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HEALTH COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST

Develop and implement effective communication strategies to promote health information, raise awareness about health initiatives, and drive behavior change. This role involves crafting clear and impactful messages tailored to various audiences, utilizing diverse communication channels, and collaborating with health professionals, public health agencies, and communities.

LOCATION

Remote / Hybrid/ Atlanta

EMPLOYMENT TYPE

Permanent

What You’ll Do

The Health Communication Specialist's work contributes to improving public health outcomes and empowering individuals to make informed decisions about their well-being.

Key Responsibilities:

Communication Strategy Development:

  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals, public health experts, and other stakeholders to define communication goals and objectives.

  • Develop comprehensive communication strategies that align with health campaigns, initiatives, or interventions.

  • Identify target audiences and tailor messages to resonate with diverse demographics and cultural contexts.

Message Creation and Content Development:

  • Craft clear, accurate, and compelling health-related messages using plain language and engaging storytelling techniques.

  • Develop content for various communication channels, including print materials, digital platforms, social media, videos, and presentations.

Multichannel Delivery:

  • Utilize a range of communication channels, such as websites, social media, email newsletters, posters, brochures, and public service announcements, to disseminate health information.

  • Optimize content for different platforms and ensure consistency across various communication channels,

  • Audience Engagement and Behavior Change:

    • Design communication materials that encourage positive health behaviors, informed decision-making, and adherence to medical advice.

    • Implement behavior change models and theories to develop persuasive and impactful messaging.

Collaboration and Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including graphic designers, writers, public relations professionals, and subject-matter experts, to ensure cohesive and effective communication campaigns.

  • Engage with community organizations, advocacy groups, and healthcare providers to foster partnerships and gather insights.

Evaluation and Adaptation:

  • Monitor and measure the impact of communication efforts through metrics such as reach, engagement, and behavior change.

  • Collect feedback from target audiences and stakeholders to refine communication strategies and improve effectiveness.

Health Literacy and Accessibility:

  • Ensure health information is communicated in a manner that is easy to understand, culturally sensitive, and accessible to diverse populations.

  • Prioritize health literacy to bridge gaps in understanding and empower individuals to make informed decisions.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Public Health, Health Communication, Communication Studies, or a related field.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey complex health information in a clear and concise manner.

  • Proficiency in creating content for various communication channels, including social media, websites, print materials, and multimedia formats.

  • Understanding of health behavior change theories and principles.

  • Experience in collaborating with cross-functional teams and engaging with diverse stakeholders.

  • Familiarity with health literacy, cultural competency, and accessibility considerations in communication.

  • Knowledge of public health campaigns, health promotion strategies, and the healthcare landscape.

  • Proficiency in using communication tools, software, and analytics to track campaign performance.

The Health Communication Specialist role is pivotal in bridging the gap between complex health information and the general public. By developing effective communication strategies, this specialist contributes to improving health outcomes, empowering individuals, and fostering informed decision-making in health.

Who You are

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  • I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. I’m a great place for you to tell a story and let your users know a little more about you.

  • I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. I’m a great place for you to tell a story and let your users know a little more about you.
     

  • I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It’s easy. Just click “Edit Text” or double click me to add your own content and make changes to the font. 

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