Senior Associate, Children’s Health

We seek candidates with 7-10 years of experience on Capitol Hill, in state government, with health-related advocacy organizations or non-profits, or with other communications firms to manage projects for multiple clients across our work in children’s health. The projects will span a range of issues including nutrition security, childcare and caregiving, economic support for families and health.

You are a good fit for this position if you can:

Develop multi-faceted communications plans and work with a team to implement them
Write and edit compelling press releases, op-eds, fact sheets, policy briefs, blog posts and other short form products
Create and maintain solid relationships with press contacts and successfully place stories
Synthesize and translate complicated material into clear and simple language
Make crisp, succinct and interesting presentations to clients, media and others
Be flexible and willing to change course quickly
Manage client relationships, project management and execution
Burness is a mission-driven communications firm committed to helping nonprofits advance social change worldwide. Since our founding more than 35 years ago, we’ve worked with more than 700 nonprofits in the US and around the world.

Burness offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

About Burness

At Burness, veteran communications, media and policy experts work with digital strategists, designers, writers and producers to create and execute communication strategies that move issues and elevate organizations.

From messaging, branding and research translation to advocacy and public engagement campaigns, we approach our work holistically. We build diverse teams to ensure we engage the right audiences with the right messages at the right time and place, whether that’s through the news, an event, a face-to-face meeting, a digital advertisement or a Facebook video.

Whether from our Nairobi, Bethesda or additional global offices, we’re committed to supporting the changemakers of the world, and that starts within our own walls. All Burnessers are valued and respected for their particular talents and contributions, welcomed into the process of company decision-making and supported in their personal and professional dreams.