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Health Communication/Marketing Specialist – Atlanta, GA (#14992)

Cherokee Nation Assurance (CNA) delivers a broad spectrum of professional management consulting services to its defense, health, environmental and civilian agency clients. To assist clients in achieving their goals, CNA provides a tailored management approach for complex government programs and disciplines including health information technology, research & science, program management, communications, correspondence and document management, governance and administrative support. Wholly owned by Cherokee Nation, CNA is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses family of companies.

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We are seeking a Health Communication/Marketing Specialist who will aid in communications support to the Communication Unit in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support.

Health Communication/Marketing Specialist

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of communication and promotion plans and strategies.
  • Plan and produce communication messages, products, tools, events/activities, and other resources to engage internal and external audiences, including CDC partners, state, tribal, local, and territorial health agency employees, CSTLTS staff, and CDC staff. 
  • Collaborate with other CSTLTS and CDC units and programs to write, revise, and disseminate communication materials and messages.
  • Review and provide substantive and editorial feedback on fact sheets, web content, presentations, reports, manuscripts, talking points, and other communication materials designed for external and internal audiences.
  • Develop content and provide review and project management for CSTLTS internet and intranet sites and social media channels.
  • Assist CSTLTS leaders in developing speeches, presentations, communication materials, and briefings.
  • Respond to communication support requests from internal and external audiences.
  • Respond to inquiries from internal and external audiences.
  • Prepare communication materials, updates, activities/events, reports, and campaign material for internal and external audiences.
  • Performs other job related duties as required.

Supervisory/Management Authority

  • This position will not have supervisory authority.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in journalism, marketing, communications, advertising, English, or related field. 10 to 25 years' experience developing communication and marketing strategies.
  • Previous experience with CDC and/or CSTLTS programs, policies, procedures, and communication activities highly desired.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Will be subject to a US government security investigation.
  • Must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Work Environment

  • Work is conducted in a climate controlled office environment. 
  • The environment may require prolonged sitting, prolonged standing, and light lifting up to 20 lbs


With $400 million in annual revenue, 20% growth per year, approximately 950+ active contracts serving 60+ government agencies in 25 countries, 47 states, 2 territories and 2000+ employees, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) group of Federal Contracting Section 8(a) companies is well positioned to deliver expertise needed to solve complex technical issues. Federal Solutions provides an array of services for 12 of the 15 cabinet-level departments and agencies – from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense.

Why consider Cherokee Nation and our Federal Solutions business? Here are some great resources highlighting what we do and compelling reasons for joining our team!

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster

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