The Washington, DC office of the American College of Physicians (ACP) is looking to hire a Public Relations Coordinator. ACP, a national organization of internists, is the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group in the United States with 161,000 members worldwide.
The Public Relations Coordinator works with staff and management to assist in implementing public relations programs to support ACP and ACP’s advocacy and public policy efforts. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Helping to execute PR strategies, campaigns, and initiatives in accordance with media relations processes and social media guidelines
Assisting in drafting communications materials related to ACP’s governmental affairs activities, including press releases and statements, Q & A documents, social media posts, etc.
Assisting with the production and editing of the ACP Advocate bi-weekly newsletter
Documenting PR activities and reporting on results
A bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications, or a related field. The successful candidate will have:
Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to write and edit in various journalistic styles for a variety of audiences
1-2 years of relevant experience; social media and digital platform experience required
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with all levels of staff and leadership and work in a team-based environment
Attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to work independently and handle multiple projects simultaneously, adhering to strict deadlines and shifting priorities
ACP is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected class.
ACP is a national organization of internists, the largest medical-specialty organization, and second-largest physician group in the United States. Our 163,000 members include internists, internal medicine subspecialists, medical students, residents, and fellows.