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Communications Associate
The Asclepius Initiative, Inc Louisville, KY

Communications Associate

The Asclepius Initiative, Inc
Louisville, KY
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $44,000 to $52,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

REPORTS TO: Project Manager

STATUS: Full Time

The Asclepius Initiative, Inc (TAI) is currently seeking a candidate for the role of Communications Associate. TAI was just awarded a grant by the Kentucky Office of Health Equity to provide health insurance coverage literacy education to specific sub-populations (Black, Spanish speaking, or rural) in Kentucky. TAI has partnered with churches, clinics, health education organizations, and civic groups in pursuit of this goal.

The Communications Associate (CA) will work with TAI’s Executive Director (ED), Project Manager, Educator, and community partners to better understand values and goals of these sub-populations, co-develop educational materials and plan their delivery by Trainers identified by our partners. The CA will then assist with training the Trainers to deliver information to the public at events organized by or facilitated by TAI’s partners. The CA may also directly deliver information to the public.


  • In concert with TAI’s partners, create written, oral, and video educational materials on health insurance options, criteria, and factors to consider when obtaining insurance for individuals and/or their families
  • Create content consistent with TAI’s brand guidelines and mission; build an effective communications calendar
  • Prepare materials and presentations in such a way that they reflect cultural competency and literacy
  • Build relationships with partners and their staff
  • Assist in the development and use of a toolkit for training the Trainers
  • Track and report on the effectiveness of communications materials and strategy
  • Prepare oral and written promotions for programming events
  • Supervise and collaborate with social media intern
  • Solicit and promote community member stories
  • Oversee development and production of communication content to effectively convey ideas and messages, including through data visualization and educational videos for use by TAI and partners
  • Create a newsletter with content that advances the case for universal healthcare coverage and provides information related to the challenges securing adequate, affordable, equitable healthcare in Kentucky
  • Coordinate paid and organic campaigns
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree Communications, Marketing, or a related field
  • 1-3 years experience in healthcare communications, public health communications, or health insurance communication
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience communicating with diverse populations
  • Ability to master complex subject matter and convey it simply and accurately to low health literacy groups
  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proactive and able to self-direct
  • Thrives leading collaboratively and executing a shared team vision
  • Impact minded, with focus on development of creative solutions
  • Experience with print, web-based, social media, and direct-to-consumer communication and public relations (provision of a sample portfolio desired)
  • Proficient in MS word, PowerPoint, Adobe Illustrator, video editing software, mass email communication software
  • Access to personal transportation for periodic travel in Kentucky
  • Experience in visual design
  • Time management skills


  • Experience in non-profit work
  • Website design and content development
  • Media relations experience
  • Event planning experience
  • Adobe Professional Certification

This full-time exempt salaried position offers an annualized rate of $44,000-$52,000, depending on education and years of professional experience. The grant runs from 7/8/23-5/31/24. However, duration of employment may be extended if funding is available.
Job is primarily remote. However, ability to attend in person meetings in Louisville and periodic travel to partner sites throughout Kentucky is necessary.


  • Healthcare coverage or stipend
  • Paid days off

Start Date

July 10, 2023

Equal Employment Opportunity:

It is the policy of TAI to assure equal employment opportunity for all employees and candidates for employment. Consistent with its mission and core values, it is the practice of TAI to recruit and hire qualified applicants without regard to race/ethnicity, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, political beliefs, reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, veteran's status, or any other protected class identified in federal, state or local laws. It also is TAI’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees with respect to hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, and all other privileges, terms, and conditions of employment. Opportunities for pay increases, promotion, and advancement are based entirely on individual merit. TAI will not tolerate any form of discrimination in hiring or in employment. Any employee, manager, or supervisor determined to have violated this policy in any respect will be subject to immediate discipline, up to and including discharge from employment.

Job submissions should include Cover Letter, Resume, and References.


Company Description
The Asclepius Initiative (TAI) is a not for profit 501 (c)(3) organization whose mission is to improve the health and economic stability of Kentuckians, and ultimately everyone residing in the United States, by educating, inspiring, and mobilizing the public to advocate for a universally accessible, affordable, equitable and high-quality healthcare delivery system. At TAI, we believe that:
• Where you live, where you work, and how much you earn should not determine whether or not you have health care.
• Affordable, high-quality health care should be available to everyone, irrespective of race, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, ableness, or socio-economic status.
• You have a right to health care.
• Health care decisions should be made between patients and their health care provider.


The Asclepius Initiative, Inc

Louisville, KY



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