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Partnerships & Communication Associate

Monrovia (Liberia)

GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:

The Partnerships & Development team is playing a critical role in identifying new areas of collaboration and leveraging resources to expand the scope and impact of LMH’s transformative work in Liberia. In the face of the Ebola crisis, the Partnerships & Development team is accelerating its priorities to position LMH to make a lasting, significant contribution to the lives of those in Liberia’s most remote communities. The Partnerships & Development team is growing its operation to enable the organization to secure more funding from multilaterals, engage new institutional funders, encourage disaster response funders to support underlying country-owned health system strengthening plans and improve communications to reinforce LMH’s role as a thought leader in the global health community.

Based in Liberia, the Partnerships & Communications Associate will utilize strong writing and graphic design skills to support the Partnerships & Development Department with the development of compelling donor reports and communications materials to enhance LMH’s funding stream as part of a multi-year growth strategy. This individual will also play a key role in the development and maintenance of LMH’s media portfolio and digital presence.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

· Research and write grant proposals and reports, as part of the Liberia-based National Partnerships team

· Develop informative and compelling, well-designed donor communication materials, including quarterly reports

· Manage Last Mile Health’s digital presence, including a Wordpress hosted website and social media accounts

· Expand and maintain a photo and video bank

· Effectively coordinate across LMH departments to obtain timely and accurate reporting data and information

· Ensure consistent delivery of high-quality, accurate, and timely grant proposals and reports

· Diligently use and support donor relationship management tools, such as Salesforce

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: National Partnerships Director

WORKS DIRECTLY WITH: Partnerships & Communications Director

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

· Bachelor’s degree required, academic focus in public health or related field a plus

· Experience living in a developing country

· Exceptional analytical written communication skills and ability to develop clear and convincing written materials

· Research and/or grant-writing experience a plus

· Experience and proven skills in website content and site management

· Graphic design skills (InDesign preferred)

· Photography and photo editing capabilities

· Strong organization skills and attention to detail

· Ability to work independently with limited structural support

· Generosity of spirit, sensitivity/diplomacy, and willingness to make sacrifices in service of the mission

· Commitment to health and social justice

· Flexibility and ability to multi-task in a time-sensitive manner

· Comfort working with a casual but high-performing team

· High degree of English fluency required

SUCCESS FACTORS:

A successful Partnerships & Communications Associate will be able to quickly familiarize themselves with LMH’s field programs and swiftly start supporting the Partnerships & Development Department in delivering high-quality, accurate, and timely external content. The Associate will bring strong technical capabilities in graphic design and website management, analytical abilities, written communications skills, and attention to detail that will enable him/her to consistently produce compelling donor communications. This individual should be comfortable working within a multi-disciplinary, international team and know when to share information with and/or engage the expertise of other departments.

Commitment: 48 hours/week

Location: Monrovia, Liberia (with regular travel to field sites)

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience

Please send resume, cover letter, a recent, relevant academic or professional writing sample (no more than 1,000 words), and work samples showcasing graphic design and photography skills. Submissions can be sent through our application platform at https://careers.jobscore.com/careers/tiyatienhealth/jobs/partnerships-communications-associate-dN55DGO10r5AZldG1ZS6tF

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  • Organization: Tiyatien Health
  • Location: Monrovia (Liberia)
  • Grade: Junior - Internationally recruited position - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
    • Administrative support
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Communication and Public Information
  • Closing Date: 2016-02-19

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