Senior Communications Specialist (Multi-Openings)

10 Feb, 2021


Senior Communications Specialist (Multi-Openings)

BETAH Associates
Rockville, MD

BETAH is a certified small business that focuses on projects and partners addressing issues of social equity, sustainable communities, and healthy populations. As a team of diversely talented professionals, we make a difference every day-for our clients, for the citizens they serve, and for the communities in which we live.

At BETAH, we approach our work with passion, creativity, and resolve. Client confidence and satisfaction are the measures of our success. BETAH is comprised of experts from a variety of fields-including communications, marketing, management, event planning, and technology. We unite diverse talents into a shared commitment to excellence.
EOE STATEMENT We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
BETAH Associates is a professional services firm seeking a Senior Communications Specialist. The Senior Communications Specialist will serve as a health communications expert responsible for supporting the planning, implementation, management, and evaluation of major, complex public health communication and marketing programs and campaigns. The Senior Communications Specialist will also be responsible for supporting communications planning and implementation, strategic marketing, and communications support, brand integration, content development, strategic partnerships, developing and disseminating email broadcasts, social media messaging, webcasts, blogs, and e-newsletters.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Support communications strategy and message development
Develop clear messaging and channels for different stakeholders
Manage multiple promotional/outreach and PR programs
Manage, develop, and maintain an editorial calendar and other key strategic tools, as requested, to implement, evaluate, and evolve internal communications
Write, edit and clear content as well as manage information dissemination about programs and activities through internal and external communication channels, including institute and agency newsletters, articles, webcasts, presentations, blog posts, websites, talking points, social media, and video.

Required Qualifications

Experience supporting government-related communications projects to include public health, equity, and education.
Experience working within a government contracting firm
Exceptional writing, editing, and oral communications skills
Digital communications skills, experience leading social media planning, engagement, and management
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences
Ability to multi-task and work well under deadline pressure
Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills
Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
Proficiency in M.S. Office Suite products (M.S. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Digital Communications, Journalism, or relevant discipline. Master’s degree preferred.
Minimum of 7-10 years’ experience with communications, marketing, program development, client engagement.
Preferred Qualifications

Experience with social media/digital content development — from metrics to analysis to recommendations (e.g., Google Analytics)
Ideal candidates will possess specific public health knowledge of HIV/AIDS policy and programs.

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Job posted: 2021-02-10