PR and Marketing Consultant
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 non-communicable disease prevention, cardiovascular health promotion, 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.
Terms of Reference
Title: PR and Marketing Consultant
Contract Duration: 6 months
Start Date: Monday, January 11, 2021
Application Deadline: Friday, December 18, 2020
Vital Strategies is looking for a PR and Marketing Consultant to support public relations and communication activities for the organization’s Partnership for Healthy Cities and Data for Health initiatives. The Partnership for Healthy Cities is a prestigious global network of cities committed to saving lives by preventing noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and injuries. Supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies in partnership with the World Health Organization and Vital Strategies, this initiative enables cities around the world to deliver a high-impact policy or programmatic intervention to reduce NCD risk factors in their communities. Data for Health is a global initiative committed to the better understanding and use of data for public health policymaking. Vital Strategies’ involvement includes providing technical assistance to improve civil registration/vital statistics systems and public health data use in twenty countries.
Working closely with Vital Strategies’ technical staff and regional partners, the PR and Marketing Consultant will lead the design and execution of publicity strategies and campaigns for the two initiatives. This is a 6-month consultant agreement.
Deliverables and Key Responibilities:
Consultant background must include: