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  • Date posted
    May 14, 2024
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Job Description


About us

CommunicateHealth is a growing health communication firm with a passion for health literacy and human-centered design. Our mission is simple: to improve lives by designing health information that’s easy to understand and use. By making health communications that are clear, accessible, and inclusive, we give people what they need to make informed decisions about their health — and ultimately help advance health equity. Together, our mission-driven team designs inspiring solutions that transform the way people think about health.

About you

You’re an experienced writer with a background in health communication or public health. You excel at translating complicated health information into content that’s clear and actionable. You have experience writing for the web, and you’re skilled at creating plain language content that follows health literacy best practices. You’re comfortable writing about a wide variety of health topics and reconciling feedback from subject matter experts. You enjoy working both independently and collaboratively, and you display outstanding critical thinking skills and attention to detail.

What you’ll do

  • Write plain language print and web content on a variety of health topics
  • Provide plain language revisions of existing content
  • Reconcile feedback from clients and subject matter experts while maintaining plain language standards and editorial consistency
  • Contribute to web content audits or assessments
  • Make content recommendations based on health literacy and clear communication best practices


  • At least 3 years of relevant experience or an advanced degree
  • BA or MA in Public Health, Health Science, English, Communication, or a related field
  • Experience writing plain language health content
  • Experience writing for the web and contributing to information architecture
  • Ability to understand technical health information and “translate” it into plain language


We care

CommunicateHealth is committed to workplace diversity and providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified applicants and employees. We proactively seek out diverse perspectives and apply them to strengthen our work and our employee experience.

At CommunicateHealth, we acknowledge that our employees are the best and brightest, and we want to compensate you accordingly!

Excellent benefits

  • Open paid time off policy
  • 401K with 3% company match
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance plans (CH pays 85% for individuals and 80% for families and couples)
  • Parking and commuter reimbursement (Rockville office)
  • Up to 6 weeks paid parental leave (up to 6 additional weeks of unpaid leave) and flexible schedules for working parents
  • Life insurance base plan of $50,000

A healthy social and emotional work environment

  • Flexible schedules, including Summer Fridays
  • 14 paid Holidays
  • Monthly all-staff Creative Time
  • Home office reimbursement
  • Standing desks
  • Co-working space reimbursement
  • Gym membership reimbursement (included with company-sponsored health insurance plan)

Personal and professional development and training

  • $1,500 of professional development funds annually
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan reimbursement
  • Company support for applying to and presenting at professional conferences
  • Individual coaching and mentoring
  • Company-wide and team-based trainings
  • Compensation range: $60,000 – $81,000

*This position requires physical presence in the United States. Candidates must reside in the United States to be eligible.