Humanitarian Policy and Communications Advisor

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Remote or Washington DC
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This position will support the Gavi-funded Zero Dose Immunisation Programme (ZIP). ZIP aims to establish full immunization programming where government health systems cannot operate safely or coordinate effectively. Around the world, millions of children remain functionally invisible to health systems, missing out on life saving vaccines. ZIP funds non-governmental implementing partners (NGOs) who pioneer new approaches to full immunization for children living in humanitarian and crisis settings or within populations at-risk. ZIP invests in learning how to reach and fully vaccinate children in communities who would otherwise not benefit from Gavi programming. ZIP has made two awards to multi-country consortia, led by World Vision in the Sahel and IRC in the Horn of Africa. CORE Group supports ZIP in the areas of learning, knowledge management, communications, and advocacy.

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  • Master’s degree in communications, advocacy, humanitarian studies, or related field.
  • Technical expertise in humanitarian health policy, programming, and best practices.
  • 5+ years of communications and advocacy experience engaging with global audiences including donors (e.g. Gavi, Gates, BHA), multilateral organizations (e.g. WHO, UNICEF), and governments.
  • Demonstrated experience creating communications and advocacy strategies and tools.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and storytelling, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience with content management systems, such as SharePoint.
  • Basic proficiency in graphic design and video editing using software such as Adobe, Canva, etc.
  • Experience working in the Sahel and Horn of Africa preferred.
  • Excellent English writing skills, with technical and professional proficiency required.
  • Working knowledge of French preferred.
Email your resume and cover letter to Use "Humanitarian Policy and Communications Advisor" as the subject line. Submit them as PDF documents saved with the following naming convention: last name, first name, Humanitarian Policy and Communications Advisor. In your expression of interest, please include:
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