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Category: Administrative Support/Clerical
Facility: Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland
Department: Communications
Schedule: Part Time - Temporary
Shift: Day Shift
Hours: 20 hours/week
FTE: 0.50000
Job Details: High School/GED

Job Summary:
Under the supervision of the Media Relations Manager and Marketing Manager, this position supports internal and external marketing, media, and public relations efforts at Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland.

Primary Duties:
Media Relations Communication Support
: Researches and helps develop materials for website and media distribution including press releases/media alerts; physician bios; fact sheets; and articles for external publications.
Media Coordination: Escorts on-site media; communicates with media; and assists to coordinate all media events to ensure that all press interviews are conducted with approved hospital spokespeople.
Special Event Coordination: Assist Marketing Communications department in coordination of special events for the hospital, such as media events, President's Updates, etc.
Web and Internal Communications Support: Update website and Children's social media pages; assist with monthly Inside newsletter; assist with monthly physician newsletter.

Minimum Requirements:
Third or fourth year college student or college graduate (BA or BS), preferably with a major in Communications, English or Journalism.
Experience: Experience in writing for newsletter or newspaper is desired. Experience in customer service is desired. Experience with Facebook, YouTube and Twitter is desired.
Skills & Abilities: Strong oral and written communication skills.  Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience with Mac OS X and Adobe Bridge, InDesign, Acrobat, and Photoshop desired.  Self-starter with strong organizational and problem-solving skills and the experience working with multiple priorities.

Candidates selected for interview will be required to provide a porfolio with 3-4 writing samples, preferably including a press release and newsletter or newspaper article.

Academic credit available upon request.

Physical Requirements:
Sit: Up to 8 hours/day
Stand/Walk: 3-6 hours
Bend/Stoop: Up to 3 hours
Reach: Up to 3 hours
Rep Use of UE/Grasp: Up to 8 hrs
Lift/Push/Pull: 15 lbs

This job requires the ability to hear alarms clients and/or instruction. The ability to see accurately from 20 inches to 20-ft. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function of this position.

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

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