A global pandemic and stubborn health disparities across our communities have highlighted the essential nature of integrative health and the ways in which the field explores and explains how multiple factors come together to affect the wellness of people and communities. A recognized, research-driven force in this field, the Institute for Integrative Health (Institute) is poised to increase its voice and advance knowledge and new approaches to health and wellbeing. Accordingly, the Institute is strengthening its communications, outreach, and development capacity. The Communications and Development Associate, a newly created position, will support and report to the Senior Director of Strategic Communications and also support the Institute President and leadership team.
The Communications & Development Associate is responsible for providing high-level administrative support to the Senior Director of Strategic Communications as well as to the Institute leadership. The position will support internal and external communications activities and initiatives as well as the administrative needs of the President, including research and tasks related to development (fundraising) activities. The Communications & Development Associate works in close partnership with the Institute’s leadership to support strategies and activities that promote the organization’s impact, while increasing understanding of and support for an integrative health approach to wellness and healing. The essential responsibilities of the position fall into two related areas.
Communications (Estimated at 60% effort)
Executive and Development Support for the President & Leadership Team (Estimated at 40% effort)
Work Environment and Physical Demands
Essential functions are typically performed in an office setting with a low level of noise. During the COVID-19 pandemic, work will be carried out remotely. The Institute may make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Ability to work flexible hours on occasion, possibly including weekends or evenings. Minimal travel may be required.
Compensation: Commensurate with experience and within the range of $45,000-$60,000 annually. Excellent benefits package.
Application Deadline: March 12, 2021
To Apply: If you meet the core requirements and are interested in applying for this role, please email your resume, a cover letter detailing why you would be a good fit for this position, and salary requirements to: email@example.com.
The Institute for Integrative Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About the Institute for Integrative Health
The mission of the Institute for Integrative Health, a think tank with an activist agenda, is to catalyze new ideas in health, understand the complex network of factors that influence health, and promote the well-being of individuals and communities. Since its founding in 2007, the Institute has been dedicated to generating, evaluating, and disseminating the bold ideas necessary to create an epidemic of health. The Institute aims to improve health by challenging the current disease-focused healthcare paradigm, promoting deeper understanding of the complex network of factors that impact health and well-being.
A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the Institute is led by Professor Brian Berman, MD, a pioneer in the field of integrative medicine. Engaged with a broad, multi-disciplinary network of thought-leaders and partners, the Institute has established an international reputation as a place for exploration that is unfettered by institutional agendas. The Institute’s core values that support its vision, mission, and programs are: Heart, Leadership, Curiosity, Collaboration, Equity, Freedom, and Can-do Attitude.
A global pandemic and stubborn health disparities across our communities have highlighted the essential nature of integrative health and the ways in which the field explores and explains how multiple factors come together to affect…