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Health and Science Communications Specialist - NIH

Kelly Services
Bethesda, MD 20814
Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with the leading medical research center in the world. We are seeking an individual to work as a Health and Science Communications Specialist at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.

This is a long-term contract position which offers:

- Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit package

- Optional health, vision, and dental plans

- Vacation leave as well as paid federal holidays and 401K plan.

- Access to NIHs unparalleled resources and niche scientific initiatives

TASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall:

(1) Provide strategic communications support to the content team lead in National Heart, Lung, and Blood (NHLBI) Office of Science Policy, Engagement, Education, and Communications, Health Education and Digital Information and Dissemination Branch

(2) Develop and implement strategies to communicate heart, lung, blood, and sleep messages to NHLBI stakeholders, including researchers, health professionals, advocates, and the public.

(3) Translate complex scientific and medical information into plain language; tailor and promote information for a variety of audiences and channels.

(4) Identify needs and develop content for various communication media to increase visibility of the program.

(5) Assist Team Lead in content strategy development and implementation including development and dissemination of SOPs and tip sheets.

(6) Coordinate with other program offices to create outreach and engagement plans.

(7) Work closely with branch and office colleagues to coordinate efforts on content development, messaging, and edits related to health education, health topics, and other content as needed across NHLBI sites

(8) Collaborate with NHLBI divisions, offices, and centers to ensure that digital content is accurate and up to date; facilitate new content requests.

(9) Collaborate with external contractors to facilitate writing and editing projects, promote SEO best practices, and provide relevant recommendations

(10) Meet with internal and external stakeholders to identify communications gaps and collaboration opportunities.

REQUIREMENTS. The contractor ideally would have:

(1) Bachelors degree in Communications, Mass Media, or related discipline

(2) Understanding of and expertise in web content development and associated best practices.

(3) Knowledge and understanding of the field of health and science communications and best practices to ensure content is accessible to a variety of audiences

(4) Experience with copyediting and plain language writing

(5) Experience with communications project management and planning

Please Note: Vaccination against COVID-19 is a requirement for all job opportunities offered through Kelly Government Solutions, in accordance with the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors.


When you apply, please know a Kelly Government Solutions Recruiter will review your resume and will contact you directly, if your skills and experience match the requirements of this position; a full job description can be made available at that time.

Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. Even if you arent contacted for this position, you are still part of our talent network. All Kelly recruiters have access to your profile, which expands your opportunities even further.

As a specialty talent company, Kelly is committed to doing the right thing for our talent and clients. We stand up for equity, inclusion, fair treatment, and opportunity for all as these build the foundation of our Talent Promise. With a focus on safety, value, well-being, investment, and opportunity, Kellys Talent Promise confirms our commitment to those in search of a better way to work and live and to help discover whats next.

It is obvious things are different than they were just a few months ago. Kelly is at the forefront of ensuring the safety of our employees in this new working environment. Be well and stay strong.

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government offers a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technical, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will find you the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. Its just another way we make the job search work for you.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (


Posted: 2022-06-13 Expires: 2022-07-14

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