The primary role of this position is to create and distribute a wide variety of communications through content development and web sites management, liaison with media, social media strategy support and deployment, and representation of UC Davis Children's Miracle Network (CMN) donor relations and activities. This is a coordinated position between Health Sciences Development and Public Affairs and Marketing both of whom support UC Davis Health's research, teaching, and clinical enterprise missions.REQUIRED--Bachelor's degree, preferably in English, journalism, marketing, communications or a related field; 5+ years professional experience in writing or applicable communications-related work.--More than five years of career experience writing accurate, compelling copy for a variety of channels on a wide variety of subjects and drawing from a variety of procured source materials, including written information and data and interviews with internal and external sources. --Ability to compose clear, persuasive original copy and also repurpose existing resources to meet a variety of objectives. --Ability to shift and adapt writing style, voice, tone and vocabulary/comprehension levels for varied audiences (i.e. ranging from 5th grade level to practicing physicians) and also varied purposes (i.e. informative, technical, persuasive, motivational, educational; formal vs conversational; etc.). --Copy editing and proofreading skills. --Strong knowledge of composition, grammar and punctuation and ability to apply situationally based on desired audience and tone. --Demonstrated knowledge of AP style, with willingness to learn and integrate custom UC Davis and UC Davis Health style variations. --Working experience of major social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube for an institution's brand. --Experience shooting video that meets basic professional standards without assistance from a videographer. PREFERRED --Existing experience or proficiency with related web-editing tools (i.e. Dreamweaver, etc.) or CMS programs a plus. --Ability to conduct, edits and create short video clips with minimal assistance from a videographer is a plus. --Bi-lingual language preferred; Spanish desired.SPECIAL REQUIREMENT - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
About University of California Davis Medical Center
At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-t...erm course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging everyone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.