AIDS Services of Austin
  • 11-Oct-2017 to 10-Nov-2017 (CST)
  • Prevention
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Benefit Eligible: Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off and more!


The mission of AIDS Services of Austin is to enhance the health and well-being of the community and people affected by HIV and AIDS. For more than 27 years, ASA has provided a continuum of services to the greater Central Texas area.

As an Mpowerment Project of AIDS Services of Austin the mission of the Q Austin is to make a difference in the lives of young gay, bisexual, and questioning men ages 18-29.  We help mobilize these men to shape a heathy community for themselves, build positive social connections, and support their friends to have safer sex.

As the Prevention Promotions Specialist you will help various Prevention Department programs reach communities affected by HIV/AIDS by using print, photography, video, online content, and more. With new and original content, you will implement innovative marketing strategies for a variety of diverse populations. Your can-do attitude will allow you to meet competing priorities in a fast paced environment.

As an essential part of the Mpowerment team, your friendly and engaging demeanor will ensure successful connections, in person and online, with: recruitment, outreach, group facilitation, and events.

 

Ideal Candidate Profile

You're a mover and a shaker: Effortlessly, you move from appointments, to calls, notes, meetings, design, posts, and events and back again. You thrive on a full schedule with lots of variety.  You stay motivated and if you see something that needs doing, you do it.

You're 'Type A' organized: You are on top of your game. Nothing falls through the cracks on your watch. Your planner is your life and Post-it Notes are your dear friends.

You're innovative: You are quick on your feet, think strategically and are ahead of the curve when it comes to projects, ideas and cultural relevancy/pop culture.

You're collaborative: You work very well with others in various capacities.  You use the team's input to drive you to quick and effective results.  

You're mission driven: You're looking for a job that makes a difference. At ASA you will be an integral part of a group focused on helping our clients build healthier futures and reducing stigma for people affected by HIV/AIDS.

A successful Prevention Promotions Specialist must be willing and able to:

  • Quickly create and curate original and vibrant content for diverse populations
  • Eagerly and positively engage with members of the young queer community while performing promotions tasks, as well as, outreach/recruitment and facilitating groups, specifically with men who have sex with men and transgender identified individuals aged 18-29.
  • Work late nights and weekends
  • Maintain client confidentiality
  • Operate within the budget.
  • Operate according to programmatic standards
  • Function within the Agency's policies and procedures as outlined in our Personnel Handbook

You Have:

  • A High school diploma or GED
  • Design experience in Photoshop and/or Illustrator

Brownie Points for:

  • Experience working with individuals of diverse cultures, ethnicities, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, and gender identities and/or expressions
  • Experience working with Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Experience working with vulnerable populations
  • Training in harm reduction principles and motivational interviewing
  • Bilingual/bicultural (English and Spanish)
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