Reporting to the Deputy Director of Communications, the Communications Officer will work as part of ICAP's communications team at ICAP New York Headquarters to lead and manage a public presence for key ICAP projects, including developing strategies, messaging, materials, and content to promote the visibility of these projects across multiple platforms (online, print and public presence) and support global project teams team in efforts to support these projects and document and disseminate successes.
Develop, guide and provide oversight for project branding strategy, including appropriate ICAP, partner, and donor acknowledgment. 10%
Develop, write, and distribute project materials, including briefs, success stories, news stories, and social media content about key ICAP projects. 10%
Develop compelling content for key ICAP project websites and support the maintenance of these sites, as needed 10%
In collaboration with outside vendors and project teams, document key ICAP projects through photo and video and utilize this in project communications. 20%
Assist project teams to promote key ICAP events, including webinars, workshops, and conferences 10%
Advance ICAP's thought leadership, including representation at international conferences and establishment of a publication plan for journal/scholarly articles. 15%
Participate in key project team meetings and support other communications needs as they arise. 20%
Perform other related duties as directed. 5%
Requires a Bachelor's degree in strategic communications, marketing, public policy or a public health-related field or equivalent in education and experience plus a minimum of three years related experience.
To be considered for this position, please complete the master application in its entirety, including all work history and education
Three years of experience in Communications, preferably in an international development or public health organization.
Demonstrated experience in project management for communications.
Excellent writing, editorial and project management skills.
Demonstrated ability to synthesize complex technical/scientific language for the web and other audiences/platforms.
Strong presentation skills and ability to do basic graphic layout.
Strong interpersonal and coordinative skills.
Fluency in English required
Type other requirements and/or special indicators if CUIMC
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