Are you a bilingual (French/English) self-starter with a knack for creative writing? Do you excel at speech writing, blogging, and storytelling? Do you believe health is a human right? If so, you may be our next Communications Associate. Integrate Health seeks a capable new team member to play a critical role in elevating Integrate Health’s profile to help achieve our mission. Reporting to the Chief Partnership Officer and working collaboratively with senior staff including the CEO, you will have the opportunity to help craft the story of Integrate Health. Your growth mindset, high level of attention to detail, and clear writing skills will be essential in enabling Integrate Health to expand access to high-quality healthcare.
Compensation is competitive and will be determined based on a combination of factors, including level of experience and the cost-of-living in the city you work from. For example, the annual salary for this position in the US will be between $40,000 and $55,000.
About Integrate Health
Integrate Health (IH) is a rapidly growing global health organization working to serve remote communities in West Africa and New York. We believe that access to healthcare is a human right, and we are committed to making this a reality in the countries in which we work. Integrate Health works alongside governments and the local community to implement and study an integrated approach to strengthening primary healthcare delivery in order to achieve universal health coverage. By integrating professional Community Health Workers with improved care in public clinics, this approach creates a patient-centered health system that is accountable to the community and dramatically reduces mortality in severely resource-limited settings. For more information on Integrate Health, please visit www.integratehealth.org.
Integrate Health offers a generous benefits package including:
Aetna health, vision, and dental insurance.
401k retirement plan with employer match up to 3%.
Minimum 20 vacation days/year plus office closed between Christmas and New Year’s Day.
10 days of sick leave.
12 weeks of fully paid parental leave (pertains to birth or adoption) after first 12 months employment.
16 hours of paid leave each year to participate in volunteer programs.
Other benefits offered: Travel insurance, shared office space, need-based salary advances,
flexible hours, professional development opportunities.
We are seeking a Communications Associate who will be a key member of our Development and Communications team. They will work with staff across Integrate Health, most closely with the Development and Communications Coordinator, to execute on the communications strategy, develop content and support story-telling efforts, and advance thought leadership.
1. Content Generation
Consistently manage the editorial calendar as a living document and schedule.
Ensure consistent messaging across teams to support brand identity.
Generate content for diverse IH platforms including but not limited to website, blogs, insight
articles, op-eds, Annual Report, email newsletters, video production, etc.
Work closely with the Development and Communications Coordinator and the Togo-based
Communications team to contribute to ongoing story banking to ensure personal accounts of
our work in Togo are shared widely and systematically.
Support other content and multi-media production as requested.
2. Thought Leadership
Monitor media platforms and track relevant thought leaders in the field, promoting
opportunities to engage on the global level in the movement towards universal health coverage
and gender equity.
Support senior leadership as the external face of Integrate Health by researching and preparing
talking points and other relevant materials on pertinent issues.
Copywrite and co-write think pieces to advance organization’s mission.
Collaborate across teams to increase authorship among staff.
3. Speaking Engagement Preparation
Support the CEO and other staff in preparing for external speaking engagements through
researching the venue/event, relevant topics, etc. and propose talking points.
Develop slide decks, press releases, talking points, or any other necessary collateral for the
Draft scripts for speeches and provide coaching/prep assistance to the speaker.
Coordinate and support needs relating to the engagement, including coordinating schedules,
drafting of reports, etc.
4. Social Media Management
Develop and manage social media schedule and content to ensure that events, news, and
programmatic updates are optimally posted.
What Are We Looking For?
Fluency in English and French required
People who can bring new perspectives to the organization (recruiting for culture add rather
than culture fit)
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Some communications or nonprofit experience (1-2 years)
Excellent, demonstrated writing skills
Excellent, demonstrated oral and written communication skills
Solid copy editing and content management skills across all platforms
What will get us excited?
3+ years of experience
Experience with creating content and managing social media
Experience with graphic design
Experience managing communications/editorial calendars and public relations
Competence using MailChimp and website management
IH values include efficacy, empowerment, commitment, transparency, and respect. IH expects that the Communications Associate will model and embody these values and will have the following characteristics:
Diplomatic and humble learner with the ability to listen
Growth mindset and lifelong learner attitude
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and spoken), with demonstrated
ability to earn respect of colleagues and partners from diverse backgrounds
Experience in development or communications at a not-for-profit organization preferred
Must be extremely detailed oriented, organized, and efficient
Must be committed to social justice and to the fundamental rights of all humans
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