This is a full-time permanentCommunications Consultant 2 (CC2)located within the offices of the State Board of Health. This position focuses on four primary areas to help the Board carry out its mission: assisting with digital communications and external communications, media relations, writing and editing, and administrative support to the Washington State Board of Health (Board) and the Governor’s Interagency Council on Health Disparities (Council).
Option 1: Four or more years of experience in communications, journalism, or public relations that includes writing/editing experience.
Option 2: A Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Journalism, Health Promotion, Public Relations, or a related field and one year of writing/editing experience.
One year of professional experience working with social media for public, private, or non-profit organizations
One year of professional experience with websites for public, private, or non-profit organizations.
One year of professional experience in graphic design for a public, private, or non-profit organization.
Proven multicultural and ADA-compliant communication skills that demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion
Our programs and services help prevent illness and injury, promote healthy places to live and work, provide information to help people make good health decisions and ensure our state is prepared for emergencies. To accomplish all of these, we collaborate with many partners every day.
We help ensure a safer and healthier Washington by:
Working to improve health through disease and injury prevention, immunization, and newborn screening
Providing health and safety information, education and training so people can make healthy choices
Promoting a health and wellness system where we live, learn, work, play and worship
Addressing environmental health hazards associated with drinking water, food, air quality and pesticide exposure
Protecting you and your family by licensing healthcare professionals, investigating disease outbreaks and preparing for emergencies