The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) is searching for a resourceful and collaborative communicator who will handle day-to-day operations of our new members-only online community and who is excited to contribute to longer-term planning and growth.
The online community is part of Neuronline, SfN's new members-only learning and discussion site that offers neuroscientists opportunities to network, advance their career, converse about the latest science news, and comment on content.
In this dynamic role, the Online Community Associate will be part of the Digital Strategy & Neuronline team and will work regularly across the organization and with SfN volunteer leadership and members. The Associate will serve as the go-to expert for our online community software, share relevant updates with stakeholders, and implement programmatic requests and SfN committee initiatives in the online community. The Associate will also provide critical ongoing support for SfN's growing webinar program.
The ideal candidate is a self-starting individual who is able to effectively manage large and small projects for the department and across SfN. Strong business writing, prioritization, and organization skills are a must, as well as an ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
The Associate will:
•Be the first point of contact for Neuronline's online community software, working to plan and promote online expert live chats, facilitate meaningful member engagement, respond to member inquiries, troubleshoot issues (no technical expertise necessary), among other tasks as assigned.
•Keep track of online community and webinar web analytics for different reporting needs.
•Help with stakeholder coordination, day-of activities, and reporting for all webinars.
•Assist with developing and editing Neuronline articles and web copy.
•Ensure smooth planning and implementation of Neuronline-related promotional activities and events at SfN's annual meeting and marketing communications throughout the year.
•Contribute to team and inter-departmental editorial meetings for Neuronline.
You should have a bachelor's degree and no more than 2 years of related experience. You should also have:
•Professional experience in communications, social media, and/or community engagement or management
•Strong communications skills, including business writing
•The ability to produce high quality, error-free work based on established standards and procedures on a consistent basis
•A high level of proficiency with MS Office
•Experience with content management systems and/or online community software a plus
If this is you and you are eager to make meaningful contributions to a highly relevant and important mission, please include a cover letter with your salary requirements and resume with your application.
Our generous benefits package includes: medical, dental, disability and life insurance; flexible spending accounts, two retirement plans with employer matching and nonmatching contributions; 12 days of paid vacation, 12 days of paid sick leave, with additional personal leave and 10 paid holidays; gym membership reimbursement; and tuition reimbursement.
The Society for Neuroscience is wholly dedicated to recruiting, developing, and retaining a diverse group of talented people. We are committed to provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected criteria, in accordance with applicable law.
The Society for Neuroscience is the world’s largest organization of scientists and physicians devoted to understanding the brain and nervous system. The nonprofit organization, founded in 1969, now has nearly 38,000 members in more than 90 countries and over 130 chapters worldwide.