Karna is seeking an Independent Consultant (IC) Sr. Communications Specialist that has substantial experience in communications planning and execution and stakeholder engagement to join our team of diverse individuals in developing and defining the global communications strategy for the nation’s leading public health agencies.
This IC position (300-500 hours per year) is located in Atlanta, GA in support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Global HIV & TB in its Center for Global Health (DGHT). The qualified candidate will be responsible for developing stakeholder engagement plans, conducting formative research for message development, and evaluating the impact of DGHT campaigns. This position will provide strategic support, technical assistance and consultation to Division leadership and subject matter experts related to CDC’s global HIV efforts as part of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) as well as the agency’s global TB activities. Specifically, this position will provide support in the areas of communication planning, message development, media relations strategy, materials development, creative direction, policy and stakeholder communications and related projects. The candidate must be open to domestic and international travel.
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration: