CDDEP invites applications for a Communications Associate to support the organization’s daily communications activities and help to develop and implement long-term strategies to broaden outreach and policy impact. The Communications Associate, who will be based for an initial 6 month period in New Delhi, will relocate to Washington DC after that period. S/he will work closely with a Washington, DC and New Delhi team of researchers and collaborators to disseminate research findings to media, policymakers, and the general public through a variety of print and digital avenues.
Communications Associate responsibilities are:
External Communications and Outreach
Creating and Updating Web Content
Maintaining Internal Communications Resources
Applicants should have 1-2 years of experience working in non-profit communications, and should be highly motivated, creative, intellectually curious, and able to work independently. Candidates should also possess the following qualities:
CDDEP is a public health research organization with headquarters in Washington, D.C. and New Delhi, India. Its mission is "to produce independent, multidisciplinary research to advance the health and well-being of human populations around the world." Founded in 2009, CDDEP and its team of economists, epidemiologists, disease modelers, policy and risk analysts carry out research on malaria, antibiotic resistance, disease control priorities, environmental health, alcohol and tobacco, and various other diseases. Research is divided across four areas: disease dynamics and behavior, disease dynamics and information structure, delivery of new technologies for disease control, and innovative financing. More information about CDDEP can be found at www.cddep.org.
CDDEP is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample (no more than 5 pages) and three references by email. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
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