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Associate Director of Communications

ReSurge seeks a seasoned communications professional to help plan, coordinate and implement our communications strategies.

The associate director of communications will continually enhance and promote the ReSurge International brand and voice across integrated communication products, develop consistent and compelling content and build our audience. In addition, this role is responsible for maintaining brand alignment across a variety of audiences (internal and external) and digital channels.

Essential Job Duties/Responsibilities

Content Creation and Production:

Develop compelling communications materials (content and design) that are on strategy and on brand.
Capture ReSurge's impact by writing and/or coordinating stories/information from field offices, volunteers and departments.
Oversee and execute the organization's electronic and print communications: newsletter, eNews, blog, annual report, fact sheets, social media content, web materials, videos, etc.
Create website content and maintain the organization's website with current and accurate information.
Plan and conduct video interviews and post-produce short video documentaries.
Create a communications strategy calendar, in conjunction with ReSurge's strategic plan, for year-round programming and events.
Manage relationships with design, print and creative vendors.

Audience Building

Help identify new target audiences and develop messaging and content.
Maintain and deepen ReSurge's social media presence and engagement.
Develop and execute email marketing optimization and list segmentation strategy.
Strengthen ReSurge's visibility, outreach and audience growth and engagement.
Oversee the organization's social and elite media strategy.

Monitoring

Monitor and analyze social media influence and engagement.
Research and execute SEO strategies.
Evaluate and analyze communications efforts to measure impact, identify opportunities and implement improvements.

Education and Experience

3-5 years experience in public relations, media outreach, marketing or communications with specific skills in collateral (digital and print) production.
Bachelor's degree required in communications, marketing, public policy, political science, international relations or related field.
Nonprofit experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills.
Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, HTML and video production software.
Proven ability to manage social media platforms, while fostering dialogue and engagement, and knowledge of online communications strategies and best practices, as well as media outreach.
Exposure to and/or interest in international development and global health field.
Experience directing and managing multiple projects and implementing strategic program goals.
Ability to synthesize ideas and communicate effectively with diverse audiences.
Ability to juggle multiple projects at the same time and take initiative
Excellent interpersonal and verbal communications skills, as well as strong information gathering and analytical skills.
Ability to work with wide range of individuals and cultures.
Excellent organizational, prioritization, time management, and problem solving skills.
Ability to work successfully under pressure and to handle competing priorities with minimal supervision.
Willingness to travel to occasionally participate on ReSurge international trips and events around the US.
Special events planning and logistics coordination experience helpful.

Physical Requirements

Ability to work at a computer workstation for periods up to four hours at a time.
Ability to sit for up to three hours without breaks at meetings.
Ability to get along and work effectively with others.
Regular, predictable attendance.

To Apply

ReSurge International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ReSurge maintains no affiliations with any religious or governmental based organizations.

Please send resume and cover letter with subject marked "Associate Director of Communications" to: jobs@resurge.org. No phone calls please.



Medical Programs and Logistics Coordinator

ReSurge International (formerly Interplast) seeks an efficient, detail-oriented coordinator in our medical programs department to help plan and deploy 15+ international surgical trips per year, troubleshoot logistics issues that occur domestically and abroad, and assist with other duties as assigned.

The medical programs and logistics coordinator will report to the director of medical programs and impact and will be a key member of a five-person medical programs team. While the majority of the job (85%) will be directly related to medical programs and logistics, a portion of the job (15%) will be to assist with administrative and IT responsibilities in the home office.

The ideal candidate for this role is an extremely organized person who is outcome-oriented and collaborative. The medical programs and logistics coordinator will frequently communicate via email and phone with medical volunteers, international partners, consulates, visa-issuing authorities, and other stakeholders, so excellent and diplomatic written and verbal communication skills are essential. The coordinator may have opportunities to travel internationally within the first year on the job. This is a full-time position (40 hours per week) with excellent benefits. The ideal start date for this job is May 11, 2015.


Essential Job Duties/Responsibilities

Medical Programs

Compile and track all metrics from surgical team trips (patient data, outcomes, value of donated services)
Work with director of medical programs and impact and COO/medical programs officer on annual budget planning process
One weekend per quarter, help organize and take minutes for medical specialty meetings
Review and capture feedback from medical volunteers and international partners from team trip reports
Conduct short term research projects as assigned
Participate in strategy discussions with medical programs staff and help shape medical programs

Logistics

Work with travel agents to coordinate international travel for all medical volunteers
Work with medical volunteers and foreign consulates to research and obtain appropriate visas for medical volunteers
Assist the assistant director of volunteers and medical supplies with preparation and submission of customs documentation for medical supplies to enter and exit each country with the teams
Train volunteer trip coordinator/translators and manage purchasing for coordinator supplies
Register medical teams with in-country embassies prior to each trip
Work with assistant director of volunteers and medical services to research requirements for volunteer medical registration for each site
Communicate with international partners and travel agents regarding on-site logistics for all medical teams traveling internationally
Work with medical programs staff to ensure all projects stay on task, on time, and on budget

Administrative Support

Process check requests, reimbursements, and expense reports across multiple currencies
Act as liaison to third party IT consultant and troubleshoot small technical issues in office
Work with IT consultant on software/hardware purchases and installations
Assist the consulting medical officer and director of medical programs and impact with administrative tasks as needed

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree required
Comfort and familiarity with managing and tracking expenses
Demonstrated interest in medicine, public health, and/or logistics required
Sense of humor required!

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Excellent written and verbal communications skills required
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Excel), Google Apps (preferred), FileMaker Pro (a plus)
Language skills (particularly Spanish, Vietnamese, Hindi) are a plus

Physical Requirements

Ability to work at a computer workstation for periods up to four hours at a time
Ability to sit for up to three hours without breaks at meetings
Ability to get along and work effectively with others. Ability to be flexible and adapt to new situations.
Regular, predictable attendance

To Apply

ReSurge International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ReSurge maintains no affiliations with any religious or governmental based organizations.

Please send resume and cover letter with subject marked "Medical Programs and Logistics Coordinator" to: jobs@resurge.org. No phone calls please.



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