Engagement Specialist

  • University of Washington | Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
  • Seattle, WA [remote available]
  • Feb 28, 2022
Full time Project Manager Public Health Science

Job Description

IHME has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time Engagement Specialist position on the Global Engagement and Outreach team (GEO) to help operate a large, global Collaborator Network that contributes to and utilizes its research, as well as to communicate with a growing array of policy stakeholders. The Engagement Specialist is responsible for the operational, logistical, and technical components of a range of engagement and outreach activities including webinars, consultative meetings, health intelligence briefings, an email newsletter, a member portal, and other communication channels. This individual will interface with several teams to develop and deliver compelling communication materials, maintain accurate stakeholder data in Salesforce CRM, and respond to stakeholder inquiries. 

To be successful in this position, the incumbent will need to become familiar with IHME’s research agenda and help expand IHME’s stakeholder engagement by executing membership activities, writing content for outreach and communication, logistical and coordination management, and customer service. A qualified candidate will have excellent communication skills, an ability to interface directly with a wide variety of stakeholders providing excellent customer service, and ability to exercise sound judgement in determining next steps for inquiries and navigating competing priorities. They will also be responsible for applying this judgement to developing and executing engagement strategies and managing key communications channels such as the collaborator newsletter and other mediums. 

Overall, the Engagement Specialist will support a diverse and growing audience of scientific collaborators and policy stakeholders and will be a critical member of the team devising innovative solutions to scale IHME’s stakeholder engagement, amplify its global perspective, and increase the impact of its research on health policy and practice. This position is contingent upon project funding availability.

For more information or to apply, please visit the online job post: https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/ENG/Candidates/default.cfm?szCategory=jobprofile&szOrderID=203484