Job Posting for CommunicateHealth: Health Communication Associate

Title: Communication Associate (1 Full-Time Position in Northampton MA or Rockville, MD)

Organization: CommunicateHealth

Brief Summary of Position:

CommunicateHealth is seeking a motivated self-starter with excellent organizational skills and a strong interest in health communication. They are looking for candidates who apply a perfectionist’s eye for detail to coordinating schedules, crafting an email, or capturing meeting notes. Candidates should be comfortable holding all the pieces of a project and can follow-up on action items with colleagues to see tasks through to completion. In addition, candidates should:

  • Have strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills — and can perform writing assignments with little supervision
  • Be an effective verbal communicator, both in-person and by telephone.
  • Have the ability to work on multiple time-sensitive projects with ease
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, flexible work environment.


 Provide support for health communication, content development, website maintenance, and formative research projects. Tasks may include:

  • Coordinating the development of communication products with a multi-disciplinary team and ensuring products are delivered on time and in budget
  • Writing content for print, web, and social media, and incorporating editorial revisions
  • Helping to maintain content and images for large federal health websites by using content management systems
  • Conducting internet research and environmental scans on identified concepts or parameters
  • Performing post-production quality control (QC) processes

Coordinate day-to-day activities of projects. Tasks may include:

  • Supporting multi-disciplinary teams of writers, designers, researchers, and web developers, using project management software to assign actionable tasks to team members and track task status
  • Scheduling client and team meetings
  • Drafting clear and actionable meeting agendas based on client priorities
  • Taking concise and actionable meeting notes and providing status updates in client meetings
  • Corresponding with clients clearly and effectively to keep projects on track
  • Maintaining project schedules and timelines
  • Keeping project files organized on shared company-wide, cloud-based file server

Support internal CH work. Tasks may include:

  • Onsite administrative tasks
  • Interfacing professionally with high-level clients
  • Assisting with maintenance and research tasks for CH’s public health stock photo market place, Picture Public Health


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related field such as communication, public health, English, or the social sciences.
  • At least 2-3 years of professional experience.
  • Experience with project coordination, including managing schedules and timelines.
  • Experience leading tasks from start to finish with the direction of a manager.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in office administration in a busy environment with a mix of remote and on-site staff.
  • Experience with health communication and/or public health
  • Experience in website content maintenance including content management systems such as Drupal and basic HTML.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with health literacy principles
  • Solid working knowledge of common operating systems and software including iOS for Mac.
  • Comfortable with digital-based work, especially project management and collaboration tools and video conferencing.

To Apply: 

Please send cover letter and resume to