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Job Title: Health Communication Specialist
Job Number: 1707-60912-HCS-002
Organization: IHRC, Inc.
Posted: 7/12/2017
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA   
Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Position Description:

JOB TITLE:  Health Communication Specialist

POSITION NUMBER:  1707-60912-HCS- 002




TRAVEL:  As required to fulfill the responsibilities of the position

IHRC, Inc. provides scientific, information management, management consulting, bioinformatics, and administrative program support to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other Federal and private sector clients.    The successful candidate will be a full-time employee of IHRC, Inc., and will be assigned to the Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch (WDPB), Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Disease (DFWED), National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), at the CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA, to provide support for the WDPB.


The Health Communication Specialist will develop and implement effective communication strategies and an effective education program for the WDPB.


  • Design and produce communication and education materials for a variety of audiences to support preparedness and response to water-related emergencies and outbreaks
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external partners to identify audience needs and ensure messages achieve communication objectives
  • Develop and execute dissemination plans for messages and materials to ensure distribution through appropriate channels to reach target audiences.



Education and Experience:

  • Master’s in Public Health (MPH) with emphasis on communication or BA or Masters in Communications with significant experience developing health/science content


  • Media relations experience and media strategy consulting
  • Experience with scientific communications, preferably public health
  • Experience with Media product/channel development
  • Experience with stakeholder management
  • Strong collaborative focus


  • Previous CDC experience

Language Skills:

  • The candidate must possess excellent oral and written communication skills in English   


  • Must be United States citizen or permanent resident or have authorization for employment in the United States

SALARY:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience

To apply for this position:

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IHRC, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.  It is the policy of IHRC, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, and veteran or disability status and to take affirmative action in accordance with applicable laws and Executive Orders.

Organization Description:

IHRC, Inc. is an international consulting and professional services corporation, located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. IHRC is a minority woman-owned small business and participates in the 8(a) business development program of the U.S. Small Business Administration. We assist our clients in accomplishing their missions and objectives in a timely and cost-effective manner, and we strive exceed our clients’ expectations.

Closing Date: 10/12/2017
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: HUMAN RESOURCES,  Health Communication Specialist
Contact Location: 2 Ravinia Dr. Suite 1200

Atlanta   GA  30346
United States
Contact Location: 2 Ravinia Dr. Suite 1200
  Atlanta   GA  30346
  United States
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