s website, promote lab/project related research, promote events and programs with lab attendance, increase the sense of connection to the group in its extended community, and ensure that communications are aligned with the group’s brand messaging and policies.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Develop, implement, and manage social and mobile communications to include: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other Web-based and mobile social sites.
Create and maintain the overall and day-to-day social and mobile media presence, including page design, photos, and graphical elements.
Use videos, photography, tweets, text, and blogs to advance goals in social media.
Provide editing support for faculty with international journals
Support the creation of visual abstracts for lab papers to be shared on social media
Write compellingly and accurately, and show attention to detail.
Report activity and progress in clear and concise formats.
Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory): Bachelor's degree in related discipline. Some related experience. Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula. JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job. Preferred qualifications:
Professional experience or interest in the field of transplantation
Technical writing, reading and summarizing research literature.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated expertise in the social media, digital, and mobile device communications environment
Ability to maintain social media pages, groups, and applications (i.e. Facebook)
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent work attitude and habits including reliability, flexibility, and the ability to think and work independently and as a team.
Demonstrated ability to think creatively and critically in problem-solving and project implementation.
Ability to craft and create visual abstracts of scientific papers for social media
Classified Title: Research Assistant Working Title: Social Media Research Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.10 - $22.12 Employee Group: Casual / On Call Schedule:20 hours a week as needed Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location:2000 E. Monument Street Department Name: 10003182-SOM Sur Transplant Surgery Personnel Area: School of Medicine
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