Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs is looking for a program specialist to provide both administrative and programmatic assistance on the KAP COVID project. This project, surveying people around the work on knowledge, attitudes and practices related to COVID-19 and interpreting the resulting data, is a partnership with Johns Hopkins CCP, Facebook, WHO, GOARN and MIT. This position reports to the Director of Digital Strategy.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
The KAP COVID Program Specialist will work with team members to both implement and suggest/test new ways to use communication strategies to promote use of the dashboards and related insights, while enforcing and maintaining web and branding standards. The Program Specialist will also assist in administrative duties related to the project, such as setting up meetings, assisting in documentation and working with finance on processing work orders and invoices.
The Program Specialist must be able to manage and meet assigned project and task schedules. Other duties include: Produce graphics for social media and other digital communications channels to promote the KAP COVID dashboards and their use, assist staff in interpreting and analyzing results from the dashboards, developing mailings and social media posts, contribute to global COVID-19 presentations and facilitate engagement with high-level stakeholders, work with CCP Country teams to promote country-level data and data use among teams and their partners, collect and manage feedback database which houses use-case data, Create and maintain materials for use in risk communication presentations, Ministry of Health presentation, partner presentations, academic presentations, webinars, and other dissemination efforts, Assist in reporting analytics on dashboards and quantifying social media efforts, Support and coordinate administrative tasks related to finance, vendor management, Set up meetings including agenda creation, phone lines, room reservations, and Zoom set-up. Test and ensure all presentations display properly and other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Two years related experience required.
Additional relevant experience and/or training may substitute for some education.
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Master’s degree, Experience working with Adobe Creative Suite, Google Analytics
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to convey technical information to non-technical stakeholders.
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite/Cloud or similar graphic design software
Capable of independent work on small short-term projects
Ability to produce digital content quickly and accurately
Experience in database management
Excellent communication skills
Growth mindset and desire to learn data visualization techniques and best practices
High attention to detail
Classified Title: Program Specialist Working Title: Program Specialist Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MC Starting Salary Range: $45,195 - $62,225; Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm, Up to 37.5 hrs/week Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 31-MD:JH at 111 Market Place Department name: 10001159-Ctr for Communication Programs CCP Personnel area: School of Public Health
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