Posted on March 6, 2013
Public Health Foundation
Public Health Foundation - Project Analyst
Are you ready to experience the personal challenge of working for a national non-profit leader in the public health field?
If so, we'd like to hear from you!
The Public Health Foundation (PHF) is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the public’s health by strengthening the quality and performance of public health practice at the community, agency, and individual level. PHF is a dynamic and responsive organization with a budget of $5 million and over 40 years of experience. With our highly motivated and professional staff, we quickly and effectively respond to current and emerging needs of the public health system. Every employee counts and contributes as a team member and individually to the success of our organization.
We are seeking a detail- and customer-oriented professional for this position to assist with conducting the day-to-day operations for the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council). The Council is comprised of 19 national public health practice and academic organizations, and focuses on public health workforce issues. This is an ideal position for an individual interested in connecting with national organizations and building a career in public health. The individual in this position will also contribute to activities of PHF’s Academic/Practice Linkages Unit.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Project Analyst will work on project activities to include:
Developing and following work plans
Preparing reports, other project documents, and proposals
Assisting with communication efforts, including corresponding directly with partners and the public, preparing and disseminating electronic newsletters, writing news articles, coordinating social media activities, and designing promotional materials
Responding to internal and external requests for information
Interpreting information and developing recommendations
Developing content for and helping to maintain the website
Organizing logistics and preparing materials for meetings and conferences
Creating and maintaining project files and databases
Assessing, understanding, and communicating project and task needs
Providing general support to projects and the Academic/Practice Linkages Unit
Contributing to achievement of the Council’s and PHF’s strategic directions
The individual in this position will be based in our Washington, D.C. office and must be able to begin work within three weeks of hiring.
- Demonstrated experience in successfully implementing projects, following work plans, preparing reports and other written materials, and communicating and corresponding with stakeholders
- Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. Degrees in the Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, or Public Health preferred.
- Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
- Excellent organizational and communication skills
- Excellent customer service skills
- Experience with Microsoft Office
- Experience with developing content for the web
- Ability to work independently, but also function effectively as a member of a project team
- Interest in workforce development and some understanding of public health
- Experience with Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft SharePoint, and social media preferred
PHF Staff Values:
PHF staff has created an environment of strong organizational values of putting people first, excellence in the work we do, open and honest communication, and being supportive of one another. To learn more about our staff values, please visit our website at http://www.phf.org/AboutUs/Pages/Staff_Values.aspx.
Our employees are provided with the opportunity to grow with us. We strive to instill qualities necessary for a successful career in public health through challenging projects that will provide you the opportunity to enhance your skills and career, while furthering the great work of the Public Health Foundation. In addition, we offer a comprehensive benefits package, including a competitive salary for that outstanding candidate!
To respond to this opportunity, please submit your résumé and two writing samples of no more than two pages each: http://ejob.bz/ATS/jb.do?reqGK=659616
The Public Health Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.
Visit our web site at www.phf.org.