A JOTW “Can't Wait” job opportunity from the Academy for Educational Development (AED)

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:

employ@smtp.aed.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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