The American Public Health Association seeks a strong communicator/writer for a two-year part-time position to help raise the profile of the organization and its environmental health work.
Duties include writing and editing materials such as blog posts, copy for websites and newsletters, news releases, op-eds and more; reviewing and editing fact sheets and reports and translating technical language for a lay audience; managing social media, including planning, messaging, engaging followers and evaluating impact; developing contacts with reporters, pitching stories, handling media inquiries and developing talking points.
Candidate should have a bachelor’s degree and three to five years of journalism, public/media relations or communications experience ideally with a public health background; excellent writing, editing and social media skills; personal presence; strong attention to detail; and ability to juggle multiple issues and assignments, meet deadlines and work with others as a team player. P/T salary is $21K.
This is a two-year grant-funded position. Additional work is contingent upon funding.