Senior PR and Communication Manager
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, environmental health, vital statistics systems building and multi-drug resistant tuberculosis treatment research. Our programs are concentrated in low- and middle-income countries and cities in Africa, Latin America, Asia and the Pacific. Please visit our website at www.vitalstrategies.org to find out more about our work.
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. As such, our commitment is to promote equal employment opportunities (EEO) for all applicants seeking employment.
Vital Strategies offers highly competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits. The salary range for this position is $88,000 to $102,666 USD. The candidate must have eligibility to work in the U.S. at time of hire. Preference is for the position to be based in our New York City office but consideration will be given to suitable candidates who are based in countries where Vital Strategies can legally hire. The salary range for candidates outside the U.S. will be benchmarked to the local market.
Vital Strategies is committed to helping prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to protecting the safety of our employees. All U.S. employees will be required to be fully vaccinated unless the employee is approved for a reasonable accommodation due to a disability or a religious reason.
Vital Strategies is seeking a Senior Communications Manager to join our team. This exciting new role will be responsible for executing a wide range of public relations, marketing, and communication to support the organization’s Data for Health iInitiative. The Bloomberg Philanthropies Data for Health iInitiative aims to enhance public health data collection and use to improve and save lives. The goal of the iInitiative is to ensure that a billion more people live in countries where data are used to steer public policy and program decisions.
Vital Strategies, in partnership with other global public health organizations, is implementing a multi-year program to support government data systems and data use in more than 45 countries in Africa, Latin America, Asia, and the Pacific. The Data for Health iInitiative comprises four major programs: Civil Registration and Vital Statistics; Data Impact; Cancer Registries; and the Global Grants Program. Reporting to the Vital Strategies’ Director, PR, and Senior Vice President for Public Health Programs, the Senior Communications Manager will work cross-functionally with the Directors of the four programs and program staff across the globe to design and execute publicity strategies and campaigns for the initiative and provide communication support for our partners in priority countries.
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