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Communications & Advocacy Associate

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Media, communications, languages
  • Manager (team leader)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

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.


Responsibilities

Communications

• Drafting and editing documents, including press releases, fact sheets, speeches, Q&As
• Identifying trends, opportunities and key reporters in Africa
• 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
Advocacy
• 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


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Media, communications, languages
Seniority: Manager (team leader)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Project management; Reporting; Customer relations; Lobbying, advocacy; Corporate communications
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Global Health Strategies

Consulting, business support, auditingCompany size: 50-100 people

We work across some of the world’s most dynamic regions to enable policy innovations, mobilize resources and build political will, engaging global and local audiences to drive change.