miércoles, noviembre 18

JOB OPP - Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (Los Angeles)


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Technical Communications Associate- Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS   
Foundation (Los Angeles) 
The Technical Communications Associate, under the supervision of the   
Senior Technical Editor, will be a key contributor to the development   
and dissemination of technical publications and tools related to the   
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation's (the Foundation's) HIV/ 
AIDS program implementation activities in 17 countries worldwide. Key   
aims of the Foundation's technical documentation activities are to   
support country-level program implementation and to promote awareness   
of Foundation activities and programs to diverse internal and external   
audiences. 

In collaboration with other team members within the Global Technical   
Policy Unit as well as other U.S.- and non-U.S.-based staff, the   
Technical Communications Associate will provide a combination of   
research, writing, and editorial support for the development of white   
papers, program briefs, best practices/lessons learned documents,   
technical newsletters, peer-reviewed articles and abstracts, and other   
documents and materials. S/he will also assist in the development of   
tools and the management of processes that broadly serve to enhance   
the culture of knowledge-sharing across the Foundation. 

Self-motivation, excellent time management, ability to work   
independently, and attention to detail are vital. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 
• Support the execution of a Foundation-wide technical communications   
strategy through the writing, editing, and dissemination of documents   
intended for a global audience; 
• Work within a cross-disciplinary team to produce technical   
publications that document global lessons learned in the Foundation's   
HIV/AIDS care, treatment, and prevention programs; 
• Provide writing and editorial support for documents originating from   
the Global Technical Policy Unit and the Foundation's Country   
Programs, such as abstracts, position papers, program briefs, best   
practices reports, and technical newsletters; 
• Support training activities intended to build the capacity of   
Foundation staff in technical documentation through the development/ 
adaptation of curriculum materials and workshop planning and   
facilitation; 
• Source and coordinate the work of contracted service providers   
(e.g., designers, proofreaders, translators, etc.) during document   
production; 
• Use Internet- and e-mail-based technologies and tools to support   
institutional knowledge-sharing and the dissemination of technical   
information to a global audience; 
• Perform other duties as required. 
Additional Qualifications: 
Required Qualifications 
• Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree in Public Health,   
Journalism, English, Communications, or similar preferred; 
• 2-3 years work experience in public health, journalism,   
communications, publishing, or related fields; 
• 2-3 years experience writing and/or editing publications intended   
for a scientific or other professional audience; 
• Proficient in Adobe Design Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop,   
Acrobat) 
• Some Web publishing experience and/or basic knowledge of HTML is a   
plus; 
• Familiar with international HIV prevention, care, and treatment   
principles and practices; 
• Some experience in the development and/or design of training   
materials preferred; 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 
• Basic understanding of medical terminology, especially related to   
HIV/AIDS; 
• Considerable knowledge of editing and publishing practices   
(electronic and print); 
• Ability to use the Internet to source and disseminate public health   
information; 
• Proficient in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel; and 
• Excellent communication and organizational skills with demonstrated   
success working in a multicultural team environment; pleasant and   
efficient communicator by phone and email. 
• Expert knowledge of English grammar, composition, and style; 
• Ability to travel internationally up to 25% of the time. 
• Fluency in French and/or Portuguese is a plus. 
How to Apply: 
Please apply online at www.pedaids.org. 



1 comentario:

Mary dijo...

Hi,

This is the assistant editor for Hospital.com which is a medical publication offering hospital news, information and reviews. We also cover a wide variety of medical issues, one of which being Children's Health and the importance of choosing the right hospital. You will notice articles on this topic under Children's tab. If possible I would like Hospital.com to be included within your blog roll, offering our information as a resource to your readers. Please let me know if this addition can be made.

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Thank you
Mary Miller,
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