The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging is seeking a Senior Communications Manager to effectively produce, manage and coordinate the Society’s communications activities including scientific news, press releases, columns and articles, social media efforts, and public relations. This position requires excellent writing and editing skills with a solid background in scientific, medical or technical writing.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Writes and distributes press releases for journals and for SNMMI, including several/month for scientific journal content and many in the months leading up to the Annual Meeting.
Ghost-writes journal and Uptake leadership columns.
Develops and manages production of SNMMI’s annual report.
Handles public relations (PR) for Annual and Mid-Winter Meetings and the SNMMI website.
Leads social media efforts for the society (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube); develops and implements plans for growth and engagement; tracks and reports on metrics, effectiveness, trends.
Manages media relations for the society, including all proactive and reactive contacts with media.
Oversees development of videos, including AM plenary video when necessary as well as journal and other videos.
Newsletter Management/Coordination (25%)
Serves as managing editor for the Uptake, PET CoE Newsletter, and MI Gateway newsletters.
Handles all development and production, including layout in HTML in the website content management system.
Produces and distributes email blasts for all newsletters.
BA/BS Degree, with postgraduate seminars, courses or workshops in journalism or public relations.
Minimum 5-7 years of successfully demonstrated work experience in communications and writing.
Experience running and managing social media/network sites.
Proven verbal and written skills.
Position-related computer skills, including Microsoft Office 365, Informz, IMIS and Hootsuite; Higher Logic a plus.
Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.
A general knowledge of current biological and/or chemical sciences, either through college-level coursework or through work experience.
About Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), headquartered in Reston, VA, is a nonprofit scientific and professional organization that promotes the science, technology and practical application of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. SNMMI strives to be a leader in unifying, advancing and optimizing molecular imaging, with an ultimate goal of improving human health. With 17,000 members worldwide, SNMMI represents nuclear and molecular imaging professionals, all of whom are committed to the advancement of the field.