Join our team!

Ready to do award-winning work that’s transforming the health care system?

The traits we admire in our CURAgeous team members:

  • A passion for improving health care and driving smart creative campaigns to achieve transformational change.
  • Results-focused approach, and the ability to work closely with senior members of the team to manage and execute a campaign to success.
  • A leader with a proactive, positive attitude toward client service and team management.
  • Responsive, dependable and accountable to team members and clients, and willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done—someone who doesn’t take no for an answer.
  • Enthusiasm about the unlimited growth opportunities that come with being a member of a fast-growing start-up firm and wants to stay for the long-term.
  • Mission-minded and excited to join the CURA family, which works hard to do good work (and has fun doing it).
  • Not shy in sharing bold opinions, but respectful of the bipartisan nature of our firm

We are always looking for CURAgeous talent, so if you’re interested in working at CURA in a position not listed below, please send your resume and the professional opportunity you’re seeking to thyann.nguyen@curastrategies.com!

CURRENT OPENINGS

CURA Strategies is looking for a results-oriented, self-starting Senior Manager of Government Relations with experience in legislative health policy. If you have a passion for working at the intersection of health policy and communications, desire a highly visible position with lots of growth and leadership opportunities, and want to apply your skills to help transform health care, we want to talk to you.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Develop and execute advocacy strategies on behalf of CURA clients, incorporating direct lobbying, strategic communications, stakeholder engagement and grassroots campaigns.
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with key Congressional offices and within select federal agencies.
  • Build strong, effective, credible, and trusted relationships within industry coalitions and allied organizations on behalf of clients.
  • Work cross-functionally with communications colleagues to develop and execute advocacy strategies designed to advance clients’ legislative and regulatory priorities.
  • Demonstrate strong analytic and research skills, including a familiarity with legislative, regulatory and policy materials, as well as significant experience engaging in the health care policymaking process.
  • Identify, track and internally communicate legislative and regulatory developments and emerging trends.
  • Work within client teams to notify clients of potential impacts on advocacy strategies.
  • This position requires a self-starter able to exercise significant discretion and independent strategic discernment.
  • Support new business by identifying opportunities and contributing to the development of proposals, such as conducting research, outlining advocacy strategies, identifying key stakeholders and offering creative ideas.
  • Assist with organizing activities that support the overall CURA culture.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years legislative health policy experience
  • Hill experience and/or a registered federal lobbyist with exposure to health care issues preferred
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the legislative and regulatory process
  • Strong verbal and written communication abilities, including experience with PowerPoint and related tools to create effective presentations
  • Experience with and enthusiasm for building and cultivating key policy and stakeholder relationships to help achieve clients’ advocacy goals
  • Excellent writing and organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Strong project manager with a proactive, innovative and positive attitude toward client service
  • Familiarity with digital advocacy tools and social media is helpful

If you’ve had experience implementing advocacy campaigns as part of an integrated communications campaign or depth in a particular area of health policy, please make a note of it in your cover letter.

CURA Strategies is looking for an ambitious self-starter who is available to begin in early January 2021. Our paid interns are fully integrated members of our team and key players in helping us do great work for our incredible clients.

This isn’t a “get our coffee” internship—we want our interns to develop real skills and knowledge. Interns will help with a variety of tasks across several accounts. The following is a small sample of our client portfolio: Advocates for Opioid Recovery, American College of Cardiology, BHG, CareDx and MDxHealth.

This is a paid position of $14/hour. On limited cases, we have adjusted this for graduate students with more extensive experience. Due to COVID-19, interns have the option to carry out the internship remotely.

Responsibilities

  • Develop daily media monitoring reports
  • Assist with media relations activities, including building media lists and crafting newsworthy pitches
  • Assist with client social media efforts, including drafting content, creating graphics, and monitoring for engagement opportunities for Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn
  • Draft written content, such as newsletters, blog posts, press releases, client presentations and measurement reports
  • Provide support for various virtual client events
  • Attend and capture action items from internal and client meetings/conference calls
  • Participate in new business brainstorms and research
  • Other projects and duties as requested, directed or assigned

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Our future intern:
    • Has an appetite and drive to always do more
    • Is thorough and detail-oriented, particularly with spelling and grammar
    • Has excellent writing, analytical and oral skills
    • Has a professional demeanor and is a team player
    • Works well under pressure in a fast-paced environment—juggling multiple projects at once while meeting deadlines
    • Is extremely organized and able to manage time well
    • Can approach a project with a can-do mindset, but will ask questions when they’ve exhausted all options
    • Has a working knowledge of social media for business
    • Is proficient with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Bonus points if you have:
    • Graphic design experience and working knowledge of Adobe Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere)
    • Video editing experience
    • Government relations and public affairs experience

Recent grads, graduate students and undergraduate junior and seniors studying public relations, communications, marketing, journalism or a related major with an interest in healthcare communications. Prior communications and public relations experience is strongly preferred.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter, along with two writing samples (one short, such as a social media post, and one long, such as a press release) in PDF format to Kellsie Brannen at kellsie.brannen@curastrategies.com.