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COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST - John Hancock Research Center on Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Obesity Prevention
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Massachusetts - Boston
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Posting Title : COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST - John Hancock Research Center on Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Obesity Prevention
The goal of the John Hancock Research Center on Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Obesity Prevention (JHRC) is to develop sound exercise and nutrition programs, influence public policy, and promote physical activity and scientifically-based nutrition guidelines nationally and internationally.
ChildObesity180 seeks to provide an integrated national strategy and become a major catalyst to prioritize and drive the necessary systemic changes to reverse childhood obesity within one generation's time. ChildObesity180 brings together national leaders from government, public health, academia, media, industry, philanthropy, and advocacy to create an innovative cross-sector approach to childhood obesity prevention. These diverse stakeholders, working together, will coordinate efforts to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic.
Utilizing an evidence-based framework for decision making and the collective expertise of the membership and project leadership, the ChildObesity180 group has selected its initial priority areas: children's access to healthier foods, physical activity, marketing to children, and eating out/restaurants. By leveraging the power of a partnership of national leaders from multiple sectors, ChildObesity180 is developing and implementing a portfolio of 6-8 innovative initiatives to accelerate and increase impact in these areas. We are seeking a Communications Coordinator to help execute a robust communications plan for ChildObesity180.
The Communications Coordinator, under the direction of the Director of Communications and in collaboration with the communications team, will be responsible for the execution of ChildObesity180's communication strategy. Key responsibilities include:
Job Description - Requirements :
Master’s degree with 1 year of related experience or Bachelor’s degree with 3+ year of experience. Must be proficient in MS Office.
Master’s degree in related field (communications, nutrition, public health, etc.) or Bachelor’s degree in related field with a minimum of 3 years of experience. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks. Entrepreneurial spirit. Exceptional organizational skills. Ability to be adaptable/flexible within a growing organization. Knowledge of and high comfort level with digital communications. Superior command of the English language, including punctuation, composition, and style and usage. Ability to write clean, engaging copy. Experience researching and gathering supporting information and data. Computer literate and embraces the use of technology. Ability to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously and work with various levels of staff and leadership within the organization.
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