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Boston University COMMUNICATION AND OUTREACH ASSOCIATE, University Research in BOSTON, Massachusetts

The Boston University Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases Policy & Research (CEID, pronounced like 'seed') seeks a Communications and Outreach Associate to assist in monitoring and executing communications strategies across media relations, digital media, email marketing and stakeholder outreach. The mission of the Center is to improve societal resilience against the threat of emerging and epidemic infectious diseases worldwide through research, capacity strengthening, training, and advocacy. Learn more about the Center at Reporting to the Director of the Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases Response, the Communications & Outreach Associate helps develop and manage the Center's overall strategic communications and outreach programs. The position is responsible for overseeing all content related to the Center's public communications and related schedule, including website and social media. Additionally, the position is the Centers first point of contact for external and internal audiences.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, PR or related field, and 5-8 years of work experience is required

  • Master's degree preferred

  • Ability to complete assigned projects and tasks independently

  • Strong writing and editing skills

    Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement ( within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption ( instructions ( ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources ( site.

    We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Required Experience