Director of Communications at the CDC!!

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    Victoria Hunter

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced an SES job vacancy in its Atlanta Headquarters! As a senior manager at the CDC, the incumbent will direct and manage the Communications Office, which employs approximately 100 multi-disciplinary professionals. H/she will:

    • Oversee the agency’s nationally and internationally recognized public affairs policy and communications program;
    • Lead and direct the development and implementation of a comprehensive health communications program;
    • Establish high-level communications goal and objectives;
    • Institute agency-wide communications policies, programs, and activities while ensuring integration with agency research, surveillance, and prevention activities;
    • Provide sound judgment and expert advice to the CDC Director on politically sensitive issues and programs;
    • Coordinate and oversee major public affairs activities;
    • Serve as CDC’s spokesperson in responding to questions from the news media, special interest groups and the general public;
    • Ensure that all health communication activities successfully address cultural, socioeconomic, and linguistic challenges;
    • Employ the latest information technologies; i.e. social media, to support and coordinate CDC’s communications efforts.

    To apply, visit and search for announcement #HHS-CDC-ES-11-529395. Access the job directly at

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