The Project Associate will be responsible for supporting a variety of projects related to U.S. public health issues, including but not limited to: payment and delivery system reform, behavioral health and homelessness, HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health, family planning and reproductive health, social determinants of health, and racial equity. The Project Associate will also actively participate in organizing and contributing to proposals for new projects at the local, state, and national levels.
The ideal candidate will be flexible and enthusiastic, with a desire to support JSIâ€™s mission of promoting and improving health for all. A successful Project Associate will also be a self-motivated individual who embraces opportunities for growth, enjoys working both independently and as part of a team, thrives in roles of responsibility with quick turnaround times, effectively manages multiple demands, demonstrates a high level of professionalism and interpersonal skills, is comfortable in a large office environment, and can excel while contributing to numerous diverse projects simultaneously. The JSI Boston Office employs approximately 15 Project Associates at any given time. Limited travel within the U.S. may be required.
- Contribute to project deliverables and project communications, including outline drafting, writing, formatting, editing, and layout of outlines, interim and final reports, infographics, blogs, etc.;
- Provide research support for project teams, including web and literature searches;
- Provide administrative support for project teams, including logistical coordination of project activities (interviews, meetings, workshops, webinars); maintenance of project-related files, and note taking including preparation of meeting minutes;
- Organize and contribute to business development for new projects;
- Work collaboratively and communicate frequently with project team members locally and in other JSI offices;
- Perform other tasks as assigned.
- Bachelorâ€™s degree (no Masterâ€™s-level or PhD-level candidates, please)
- Knowledge of or interest in learning about domestic public health and health policy issues
- Commitment to promoting racial equity and social justice
- Excellent writing skills for a variety of audiences
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Excellent attention to detail
- Excellent organizational and time management skills and ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, yet contribute to team and organization-wide efforts
- Ability to learn and work with project management and communications applications (e.g., Slack, Smarsheet, etc.)
- Proficient in MS Office programs (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) and Google products (Drive, Gmail, and Docs)
- Working knowledge of graphic design programs such as Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
- Familiarity with posting content to websites or social media management platforms (e.g., Drupal, WordPress, Hootsuite, etc.)
- Basic foundation in research methods; experience with qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis and statistical software (e.g., Access, SAS, Tableau, etc.) a plus
Salary commensurate with experience.
Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letters online by 11/21/2019.
No phone calls please.
Principals only please.