Burness seeks a motivated, organized and creative person to join us in working alongside nonprofits. The ideal Senior Coordinator candidate has a minimum of 2 years of communications experience. This position is based in our Bethesda, MD office. Ideally, the candidate has, through their work and/or education, become familiar with issues around health and the factors that impact health (transportation, education, income, nutrition, the environment, etc.).

Strong writing, social media and research skills are critical assets for this position, as are attention to detail, flexibility, ability to multitask, and having a curious mind. Senior Coordinators are expected to have mastered, not just be proficient in a host of skill sets, including:

  • drafting emails, media advisories, blogs and other needed materials
  • developing lists
  • media and legislative monitoring
  • organizing clips and research for a variety of projects
  • reporting (i.e., rapid production of accurate notes at meetings)
  • executing event logistics

Burness is a team of communications experts who partner with nonprofits in the United States and around the world to inspire and drive social change, confront poverty, promote health, elevate science and protect our planet. Our strategists, writers, designers, trainers and policy advisors translate research, advance ideas and solutions, and amplify stories to improve people’s lives. For more on the work we do, visit burness.com.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as a hybrid work environment. The starting salary for this position is $60,000. Send resume and cover letter to jobs@burness.com.