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As a writer/editor, you will support high-profile health communications projects for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). You will be responsible for researching, writing, fact checking, and editing fact sheets, meeting summaries, and web content on a variety of complementary and integrative health–related topics. You will also be responsible for populating a content management system and performing quality assurance tasks.
Safety of our employees is our top priority. Due to current COVID-19 safety measures, employees who can work from home are required to do so. Once it is safe to resume standard practices of commuter travel and social interaction per government guidelines, we expect employees to maintain an office presence as required by project needs and management leadership.
- Research, write, edit, and QC complementary and integrative health–related content aimed toward health professionals
- Write and edit plain language materials on a variety of complementary and integrative health–related topics
- Create meeting summaries for NIH meetings
- Populate and update website content using a content management system (CMS)
- Perform other duties as assigned
- Bachelor's degree
- At least 4 years of experience writing and editing science or health-related topics for health care professionals and the general public
- At least 2 years of demonstrated experience managing multiple tasks with minimal supervision
- Ability and willingness to learn new computer software applications as necessary
- High level of organizational skills and attention to detail
- Ability to multitask and adjust to shifting work priorities
- Excellent time management skills and ability to work well under strict deadlines and high production requirements
- Ability to work as part of a team and support other team members
- Master’s degree in a science, health-related, or writing-related field
- Knowledge of complementary and integrative health-related topics
- Knowledge of plain language writing principles
- Experience interacting with government clients
- Experience using a CMS
Working at ICF
Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.
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