VP/Director Public Relations- volunteer position at HHP

Published

06/07/2018

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

2271 Vandalia Avenue
Los Angeles
CA
90032
United States

Description

Human Health Project (HHP) is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals increase their health knowledge through the sharing of health information. HHP collects, analyzes, and shares health information to empower and inform individuals to achieve better health outcomes. Our patient-centered approach enables patients and caregivers to choose treatments based on evidence-based clinical data as well as the cumulative knowledge of the HHP community.

For more Information about HHP, please visit our website: https://www.humanhealthproject.org/

 


Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement an integrated strategic communications plan to advance brand identity
  • Create marketing/public relations strategy that will allow HHP to cultivate and enhance meaningful relationships with targeted, high-level external audiences, including the media and key influencers Identify challenges and emerging issues faced by the organization.
  • Work with leadership team and staff to recognize internal and external communications opportunities and solutions, and define and execute appropriate strategies to support them
  • Serve as a spokesperson and lead point person on media interactions that help promote and/or impact the organization
  • Oversee the day-to-day activities of the communications function including budgeting, planning and staff development
  • Recruit and manage a communications team to support the development and execution of the communications strategy
  • Promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality
  • Manage, mentor and develop staff using a supportive and collaborative approach on a consistent basis
  • Establish and monitor staff performance and development goals, assign accountabilities, set objectives, establish priorities, conduct annual performance appraisals

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or related field is required
  • Minimum 10 years experience in a senior management role either in-house or with an agency
  • Demonstrated skill and comfort in proactively building relationships with top tier reporters and editors, and in successfully positioning subject matter with the media to achieve high-impact placements
  • Extensive successful writing and editing experience (externally focused) with a variety of print and online communications media
  • Experience with social media influencer engagement, content campaigns, and media coverage amplification
  • Demonstrated experience and leadership in managing a comprehensive strategic communications, media relations, and marketing program to advance an organization’s mission and goals
  • Creative and thoughtful on how new media technologies can be utilized
  • Innovative thinker, with a track record for translating strategic thinking into action plans and output
  • Experience in building, mentoring, and coaching a team of communications specialists
  • Excellent judgment and creative problem solving skills
  • Superior management skills; ability to influence and engage direct and indirect reports and peers
  • Self reliant, good problem solver, results oriented
  • Ability to make decisions in a changing environment and anticipate future needs
  • Excellent and persuasive communicator
  • Experience measuring the ROI of communications activities
  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative and proactive; a team leader who can positively and productively impact both strategic and tactical finance, and administration initiatives

 

Remote

Ok

Benefits

  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

Opportunity Contact:


Kheya

kheya.d@humanhealthproject.org


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