UF CTSI Communications Specialist

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Detailed Description: 

The University of Florida Clincal and Translational Science Institute is seeking a Communications Specialist.

Responsibilities: Establish and maintain a cohesive visual identity in accordance with existing brand standards and guidelines for the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), the academic home for clinical and translational research and training at the University of Florida (UF), under the direction of the CTSI Associate Director, Communications. Assist with the day-to-day and long-range communications needs of the CTSI, with an emphasis on visual storytelling and design. Develop content for a variety of print and digital channels, including websites, social media, email newsletters, presentations, print fliers and brochures and display banners. Produce project-related materials — such as infographics, charts, templates, email announcements, photography, illustrations, video clips, web pages, social posts and other multimedia — that put a human face on translational research, furthering external audiences’ understanding of and support for the CTSI, and generating interest in CTSI services to an internal audience of UF research teams. Assist with activity and event coordination as needed. Participate in communications planning to ensure integration of visual elements from the outset. Assist with analytics and reporting to ensure effectiveness and an outstanding user experience. Work closely with the CTSI “home team” and the UF Health Communications staff to ensure adherence to uniform standards and policies and to avoid duplication of effort. Must be proficient in Adobe Creative software with an emphasis on InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. Must be familiar with web content management, social media content management, analytics and email newsletter tools.

The complete job description is available at UF’s Careers site at http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/509497/communications-specialist

Qualifications: Experience: 

A bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and one year of appropriate experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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