The position will be responsible for supporting the design of communication materials that implement the communication strategy of the Office of Child Development (OCD).
The incumbent will be responsible for creating communication materials that (a) disseminate knowledge from child development research to specific audiences and (b) report the activities of the OCD to specific audiences. The incumbent will be expected to participate in the planning and implementation of systems and activities that improve internal communication.
Responsibilities for this position include: - Working closely with OCD staff to identify communication needs, designing and creating communication materials, and educating the OCD staff regarding effective communication - Participating in OCD's outreach efforts that are aimed at helping external partner organizations develop their communication capacity - Employing creative design ideas and demonstrating the ability to apply principles of communication in the development and creation of communication materials
The incumbent must have excellent visual communication design skills and must have a working knowledge of publishing and creative software, such as Adobe Creative Suite. The incumbent will also be able to aid in social media and website content creation.
Internal Number: 171892
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