Strategic Communications Specialist (Research Policy, NIH)

Rockville, Maryland, United States · Communications & Outreach · 134

Description

Ripple Effect is seeking a full-time Strategic Communications Specialist with a background in biomedical research and an understanding of the NIH grants process to work within the Office of Extramural Research (OER) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Position Overview

Background

Ripple Effect Communications is a government contractor providing professional consulting services in the areas of: Communications & Outreach; Program Management & Policy; and Research & Evaluation. For this position, we are looking for someone to support the Office of Extramural Research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Ripple Effect is a fast-paced, demanding, and rewarding environment where independent work, creative thinking, and solution-proposing is the norm. To learn more about working at Ripple Effect and our growing team check out the Future Rippler section of our website.

Job Description

The ideal candidate for this role has a strong understanding of the National Institutes of Health, a background in biomedical research, is an exceptional communicator, and is highly motivated to take on challenges within a fast-paced environment. The Strategic Communications Specialist will work alongside NIH staff to develop and execute communications plans including the following tasks:

Requirements

Basic Requirements

Preferred Skills

Benefits

Our employees are rewarded in many ways for their contributions to our mission, including competitive pay, exceptional benefits, and a range of work/life programs based on employment classification. Benefit offerings may include:

Vetting and Hiring Process

It is the policy of Ripple Effect Communications, Inc. that:

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