Seeking a professional with at least three years of work experience for an administrative role supporting a nutrition-oriented program department of a Washington, D.C., nonprofit that promotes a plant-based diet. An understanding of the health benefits of a plant-based diet is required.
About the Physicians Committee
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is dedicated to saving and improving human and animal lives through plant-based diets and ethical and effective scientific research. Our vision is to create a healthier world through a new emphasis on plant-based nutrition, and scientific research conducted ethically, without using animals. We invite you to visit our YouTube channel, our website, and Physicians Committee president Dr. Neal Barnard’s blog.
About the Nutrition Team
Over the past three decades, the Physicians Committee’s nutrition department has achieved many important successes. We have contributed to the elimination of the “meat group” in federal nutrition guidelines, carried out clinical research studies that have revolutionized the treatment of diabetes, and provided the scientific foundation for the health benefits of plant-based diets. We aim to propel continued progress through direct patient care, nutrition education, and advocacy.
About this Career Opportunity
The nutrition associate will report to the managing director of nutrition. This team member will support the entire nutrition department, liaise with Physicians Committee executive leadership, and directly support a variety of nutrition education programs that aim to educate health care professionals and the public about good nutrition. Essential functions will include:
Who We’re Looking For
We are seeking a professional with at least three years of experience performing administrative functions and an understanding of the health benefits of a plant-based diet. Applicants should also have:
This is a full-time position that regularly requires some work to be performed at our headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Friendship Heights on Metro’s Red Line). Some work can be performed remotely from a location proximate to the office if desired.
How to Apply
We require a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, please tell us about your interest in our mission, your related experience and accomplishments, and your professional goals. Click here to apply online. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis. We look forward to hearing from you!
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is a nonprofit health organization dedicated to saving and improving lives through good nutrition, advanced medical research, and public policy advocacy. Our vision is to create a healthier world through a new emphasis on disease prevention, plant-based nutrition, and scientific research conducted ethically, without using animals.