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Communication Media Specialist Bi-lingual in Spanish- Onsite in Harris County, TX

Job Highlights

  • Salary Range: $65,000 - $75,000, Exempt
  • Position End Date: 07/31/2022
  • Position Type: Limited Term Position
  • Full Suite of Benefits Offered
  • Remote/Hybrid/Onsite: Onsite
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish
The CDC Foundation is working with CDC and state and local authorities to provide surge staffing that are crucial to the nation’s COVID-19 response. The Texas Harris County Public Health Department is seeking candidates for a Communications and Media Specialist position.


  • Plan, develop, implement, and evaluate traditional message strategies that meet public health mission and goals.
  • Provide marketing and communications expertise in the development and implementation of printed and online publications, websites, presentations, and collateral materials.
  • Partner with organizations and online partners to develop effective and cost-efficient opportunities for research, message planning, message development, and message delivery.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with partners, contractors, and stakeholders.
  • Develop content for posting on various digital media outlets, including ensuring consistency across communication channels and working within state requirements and guidelines. This may require work with partners or contractors.
  • Ensure communication activities are based on accepted principles, methods, and best practices.
  • Attend internal and external meetings as requested.
  • Complete assigned deliverables, including required reports, within established time frames.
  • Manage project work, as needed, including quality assurance and deliverable compliance.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in communications or a related field.   
  • 2-4 years professional, related experience 


  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication.   
  • Bilingual with English / Spanish strongly preferred
  • Proficient use of different computer programs (Microsoft Office).   
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated success as a team player.   
  • Ability to interact with individuals from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds.   
  • Strong organizational skills and highly capable of tracking, summarizing and reporting lab activities.   
  • Experience in preparing, reviewing and submitting progress reports. 

Job Highlights

  • Salary Range: $65,000 - $75,000, Exempt
  • Position End Date: 07/31/2022
  • Position Type: Limited Term Position
  • Full Suite of Benefits Offered
  • Remote/Hybrid/Onsite: Onsite
Notice to Applicants:
The CDC Foundation requires all employees to be fully vaccinated* for COVID-19 as a condition of employment effective November 22, 2021. All offers of employment after that date are contingent upon proof of full-vaccination status as a part of the pre-employment process.
*Fully vaccinated is defined as follows: At least two weeks have passed since receipt of the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine, or the second dose of the either the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech two-dose vaccines.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law.

We comply with all applicable laws including E.O. 11246 and the Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 governing employment practices and do not discriminate on the basis of any unlawful criteria in accordance with 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-300.5(a)(12) and 60-741.5(a)(7). As a federal government contractor, we take affirmative action on behalf of protected veterans.

The CDC Foundation is a smoke-free environment.
Relocation expenses are not included.