• Media Specialist

    Job Locations US-NM-Jemez Pueblo
    Posted Date 3 months ago(11/30/2018 6:58 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Health Care
  • Overview

    Responsible for supporting public health initiatives by providing professional marketing, communications and public relations programs, materials and content; promotes greater awareness, understanding, and support for initiatives designed to improve the overall health of the Jemez Pueblo community.


    • Develops print media for Public Health program activities.
    • Increase the visibility of grant and program activities.
    • Implements a strategic outreach plan
    • Devises, edits, and delivers verbal, written, and electronic communications.
    • Creates infographics, fact sheets, report templates, and related documents.
    • Produces videos that promote and inform the community of Public Health initiatives and mission.
    • Facilitates, organizes, plans, and assists with outreach events, conferences, seminars, summits, or other promotional opportunities.
    • Ensures communication of Public Health Program mission of promoting health by delivering evidence-based information to community groups.
    • Enhances program impact by developing and maintaining media outlets such as intranet, social media, community newsletter, etc.
    • Assists with translation of scientific knowledge into effective prevention programs, policy, and practice using messaging strategies that are informed by health behavior theory and public health principles.
    • Collaborates with the JHHS and POJ tribal programs to deliver high quality media products.
    • Consults with in-house clients to determine client requirements for the creation of brochures, posters, reports, publications, illustrations, etc.
    • Plans and develops written and visual materials to meet the client's defined needs using conventional methods, including manual and computer-aided desktop publishing and graphic development techniques
    • Contributes to the overall quality of the unit’s service provision by developing and coordinating work teams and by reviewing, recommending and implementing improved policies and procedures.
    • Represents the Pueblo with dignity, integrity, and a spirit of cooperation in all relationships with staff and the public.


    Education and Experience:

    Equivalent to Associate’s degree in graphic design, communications, or a closely related field; AND two (2) years of experience in support of public information or government affairs program activities.


    Required Knowledge and Skills
    Knowledge of:
    • Principles and methods of developing effective informational and educational materials.
    • Evidence based interventions that address the needs of the community.
    • Project coordination techniques.
    • Principles and practices of social media communication.
    • Functions, activities and goals of a public health program.
    • Computer applications, including graphics and desktop publishing, related to the work.
    • Standard office practices and procedures, including filing and the operation of standard office equipment, record management principles and practices.
    • Correct business English, including spelling, grammar and punctuation.
    • Techniques for dealing with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.


    Skill in:
    • Coordinating multiple projects and responses.
    • Developing and maintaining effective community relations.
    • Developing, preparing and editing effective written informational and educational materials.
    • Development, deployment and administration of social media materials and initiatives.
    • Using initiative and independent judgment within general policy guidelines.
    • Adhering to privacy regulations and guidelines.
    • Maintaining and directing the maintenance of accurate records and files.
    • Making effective oral presentations to large and small groups.
    • Contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activities.
    • Preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials.



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