Outreach Manager - Global Health Policy Center
Research Programs & Projects
At CSIS we actively seek to employ a diverse group of people who embody our organizational values. We welcome and encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply, especially those from traditionally underrepresented groups.
The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is a non-profit, bipartisan public policy organization established in 1962 to provide strategic insights and practical policy solutions to decision makers concerned with global security and prosperity. Over the years, it has grown to be one of the largest organizations of its kind, with a staff of more than 200 employees, including more than 120 analysts working to address the changing dynamics of international security across the globe.
The CSIS Global Health Policy Center (GHPC) works with diverse stakeholders to make U.S. global health efforts more strategic, integrated, and sustainable, as well as to raise awareness of global health and its importance to U.S. national security. The key focus areas include global health security, women’s and children’s health, nutrition and food security, the sustainability of U.S. bilateral and multilateral global health initiatives, and the burden of infectious diseases.
CSIS GHPC seeks a highly motivated Outreach Manager to support its outreach and communication objectives. This position will support GHPC in executing focused promotion and outreach activities and will play a key role in advancing GHPC’s major initiatives. S/he also will support the research and organizational work of senior staff and engage regularly with the GHPC Deputy Director and other staff.
The ideal candidate will have an educational and/or professional background in communications, marketing, social research, data analysis, international relations, global health/health, and some experience in project management. S/he should be results driven and able to work concurrently on multiple projects and be adaptive and reflexive to changing operational needs. S/he must be able to multi-task, seek clarification and guidance as appropriate, prioritize competing demands, and effectively communicate. The outreach coordinator will support the execution of several high-profile activities; help plan and implement virtual and hybrid events; and periodically provide research support for policy commentaries, analyses, and podcast interviews. In addition, the PC will provide administrative support as needed.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential functions may include, but are not limited to, supporting the Director and Deputy Director in the following:
I. Program outreach support, including but not limited to:
1. Coordination of GHPC’s external outreach (80%)
• Compose and disseminate program related content on social media.
• Update web and social media content to reflect project developments.
• Coordinate production of program newsletter.
• Communicate with external contacts and other CSIS experts.
• Participate in GHPC meetings, and attend relevant hearings, and public/private events.
• Collaborate with Global Health Policy staff to compose outreach campaigns.
• Plan, edit and disseminate podcast series content.
• Analyze user metrics and support development and expansion of the program outreach strategy.
2. Coordination of logistics for program meetings, conferences, events, including (but not limited to):
• Planning and executing event logistics.
• Drafting correspondence.
• Developing background and preparatory memos.
• Communicating verbally or in writing within CSIS and with external partners.
3. Other substantive activities as assigned by senior staff.
II. Other Office Administrative and Management Duties (20%), potentially including but not limited to:
1. Backstopping or supporting other team members in the planning, execution, and organization of meetings.
2. Other tasks as assigned by the Director, Deputy Director, and/or senior staff.
KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION, AND EXPERIENCE:
• Strong verbal and written communication skills including the ability to effectively write, and present content designed for external audiences.
• Experience (3-5 years) managing social media platforms, using web-based research tools and conducting podcast editing software.
• Experience running online events.
• Experience with external communications, multimedia production, and social media in a professional setting desired.
• Experience developing talking points for speaking engagement, presentations, or meetings.
• Bachelor’s degree and (3-5) years’ experience with Global Health, International Relations, International Development, Public Policy/Administration, or related field.
• Must have demonstrated, strong knowledge of and interest in global health security issues, policies, programs, stakeholders, and/or multilateral coordination platforms, particularly U.S. investments.
• Ability to operate under pressure and in a fast-paced environment.
• Strong organizational skills, emotionally intelligent and attention to detail.
• PC literate, specifically MS Office.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK CONDITIONS:
The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Performances of duties require the regular use of a computer, ability to move throughout the building, greet guests, and occasionally serve beverages and lift up to ten pounds.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter of interest and resume to https://careers.csis.org/. Reference the position in the subject of the email.