This announcement is for a full-time position as a Pharmacist specializing in social media strategy and program management in the Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Office of Communications, Division of Drug Information (DDI). This posting will close on 5/1/2019.
An ideal candidate for this position will have experience with federal laws, regulations, and regulatory science; social media management and strategic planning; and a strong interest in drug information. The selected candidate will be responsible for supporting the management and execution of our social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
Candidates who only possess experience posting and participating on personal social media platforms should not apply.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Developing and implementing digital and social media strategies to advance the Center's communications efforts.
Managing our social media community - including content strategy, content development, and content posting.
Supporting the DDI social media Program Lead, including, but not limited to, managing team meetings, schedules, and after-hours coverage.
Social media listening and identifying new and emerging themes in the drug landscape as a whole outside of the FDA.
Collecting and analyzing social media metrics to continuously adjust the overall social media strategy.
Preparing reports and after-action analysis for live tweeting events and Twitter chats. This may be expanded to Facebook events in the future.
Synthesizing the impact of CDER social media initiatives, which may include training on how to test and analyze different strategies for various audiences and channels.
Understanding and implementing policies, procedures, and regulations that impact and affect government social media initiatives.
Developing new innovative initiatives within the context and limitations of a Government Agency platform.
Understanding the Paperwork Reduction Act and other regulations.
Additional responsibilities as a drug information pharmacist in DDI may include:
Researching appropriate reference materials and seeking internal consults with subject matter experts to develop timely responses to written correspondence of a highly technical nature from regulated industry, professional associations, health care professionals, whistleblowers, anonymous informants, consumers, and others seeking drug information on all aspects of CDER activities.
Translating scientific and drug information to agency stakeholders.
Identifying situations that can pose an immediate public health threat to consumers and acting accordingly and immediately.
Applicants must be licensed to practice pharmacy in a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States. Must be a U.S. citizen to be eligible. Must submit a resume, transcript(s), and pharmacist license.
Internal Number: CDER-19-DH-10476714
About • U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Seeking drug information specialists with a minimum of PGY-1 or other equivalent work experience for at least 3 years for Pharmacist positions communicating with the public on topics related to the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research.