Senior Manager, Tobacco Control Advocacy
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 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. Please visit our website at www.vitalstrategies.org to find out more about our work.
Vital Strategies offers 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.
The position is part of Vital Strategies’ Policy, Advocacy and Communication’s global team of 45, comprised of people from varying backgrounds from public relations to advertising to communication research. The team has a collaborative culture, clustering people with different skills and backgrounds to execute projects. Vital Strategies’ global team values diversity and multicultural fluency. We are seeking a Senior Manager, Tobacco Control Advocacy. This position will be based in Vital Strategies’ New York City office. Applicants must have a valid work permit to work in the United States at time of hire.
Reporting to the Vice President of Partnerships and Initiatives, the Senior Manager, Tobacco Control Advocacy will provide strategic guidance, management and support to the Tobacco Control Program which includes tobacco control policy advocacy and communication work in select countries in Asia, Latin America and Europe. They will also work on tobacco industry accountability projects as well as develop content material and reports.
Skills & Abilities
Education and Degrees
30%, when organization-wide travel is back in effect