Communications Associate


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


350 Fifth AvenueNew York, NY 10118


Contribute to your community while using your professional expertise, and work with talented peers in a rewarding, non-profit environment! The Rare Genomics Institute (RG) is making a difference in the rare disease community . RG is a nonprofit organization that helps families in need of genome research.

Job Description:

  • Assist with coordination, writing, & editing for patient/inquirer/expert communication vehicles both on and offline, including but not limited to emails, newsletters.

  • Assist with coordination of updates & improvements on RG's websites

  • Manage BeHeard's Social Media presence via Facebook, email marketing, Twitter, Blogs, etc. as directed by management

  • Develop & update general and program brochures, media kits, key messages, fact sheets, & other collateral material as needed.

  • Assist with coordination of media outreach & coverage with media releases, TV/radio interviews, feature stories, etc.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • PhD or MA in the Sciences

  • BA or Higher degree in Writing, English, Public or Media relations, Communications, or related field or demonstrated min. of 2 yrs experience in one or more of these areas

  • Highly organized, attention to detail, results oriented

  • Exceptional verbal, written, & presentation skills

  • Strong editing skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office computer programs

  • Basic design/layout experience desired

  • Knowledge of electronic media such as Websites, e-Newsletters, Social Media,etc


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