Health Project Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $48,000
Maximum: $50,000




1875 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
District of Columbia
United States


The National Partnership for Women & Families is seeking a Health Project Coordinator to join a team within our Health Care portfolio working to advance patient- and family-centered health care. The successful candidate will work with National Partnership colleagues to assist measure developers and other health care stakeholders in partnering with patients and families to ensure that care design and delivery meet the needs of patients and families. 


Position Summary

The Health Project Coordinator will work on projects at the intersection of health policy and community engagement. Key responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating communications, planning and progress among various projects with internal and external teams; 
  • Contributing to the development of tools and resources (e.g., research, writing, editing, formatting, updating);
  • Researching potential contacts to partner on patient engagement and health policy projects;
  • Conducting initial outreach to new contacts, including drafting emails, compiling informational materials, and coordinating meetings with National Partnership team members;
  • Building and sustaining relationships with new partners, including patients and family caregivers, advocates, organizational partners, health care providers, researchers, and other partners;
  • Providing individualized support to patients, family caregivers, and advocates to partner with health care stakeholders in meaningful ways;
  • Supporting health care stakeholders to partner effectively with patients, family caregivers, and advocates;
  • Providing administrative support to the team as needed, including developing agendas, managing scheduling of appointments, file organization, and other logistical needs.

The responsibilities of this position include approximately 75 percent program support and 25 percent administrative support.



An ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills; be highly attentive to detail; and be extremely well organized with the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced environment. The position requires personal initiative; the candidate must be comfortable working as part of a team. The candidate will be working closely with both quantitative/clinical researchers and a diverse community of patients, family caregivers and health care advocates; as such, adaptive interpersonal skills and an appetite for relationship building is essential.


A Bachelor’s degree and at least 2-3 years of community engagement or technical assistance experience is required; knowledge of or experience working with health care issues strongly preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite 2016 and online research required; experience with Salesforce or other database/content management systems a plus.


About the Organization

For more than 45 years the National Partnership has fought for every major policy advance that has helped this nation’s women and families. We work to foster a society in which workplaces are fair, discrimination is a thing of the past, women’s reproductive health and rights are secure, everyone has access to quality, affordable health care and every person has the opportunity to achieve economic security and live with dignity. Founded in 1971 as the Women’s Legal Defense Fund, the National Partnership for Women & Families is a Washington, DC-based nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c)3 organization with the mission of improving the lives of women and families. We are committed to gender equality and social and economic justice, and our focus remains steadily on those with the least, who struggle the most and face the greatest barriers.


The National Partnership is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and seek applications from all qualified individuals without regard to gender, race, color, national origin, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other factor protected by law. Women, men, people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQI individuals and veterans are encouraged to apply. Please see "EEO is the Law" for more information on Equal Employment Opportunities.


A generous benefits package which include medical, dental, vision, life insurance.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please submit cover letter with resume, at least two writing samples and three references to (Subject Line: Health Project Coordinator). Applications will only be accepted by email and position will remain open until a qualified candidate is chosen. The National Partnership may choose not to consider incomplete or inaccurately submitted applications.