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Communications Officer - Cardiovascular Health

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Communications Officer - Cardiovascular Health

Background: 

Resolve to Save Lives (RTSL) is a global public health organization with a mission to prevent 100 million deaths from heart disease and to make the world safer from epidemics. We are led by Dr Tom Frieden, former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Since 2017, Resolve to Save Lives has partnered with low- and middle-income country governments, multi-lateral agencies, academic and other civil society partners, and communities to build capacity for and support implementation of enabling policies and effective programs to treat and control hypertension, reduce sodium intake, eliminate artificial trans fat, and strengthen systems for epidemic prevention. To find out more about our work, visit: https://www.resolvetosavelives.org.

We believe our programs are strengthened when they are developed and supported by individuals with diverse life experiences, whose understanding of social and cultural issues can help make our work and workforce more inclusive. We encourage people of all racial, economic, social, cultural, sexual orientation, and gender expressions to apply. We encourage applications from and provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Resolve to Save Lives complies with all applicable EEO laws. 

Job summary:

Resolve to Save Lives is seeking a Communications Officer to support our work creating effective and compelling public health communications. Reporting to the Senior Content Manager, the Communications Officer is responsible for a wide variety of tasks, such as creating written and digital materials for a range of audiences, supporting top-tier media interviews, developing behavior change communication campaigns, managing advocacy and communication partnerships, and developing strategic communications plans to support our team and program goals.

The ideal candidate is a team player who thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced and collaborative environment. You’re a creative thinker, have a track record of taking initiative and meticulously executing multiple projects. You are a superb writer and have experience crafting compelling copy and content. Importantly, you’re interested in learning more about a wide range of communications and you're passionate about our mission.

This full-time position is remote. The incumbent will be expected to convene periodically for in-person team meetings and to work during East Coast core working hours. The salary range for this role in the US is $68,000 to $75,000, depending on level of experience. 

Core duties and responsibilities:

  • Serve as Cardiovascular Health (CVH) team communications point of contact, contributing to a variety of communications projects concerning the elimination of trans fat, sodium reduction and hypertension control
  • Develop communications materials to support CVH program efforts, such as fact sheets, externally-facing reports, brochures, posters, OpEds, blogs, success stories, infographics, presentations, panel remarks and other project collateral
  • Collaborate with RTSL’s design team to ensure that communications products use graphic design effectively and follow brand guidelines
  • Support speaking engagements and media interviews related to the CVH program
  • Work with the CVH Advocacy Officer to develop communications strategies to support advocacy goals
  • Manage dissemination strategies and product launches for CVH communications products
  • Support RTSL’s media team efforts to promote CVH work by serving as content expert
  • Support tracking/management of all communications activities related to RTSL’s CVH program
  • Coordinate support materials for external events (UNGA, WHA, conferences)
  • Draft content for internal and external newsletters, RTSL website and social media channels
  • Support RTSL CVH scientific article production and promotion
  • Co-manage content for org
  • Contribute to CVH communications strategy, including identifying new ideas and venues for CVH communications

Required experience and skills:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in health communications, health policy, public health, public relations, communications, or digital communication
  • Outstanding writing and editing skills with sample blogs, OpEds, and/or short essays
  • Excellent communicator, both written and oral
  • Exceptional computer skills with experience in all Microsoft Office programs
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator and/or InDesign preferred
  • Proficiency with content management systems (Wordpress) and Mailchimp preferred
  • Experience in the global public health field, including ideally in LMICs is a big plus
  • Self-motivated, meticulously organized, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and with others
  • Enthusiasm for the mission of Resolve to Save Lives and the communities we serve

Resolve to Save Lives requires all employees regardless of location or job function to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including a booster. Resolve to Save Lives complies with federal, state, and local laws with regard to accommodations related to this policy.

Communications Officer - Cardiovascular Health

Background: 

Resolve to Save Lives (RTSL) is a global public health organization with a mission to prevent 100 million deaths from heart disease and to make the world safer from epidemics. We are…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
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    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
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    August 29, 2022
  • Application Deadline
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    August 19, 2022
  • Experience Level
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    Mid-level/Managerial
Salary
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USD $68,000 - USD $75,000
/ year

Benefits

Resolve to Save Lives offers excellent benefits. In the US, this includes health, dental, vision and life insurances, short-term and long-term disability coverage, the support of an Employee Assistance Program, a 403(b)retirement plan, a professional development fund, generous vacation, personal health leave, parental/adoption leave, and much more. We also offer full flexibility to work remotely with no requirement to work from an office.

Resolve to Save Lives offers excellent benefits. In the US, this includes health, dental, vision and life insurances, short-term and long-term disability coverage, the support of an…

Location

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Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
100 Broadway, New York, NY 10005, USA
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How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter to Communications Officer.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to Communications Officer.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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