Originally established in 1848 as the New England Female Medical College, and incorporated into Boston University in 1873, Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) today is a leading academic medical center with an enrollment of more than 700 medical students and 950 students pursuing degrees in graduate medical sciences. BUSM faculty contribute to more than 668 active grants and contracts, with total anticipated awards valued at more than $693 million in amyloidosis, arthritis, cardiovascular disease, cancer, infectious diseases, pulmonary disease and dermatology, among other areas. The School's teaching affiliates include Boston Medical Center, its primary teaching hospital, the Boston VA Healthcare System, Kaiser Permanente in northern California, as well as Boston HealthNet, a network of 15 community health centers.
A key member of the communications team, the Communications Manager/Graphic Designer is our visual communicator and content gatekeeper. The incumbent will design compelling print and digital communications collateral for Boston University School of Medicine and BU Medical Campus that can be deployed across all communications channels. The office is deadline driven and operates as a fast-paced in-house agency.
Create visual deliverables for print, digital and social media platforms, such as special event announcements, workshop invitations, brochures, reports, etc 40%
Serve as content editor for BUMC/BUSM websites 30%
Post content to BUSM social media channels 10%
Write and produce weekly news and events emails for BUSM, BUMC 10%
Manage digital signage program 10%
FOR CONSIDERATION, PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR ONLINE PORTFOLIO.
Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred with 5-8 years of experience. Master's preferred. Familiarity with health care and/or academic medicine a plus.
Proficiency with graphic design skills in Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress, HTML, Google Analytics, Constant Contact, Mail Chimp required. Photography and video skills a plus. Outgoing personality who enjoys a fast-paced environment. Excellent written and oral skills; must be proficient at multi-tasking; possess excellent time management skills, flexibility, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
Confidential data: All information (written, verbal, electronic, etc.) that an employee encounters while working at Boston University is considered confidential. This position will be exposed to and required to deal with highly confidential and sensitive material. Must adhere to Boston University compliance policy, department guidelines/policies and all applicable laws and regulations at all times.
This position is eligible for Boston University's generous benefits package including health, dental, life insurance, tuition remission, paid time off, and so much more!
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Internal Number: 9743
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