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HEI seeks Director of Science Communications

April 2021

The Health Effects Institute seeks to hire a Director of Science Communications to manage and enhance communication of HEI-funded science research on the health effects of air pollution and unconventional oil and gas development to U.S. and global audiences, advancing HEI’s reputation as a trusted source of science.

Reporting directly to the President, the individual will oversee in-house and consulting communications and publications staff and work closely with HEI science staff and outside funded investigators to manage communications in a variety of forms aimed at scientists, policy makers, sponsors, journalists, NGOs, and the broader interested public, through digital and print platforms. The individual will be responsible for communications strategy, brand management, and content development across HEI’s air pollution, energy, and global health programs. Media will include HEI’s websites, social media, the press, published scientific reports, webinars, annual conference promotion, factsheets, and other avenues to be developed by the Director.

Review of applications will begin on May 5 with interviews in the following weeks, but the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

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