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DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS AND EVENTS - DUKE SCHOOL OF NURSING

Company: Duke University
Location: Durham
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

School of Nursing: Established in 1931, Duke University School of Nursing is among the top ranked of the nations nursing schools. The School is proud of its overarching commitment to transform the future of nursing to advance health in individuals, families and communities. Members of the School of Nursing are part of an inclusive community that supports the professional goals of its people as they pursue excellence. Comprised of 1,600 faculty, staff,instructors and students, the Duke University School of Nursing along with the Duke University School of Medicine and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations. Duke University School of Nursing Job DescriptionHR Title: Assistant Director, Communications and EventsWorking Title: Director of Communications and Events, School of Nursing Job Code: 3752Job Level: 14 SupervisorThis position reports to the Assistant Dean, Marketing and Communications Essential Duties:1. In partnership with the Assistant Dean, develop and implement a comprehensive and diversified communications and events program to reach key internal and external audiences about School initiatives, priorities, and achievements. 2. Develop programming consistent with school goals and priorities, with responsibility to lead high-level events including the Deans Lecture Series, the Harriet Cook Carter Lecture, and other programs, and identify necessary communications components and publicity measures appropriate to each event. Coordinate closely with the Executive Communications Manger on communications components for events.3. Identify ways to provide internal stakeholders with resources to participate in the storytelling of their programs, research, and activity, including developing templates, resources, advising and consulting protocols, and workshops on aspects of digital storytelling. 4. Create timelines and budgets for communications and events projects and ensure timely and effective delivery. 5. Supervise and manage the performance of web developer and programmer and ensure the productivity and quality of work produced by the content development team.6. Direct and supervise activities of firms, freelances, and other independent creative content developers.7. Ensure strong media relations coordination.8. Oversee branding and research projects designed to support strategic communications. 9. Determine fiscal requirements, prepare budgetary recommendations, and manage expenditures of budgeted funds for approved communications and events activities of the School.10. Develop strong relationships with the campus and Duke Health communicators and development teams. Collaborate across these networks and ensure cross-promotion opportunities are secured.11. Oversee the development of digital storytelling components, social media messaging, and other new technologies. Develop and rely on analytics and data to inform decision and make recommendations. 12. Support coordination across the Deans Office and Communications and Marketing Team by ensuring the Assistant Dean and the Executive Communications manager are aware of and supportive of shared and independent communications assignments and projects.13. Stay current on relevant nursing, health policy, and health equity topics and issues that should be reflected in or referenced in executive communications.14. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. Required Qualifications Experience in substantive and logistical aspects of event management, including working with external partners for joint programs, promotions, and publicity. Experience in in-person events, Zoom webinars, and hybrid events. Experience in digital storytelling, with a strong understanding of best practices in print and digital publication. Education/Training:Work requires communication, analytical and organizational skills acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program. Experience:Work requires a minimum of four years of experience in publications, public relations, or marketing and four years of experience in events management, relevant to coordinate a comprehensive communications and events program. Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideasan exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values. Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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