Please send CV and a cover letter to team@advanceaccessanddelivery.org


PROGRAM & MEDIA ASSOCIATE       

Advance Access & Delivery, Inc. 501(c)(3)

AA&D is a global health non-profit founded in 2015 with programs and partners around the world focused on reducing early death and injury from preventable and treatable causes. AA&D utilizes a flexible horizontal management structure that is focused on equity and mutual accountability. As the organization transitions from start-up mode to more routinized operations and programs, a Program & Media Associate is needed to craft communications tools and materials as part of day-to-day operations and ongoing strategic planning for the organization. AA&D is an equal opportunity employer and promotes a diverse work environment. All AA&D workers must be willing to potentially travel within the United States and overseas, and communicate regularly with partners around the world, including Mexico, India, South Africa, Peru, or Russia.


RESPONSIBILITIES FOR PROGRAM & MEDIA ASSOCIATE IN DURHAM, NC INCLUDE:

Reporting: Contribute to AA&D design package/annual reporting and that of partners organizations/alliances like Zero TB Initiative.

Social media accounts maintenance and management: Maintenance of website and social media accounts (including Twitter, LinkedIn, Big Top, etc.)

Design: Create infographics, designs, and images for AA&D program documents (such as health promotion and awareness materials, communications documents, annual reports, proposal materials, etc.) in a supportive capacity alongside AA&D team members.

Media timeline management: Manage schedule/timeline for consistent content creation around milestones, successes, and other events for AA&D programs.

Webinar management: Support process for creation of portal for webinars on existing partner projects, sharing evidence, backing documentation, etc. for presenting partners.

Content editing: Copy editing for AA&D reports, news pieces, strategic documentation for board meetings and other events.

Media engagement: Engage as needed with local or global media to share AA&D experience in the form of short- and long-form writing, documentary narrative, photo essays, etc. as appropriate and relevant to programs. Assist with event planning.

Tracking partnership progress: Maintain AA&D’s global partnership matrix with input from team and partners.


REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s Degree in health, life sciences, policy, government, or similar, or equivalent work experience (approximately 5 years in related field).

Fluent written and spoken English required.

Relevant languages not required but helpful: Spanish, Russian, Zulu, Tamil. Also helpful: Thai, Cantonese or Mandarin, Vietnamese, German, Kazakh, French, Hindi, Urdu.  

Ability to work at AA&D headquarters in Durham, North Carolina (office located downtown).

Interest in health care systems, international aid and development, solidarity-based social justice movements, infectious diseases and epidemiology, harm reduction and prevention of injury, and the intersection of migration & health.

Commitment to universal human dignity, high-quality health care for all, and working in solidarity to improve quality of life.

The Program & Media Associate needs to be willing and able to

  • Take advice and direction when needed from colleagues

  • Use own judgment to problem-solve and identify work to be done

  • Work equally effectively in AA&D office, at partner sites, or as needed alongside local university partners (Duke and UNC Chapel Hill)

 

COMPENSATION:

This is a full-time, early-career position, but AA&D is committed to providing commensurate raises for effective work over time.

Starting at $34,000-41,000 USD depending on experience, with annual cost of living increases.

Health insurance stipend or benefits provided.

Networking and partnership opportunities with leading researchers, national and United Nations officials, global health practitioners, and community members.

Access to AA&D computers and software.

Free coffee.