Vital Strategies, headquartered in New York City, is an international public health organization. Our programs strengthen public health systems and address the world’s leading causes of illness, injury and death. We currently work in 73 countries, supporting data-driven decision making in government, advancing evidence-based public health policies and mounting strategic communication campaigns. Vital Strategies’ priorities are driven by the greatest potential to improve and save lives. They include noncommunicable disease prevention, cardiovascular health, tobacco control, road safety, obesity prevention, epidemic prevention, overdose prevention, environmental health, vital statistics systems building and multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment research. Our programs are primarily concentrated in low- and middle-income countries in Africa, Latin America, Asia and the Pacific; the Overdose Prevention Program is our first initiative in the U.S. Please visit our website at www.vitalstrategies.org to find out more about our work.
Vital Strategies offers highly competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits. Vital welcomes and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment. As such, our commitment is to promote equal employment opportunities (EEO) for all applicants seeking employment.
Terms of Reference
Contract Type: Consultancy
Contract Duration: Six Months
Start Date: ASAP
Application Deadline: Sept. 21, 2020
The writer will support the overall writing portfolio for the Policy, Advocacy and Communication division at Vital Strategies. Working together with content strategists across the editorial, public relations, program and design teams, the writer will bring stellar and thoughtful writing, messaging, strategy and editing to a variety of internal and external communication. Writing can include corporate, executive and media communication.
Consultant background must include:
Skills and abilities
Education and degree