Remote Type: Temporary Remote
Position Type: Full Time
Education Level: 4-Year Degree
Job Shift: Day
Job Category: Government - Federal
BeVera Solutions is seeking an experienced Health Communications Specialist to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in transforming the future of technology and public health. This position will be located in Atlanta, GA and will become part of BeVera’s team that supports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) One Health Office. One Health is a collaborative, multisectoral approach that recognizes the interconnectedness of humans, animals, and the environment. Changes in the interactions between people, animals, and the environment have led to a greater focus on One Health work. These changes have also led to a geographical spread in known zoonotic diseases (diseases spread between animals and people) as well as the emergence of new zoonotic diseases like COVID-19.
The qualified applicant should have knowledge in planning, implementing, and evaluating a variety of health communication and marketing activities.
Duties and Responsibilities
Support One Health activities related to human-animal-environment interface issues, emerging and re-emerging zoonotic diseases such as COVID-19, pandemic preparedness, and outbreak response and prevention
Develop communication materials, toolkits, web content, and social media to support One Health messages relevant to COVID-19 and pandemic preparedness, focusing on companion animals, domestic animals, and wildlife
Provide technical assistance to Shepherd Contract awardee on pandemic preparedness toolkits, One Health projects, and communication materials
Provide technical assistance to international partners, including the WHO-FAO-OIE Tripartite, to develop communication materials for global partners related to COVID-19 and general One Health communication materials
Write and edit summary of evidence documents and prevention, testing, and management recommendations for animal health, public health, and/or environmental health during the COVID-19 response or other epidemics/pandemics
Participate in One Health meetings and calls, and other duties as assigned, to support One Health needs relevant to COVID-19 as well as pandemic preparedness
Participate in CDC Emergency Response Activities relevant to One Health
Minimum of 2 to 6 years of Public Health experience
Health Communications experience in creating and editing communication products, such as social media and web content, PowerPoint presentations, news article, fact sheets, pamphlets, etc.
Ability to manage multiple projects and to work under pressure and tight deadlines
Ability to work independently and to contribute in a team environment
Master's of Public Health degree, or similar
Well-organized with 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
The candidate must possess excellent oral and written communication skills in English.