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Job Title: Senior Health Communication Specialist
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Organization: The Scientific Consulting Group, Inc.
Posted: 5/24/2024
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Health Communication
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Gaithersburg,  MD   
Compensation: 70-80,000
Position Description: The Communications Department at The Scientific Consulting Group, Inc. is seeking a senior level health communications professional to provide communications support to both private and government clients within the environmental and health & biomedical fields.

Responsibilities and Duties

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to tasks as outlined below:

• Provide professional consulting services to government and private clients. • Manage and design public health outreach programs and marketing initiatives. • Develop targeted messaging and strategic plans for multiple media outlets (print publications, social media, web, video, and audio presentations). • Support the implementation of clients’ communications programs, campaigns, and outreach efforts. • Facilitate both internal and external meetings. • Conduct extensive market research and evaluations using innovative technologies. • Develop key messaging for multiple media outlets (print publications, web, video, and audio). • Possess or develop content expertise in specific health and science-related fields. • Develop recommendations based on web and social media analytics. • Develop, implement, review, and update brand guidelines for clients.

Qualifications and Skills

• Bachelor’s degree in communications, public health, journalism, or related field and 10+ years of related experience, or master’s degree in communications, public health, journalism, or related field and 6+ years of related experience. Advanced degree preferred. • Excellent writing and editing skills. • Experience in public health outreach programs, strategic planning, social and digital media, and constructing messaging for multiple media outlets. • Experience in consulting, specifically with health, environmental, and/or other science-based agencies. • Experience with Drupal is a plus. • Enthusiastic mentor with experience with plain language writing or the ability to translate complex language into concepts and visuals for a more general audience. • Experience managing competing priorities and adapting to changes in priorities and workload. • Ability to perform administrative activities efficiently and effectively (i.e., progress reports, proposals, budgets). • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively across departments and with multiple clients. • A willingness to learn from communications professionals of all ages and experience levels.

This opportunity is based in Gaithersburg, Maryland with a hybrid work arrangement that offers the ability to work from home two days per week. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter.

SCG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


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Closing Date: 8/24/2024
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Contact Name: Human Resources,  Senior Health Communication Specialist
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