Job Category: Public Relations/Marketing,Media Business Positions,Corporate Publications/Newsletters
Employment Type: Full time
At the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) we are working to build a national Culture of Health. Our goal is to help raise the health of everyone in the United States to the level fitting a great nation by placing well-being at the center of every aspect of life. We know that we are just one of many who believe that everyone in our diverse society should have the opportunity to lead longer, healthier lives. Through a wide array of grant programs, we engage policymakers, business leaders, community groups and many other stakeholders with a common interest in making it easier for everyone to get and stay healthy. We fund research to deepen our understanding of some of America’s greatest health challenges, and identify new approaches to bring about meaningful change. We also constantly evaluate and draw lessons both from our own programs and work many others have done. RWJF is the nation’s largest philanthropy dedicated solely to health. Since 1972, we’ve supported research and programs targeting some of America’s most pressing health issues.
The Foundation currently seeks a Media Relations Associate to assist and support staff in the development, implementation, management, evaluation, and monitoring of projects and programs involving media relations, public relations, advocacy, advertising, branding, social marketing, and in other communications activities. Primary responsibilities include interacting with media and providing communications support to Foundation president and CEO and senior leadership; conducting background research and analysis to assist in designing and implementing new initiatives; evaluating proposals; and monitoring the progress of communications projects and grants.
Candidates with a minimum of a Bachelors in Communications, Marketing, English or a related field required. Three years of related experience required in the field of health care, philanthropy, or non-profit, preferably with experience in communications, public policy, and/or health policy, preferably in the non-profit or government sector; experience with or knowledge of philanthropy desirable.
Build a career that will make a difference for generations to come, with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits. For more in-depth details on this opportunity, and to apply, visit job opportunities on www.rwjf.org/employment. The application deadline is October 8, 2017