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Communication Officer -PATH

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Nairobi

2 months ago


Job Description

PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needsThe Communications Officer will amplify project work and learnings through multiple global channels. The Communications Officer will report to the PATH DMPA-SC Access Collaborative Project Director, based in the United States, work with a global project Learning, Exchange, and Dissemination team, and be part of a regional PATH office based in Nairobi.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Minimum of 7-10 years of professional experience, including expertise in developing and implementing communications strategies, especially in the development sector
  2. Exceptional written communication and technical writing skills, including experience as lead author on technical reports
  3. Advanced editing skills
  4. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate highly technical information to a wide range of audiences
  5. Experience developing and implementing social media strategies, especially Twitter
  6. Ability to create compelling and actionable visuals for diverse audiences (using programs such as Adobe Creative Suite, Tableau)
  7. Strong ability to use Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Teams, Zoom Knowledge of global health and the family planning sector
  8. Effective oral presentation and group facilitation skills
  9. Strong organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail

Education + Experience

  1. Master’s degree in public health, health communications, public policy, marketing, advertising, creative writing, graphic design or other related discipline