PROGRAM ASSISTANT, CONSUMER INFORMATION

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Job ID:
2494576
Location:
Cleveland, OH
Category:
Sales, Marketing
Salary:
$37,000.00 per year
Zip Code:
44101
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
07.13.2018
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Job Description:

The Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging (BRIA) is a premiere, not-for-profit research and service organization in Cleveland, Ohio. For over 50 years, BRIA's Center for Research and Education (formerly the Margaret Blenkner Research Institute) has been a nationally and internationally recognized leader in aging and caregiving research. We are excited to invite applications for a Full time position as a Consumer Information Program Assistant in the Center for Research and Education.

The selected candidate will assists in executing the launch of the Consumer Information Initiative. In this role, the Program Assistant will also collaborate with all BRIA departments and provide all types of information resources to empower older adults and families. The Program Assistant reports to the Director for Consumer Information.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support Director for Consumer Information and BRIA Senior Management in the execution of an initial strategy for the Consumer Information Initiative.
  • Collaborate with the Director for Consumer Information, other BRIA staff, and staff from partnering organizations to develop high-quality informational programs and resources for older adults, family/friend caregivers, and professionals.
  • Serve as a lead content creator, and editor of, written informational materials, produced for older adults and family caregivers to be disseminated on the new BRIA website.
  • Translate research findings and lessons from practice into helpful informational materials for consumers.
  • Manage the placement of new informational content to the new BRIA website.
  • Record and track the training and dissemination of evidence-based programs and related materials developed or being tested by the Center for Research and Education.
  • Document key Consumer Information Initiative activities occurring across the organization.
  • Participate in the planning and evaluation of in-person and online informational programming for older adults, family/friend caregivers, and professionals in the field of aging.
  • Serve as the key contact for external partners, and identified speakers.
  • Manage logistical arrangements including, but not limited to: speaker arrangements, catering, event space, and registration.
  • For the limited number of BRIA sponsored events for professionals, obtain approvals for Continuing Education credits either directly or in collaboration with other organizations.
  • Assist in soliciting funding to support the development of quality virtual, print, and live information for older adults, family/friend caregivers, and professionals, central to the Initiative.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in communication, education, journalism, or related field.
  • 2 to 3 years' experience in creating high-quality content and excellent writing and editing skills, for a variety of target audiences.
  • Creative skills in presenting information across communication platforms.
  • Experience with website maintenance and content management; past use of Liferay website content management preferred.
  • Experience with in-person and webinar event planning and coordination.
  • Excellent computer and database management skills, inclusive of Microsoft Office, webinar platforms, and Adobe Creative Suite preferred.
  • Video production and editing skills preferred.
  • Background check and drug test conducted.

BRIA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Interested candidates may express interest by submitting resumes to:

Human Resources Administrator

BENJAMIN ROSE INSTITUTE ON AGING

E-mail: (see below)

Company Info
Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging