If you've got a passion for people and health and a desire to succeed, a career with American College of Preventive Medicine may be for you! The ACPM is a leader in preventive medicine to promote healthy lifestyles and population health. The ACPM improves the health of individuals and populations through evidence-based health promotion, disease prevention, and systems-based approaches to improving health and health care.
ACPM is currently seeking a Communications Specialist who will implement the ACPM’s communications strategy via press, media, newsletters, social media and ACPM’s website as well as manage ACPM’s website and all digital assets.
Position Functions and Responsibilities
Conducts communications project management.
Conducts editing, formatting and distribution of press releases, reports, and other documents.
Identifies opportunities to promote ACPM programs, initiatives, and policy agenda.
Generate media coverage on the local and national levels that carries ACPM’s message.
Draft and edit communications content in conjunction with the VP, Communications & Development.
Produce monthly newsletter for ACPM and updates the website on a regular basis.
Produce digital content including website content and social media content for Twitter, Facebook, and other social media platforms.
Develops, edits, formats and distributes communications materials including press releases, fact sheets and reports.
Supports, identifies and leverages all communications channels to promote and raise the visibility of ACPM.
Produce multimedia content, including photos and videos.
Contribute to the overall success of ACPM by performing all other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Nonprofit health care communications experience.
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Professional demeanor and can quickly integrate into a high-performing team.
Ability to establish and maintain positive, collaborative relationships with staff.
Press and media experience.
Ability to be nimble, swift and timely on all deliverables and writing assignments.
Excellent time management skills – ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities.
Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Communications or applicable experience.
The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) is the national medical specialty society of physicians dedicated to disease prevention, health promotion and systems-based health care improvement. Established in 1954, ACPM is the leading U.S.-based physician organization focused on practice, research, publication, and teaching of evidence-based preventive medicine. ACPM’s 2,700 members are leaders in a variety of health settings, including state and local health departments, federal agencies, hospitals, health plans, community and migrant health centers, industrial sites, occupational health centers, academic centers, private practice, and the military. They have the skills needed to understand and reduce the risks of disease, disability and death in individuals and in population groups.