Healthcare Programs and Policy Specialist

Administrative, Office & Clerical

Washington
,
DC
Contract to Perm
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Why You Want to Work Here:

The Healthcare Programs and Policy Specialist will assist in the management of our coalition, a group of public health, research, and provider organizations; patient groups; federal agencies, industry, and funding organizations. Additionally, the Specialist will provide support to the team that oversees the organization’s initiative, a multifaceted effort that focuses on promoting access to high quality care, research, and policy to address the burden of diseases in the United States and globally. We’re a growing organization that strives for excellence, creativity, and fun. 
 

Responsibilities of the Healthcare Programs and Policy Specialist:

  • Serves as general resource to assist the team (i.e., Deputy Director, Manager, Coalition, and the Manager, Programs) with programs and projects that are a part of team initiative
  • Assists in the day-to-day administration and coordination of the team including:
    • Monitors email inbox and correspondence and responds to inquiries and/or redirects inquiries to the Team Manager
    • Establishes, implements, and maintains the team’s knowledge management system
    • Coordinates review process for applicants and onboarding of accepted new members
    • Assists the team with promotion and communications, including Twitter accounts, weekly emails, monthly e-newsletters, website, and coalition projects (e.g., public awareness and social media campaigns, etc.)
    • Assists the team with managing the Steering Committee, Working Groups, and Task Forces 
  • Attends and travel to occasional sponsored meetings and events outside of normal working hours 
  • Shares incoming phone, mail, and other administrative responsibilities as needed with other assistants, associates, coordinators, and specialists
  • Other duties as assigned
 

Qualifications of the Healthcare Programs and Policy Specialist

  • Bachelor’s degree required; public health, health communications or scientific background preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years professional work experience in public health, health communications, knowledge management, and/or research
  • Strong project and time management skills, as well as oral and written communication skills, to develop and implement procedures and processes that help ensure the best outcomes
  • Detail-oriented, with excellent organizational and follow-through skills
  • Strong customer service orientation and ability to manage challenges with diplomacy and tact
  • Technical experience in implementing and managing virtual meetings via Zoom
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required
  • Experience and proficiency in the use of the following software: Canva, Salesforce, Google applications and other project management and communications tools


Washington, DC (Hybrid Office)
$60-70k + Excellent Benefits
Full-time, M-F
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