Science Communications Associate, United States

Science Communications Associate, United States

Full Time
United States
Posted 2 weeks ago

POSITION: Science Communications Associate

LOCATION: Remote US-based (East Coast working hours required)

HOURS: 35 hours per week

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

As a Science Communications Associate for the US offices of ACCESS Health International, you will work closely with the Chair and President to write a wide range of public health and biomedical science-related articles, blog posts, reports, and other publications. You should feel comfortable switching between topics such as public health policy, vaccine design, and genomic surveillance. This is the ideal position for a strong writer, diligent researcher, and creative thinker who also has a strong understanding of issues in public health and biomedical science.

As part of the role, you may be asked, among other tasks, to:

  • Write opinion pieces, articles, and blogs for external publication;

  • Edit ACCESS Health reports, articles, newsletter items, and interviews with experts;

  • Edit and draft chapters of ACCESS Health books and key reports;

  • Develop posts for ACCESS Health social media accounts, including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn;

  • Other communications support, as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: A degree in science, public health, or science communication and two or more years in a similar role.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

Excellent communication skills, especially written communications skills

Excellent time management skills, a flexible approach, and the ability to multitask

Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a collaborative manner

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, WordPress design, and basic HTML is a plus.

ABOUT ACCESS HEALTH INTERNATIONAL:

ACCESS Health is an international think tank, advisory group, and implementation partner. We work to improve access to high-quality and affordable healthcare. We also work to reduce health disparities by shaping the social and environmental determinants of health. We conduct practical, evidence-based research. We cultivate partnerships. We foster health innovation. We establish long-term, in-residence, country, and regional programs.

Please apply by sending your resume and a cover letter, and two relevant writing samples to [email protected]

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