Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Gainesville, FLORIDA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 19 Mar 2017

Classification Title:

Marketing and Communications Specialist

Job Description:

Coordinates HealthStreet's events including Our Community, Our Health, health education, health screenings, health fairs, support groups, speakers and guests. Assists with photo/video production needs, and works closely with UF Health Creative Services and UF Health IT.

Works with the HealthStreet Manager and UF Health Communications team to coordinate marketing activities in the design, writing and layout of marketing and outreach collateral materials in a variety of media, including newsletters, brochures, fliers, advertisements, videos, and website content to support the missions of UF HealthStreet.

Promotes the visibility of HealthStreet's program and initiatives through placing feature stories that impress and inspire in the media, social media, publications and UF Health websites. Creates testimonials and other promotional material to capture, impress and inspire the essence of our HealthStreet community members. Identifies potential arenas, including web links, professional journals and literature for promoting the HealthStreet program.

Assists HealthStreet Manager with recruitment, training, and project oversight of student volunteers and interns.

Advertised Salary:

Expected starting salary range is $34,000-$37,000, negotiable, based on education, skills and experience

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience; or an associate's degree and five years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Strongest candidates will possess:

  • Strong skills in writing, editing, proofreading, layout, graphic design and WordPress
  • Confidence in communications, be organized and detail-oriented
  • Superior project and time management skills
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in digital media/social media
  • Self-motivation and have a positive and professional approach
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team toward organizational objectives
  • Event coordination experience
Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter, resume and information for three professional references.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (EDT) of the posting end date.
This is a time-limited position.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

Health Assessment Required: No


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