Altarum Institute

Communications Associate

US-MD-Silver Spring

Job ID: PAL-MK-3628-22
Type: Full Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Current Opening
Palladian Partners


Due to continued growth, Palladian Partners, an Altarum company based in Silver Spring, MD, is searching for a Communications Associate to support ongoing client projects. Palladian Partners is a creative communications firm dedicated to disseminating information about new discoveries in health, medicine, and social science to professionals, educators, patients, families, and the public. Our clients include a wide range of government agencies, such as the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.



The Communications Associate position is a high growth opportunity for a well-rounded and detail-oriented communications specialist. This individual will support the implementation of health communication and social media strategies. You also will have the opportunity to expand your communication skills while working on meaningful initiatives to advance science and health.

  • Participate in research, writing, and strategy development for various health communications projects
  • Coordinate with designers, writers, digital strategists, and quality assurance staff to develop creative and digital assets
  • Coordinate and track project activities, budgets, timelines and quality reviews
  • Support social and traditional media outreach, including strategy, content development, and tracking
  • Collaborate with other team members to address client challenges

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications or related major
  • One to three years of experience in communications
  • Hands-on experience with Adobe Acrobat and other typical office applications
  • Strong interest in learning new health communication techniques, technologies and web software
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • At this time, we will only accept candidates who are presently eligible to work in the United States and will not require sponsorship

You’ll earn bonus points if you have:

  • In-depth knowledge of social media tools, trends, and applications (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)
  • Familiarity with social media monitoring and tracking, including experience using monitoring software

Palladian employees are highly talented and are encouraged to think and work creatively and strive for excellence. Palladian offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and the satisfaction that comes from working on interesting, meaningful projects every day. Palladian’s dynamic work environment emphasizes integrity, personal commitment, and teamwork. We invite you to explore exciting and rewarding career opportunities with us.


Palladian Partners provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.



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