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Posted: Thursday, January 25, 2018 12:04 AM


New York, NY 10016

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Communications / Marketing
Project/ Program Management

If you are a graduate (spring/summer 2018) who is passionate about improving global health through communications and advocacy, the Global Health Strategies (GHS) one-year Fellows Program offers a unique opportunity for professional growth and learning.

Our Fellows are entrepreneurial, innovative and strategic thinkers with excellent communications and analytical skills. Fellows are team players and have a strong commitment to our clients. They also bring a sense of humor and enjoy having fun.

Objectives of the GHS Fellows Program:
The GHS Fellows Program affords young professionals the opportunity to:
• Gain exposure to the field of global health communications and advocacy
• Hone their writing, research and strategic thinking skills
• Work with high-profile clients on high-impact projects
• Attend presentations and trainings with leaders in the global health field
• Receive professional evaluation, assessment and mentorship

The GHS Fellows Experience:
Fellows work closely with GHS staff to assist in the design and implementation of communications and advocacy strategies for a range of in issues in global health, including infectious disease, immunization, women’s health and universal health coverage. Fellows are provided hands-on experience meaningfully contributing to client goals.

Fellows spend the majority of their time on client work and are also provided opportunities for training and development.

Client work may include:
• Contributing to the research and writing of strategy memos, media materials and issue briefs
• Monitoring and analyzing media coverage and advocate conversations about global health issues
• Providing logistics support for conferences, meetings and events that GHS organizes on behalf of clients
• Managing databases of global health media, policymakers and opinion leaders
• Assisting GHS staff with project management (e.g., drafting meeting minutes, updating work plans, tracking budgets)

Training and development opportunities may include:
• Weekly support with a fellow manager; monthly mentorship with member of the GHS senior management team
• Access to skills trainings, reading list and lunch and learns at GHS with leaders in the global health field
• Sponsorship to attend global health events in NYC
• Opportunity to become an expert on a particular issue within global health

GHS Fellows Program Qualifications & Structure:
• Fellows generally hold bachelor’s degrees (upon entering the program) and have an interest in global health, communications and/or advocacy. They are excellent writers, researchers and critical thinkers
• Experience with communications and advocacy on digital media platforms is a plus
• Fellows will be hired for a one-year term (July 2018-July 2019) with evaluation at the midpoint of the program
• Fellows will be paid stipends equivalent to $36,000
• Fellows are provided a moving allowance of $4,000 and access to our employee benefits program

How to Apply:

Applications Accepted December 6 – March 23
Candidate Contacted for Interviews March 26 – March 30
Candidate Interview Period (3 rounds via web conferencing, online writing test & onsite) April 2 – April 27
GHS 2018 Fellow Offers Extended April 30 – May 11
Fellows Start at GHS July 9
Timeline may be adjusted by GHS *

For more information please visit or email Kathleen Sherwin, Global Talent Advisor,

• Location: Manhattan

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