YouthWorks - Communications Manager/ Web Designer

Cause Areas


Sat Oct 01, 2016 - Sat Dec 31, 2016


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


IHERC is a non-profit public health research and advocacy organization. Our goal is to prevent distinguishable dangers and threats to our society through organized efforts and by helping government, individuals, and organizations make informed choices. To this end, our research covers a breadth of issues from disease to drowning and violence prevention to ultimately prolong life and promote health.

YouthWorks is an extension of IHERC that will aim to support juveniles leaving detention by providing structure and increased resources an opportunity for growth through a soft-skills and hard-skills curriculum, including vocational immersion.

Job Description:

  • Assist with coordination, writing, & editing for patient/inquirer/expert communication vehicles both on and offline, including but not limited to emails, newsletters, and social media updates.

  • Assist with coordination of creation, and/or updates & improvements on YouthWorks’ & IHERC’s websites.

  • Manage YouthWorks’ Social Media presence via Facebook, email marketing, Twitter, Blogs, etc. as directed by management

  • Develop & update general and program brochures, media kits, key messages, fact sheets, & other collateral material as needed.

  • Assist with coordination of media outreach & coverage with media releases, TV/radio interviews, feature stories, etc.

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications :

  • Highly organized, attention to detail, results oriented

  • Exceptional verbal, written, & presentation skills

  • Strong editing skills

  • Proficiency in Social Media and Microsoft Office Applications (Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft Word & Publisher)

  • Basic design/layout experience desired

  • Knowledge of electronic media such as Websites, e-Newsletters, Social Media,etc


  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hours a week
  • 1 weekly report to supervisor
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