Monday, November 10, 2008

Medical Communications Positions

Communications/Public Affairs Officer -- Infectious Diseases Society of America

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) has an opening for a communications/public affairs officer who will develop and implement communications initiatives to raise awareness about the Society and its goals among various audiences--including members, potential members, policymakers and other advocacy groups. The person’s primary responsibilities will be to write and edit two monthly electronic newsletters for IDSA and the HIV Medicine Association of IDSA. In addition, the person will serve as a primary point of contact for reporters, and will write press releases and coordinate interviews with physician spokespersons. The person will also be responsible for writing and editing other publications, brochures, speeches and talking points.

The ideal candidate will have a degree in journalism, English, public relations or a related field, and three or more years of progressive communications experience, including significant writing/editing experience and knowledge of publications processes.

Excellent benefit package (medical, dental and 401k), and a friendly, exciting, professional, Metro-accessible work environment in Arlington, Va. Please send cover letter and resume to:

Diana Olson
Director of Communications
Infectious Diseases Society of America
1300 Wilson Blvd., Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22209 and

1 comment:

cami said...

just started reading your blog and i think this is an excellent position... =) working on my app now...hope the position isn't filled already!