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Marketing and Communications Manager

 

Description

The Marketing and Communications manager will grow the value of MedShare’s brand among all constituencies in the three markets (Atlanta, San Francisco, New York metropolitan area) where MedShare has a physical presence.  The manager will prepare all marketing collateral for programs in the three markets.  In addition, the manager will prepare press releases, produce videos and maintain the MedShare website and social media presence.  The Marketing and Communications manager will work closely with internal stakeholders on fundraising materials.   MedShare seeks a generalist for this position with demonstrated skills in multiple areas, including writing acumen for press releases, newsletters, appeals, and marketing materials; digital media, PR, marketing, graphic design, and  social media.  Must enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and be able to juggle numerous priorities.

 

Reports To:  Director of Development

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

Marketing:
  • Grow a successful communications program through press releases, website updates, video and social media
  • Build strong relationships with relevant media contacts, pitching timely and tailored MedShare stories
  • Develop an annual marketing calendar to implement leadership priorities
  • Respond in a timely manner to requests by MedShare volunteer partners for their internal and external communication needs
  • Design, write and print MedShare marketing materials
  • Update website regularly using new, impactful content

 

Written Communications & Print Material Collateral:
  • Write all text for print material, including annual report, newsletters, appeals, press releases and other program-related written communications
  • Work with vendors to ensure a continuous supply of collateral materials, including the annual report, program collateral, organizational and fundraising brochures and flyers, stationery and business cards
  • Implement social media strategy and manage social media dashboards

 

Graphic Design:
  • Develop creative graphic designs that result in compelling messages
  • Design within the brand framework while still defining distinctive programs, events, and messages
  • Provide photography and videography/video editing

 

Brand Management:
  • Draft and execute an annual multi-platform marketing and communications plan to introduce MedShare to a wider audience
  • Assist the CEO and Development officers to ensure consistent use of the MedShare brand
  • Communicate and monitor organization-wide adherence to policies and procedures that affect the brand

 

Requirements
  • Passion for MedShare’s mission, a global interest and sensitivity to other cultures
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Graphic Design or comparable experience
  • 5-6 years relevant experience that aligns with the essential duties of the position
  • Graphic design experience, strong design software skills, especially InDesign and Photoshop
  • Experience with web content management, specifically WordPress; knowledge of HTML highly desirable
  • Ability to work with diverse internal constituencies
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities set by organization
  • Experience working with designers, printers, and other vendors and willingness to negotiate pro bono services to supplement existing resources
  • Established base of media contacts a plus
  • Project management experience
  • Fluency in English is required and knowledge of Spanish and/or French is desired
  • Experience living / working internationally is highly desirable

 

Compensation:

Salary commensurate with skills and experience.  MedShare offers an attractive benefits package, including full healthcare, dental, and vision, 401(k), and paid leave. The position is located in Atlanta.

 

Application Process:

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobs@medshare.org with “Marketing and Communications Manager” in the subject line.

 

Thank you for considering us! We regret that we are only able to respond to final candidates.


 

Driver

 

MedShare seeks an experienced Driver for the Southeast Distribution Center. The Driver is required to drive the company and rental trucks on regular weekly routes and ad-hoc pick-ups. In addition, the Driver assists with warehouse and volunteer sort-room duties as needed and maintains good relations with hospital and other donors.

 

Reports To:  Director of Operations, Southeast Region

 

Duties & Responsibilities

Main duties:

  • Run weekly hospital routes, maintaining positive relationships with hospital staff
  • Additional pick-ups as required
  • Assist in scheduling additional pick-ups
  • Direct temporary, and permanent staff on pick-ups as required
  • Report any problems with routes or pick-ups, particularly access issues
  • Unload and weigh product received at the Southeast distribution center, and enter data into the inventory management system and Excel tracking sheet
  • Transfer product between MedShare SE warehouse and auxiliary warehouses
  • Maintain cleanliness of company vehicle, and report any maintenance problems with vehicle to Director of Operations
  • Maintain vehicle maintenance records and conduct weekly vehicle safety checks
  • Take vehicle for repair and periodic maintenance, when necessary
  • Pick up and drop off rental vehicles as necessary
  • Assist in maintaining cleanliness and orderliness of the warehouse
  • Maintain route directions

 

Other duties:

  • Assist warehouse, inventory management, and volunteer staff with their duties when not picking up donations
  • Other duties as required

 

Requirements

  • Minimum of three (3) years truck driving experience, preferably route driving
  • Ability to safely drive non-CDL trucks up to 26 feet in box length
  • Class C License with a clean 3 year DMV record (have a 7 year DMV printout at time of interview)
  • Current forklift certification with at least 2 years of experience on stand-up and sit-down lifts
  • Ability to safely operate standard warehouse equipment
  • Experience interacting with customers/donors along with strong customer service skills
  • Working knowledge of the Metro Atlanta area roads and traffic patterns
  • Proven ability to work steadily and independently with minimum supervision and to follow standardized procedures
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required (some college preferred)
  • Exert force and/or able to lift 100 lbs
  • Pass background check, physical and all credentialing with hospital partners

 

 

Compensation:

Salary commensurate with skills and experience.  MedShare offers an attractive benefits package, including full healthcare, dental, and vision, 401(k), and paid leave. The position is located in Atlanta.

 

Application Process:

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobs@medshare.org with “Driver, Southeast Operations” in the subject line.

 

We regret that we are only able to respond to final candidates.

 

MedShare is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on age, gender, race or ethnic origin, religion, veteran status, physical or medical condition, political affiliations or sexual orientation.

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Program Fulfillment Manager (formerly Shipments Manager)

 

Description:

The Program Fulfillment Manager is responsible for all activities pertaining to MedShare’s container shipments, including logistics coordination, sponsor and healthcare partner communication, shipment workflow and follow-up protocols.  This role is also responsible for establishing and maintaining target inventory levels necessary to support shipment demand.  A successful Program Fulfillment Manager is a trustworthy professional with a high level of attention to detail and strong international shipping and inventory management experience. Excellent organizational and problem solving skills, as well as the ability to interpret and analyze large amounts of data will also be expected. The ability to function effectively as part of a cross functional team is expected.

 

Reports to:   Director of Operations, Southeast

 

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Serve as lead planner and coordinator on container shipments
  • Communicate with domestic and international partners, healthcare administrators, shipment sponsors and others to complete necessary paperwork and arrange shipment logistics.
  • Collaborate with the Development department to support MedShare’s relationship with international partners and assist with prospective and pending container shipments.
  • Review container shipment applications, duty free documentation and identify potential challenges.
  • Guide and assist recipients through the process of online ordering
  • Coordinate with the Biomed department to create equipment lists for shipments.
  • Coordinate with Operations directors to develop shipment schedule and related activities.
  • Work with freight forwarders to prepare and process container shipments.
  • Edit and send out all necessary shipping documents according to destination country requirements.
  • Research and communicate additional requirements found in freight documents or physical cargo receipt.
  • Create and maintain container shipment records in MedShare’s database systems.
  • Send out post-shipment surveys and collect feedback on shipments.
  • Lead weekly shipment staff meetings and serve as point of contact for daily updates on shipment status.
  • Provide shipment data as required for weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reporting.
  • Establish and maintain a strategic inventory management process to maintain target inventories by category and sub-category.
  • Manage inventory aging to minimize excess and obsolete inventory
  • Collaborate with Programs and Partnerships Manager, Volunteer Operations Manager and others in Operations to help plan the processing of required supplies and equipment to maintain target inventor levels
  • Work on special projects and other duties as assigned.

 

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and three or more years’ experience in humanitarian aid, logistics, international shipping, inventory planning, public health or related field.
  • Experience balancing supply with demand requirements to establish and maintain target inventory levels
  • Basic knowledge of medical products or experience working in a hospital setting a plus.
  • Passionate about improving global healthcare and supporting the environment.
  • Excellent communication skills a must, both verbal and written.
  • Fluency in English required
  • Fluency in Spanish and /or French a plus
  • Must have a positive attitude and enjoy interacting with diverse groups of people.
  • Hard working, eager to learn, and a self-starter.
  • High level of competency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and internet research.
  • International experience and experience living or working with diverse groups of people is a plus.

 

 

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobs@medshare.org with “Program Fulfillment Manager” in the subject line. A slate of successful candidates will be invited for interviews.  Due to the large number of resumes generated, only successful candidates will be contacted.  Phone calls are discouraged.

 

MedShare is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on age, gender, race or ethnic origin, religion, veteran status, physical or medical condition, political affiliations or sexual orientation.

 

Thank you for considering us!