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Public Health Program Coordinator

The Hepatitis B Foundation (HBF) is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure and improving the quality of life for those affected with chronic hepatitis B worldwide. We are committed to raising public awareness, promoting prevention, providing information and support to those affected, and funding hepatitis B research.

Job Description
The Program Coordinator reports to the Public Health Program Director and supports public health and outreach activities. The Program Coordinator spends about 50% of time in-office, and about 50% of time assisting with community events in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia component includes coordinating events, attending partner events and meetings, developing relationships and managing relationships with student groups, as needed. The Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the HBF weekly blog and monthly vlog, including writing, recording, editing, and working
with guest bloggers. The Program Coordinator also coordinates and writes two monthly e-newsletters and maintains social media for specific HBF programs. The Program Coordinator will serve as a trained consult for responding to hepatitis B phone and email queries. The Program Coordinator also provides support for events as needed, including events on-site, and the annual Hep B United Summit in Washington, D.C.

Qualifications Required
1. Bachelor’s degree in public health or similar field, with 2-years of experience working in the nonprofit arena. Master’s in Public Health or comparable degree preferred.
2. Excellent writing, communication and organizational skills, with the ability to work on multiple projects on deadline.
3. Experience using social media professionally and developing written content for blogs and newsletters.
4. Must have excellent computer skills and ability to manage web technology, including the ability to record and edit video.
5. Experience conducting community-based health education and working in diverse communities.
6. Self-starter, highly organized, ability to prioritize, multi-task, work within deadlines, and pay attention to detail.
7. Excellent interpersonal skills, finds satisfaction in being part of a team, and succeeds in a fast-paced environment.
8. Must exhibit cultural competence and be comfortable working in diverse underserved communities.

Qualifications, Preferred:
1. Background experience in infectious disease, experience in hepatitis B is a plus.
2. Applicants bi-lingual particularly in Vietnamese, Chinese, French or other language knowledge are encouraged to apply.

Major Areas of Responsibilities
1. Coordinate, attend and evaluate local Philadelphia events, including community-based screening and education events;
2. Attend local partner events and meetings, develop and maintain partner relationships, manage relationships with local
student groups;
3. Conduct hepatitis B education and collect survey data at hepatitis B screenings;
4. Coordinate the HBF weekly blog and monthly vlog; write blogs; recruit and work with guest bloggers; write, record,
edit and post monthly vlogs;
5. Coordinate and assist with writing monthly e-newsletters; assist with website updates as necessary;
6. Actively maintain and grow social media for HBF programs;
7. Serve as trained consult for responding to hepatitis B phone and email queries;
8. provide support for events as needed, including events on-site and the annual Hep B United Summit;
9. Some weekend and evening hours will be necessary to fulfill program and event activities;
10. Ability to travel throughout Philadelphia and into Doylestown, PA is necessary.

The Hepatitis B Foundation is an “At Will” and Equal Opportunity Employer