Communications Manager (REMOTE - OPEN NATIONWIDE)

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Organizational DescriptionTo heal communities affected by violence,The Health Alliance for Violence Intervention() fosters hospital and community collaborations to advance equitable, trauma-informed care for violence intervention/ prevention programs. Our vision is to build a system of healthcare that mobilizes hospitals and communities to end violence, together.In the new national dialogue about structural racism and police brutality, our model of hospital-based violence intervention (described below) has been cited as a powerful, effective alternative to policing practices. Recently, we have been cited or highlighted in New York Times, NBC News, The Guardian, Health Affairs, The Trace, and Time Magazine and more.We represent the new and long-standing programs which can be found in roughly 70 cities. Our work at the HAVI connects, empowers, and advocates for the thousands of physicians, nurses, therapists, gang interventionists, outreach workers, researchers and patients affiliated with these programs in the U.S., Canada, England and El Salvador. We host a sold-out annual conference of over 500 professionals implementing our health approach to violence. We support working groups, have successfully advocated for policies that increase investment in health approaches to violence, are a sought after national expert on violence intervention strategies.The model: Hospital-based violence intervention programs: (HVIPS)Hospital-based violence intervention programs (HVIPs) vary in the specifics of their design and scope, but typically include a brief intervention in the emergency department or at the hospital bedside as well as intensive community-based case management services following discharge. HVIP services are provided by culturally competent Violence Prevention Professionals who often also serve in a mentorship capacity. HVIPs are rooted in the philosophy that violence is preventable and that violent injury offers a teachable moment and unique opportunity to break cycles of violence. HVIPs embrace a public health approach to violence prevention as they are grounded in data, which indicate that victims of violence are at elevated risk for re-injury and violence perpetration. This model has been the subject of numerous peer-reviewed studies indicating promising impact on injury recidivism, criminal justice contact, and trauma symptoms. HVIPs are now a recommended practice by the federal government.Job description:The HAVI seeks a Communications Manager who can leverage our national expertise to advance public discourse on racial justice and alternatives to policing practices. They will develop and implement social media strategy, build and design HAVI knowledge products, maintain website functionality and design, coordinate public relations efforts, and support executive positioning. Duties also include supporting national partnerships and/or partner organizations.Essential Duties:Content DevelopmentCreate collateral materials using brand standards, including infographics, impact reports, toolkits, etc.Collect and write copy for website, including member updates.Develop conference materials - including booklet and micrositeSupport the development of graphics as liaison to graphic design consultants (when applicable)Email MarketingDevelop monthlye-bulletins for HAVI list with highlights, events, calls to action, etc.Develop email marketing strategy for targeted audiencesSocial MediaMaintain and develop social media presence on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn with targeted growth in followersBuild social media campaigns that engage key audiencesSupport profile management of executive directorDatabase managementMaintain web alerts to identify and collect media and research on hospital-based violence interventionMaintain mailing list for members, conference attendees, and other stakeholdersPress/MediaRespond to media inquiries and schedule interviews with executive director and board membersDevelop press releases for key eventsPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Minimum of 4 years experience working on a range of communications functions: copywriting, social media, and email marketing. Graphic design and public relations experience a plusExperience working with national organizations, preferably in healthcare, related academic fields, and/or youth developmentExperience interpreting academic research for a general audienceExcellent skills conceptualizing and writing a range of collateral materials.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:Excellent written and oral communication skillsOperates with a lens of equity, social justice and trauma-informed approachesAbility to work as a part of the team, lead when appropriate, and accept feedbackAbility to adapt communication appropriately for purpose and audienceHigh level of organization, accuracy, and attention to detailAbility to efficiently manage multiple tasks with accuracyAbility to adapt to changing prioritiesAbility to design presentations using professional tools such as powerpoint, prezi, etc.Professional appearance and demeanor