APHA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 2022-1554
The National Public Health Week fellowship is designed to provide experience in program management, including outreach and graphic design, through the 2023 celebration of NPHW. The fellow will work to provide support to staff leading NPHW efforts, lead outreach efforts in APHA’s activity challenge and NPHW Twitter chat and participate in all aspects of planning and execution of the week’s events. The fellow will also provide evaluation of this year’s NPHW events and outreach and suggest improvements for the future.
Act as the liaison between APHA staff, vendors and participants in the activity challenge leading up to NPHW. Assist in developing promotional material for NPHW, including communications plan and editorial calendar, social media shareables, fact sheets and other tools. Lead web efforts to connect with NPHW partners and sponsors. Lead outreach and partner engagement for NPHW Twitter Chat. Help plan for, promote, support and execute virtual NPHW events for APHA. Evaluate success of programs, events, and outreach after NPHW is over. Attend APHA’s Annual Meeting and promote NPHW there.
This is a temporary grant-funded position, not to exceed April 30, 2023.
Recent graduate, master’s student or senior undergraduate studying public health, global health, communications, or related field. Event planning experience required. Graphic design experience (Photoshop, InDesign, Canva or similar) preferred. Candidates must have strong communication skills (including with social media, particularly Twitter) and be able to juggle multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously. Familiarity with Associated Press style desired but not essential. Role will require some evening/weekend work leading into and during NPHW. Some travel is required for this role.
Applicants may select to be a contract employee only (does not include APHA benefits) or an employee which includes APHA benefits. Applicants outside of the DC, MD, or VA region will only be considered as a contract position. Please post in your cover letter if applying as a “Contractor” or “Employee”.
Vaccination Policy: New Hires and Employees must adhere to APHA COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate Policy. Please contact Human Resources.
Applicants who meet the requirements and are interested in being considered for this position should upload the following information:
2 one-page writing samples
1 graphic design sample and
At least 2 supervisory references and 1 professional reference (name, title, company name and phone number and email).
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
EEO/AA/VETS/DISABILITY. APHA is strongly and actively committed to diversity in its workplace.
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