Call for Applications for an IUIS Scientific Content Editor and Coordinator

Job Title: Scientific Content Editor and Coordinator

Position type: Remote

Stipend: USD 5,000 per year

Closing Date: 12 noon, Monday, 29 June 2020

OBJECTIVES:          

  • Increase the number of followers, views and clicks for the IUIS social media accounts
  • Increase awareness of IUIS activities and role in global health.
  • Promote immunology and the development of immunological research scientists
  • Increasing interaction with users on social media platforms
  • Special focus on research that’s relevant to low- and middle-income countries

TARGET GROUPS:   Societies and immunological scientists, particularly early stage career immunologists

PRIME FUNCTION

  • Curating contents for the International Union of Immunological Societies’ (IUIS) prime media channels:
    • Website: iuis.org
    • Social Media channels (Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn)
    • IUIS quarterly newsletter
  • Re-post/tweet daily

KEY TASKS

  • Prepare and implement an annual communication schedule for all IUIS media channels
  • Repost content for social media platforms
  • Publications Committee liaison for Frontiers in Immunology content (website, social media and newsletter)
  • Oversight of Council, Committee Chairs, Regional Federations, National Societies and Other Partners – via social media

RELATIONSHIPS

  • Directly responsible to: IUIS Executive Committee
  • Functional relationships with:
    • IUIS Publications Committee – for direct official IUIS scientific content
    • IUIS Central Office – coordination of content and platform usage

REQUIREMENTS

  • Scientific knowledge of immunology
  • Knowledge of Word Press
  • Active Social Media presence
  • Organised and accurate approach to communications
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Native speaker in English