Digital Communication Specialist

Posted On: May 12, 2017

Media-Related Job

Media Organization: University of California, San Francisco

Company Description

The Department of Neurological Surgery at UC San Francisco is the West Coast’s leading clinical and research program for disorders of the brain and spine. The purpose of the Digital Media Specialist position is to connect with patients, physicians, students, and scientists about treatment and research for neurological diseases.

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.

Job Description

A key member of the Communications team, the NSX Digital Communication Specialist will report to the Department’s Director of Communications and work with a multimedia team to build and execute a Department-wide web and social media editorial plan.

This role will involve creating and curating content aimed at key audiences on websites and social media while maintaining a consistent and meaningful brand message. In partnership with subject matter experts, the Digital Communication Specialist will identify and develop stories and social media conversations on issues that intersect with the Department’s areas of excellence — both clinical and basic science.

The Digital Communication Specialist will actively monitor and measure the impact of engagement efforts via Radian6, Similar Web, Google Analytics, and other tools, and recommend adjustments as necessary. This position will also be charged with ensuring compliance with established HIPAA policies, UCSF web policies and standards, ADA web standards, and UCSF social media guidelines.

The role is responsible for the efficiency and effectiveness of the operations and processes in his/her area and requires excellent judgment, streamlined and professional communication, and quick turnaround in a fast-paced working environment. The ideal candidate will know how to tell a good story, have a passion for exploring and sharing digital media, have a strong affinity for health, science and the UCSF mission, and should be a creative, critical thinker. He or she will also be personable and able to interact successfully with a wide variety of individuals in a warm, collaborative manner.

To Apply

Apply specifically to requisition #47076BR. Link to apply: