CBS Corporation Research Assistant in Los Angeles, California

Research Assistant

REF#: 27526

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Radio

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance

JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time

JOB LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA

ABOUT US:

CBS RADIO is one of the largest major-market broadcast media operators in the United States and the undisputed leader in news and sports radio. Producing original audio and video content, live events and exclusive programming broadcast via on-air, online and mobile platforms, CBS RADIO reaches more than 72 million consumers nationwide each week. As a part of CBS Corporation, the division owns and operates 117 radio stations in 26 markets - including the top 10 as ranked by Nielsen Audio - as well as an extensive array of digital assets. CBS RADIO distributes its programming via AM, FM and HD Radio stations, Radio.com and CBS Local Digital Media apps, making engaging with audiences easier than ever before. For more information, please visit www.cbsradio.com.

DESCRIPTION:

CBS is recruiting for a Research Assistant (RA) to work on evaluation of a PrEP social marketing campaign for HIV prevention. PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis, is medication that can help prevent HIV when taken daily. CBS has developed and supports an ongoing social marketing campaign to make sure that everyone who can benefit from PrEP knows that it is an option, particularly those groups at highest risk of HIV acquisition. These activities include developing and implementing a transgender-specific outreach strategy.

The RA will be responsible for the following duties:

GENERAL DUTIES:


Assists the research team in developing a culturally competent evaluation protocol


Meets with community leaders to identify opportunities and barriers for implementing protocol.


Develops a social network page for the project and maintains content to keep the page active.


Attends community events to recruit members to the social network.


Outreaches to social network members to build relationships and engage new members.


Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:


A High School diploma or equivalent work experience.


Demonstrated experience working with transgender communities.


Able to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds.


Experience developing content to distribute via online social networks


Experience conducting outreach or recruitment.


Strong written and oral communication skills.


Robust understanding of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms.

DESIRED REQUIREMENTS:


Bilingual in Spanish and English.


Lived experience in the Los Angeles transgender community.


Knowledge of HIV prevention.


Strong problem solving skills.


Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

It is the continuing policy of CBS Radio to afford equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, or sexual orientation, national origin, age or physical or mental disability, veteran or disabled veteran status, and to conform to applicable laws and regulations. We solicit assistance on these openings and future openings. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled