Communications & Knowledge Management Associate

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Core Group

The Communications and Knowledge Management Associate will contribute to internal and external communications and knowledge management strategies to strengthen communication and knowledge-sharing between CORE Group, its membership, the broader International Community Health Network, and working groups, to advocate for key community health activities and messages, and to demonstrate CORE Group’s value and impact in the field.

General responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to the following:

Strengthen collaboration and cross-learning between CORE Group, its membership, working groups, and the International Community Health Network.

· Contribute to communications during the planning, execution, and follow-up of CORE Group Global Health Practitioner Conferences and other events, including event promotion, knowledge capture during events, webinars and live-streaming, and reporting and dissemination after events. Provide additional event support as needed. Events may be domestic, international, or online/virtual.

· Assist with membership and community outreach in-person and online to strengthen knowledge sharing and solicit input on member and community needs.

· Provide communications support to CORE Group’s Working Groups (communities of practice) in implementing their annual work plans, as needed.

Contribute to CORE Group’s online platforms, including websites and social media. 


  • Regularly update and contribute to CORE Group’s website with new and engaging content, including news/announcements, new resources, events, job postings, project updates, new members, and more. 
  • Assist with the creation and use of content for CORE Group’s social media channels, including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, MailChimp and others.  
  • Use social media to further disseminate messages, reach overseas stakeholders and provide mechanisms for their collaboration. 
  • Assist with the monitoring of the CORE Group website and social media statistics, developing and analyzing quarterly reports. 
  • Provide logistical support for CORE Group events as appropriate.  
  • Assist in the development of new materials, including layout and formatting and ensure outreach materials are up to date and available in print form.  


Develop, update, and disseminate CORE Group materials.  


  • Lead graphic design for CORE Group for assignments such as the design of the CORE Group Annual Report and other documents. 
  • Support the collection of content for the monthly CORE Group e-newsletter, sharing the latest from CORE Group, the membership, and the global health field. 
  • Assist with inventory and asset management of all CORE Group materials.  
  • Ensure that all print and online communications are consistent with CORE Group messaging and brand marketing. 


Support the implementation of annual communication and knowledge management strategy. 


  • Maintain a communications calendar with key events, dates, and deadlines throughout the year. 
  • Work with the Communications and Knowledge Manager to implement the knowledge management and communications strategy. 
  • Conduct photography and videography for CORE Group’s in-person events. 
  • Support with basic video and photo editing for CORE Group’s content to be shared on various platforms. 


Contribute to business development and fundraising efforts. 


  • Collaborate with the Executive Director on some aspects of proposal writing. 
  • Assist with conference sponsorship outreach and management. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • Demonstrated understanding of current developments in the field of public communication, knowledge management, development planning and processes, and communication platforms including website management (Joomla, Drupal, WordPress) and social media. 
  • Must have exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills. Demonstrated ability to convey messages through clear and concise writing.  
  • Must have strong attention to detail and fluency in English. Knowledge of French or Spanish is a plus.  
  • Experience developing and publishing content for websites and social media. WordPress experience is mandatory.  
  • Experience with webinars and online learning platforms is desirable. 
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premiere Pro). Graphic design and basic video editing experience are required. 
  • Photography and video production skills required. 
  • Willingness and ability to travel internationally 10%. Experience working/volunteering overseas and experience working in a multicultural environment. 
  • Must have the ability to work under pressure with flexibility in a team setting.  
  • Experience in international development is desirable. Interest in health, nutrition, and food security are essential. 
  • Ability to multi-task and remain calm and organized under pressure. 
  • Creativity, independence, and entrepreneurial spirit encouraged.  
  • Bachelor’s degree with international development, public health, nutrition or community health concentration (or other relevant concentration).  
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience required 


This position is based in Washington DC/Maryland/Virginia area. CORE Group has an office in Washington DC and has a hybrid model of working. Candidates must be willing to work 1-2 days in the office, and 3-4 days virtually.  


Salary will be: $26,000, as a part-time position, without benefits 


Please email your resume and cover letter to Use CommsAssociate_LastName as the subject line – no phone calls, please. Only potential interviewees will be contacted.