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Communications Associate, Health Advocacy

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JOIN PROJECTS
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Brooklyn, NY
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Published 21 days ago

ABOUT US

JOIN is a New York City-based communications agency helping progressive initiatives reach and mobilize the right people to build their movements. We are looking for a Communications Associate, Health Advocacy to help our clients build more equitable health and medicines systems. 

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Communications Associate, Health Advocacy is someone with excellent writing skills and an understanding that the systems governing the development and distribution of medicines are fundamentally broken. Ideally, this person has... 

🔹 At least 1-3 years of experience in a communications role at a non-profit, advocacy organization, consultancy, political campaign, health justice movement, or government position 

🔹 Worked in, or is familiar with, the health advocacy, health policy, public health, or global health spaces. 

🔹 A demonstrated ability to write compelling short-form social media content, develop messaging, and build digital communications strategies. 

🔹 Confidence in their organizational skills, creativity, resourcefulness and attention to detail

The person in this role should be interested in... 

1️⃣ Advancing solutions to make prescription drugs more accessible and affordable

2️⃣ Joining the ongoing fight for global access to COVID-19 vaccines and treatments  

3️⃣ Exploring how systemic changes can result in better, more equitable health outcomes 

4️⃣ Leveraging social media, especially Twitter, to communicate ideas 

5️⃣ Reading news coverage, op-eds, reports, and social media relating to health advocacy  

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Follow moving news, advocacy organizations, policymakers, and experts online to determine how conversations and advocacy efforts are developing
  • Craft compelling social media content 
  • Write and edit newsletters, short-form op-eds, campaign recaps, and more
  • Build digital communication strategies 
  • Track media coverage and distribute reports to clients
  • Attend meetings with clients and team members
  • Manage multiple tasks with differing and sometimes competing deadlines

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION

  • Communication skills: 1-3 years (Preferred)
  • Writing skills: 1-3 years (Preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree (Preferred)

LOCATION

  • Fully remote (U.S.-based)

PAY & SCHEDULE

  • $1,500 USD per month
  • 15 hours per week
  • Work will be conducted Monday-Friday. Daily work schedule is flexible. Communications Associate will be expected to self-track the number of hours worked each week.

This position is part-time with the possibility of increased hours starting in 2022.

ABOUT US

JOIN is a New York City-based communications agency helping progressive initiatives reach and mobilize the right people to build their movements. We are looking for a Communications Associate, Health Advocacy to help our…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    October 4, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 22, 2021

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
366 Macon St, Brooklyn, NY 11233, USA

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