Health Communications Specialist II


Job ID: 2
Type: Full-Time/Regular
# of Openings: 2
Category: Health Communications


Karna is seeking a Health Communications Specialist II for upcoming work with the CDC. The Health Communications Specialist II will contribute to and provide expert consultation and technical expertise to the development and implementation of priorities, strategies, and practices for communicating with various audiences. A Health Communications Specialist will also develop, write and edit new content for a variety of media and materials including: fact sheets, scientific articles, print and electronic newsletters, blast emails, and web pages.

*position is contingent upon contract award*


  • Plan, coordinate, conduct, and evaluate media events, draft media relations materials and arrange media coverage and communication of health related messages
  • Provide key stakeholder engagement support strategy and implementation
  • Provide written and oral communications to present information in a clear, concise, and understandable medium to various target audiences
  • Maintain social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  • Provide guidance and expertise for developing, testing, and disseminating science- and audience-based products, tools, and messages
  • Serve as a technical resource to assess, plan, develop, coordinate and evaluate translation and dissemination of scientific information
  • Conduct audience research and program evaluation activities for health communication and marketing
  • Apply audience research results to message development
  • Provide advice and technical assistance in planning and developing communication and marketing priorities, campaigns, strategies, and practices for effective communication and marketing
  • Create communication plans and ensure strategies meet communication objectives


  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to produce high quality deliverables in a fast paced environment
  • Ensure communication activities are based on accepted principles, methods, and best practices
  • Experience applying social media marketing practices to mass communications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health or Health Administration, Master’s preferred
  • 4 years of previous experience in Health Communications
  • Well-versed in Microsoft Office products
  • Experience with 508 compliance a plus
  • Proficient in social media content creation, management, and evaluation
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Cloud or similar



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