Job Description

For questions or updates regarding your status in the application process, please contact Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center Recruitment Center at 1-866-497-6945.


Location:
Blood Center Headquarters (La Concha)

Position Title:
Social Media Coordinator

Hours Per Week:
40

Work Week:
M-F

Shift:
Day

Driving Position:
Yes



GULF COAST REGIONAL BLOOD CENTER

Location: 1400 LaConcha Lane in Houston, Texas 77054

TITLE/CODE:                          Coordinator – Social Media

DEPARTMENT:                      Commit for Life Department

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

Reporting to the Digital Marketing Manager, this position is responsible for planning and creating content for all of Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center’s social media platforms in order to enhance the public image and awareness of Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned.  Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time. Duties and responsibilities to include:

·        Assist with planning and executing social media strategy and campaigns with Digital Marketing Manager, including evaluation and reporting.

·        Create daily engaging content and/or content updates for all of The Blood Center’s social media platforms.

·        Attend blood drives throughout the service area to create and capture different interactive media for social platforms.

·        Serve as spokesperson for The Blood Center for any video on the company’s social media platforms.

·        Engage with social media followers in a timely manner.

·        Monitor social media groups, trends, tools, and applications to identify new developments in social media.

·        Ensure the integrity of the corporate brand is maintained throughout all areas of responsibility. 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Must not pose a direct threat or significant risk of substantial harm to the safety or health of himself/herself or others.  Must comply with all applicable safety rules and policies and be willing to report actual and potential safety violations to the appropriate supervisor or manager.

Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such level as is determined in The Blood Center’s sole discretion.

Regular Hours

Full time:  must be regularly available to work at least 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week, or such other days or hours per week as The Blood Center determines are necessary to meet business needs.

Overtime (applicable to only non-exempt positions)

Must be available and willing to work such overtime per day or per week as The Blood Center determines is necessary or desirable to meet business needs.

Must be available and willing to work such weekends and holidays as The Blood Center determines are necessary or desirable to meet its business needs.

Must be occasionally able to work at off-site locations and to either transport self or be transported to same.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed within this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in marketing, communication, public relations or a related field; and a minimum of two years related experience.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Texas Driver's License and acceptable driving record.  Must have reliable transportation to transport self to various donor and group sites.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence, independently. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, percentages rate, ratio and percent.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Computer Literate: Desktop Publishing, Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Must be able to work irregular hours and days as needed, including some nights and weekends

Interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

Attention to detail, accuracy

Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize own work

POSITION DRIVING STATUS

Personal Vehicle Driver (formerly Select Non-Consultant)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to operate a computer and other office machinery and remain in a stationary position.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Employees are required to be familiar with and abide by the team lift requirements as specified in the Safety Program. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

EEOC STATEMENT

The Blood Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants for positions are considered without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identi t y, transgender status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status, genetic testing results or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable law, statute, regulation or Executive Order.

Application Instructions

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