Job Description :
Position: Communications Coordinator
Location: Austin, Texas
Duration: 10+ Months

Key responsibilities:
· Ensuring HISQ communication projects are aligned with state and federal requirements.

· Building credibility and rapport through communication with internal and external stakeholders at multiple levels to advance project and program outcomes.

· Development of original communication material including presentations, applications, written notices, online web content, press releases and informational articles.

· Use of multiple communication modalities, including PCs, internet, social/mobile media, and other computer applications.

· Development of new skills and experience in a rapid and efficient manner when project needs incorporate technologies with which team members are unfamiliar to create accurate written publications and presentations.

WORKER SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Requirements:


Years

Skills/Experience
5
Bachelor''s Degree with major course work required in English/ Writing, Journalism, Health Communications, Health Marketing and /or equivalent experience/education in a related field.
5
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
5
Excellent interpersonal skills in working with external and internal stakeholder within the state system and federal counterparts.

5
Structured problem solving with an ability to tackle large complex tasks while meeting tight deadlines.

5
Strong experience with web content management.
3
A certain degree of creativity and the ability to work with limited supervision with latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement.

3
Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher and PowerPoint; Access, and report-writer experience.
3
Experience with external documents such as newsletters or demonstrated equivalent writing and publishing design skills; public relations, marketing.

Preferences:
Years
Skills/Experience
3
Knowledge of current Health IT initiatives preferred, such as the EHR incentive programs, health information exchange initiatives from the Office of the National Coordinator, Electronic Health Record implementation and operation, etc.

Microsoft Suite and related communications certifications.