About the Fund for Global Health
The Fund for Global Health is a non-partisan, nonprofit aid and advocacy organization. Its activities include working with Congress on policy improvements and increased funding for selected US global health and humanitarian aid programs as well as monitoring implementation of the new road safety policy of the World Bank. A grassroots network of citizen lobbyists includes Advocacy Fellows and family physicians in the states and Congressional districts of legislators on the subcommittees that appropriate foreign aid.
About the position
The Fund for Global Health is seeking two Communications Fellows to work with senior staff on our public communications, including our website, social media, and press relations. This position would be ideal for a communications major or graduate, or someone with experience creating engaging website and social media materials. The position requires a minimum 12-month commitment of approximately 8 hours/week. All activities can be performed remotely.
- Updating, improving, and keeping current the Fund for Global Health website on Squarespace, www.fundforglobalhealth.org.
- Working with other Fellows on a social media team to post regular content on social media platforms that forwards organizational lobbying and recruiting aims.
- Writing press advisories and press releases when needed and sending them to relevant media outlets. For events produced by Advocacy Fellows, such as virtual town halls with members of Congress, this would mean working with those Fellows to identify media contacts and to write and distribute these materials.
Candidates should have creativity, attention to detail, a passion for global health, and a desire to engage in political advocacy.
Interested students should contact Keith Johnson, Director of Advocacy, at firstname.lastname@example.org. With the e-mail, include a brief statement of interest, resume, writing sample, and sample of your work on social media, data visualization, and/or websites.