Employees of IVI play an essential role in helping us achieve our mission to advance the science and improve the practice of value assessment in healthcare. The success of our team is built on diversity of knowledge, talent, experience, passion, and commitment to reach our goal of developing a platform that facilitates patient-centered value assessment of health technologies that are tailored to the needs and interests of individual decision makers. IVI respects the unique skills and perspectives that each team member brings. We encourage and support our employees to meet both personal and professional goals.

Available Positions

Position: Communications Manager
Reporting to: Chief Communications Officer
Location: Flexible. IVI supports virtual staff with current HQ in Alexandria, Virginia.

The Innovation and Value Initiative Foundation, Inc. (IVI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit research organization whose mission is advancing the science of value assessment in healthcare. IVI is a membership organization with both organizational and individual members.

IVI’s mission is to advance the science, practice, and use of patient-centered value assessment to support decisions that make healthcare more meaningful and equitable.

IVI works to drive innovation in value assessment through collaborative research and partnerships on patient preferences, novel methods of value, and value assessment model development. IVI works with patients, employers, payers, and providers to assess what equitable value means to them and serve as a learning laboratory for testing new methods to improve value assessment.

We are seeking a Communications Manager to manage and implement a dynamic communications and social media program with a clear and cohesive brand message. This position will help to develop and execute a multi-channeled communications strategy that advances IVI’s overall goals and mission.

Key Functions

  • Manage and develop strategy for social media channels and prepare reports on digital engagement analytics, as well as any relevant industry trends
  • Develop relationships with and engage with media stakeholders, including journalists, bloggers, vloggers, and influencers. Maintain multiple, targeted media lists, and document media articles and references for reporting purposes
  • Draft, manage, and ensure the writing of stories, newsworthy items, and other communications are well-developed in a timely fashion and distributed and published, as appropriate
  • Write and/or edit briefing materials for presentations and thought leadership opportunities, memos, media engagements, social media platforms, interviews, and events
  • Collaborate with teams across the organization to identify and pursue public relations initiatives
  • In collaboration with chief communications officer, membership manager, and research staff, create a communication, marketing, and social media strategy for major funding initiative
  • Manage multiple projects with competing deadlines

Experience and Skills

  • 5+ years of media relations, communications, social media experience in a non-profit, research, or health care environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills: strong writer and storyteller
  • Self-motivated, highly organized, and able to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • While the organization’s headquarters is in the Washington, D.C. metro area, this is a virtual position


This is a full-time position with competitive compensation and benefits.

For Questions or to Apply

To learn more, please visit our website at www.thevalueinitiative.org. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to tiffany.huth@thevalueinitiative.org.

IVI is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to inclusion and cultural diversity in the workplace. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, color, age, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected class.