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As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region.
HMC – INTERPRETER SERVICES has an outstanding opportunity for a part-time (60% FTE) Web Information Specialist (job profile: Web Information Specialist (E S 7)). The Web Information Specialist is responsible for developing and maintaining online information resources (website, social media, etc.) that meet technical requirements and opportunities of modern web information technology and content management practices required for a trusted public-facing resource, and creating meaningful, accessible information for health care providers who see patients from diverse refugee and immigrant communities.
Website Production and Content Management System Maintenance
Plan, implement, manage, monitor, and update the ethnomed.org Managed WordPress website.
Collaborate with supervisor and team to ensure that the website aligns with brand strategy and meets the organization’s standards. Consider EthnoMed’s unique design alongside UW Medicine branding, to ensure message and branding compatibility and to create attractive and meaningful web content.
Update and publish site content in WordPress (feature articles and informational posts on clinical and cultural topics, news and calendar items, patient education materials and provider resources, etc.)
Social Media and Marketing
Lead EthnoMed’s social media presence on Twitter, scheduling regular tweets and retweeting content updates promoting EthnoMed and other refugee health stakeholders’ messaging and resources.
Work with the program team to use social media to extend the reach of web content
Identify, implement, and report on improvements in social media presence
Work to gain audience over time
Writing/Editing and Creating Content
Develop ideas, write, and edit for web content, digital marketing assets, presentations, and other projects.
Research, write and edit text and multimedia content for features, educational tools, posts using clear and concise language for diverse audiences
Work with faculty, staff, and students to develop and update content
Develop content plans and editorial calendar in collaboration with EthnoMed team and stakeholders.
Lead initiatives to update website as necessary, including establishing timelines, deliverables, and content experts.
Reporting and Analyzing Metrics
Execute and communicate reports and analysis to inform online strategy, user analytics/preferences and impact.
Use search engine optimization (SEO) guidelines and web analytics (e.g. Google Analytics) to inform decisions about content development and promotion and make recommendations
Other duties as requested
Bachelor's Degree in Web Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Library Science, Business or related field. Experience may substitute for degree field
Two to three years’ experience designing, developing, and/or managing (admin level) self-hosted WordPress website(s).
Demonstrated passion for creating a positive user experience and have a desire to develop creative ideas and meaningful content/information resource related to refugee and immigrant health, medicine, and culture
Strong organizational skills, initiative, creativity, and resourcefulness
Demonstrated excellent communications skills, including writing and copy-editing
Strong interest in web-based communications and knowledge of web editing skills and set up of remote server web hosting
Ability to perform as an effective team member while handling independent projects and responsibilities with minimal supervision
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