Responsibilities for this Position
Location: USA GA Atlanta
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ68782
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GDIT is seeking a Health Communications Specialist in Atlanta, GA to support our client on-site at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
T his position is currently working 100% remotely during this time of COVID restrictions. Once lifted, this role will work from ABC address with opportunity to telework 1-2 days a week once established and with manager approval.
Work with and develop web content for internal or external audiences
Develop content for the intranet, prepare/edit/revise presentations, talking points, news articles (CDC Connects), or other documents.
Rapidly work on strategic communications or initiatives for senior CDC leaders with a quick turn-around.
Work with the appropriate CIOs to coordinate emergency risk communication content development.
Work with behavioral and communication researchers, SMEs and program experts to create new messaging based on formative research, including message testing, and adapting existing content to be consistent with emergency risk communication science, principles, CDC's Clear Communication Index guidance, and audience research.
Translate complex health and information into messages for a variety of audiences using principles of risk communication, including framing, and attention to cultural aspects of reception.
Create content that is responsive to emerging concerns, science, and issues such as web copy, fact sheets, social media messages, FAQ's, and talking points.
Ensure that messaging meets federal plain language requirements.
Ensure that emergency health messages are timely, consistent, targeted, and actionable.
Assess repurposed material for intended use and ask clearance staff if re-clearance is required.
Test and prepare documents (PDF or web content) to be 508 compliant for posting on the CDC websites.
Serves as a liaison between JIC leadership and JIC teams.
Strong administrative, coordination, written, verbal communication, and attention to details skills required.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suites (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Assists with meetings/calls, trainings, and orientations.
Able to drafts reports and correspondence with minimal guidance.
Handle administrative tasks for staff searches and recruiting.
Assist in the preparation of reports.
Analyze and evaluate management practices and methods.
Proficient at writing, editing or creating content (including using plain language).
2 to 6 years of Public Health experience required
CDC experience required
Health communication experience creating communication products such as: web content, PowerPoint presentations, news article, fact sheets, pamphlets, etc.
Ability to manage multiple projects, work under pressure and tight deadlines, work independently, and work in a team environment
This position is onsite at the CDC Roybal campus. With customer approval, some telework may be authorized. Must be willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays on a rotational basis.
Masters of Public Health, or similar preferred
Must be well-organized and have the ability to work rapidly in an emergency environment
Attention to detail and commitment to high quality/error free deliverables
Self-sufficient in delivering work and overcoming technical problems
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
T elecommuting Options:
Some Telecommuting Allowed
USA GA Atlanta
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We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.