Communications and Advocacy Associate

About the Position

Associates at Global Health Strategies are key, visible members of project teams, given high-impact, meaningful work from day one. Working alongside peers and senior management, Associates help develop and execute communications and advocacy strategies for our clients. Our work is driven by our commitment to the issues, which in turn drives our commitment to enhancing our client’s efforts to address some of the world’s toughest health challenges.

Associates have a range of responsibilities related to communications, advocacy and client or project management.


Drafting and editing documents, including press releases, fact sheets, speeches, Q&As
Identifying trends, opportunities and key reporters in the US, Europe, Africa and emerging markets
Maintaining databases of media contacts
Monitoring topic-specific global health developments and media coverage
Liaising with journalists to ensure and guide coverage of key global health issues
Developing a thorough understanding of the global health and science media landscape

Researching global health policies and funding opportunities
Identifying invitees, developing agendas or presentations, and managing the logistics for advocacy events
Drafting research, policy analyses, reports and presentations
Client/Project Management

Tracking project team monthly activities and account deliverables
Managing team calendars and travel logistics
Liaising with clients on projects and deliverables
Updating the larger team on project developments and status
Attending events and meetings with senior management on behalf of clients
Desired Traits

The right candidate will be whip-smart, poised and an exceptional written communicator. While in-depth knowledge of global health is not required, a demonstrated passion for social change is essential.

Well-organized and detail-oriented
Comfortable in a fast-paced international environment
Excellent research skills
Quick learner
Capable of working with minimal supervision
Experience with project management
Willing to work evenings and weekends as necessary
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree
1-2 years of work experience
Microsoft Office proficiency
Valuable Qualifications

Foreign language skills (French or Spanish, in particular)
International work experience
Communications, public relations, or journalism experience
Global health experience
Master’s degree in a related field

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