The ability to obtain a security clearance at the Public Trust level is required.
Public Health Advisor
The position is located in the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Health Diplomacy, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. performing a wide range of duties and responsibilities in support of the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
Major Duties and Responsibilities
- Develop comprehensive communication strategies to promote the U.S. role in the global fight against HIV/AIDS.
- Translate complex science from U.S. government programs for lay audiences.
- Work with and coordinate among internal and external partners on public affairs and communications projects, such as social media projects, and prepare drafts to support various public affairs and communication initiatives such as Women Health campaign on cervical Cancer.
- Coordinate routine partnerships calls between private sector partners and specifically identified faith based organizations (FBOs) on matters such as the Secretary Clinton Women health campaign on cervical cancer.
- Coordinate complex communications activities among multiple USG agencies and international partners involved in adverse health issues for women.
- Serve as a liaison to the Department’s Office of the Legal Advisor on matters related to implementation of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
- Bachelors’ in Public Health, Public Policy, Political Science or related fields.
- Public trust access.
- Strong oral and written communications skills.
- Strong analytic skills.
- Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced environment.
- Creative, self-starter who learns quickly and works well with multidisciplinary teams.