Join a national organization committed to advancing a movement to race equity and health justice.

Community Catalyst is a leading non-profit national health advocacy organization dedicated to advancing a movement for health equity and justice. We partner with local, state and national advocates to leverage and build power so all people can influence decisions that affect their health. Health systems will not be accountable to people without a fully engaged and organized community voice. That’s why we work every day to ensure people’s interests are represented wherever important decisions about health and health care are made: in communities, state houses and on Capitol Hill. Learn more about our vision for the future in our five-year strategic plan.


Community Catalyst is looking for a Communications Associate to support the day-to-day activities of a growing communications team. Specifically, this person will help put systems in place for more internal collaboration and learning, with ample growth opportunities to deepen understanding about the role external communications plays in the broader health justice movement.

This position is included in a collective bargaining unit represented by a staff union, Community Catalyst United, and specific employment terms may be subject to a future Collective Bargaining Agreement.


The Communications Associate’s supervisor of record will be the Deputy Director of Communications. However, they will function as an integral part of the communications team, providing assistance to colleagues as needs arise


  • Assist with internal communications team processes around team management and communication, including webinars, meetings and scheduling
  • Support communications team with development and posting of materials including social media, press releases, blogs and other associated communications content
  • Monitor inbound media requests and support the development of briefing materials, scheduling, and other needs
  • Conduct media scans and analysis of relevant articles, mentions of organization or partners
  • Build and maintain media lists on topics relevant to the organization’s interests
  • Help maintain web properties to ensure they stay up to date
  • Provide technical assistance as needed to facilitate newsletter and other partner communications
  • Perform related duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, journalism, or related field or one year of relevant work experience
  • Ability to work either independently or collaboratively as needed
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to manage many tasks simultaneously
  • Flexibility, creativity and ability to solve problems
  • Commitment to race equity and health justice
  • Pro-active work style with excellent follow-up and follow-through skills
  • Team player


  • Experience developing and/or executing communications plans
  • Experience supporting diverse teams
  • Familiarity with Mailchimp, EveryAction and WordPress
  • Familiarity or experience with graphic design platforms like Adobe or Canva
  • Familiarity with video and social media channels


  • Salary Range: Annual $43,000-$49,000
  • Location: Flexible/remote
  • Generous paid time off policy
  • Robust benefits package

Applicants should submit a resume with a one-page cover letter briefly summarizing their interest in and qualifications for the position to: Please put “Communications Associate” in the subject line.

Community Catalyst is strongly committed to building a work environment that recognizes, respects, and encourages the unique contributions of a broad spectrum of qualified employees. We strive to make employment decisions that support inclusion to maintain a work atmosphere that is diverse, equitable and promotes family-friendly practices and work-life benefits so that people of diverse backgrounds and lifestyles may grow personally and professionally.

We do not discriminate in hiring based on age, color, ethnicity, race, national origin, primary language, religion, socio-economic status, family status, mental and physical disabilities, veteran status, gender identity characteristics and/or expression, sex, medical condition, sexual orientation or any other classification that is protected by federal, state, or local law.

Through all of our programs, Community Catalyst works to build a better future for all individuals by advancing health equity, focusing on people of color, immigrants, as well as disability, gender, sexual identity and socio-economic status. It is important for our staff to reflect the diverse communities with which we work.

People of color, LGBTQ identified people, gender-nonconforming people, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people who speak a language in addition to English are encouraged to apply.