Coordinator, Department Publications

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2019 rankings.
The primary purpose of the Coordinator, Department Publications position is to provide communications support to the Department of Orthopaedic Oncology that includes management of publications and Web site development; project planning; and strategies to advance and promote the goals and activities of the department.

***Ideal candidates will have heavy social media experience***

Social Media and Marketing
Maintains social media accounts, Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms that develop, working closely with the Integrated Media Office to keep community informed about Orthopaedic Oncology.
Participates in social media syndicate group and other social media related events and educational opportunities at MD Anderson
Works with marketing team to develop and implement ad campaigns and other advertising efforts for the department of Orthopaedic Oncology

Web site Development and Maintenance
Manages content and provide constant maintenance of internal and external Web site for Orthopaedic Oncology department.
Works with faculty to implement his/her material into the web sites.
Liaises with Internet Services.

Communications
Works directly with the department chair and administrator in the development of the following: strategies to promote department goals, and other programs related to the Orthopaedic Oncology department, institution wide and externally, and other publications/communications as required.
Provides communication, document and report writing support to the Chair, DA, and individual faculty (as approved).
Serves as expert resource to the department with regard to publications.
Generates ideas for communications strategies and develops promotional plans and materials.
Establishes professional relationship with physician relations to keep referring physicians in ten-county area and community at large informed about the department.
Generates educational content as needed
Generates and continually updates department prospectus

Publications Management
Assumes direct responsibility for development and production of Department Newsletter.
Conduct interviews, write and edit articles.
Advise committee in the development of story ideas.
Develop distribution list (both internal and external) to grow readership and ensure appropriate parties are kept abreast of Program/Center activities.
Collaborates with Communications, Medical Graphics, and Photography to ensure the creation of quality design and production for print and broadcast materials.
Identifies need and develops content for various communications mediums (i.e., brochures, online distribution, etc.) to increase visibility of the department.

Other Duties as assigned

Education Required:
Bachelor's degree.

Experience Required:
Four years' experience in communications, writing or editing. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one year basis.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 141161
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
  • Work Week: Days
  • Fund Type: Soft
  • Pivotal Position: No
  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 52,000
  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 65,000
  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 78,000
  • Science Jobs: No