Under the direction of the Department Chair, the Communications Project Manager will be responsible for managing activities related to communications strategies for a large multi-site clinical trial. The study will use community engaged methods to unite experts and community stakeholders in using a data-driven approach to narrow service gaps and implement a tailored suite of programs to reduce overdose deaths across Massachusetts. The study will be carried out across sixteen sites throughout the state. The Communications Unit will be situated within the Department of Health Law, Policy and Management.
The Communications PM will be integral to the creation and roll-out of internal and public-facing communication campaigns around treatment and prevention interventions developed in partnership with participating state and federal health policy makers and this project's local partners. The Communications PM will develop and maintain active, productive relationships with the sixteen Community Advisory Boards and Community Coalitions, as well as the communications and government affairs teams at Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston University, and Boston Medical Center. The PM will oversee the creation, publication, and dissemination of print and electronic media materials across the communities, which may include press releases, op-eds, print and billboard advertisements, policy briefs, website updates, and contributions to online social media accounts. The PM will also be charged with monitoring the news cycle to identify and capitalize on additional media and advocacy opportunities as well as managing ongoing vendor relationships and ensuring projects with these vendors are completed on time and on budget.
Candidates must have at least two years of experience working on public health campaigns, have experience in using social media for local public health purposes, be creative, independent, outgoing, organized, and willing to travel across the state. Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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