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SOCIAL MEDIA OUTREACH COORDINATOR

The USC Center for Health Journalism at the Annenberg School of Journalism is seeking an ambitious social media outreach coordinator to help with recruitment, outreach and engagement efforts for our prestigious Fellowship programs. This is a part-time, consulting position.

The social media outreach coordinator works collaboratively with Center staff.

Core Duties:

●      Build recruitment lists for Fellowship programs

●      Conduct direct outreach via social media channels

●      Recruitment tracking

●      Draft social media posts

An ideal candidate for this role has experience assisting management of social media platforms, demonstrated news judgment, and is an avid consumer of news.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to hpierce@usc.edu

Additional Information:

This is a part-time, consulting position.

The pay for this position is $25/hour with an expectation of about 10 hours per week.

 

CALIFORNIA ENGAGEMENT EDITOR 

The USC Center for Health Journalism at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism is seeking a California Engagement Editor to serve as a thought leader in one of the most innovative and rewarding arenas in journalism today – “engaged reporting” that puts the community at the center of the reporting process.

Since 2012, the Center has partnered with reporters and news outlets across California to build community engagement into their investigative and explanatory journalism projects. The engagement editor mentors and supports local reporters, their news organizations, and community partners in California to design an engaged journalism process that centers community questions, experiences, and ideas for solutions to produce reporting with greater local impact, informing journalism that reflects community concerns and priorities. The Engagement Editor travels throughout California to support newsrooms with on-the-ground engagement in their communities. This role calls for someone who is enterprising, organized and creative, who will keep up with community engagement approaches, and who is skilled in project and event facilitation management. 

Applications should be submitted via usccarreers.usc.edu and should include the following:

  • Resume

  • A cover letter (Our system will allow you to add additional documentation by clicking the “upload” button in the same section where you attach your resume.)

Additional Information:

  • This is a full-time (40 hours per week), grant-funded staff position

  • The salary range for this position is $57,000- $64,000

  • Job openings are posted for a minimum of (5) five business days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended, so please apply on the same business day if interested.

  • USC has excellent benefits, including health benefits for staff and their family with access to the renowned university medical network; eligibility for retirement plans; tuition benefits for staff and their family; central Los Angeles location with easy access to commuter trains, transit subsidy program, buses and free tram pick up services; discounts to sporting and other campus events.

Click here to apply. 

 

NATIONAL ENGAGEMENT EDITOR

The USC Center for Health Journalism at the Annenberg School of Journalism is seeking a National Engagement Editor to serve as a thought leader in one of the most innovative and rewarding arenas in journalism today – “engaged reporting” that puts the community at the center of the reporting process. The person in this new role will provide support to reporters and their non-profit partners as they collaborate on community-focused engagement efforts.

The engagement editor mentors and supports reporters, their news organizations, and community partners in communities across the country who are affiliated principally with our National Fellowship and other grant programs. The successful candidate will help participants design an engaged journalism process that center community questions, experiences, and ideas for solutions to produce reporting with greater local impact, informing journalism that reflects community concerns and priorities. The Engagement Editor travels throughout the country to support newsrooms with on-the-ground engagement in their communities. This role calls for someone who is enterprising, organized and creative, who will keep up with community engagement approaches, and who is skilled in project and event facilitation management. 

Applications should be submitted via usccarreers.usc.edu and should include the following:

  • Resume
  • A cover letter (Our system will allow you to add additional documentation by clicking the “upload” button in the same section where you attach your resume.)

Additional Information:

  • This is a full-time (40 hours per week), grant-funded staff position
  • The salary range for this position is $60,000-$72,000
  • Job openings are posted for a minimum of (5) five business days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended, so please apply on the same business day if interested.
  • USC has excellent benefits, including health benefits for staff and their family with access to the renowned university medical network; eligibility for retirement plans; tuition benefits for staff and their family; central Los Angeles location with easy access to commuter trains, transit subsidy program, buses and free tram pick up services; discounts to sporting and other campus events.

Click here to apply. 

Announcements

U.S. children and teens have struggled with increasing rates of depression, anxiety and suicidal behavior for much of the past decade. Join us as we explore the systemic causes and policy failures that have accelerated the crisis and its inequitable impact, as well as promising community-driven approaches and evidence-based practices. The webinar will provide fresh ideas for reporting on the mental health of youth and investigating the systems and services. Sign-up here!

The USC Center for Health Journalism at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism is seeking two Engagement Editors and a social media consultant to join its team. Learn more about the positions and apply.

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