Project Director, Mental Health Communications and Outreach

Employer
Aptive
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Nov 18, 2022
Closes
Dec 18, 2022
Ref
2021-1074
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary

Responsible for leading the Aptive team in all aspects of SAMHSA Domain IV project work related to conceptualizing, planning, researching, developing, designing, implementing, disseminating and evaluating the effectiveness of mental health and/or substance abuse communications projects, related materials, and dissemination tactics of various size, scope, and content

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead the mental health communication task orders within this IDIQ domain and provide oversight in our team's tasks conceptualizing, planning, researching, developing, designing, implementing, disseminating and evaluating the effectiveness of mental health and/or substance abuse communications projects, related materials, and dissemination tactics of various size, scope, and content.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Communications and 10 years experience in mental health related communications including work at the SAMHSA and or HHS leading communication projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in majority of the following areas required:
    • Experience employing the full array of cost-effective modern communications theories, practices, skills, and knowledge.
    • Experience developing a comprehensive plan for a communications, awareness, education, and/or knowledge transfer project, determining the best evidence-based methods to reach the target audience and effect change, and utilizing both conventional and innovative communications strategies and platforms
    • Experience developing and providing culturally competent content and products.
    • Experience conducting formative and evaluative research, conducting outcome and impact evaluation, dissemination, and implementation of research/evaluation findings.
    • Experience developing and implementing national campaigns, initiatives or outreach to increase awareness and engagement of mental health and substance abuse to a target audience using multiple collateral materials and media (i.e., toolkits, brochures, public service announcements, social media engagement, and web-based materials, etc.)
    • Experience disseminating appropriately packaged messages, including but not limited to a vast array of print, broadcast, digital, electronic, and other media. Methods of dissemination shall include but are not limited to websites, social media, mailings, and conferences.
    • Experience developing effective partnerships with professional and non-profit and civic organizations, and garnering support and collaboration from them, private industry, and other governmental agencies.
    • Experience developing and presenting educational briefings to the entertainment industry. Experience organizing recognition events for the entertainment industry for activities/campaigns.
    • Experience with production of live, satellite, and virtual conferences.
    • Experience developing and providing publications or products as web-based and/or print-based materials, including for audiences whose first language is other than English.
    • Experience with production, layout, copy editing, technical editing assistance, and adherence to SAMHSA and Government Publ


Desired Qualifications

  • Extensive SAMHSA and HHS program level knowledge to shape and guide the task orders.


About Aptive

Aptive is a modern federal consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. We harness creativity, technology, and culture to connect people and systems to impact the world. We're advisors, strategists, and engineers focused on people, above all else.

We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving client organizations stronger after every engagement and building trust for the next big challenge.

Our work inspires people, fuels change and makes an impact. Join our team to be part of positive change in your community and our nation.

What's in it for you?

· Competitive compensation

· Health, vision, dental and disability plans with company contributions

· 401K plan with immediate vesting and a competitive company match

· Generous paid time off and flexible work schedules

· Flexible savings accounts

· Commuter benefits

· Company-sponsored professional education and training opportunities

EEO Statement

Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability or any other protected class.

Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.

COVID 19 Vaccine Statement

This position supports a federal government contract and is subject to government vaccination mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status and proof of vaccination, or an adjudicated accommodation may be required for employment.

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