Health Policy Research and Communications Associate
Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) seeks a Health Policy Research and Communications Associate to work with the public affairs team to help write, edit and release policy and public health research. Activities will include conducting policy research, writing portions of policy reports and other materials, and editing, fact-checking and reviewing report and report materials (graphics, charts, news releases, public statements, etc.).
Candidates must have strong research, policy and analytic skills – including the ability to understand federal and state policies; be able to clearly summarize and explain complex policy issues; and exceptional writing and editing skills including experience writing effectively for general audiences.
TFAH is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to saving lives by protecting the health of every community and working to make disease prevention a national priority. Some research focus areas at TFAH include prevention, obesity, infectious disease and other public health issues. Examples of TFAH reports and related materials – including projects under the purview of this position - are available at: http://www.tfah.org/reports/. Position reports to Senior Communications Manager.
Minimum Qualifications: three to five years of professional experience. Prior work experience in policy environments and advanced degree in relevant area are preferred (e.g. MPP, JD, Masters of Science in Health Policy).
Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. To apply, send resume, cover letter and salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE: MUST SUBMIT LETTER OF INTEREST/COVER LETTER FOR CONSIDERATION.