Burness is seeking a motivated and creative person to join us in working alongside nonprofits. The ideal candidate is a college graduate with intern experience or one year of professional experience in public relations (or related communications activities) and a strong interest in advocacy and health and social policy.

Burness is a public-interest communications firm committed to advancing social change worldwide on a broad array of issues aimed at reducing poverty and improving health for everyone. For more on the work we do, visit burness.com.

Strong social media and research skills are critical assets for this new position, as are attention to detail, flexibility, ability to multi-task, and having a curious mind. Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut, Constant Contact and Mailchimp, and basic HTML code is a plus.

The communications coordinator would work across our domestic and global projects, assisting mid-level and senior staff, and would perform a variety of tasks, including but not limited to: researching and creating media lists, conducting online research on a variety of health and social topics, tracking news coverage, handling logistics for major media and stakeholder events, pitching to reporters, conducting social media outreach and metrics, and drafting emails, media advisories, blogs and other needed materials.

Burness offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Please send applications including resume and cover letter to jobs@burness.com.