A JOTW “Can't Wait” job opportunity from Coleridge Collymore at the Academy for Educational Development (AED)
Communication Managers, Center for Health, Communication (CHC), Academy for Educational Development (AED), Washington, D.C.
AED, a nonprofit organization in Washington, DC working globally to
improve education, health, civil society and economic development, is
seeking Communication Managers within their Center for Health
Communication (CHC) to lead and support several domestic public health
CHC currently implements a diverse portfolio of social marketing and
communication projects in the U.S. which are funded by the National
Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
private associations and foundations on health issues such as obesity
prevention, immunization, tobacco control, and injury prevention.
Requirements include: a minimum of 7-10 years supervising multiple
accounts at a PR agency, preferably with Federal government clients;
proven success leading communication campaigns; strong writing and
pitching ability, superior interpersonal skills, a Bachelor's Degree in
mass communications or public relations. Master's Degree preferred.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
– Manage all aspects of accounts including development and
dissemination of materials including news releases, factsheets, PSAs,
– Arrange news conferences, deskside briefings, ethnic media
– Supervise media buys, RMTs, and SMTs
– Create and implement PR strategies to support multiple clients
– Develop and present new business proposals
– Produce and manage high quality work under strict deadlines
Interested applicants should send resume with cover letter referencing
position PR – Communications (jotw) to: AED/HR, 1825 Connecticut Avenue,
NW, Washington, D.C. 20009; fax: (202) 884-8413 or email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information, visit our website at
We thank all individuals for their interest in AED, however only those
selected for interviews will be contacted. AA/EOE/M/F/D/V
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