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Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis Seeks an Associate Editor for Social Media

Monday, March 30, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Andy Masten
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If you are active on Twitter and enjoy disseminating science through social 
media to educate and grow the online thrombosis and hemostasis community, this position is for you!

Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis (RPTH) is seeking a social media savvy researcher to serve as the official social media associate editor for RPTH. The ideal candidate will:

  • Read each paper published in RPTH and create two Twitter posts that tag authors and spur discussion.
  •  Select relevant imagery to accompany each post, working with the marketing team from the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) to brand those images. Experience with Photoshop or other image editing software is a plus.
  • Participate in Twitter conversations on behalf of the RPTH and the Society.
  • Build the reputation of RPTH by creating a destination for digital conversation of science.
  • Provide insights gained to the RPTH Editor-in-Chief and the ISTH marketing team.
  • Adhere to guidelines such as never sharing personal opinions on RPTH and/or society social media pages.
  • Work with the ISTH marketing and membership team and Editor-in-Chief of RPTH to learn social media protocols, expectations, style guidelines and other brand nuances.
  • Participate in monthly editorial team video conferences that include ISTH leadership.
  • Write editorials for the journal on topics agreed upon with the Editor-in-Chief.

The ISTH marketing and membership team will provide training in social media if needed.

Benefits include the experience of service in scientific publishing, working alongside the associate editor team, and networking with prestigious leaders in the field. The term of service is 1 year, which may be renewed. A stipend will be provided.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest and your CV via PDF by April 17 to Louise_StGermain@isth.org


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