Communications Associate at The END Fund – June 2024

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Communications Associate

THE OPPORTUNITY

  • The END Fund is looking for a well-organized and process-oriented individual to help the Communications team drive its communications and advocacy goals. The Associate will join a nimble in-house Communications team to support communications and storytelling execution, including creative content creation, graphics design, social media copy, event talking points and other material as relevant. The Associate will be required to edit and proofread creative communication materials and texts, as well as organize images and video content for the END Fund story bank. The Associate will primarily support the team in externally amplifying the END Fund story through a multifaceted editorial strategy, engaging new and existing audiences with visual and compelling storytelling assets. In addition, this Associate will help coordinate critical timelines, calendars and preparation for END Fund and NTD community events, as well as coordination with our communications agency.
  • A natural and collegial team player, the successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record of working collaboratively to drive successful projects and cross-team collaborations, and thrive on bringing order and prioritization to workstreams.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Responsible for creating and drafting engaging and innovative content such as  presentations, blogs and social media content, marketing collateral and assets, and more.
  • Conduct research based on business needs in line with the END Fund’s communications strategy. Research may require coordinating with internal and external business partners and stakeholders.
  • Prepare presentations and written content using the END Fund’s established brand, design, and editorial guidelines, and enforce the same for any written communications issued by the END Fund.
  • Support the shape of the END Fund’s internal voice by sourcing and drafting editorial content for internal communications.
  • Partner with content creators to bring a distinctive, engaging, compelling and authentic voice for external audience engagement.
  • -Copy edit content written by END Fund staff contributors, champions, Board members and thought leaders for consistency, clarity, accuracy, perspective, grammar, tone, voice and audience relevance.
  • Plan and implement strategies for dissemination and amplification of content through END Fund  channels and partner channels.
  • Contribute to the creation, implementation, and monitoring of strategic and tactical communications plans. Engage directly with stakeholders including the external communications agency regarding strategy, approach and priorities.
  • Track and assess analytics; prepare reports and identify options for ongoing improvement.
  • Organize videos, stories and transcripts for the END Fund’s story bank.
  • Regularly update collateral such as key messages document, website content, one pagers and informative material.
  • Track communications risks and opportunities and provide regular updates in team meetings.
  • Liaise with other teams to ensure consistent brand use across all external messaging including presentations, conferences and report creation.
  • General support to and representation of the Senior Associate Director, Communications as needed.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of two years of work experience in marketing or communications, copywriting, graphic design, event planning, or executive assistance
  • Exceptional ability to coordinate people to align around a goal
  • Ability to convey programmatic information in a clear and actionable style
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional ability to multitask and balance multiple projects simultaneously
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Interest to learn about global health issues, and NTDs specifically
  • Previous experience working with Zoom and other conferencing platforms, with the ability to administer and host webinars
  • Demonstrated cross-cultural skills
  • A self-starter who enjoys working in a small team environment
  • Ability to work independently and remotely using current internet-based communication tools, as well as collaboratively alongside a geographically distributed team in various locations and time zones
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 20% of the time

Submit Your Application

Interested and qualified? Go to The END Fund on jobs.lever.co to apply