Communications and Knowledge Management Associate

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Global Health Corps

CORE Group has partnered with Global Health Corps to offer a fellowship for the position of Communications and Knowledge Management Associate for 2019-2020.

The Communications and Knowledge Management Associate will contribute to the overall advancement of community health through communications, advocacy, and knowledge management, collaborating with CORE Group team members on a variety of events (global conferences, working group consultations, UN General Assembly, etc.) technical meetings, global consortium projects, and connecting with CORE Group’s wide membership. As CORE Group expands their reach and membership to international organizations, outreach to global organizations in Europe, Africa, and Asia will be prioritized for community health action and learning, as well as connecting with CORE Group members.

The Associate will coordinate closely with the CORE Group Communications team, Sr. Advisors in Maternal and Child Health, and Executive Director, and will attend meetings on behalf of CORE Group in Washington DC and possibly overseas, as well as assist in the organization/facilitation of global health events. The Communications and Knowledge Management Associate will engage with UHC2030, the movement for universal health coverage, and help plan activities in collaboration with WHO and UNICEF, to advocate for the most important UHC messages and evidence. Additionally, the Associate will coordinate closely with CORE Group working groups to advance collaborative learning and resources in key technical areas, like: nutrition; social behavior change; reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCAH); humanitarian/development; non-communicable disease; health systems strengthening; and/or disability inclusive health.


  • Strengthen collaboration and cross-learning between CORE Group, its membership, and the International Community Health Network. CORE Group thrives on collaboration and fosters technical advancement with five working groups, a Humanitarian-Development Task Force, NCD Interest Group and Disability Inclusive Health Technical Advisory Group
  • Provide content for CORE Group’s online platforms, including websites and social media
  • Develop, update, and disseminate CORE Group materials, in collaboration with our many members
  • Provide communications support on grants, projects, and other partnerships
  • Contribute to business development and fundraising efforts
  • Assist with the implementation of an annual communications and knowledge management strategy
  • Provide program support on several projects related to maternal and child survival, global health security health agenda, humanitarian issues, and other important community health topics
Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required
  • Bachelor’s degree*
    • Preferred: Bachelor’s or master’s degree in communications, public health, international development, or related field
  • Demonstrated ability to convey messages through clear and concise writing, as evidenced by experience producing organizational annual reports, conference reports, concept notes, facilitation of workshops, and/or conference presentations*
  • Experience planning, writing, editing, and/or producing communications through a variety of print and online media, such as social media toolkits, resource dissemination plans, knowledge management strategies, and/or website content*
  • Experience managing organizational websites and social media in a professional capacity, for example, developing content, syntax, backend and front end development and design, etc.*
  • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills*
  • Strong attention to detail*
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, and Premiere) or other graphic design experience, especially designing infographics
  • Working proficiency in at least one non-English languages (French, Spanish, Swahili, etc.)
  • Past professional experience or academic training in reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health, global health security agenda, social behavioral change, nutrition, monitoring and evaluation, and/or humanitarian issues
  • Demonstrated project management skills with the ability to ensure internal and external collaborators achieve a time-bound goal or project
  • Experience managing websites on WordPress
  • Experience with webinars and online learning platforms. Adobe Connect experience a plus
  • Creativity and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Photography and/or video production skills preferred, including editing videos
  • Proposal writing skills, including concept notes and technical subject matter
  • Experience working with developing countries with limited internet or access
  • Ability to multi-task, remain calm and organized under pressure is preferred
Submit your application at Applications close January 16th, 2019.