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Publications and Communications Assistant

Reports to Managing Editor of The Milbank Quarterly and Communications Director

The Organization:

The Milbank Memorial Fund is an endowed operating foundation that works to improve population health by connecting leaders and decision makers with the best available evidence and experience. Founded in 1905, the Fund engages in nonpartisan analysis, collaboration, and communication, with an emphasis on state health policy. We do this work by:

The Milbank Quarterly is a multidisciplinary journal of population health and health policy. It presents original research, synthesis, policy analysis, and commentary from leading thinkers, policymakers, and practitioners. The journal receives more than 200 submissions annually and is published on behalf of the Milbank Memorial Fund by Wiley. In addition, we publish solicited commentaries on the Milbank Quarterly Opinion page of the Fund website.

In addition to the Quarterly, the Fund’s communications include publications such as blog posts, reports, and issue briefs, as well as e-mail alerts and e-newsletters.

Job Summary:

The Fund seeks an enthusiastic and collaborative communicator who will provide administrative and technical support to the Managing Editor of The Milbank Quarterly and the Communications Director, as well as to the Editor and Program Officers on occasion. The position involves a variety of responsibilities related the Fund’s communications efforts, including managing the peer review activities of The Milbank Quarterly and author and reviewer communications. For both the Quarterly and Milbank Memorial Fund communications, the Assistant will contribute to website content management and digital communications content creation, as well as help plan and execute dissemination efforts and assess their success. The Assistant will work collaboratively with other staff members and must utilize independent analysis, judgment, and conduct all activities in a manner consistent with Fund’s mission, values, and strategic plan.

Specific Responsibilities

The Milbank Quarterly (50%):

Communications (50%):

Experience and Qualifications

The position is based in NYC, though remote work is expected through the Spring of 2021.

The Milbank Memorial Fund is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourage applications from candidates of color.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to by November 30, 2020.