Reporting to the Petrie-Flom Center's Administrative Director and working closely with the Center's Executive Director, Faculty Director, and other staff, the Communications Associate will support the Center's work on its sponsored research programs, as well as the Center's core administrative needs, with a focus on communications and front-line finance. The position has three major areas of responsibility: (1) communications; (2) administrative support, including meeting and event support (3) support for the Center's sponsored research projects, including publication support.
The Communication Associate's primary responsibilities at the Petrie-Flom Center will involve leading the Center's communications work, including managing the production of a bi-weekly newsletter, advertising upcoming events through various outlets, and providing support for the Center's website, blog, and social media sites. The Associate will also promote the Center's activities to local and national media, and support the promotion and placement of affiliated scholars' work with news outlets. Most prominently, the Associate will act as
Bachelor's degree and three or more years of relevant experience.
JD or equivalent health-policy related degree preferred.
Interest and knowledge of health law policy, biotechnology, and bioethics.
Prior academic or nonprofit administration or communications experience.
Strong technology skills, including basic Microsoft suite, and social media skills.
Excellent judgment, attention to detail, organizational skills, oral and written communication abilities.
Ability to identify tasks that need to be completed with minimal direction and oversight, and to prioritize and adjust according to changing day-to-day needs of a busy program.
Ability to handle substantial email traffic.
Ability to work well independently and as part of a team.
Positive and flexible personality.
Prior experience with grant-funded research.
Experience providing complex administrative support in a high-profile, fluid environment.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 49227BR
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