Career Opportunities

Why work for us?

We work every day to make primary care better for patients, families, communities and clinicians. As a not-for-profit membership organization, we are dedicated to advancing an effective and efficient health system built on a strong foundation of primary care and the patient-centered medical home.

Employment Strategy

Attracting good people and keeping them are essential to the strategy of a successful organization. We recognize that our success depends on the quality of our staff, and we want to attract talented, qualified professionals.

Open Positions

Policy and Communications Associate:

Job Summary 

The Primary Care Collaborative (PCC) seeks a motivated Policy and Communications Associate to join its team of individuals committed to advancing primary care through research, communications, and policy change. This position is full-time, and available immediately. The successful applicant is a self-starter with strong project management and writing skills who is committed to working towards better health and health care.  

The job offers an opportunity to work at the intersection of research, policy, and real-world practice, with exposure to multi-stakeholder convenings, foundation-funded projects, and federal and state advocacy. This position also interacts with senior policy and communication leaders across many diverse organizations, providing multiple perspectives and learnings.  The job is based in downtown Washington, DC, and is on a hybrid schedule with three days a week in the office. The position supports the PCC leads for policy and communications and reports to the Director of Policy.  

Salary depends on experience and education. Minimum of 50k per year. 

 

The Organization 

Founded in 2006, the Primary Care Collaborative (PCC) is a nonprofit multi-stakeholder membership organization dedicated to advancing an effective and efficient health system built on a strong foundation of primary care. Representing a broad group of public and private organizations, the PCC’s mission is to unify and engage diverse stakeholders in promoting policies and sharing best practices that support high-performing primary care and achieve the “Quadruple Aim”: better care, better health, lower costs, and greater joy for clinicians and staff in the delivery of care. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinates multistakeholder convenings and workgroups; recruits experts and members; prepares advance materials; helps to design meetings and agendas; solicits leadership input as part of the planning process; manages all logistics of meetings. 

  • Tracks and analyzes state and federal legislation and regulations relevant to primary care; member policy agendas. 

  • Assists Policy Director with the development of policy correspondence, presentations, and other content as needed; supports meetings with legislative and executive branch staff, including scheduling and assembly of materials. 

  • Prepares literature reviews including compiling articles; reviewing evidence; and synthesizing/ drafting summaries. 

  • Analyzes website traffic and content, update webpages under the direction of other staff and consultant 

  • Assists staff with drafting, proofreading, and editing documents, and social media posts.  

  • Assists communications manager with maintaining communications channels such as, but not limited to: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn 

  • Updates both external and internal communications calendars with communications department activities 

  • Assists with managing member inquiries, updating customer relationship management system  

  • Regularly communicates with management and colleagues regarding project deliverables, timelines, and needs.  

 

Required Skills/Abilities:  

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail 

  • Strong project management and research skills 

  • Ability to both take initiative and enthusiastically work on a team 

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite 

  • Capitol Hill experience a plus (e.g. staff assistant, communications assistant, legislative correspondent) a 

  • Experience writing for policy or journalistic audiences a plus 

  • Experience writing health care communications a plus 

  • Interest in health policy, health care improvement, and patient engagement a plus 

  • Experience with website content management systems and social media a plus 

Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required 

  • 1-3 years’ work experience required 

  • Graduate degree in related field (e.g. public health, public policy) is considered a plus  

 

To Apply: 

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to [email protected]. Candidates must submit all documents to be considered for this position. No calls, please.  

 

 

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