Friday, November 19, 2010

Communications Associate--Malaria Policy Center

The Malaria Policy Center (A Project of Malaria No More) is looking to hire a Communications Associate.  The position is full-time and based in Washington, D.C.  A description of the position can be below.  Qualified candidates will have exceptional writing skills and attention to detail.  Please email your resume, cover letter, and writing sample to:

Malaria Policy Center – Communications Associate
Primary purpose of this role is to work in partnership with current communications staff to help shape the overall communications strategy for the Policy Center to all audiences and through all applicable media channels, and to constantly search for ways to broaden our audience. Additional duties will include helping support the overall functions of the Malaria Policy Center.
Traditional Media Outreach – The Policy Center communications operation carries out interaction with traditional media outlets such as newsprint and television. Key audiences in this category are Congressional correspondents and leading global health reporters. 
Pitching MPC to reporters                           Creating Press Materials (Releases, etc)
Maintenance of media lists                          Internal material (talking points)
Creation of printed materials                      Drafting op-eds and speeches
New Media Outreach – All online communication from the web site to attempts at viral video elements are managed and produced by the Policy Center communications team.  As the reliance on Social Media grows so too will this category of work.
Website management                                   Blog (post creation and editing)
Video production (MWtv)                            Social Media (Twitter, Facebook)
Events – As part of the MPC team, the communications associate plays an important role in the planning and production of events. From ordering the programs of events to managing media prior, during and after the event this role becomes a focus during event season.
Planning of event programs                                    Managing media and audiovisual needs
Production of media components
Nicole Vernon
Operations Manager
Malaria No More Policy Center
5th Floor (mail) 3rd Floor (office)
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC  20004
Direct:  202-626-6246
Cell:      202-285-1358
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