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Associate, International Communications
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
Location: Washington DC, USA
Last Date: September 18, 2011
ASSOCIATE, INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS
International Communications Associate serves as a vital member of the
International Communications Team, putting the building blocks in place for an
innovative, dynamic program that supports advocacy organizations around the
world, generates strategic media coverage in the international press, and plays
a key role in the Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use.
Manage media monitoring process and contract development in
Administer contract development and approval under
direction from senior staff.
Work collaboratively with web staff to update international
website. This includes drafting materials as assigned.
Research and compile monthly and quarterly reports on
communications activities for internal and external audiences.
Maintain tracking tools of unitís media activities.
Compile and maintain media lists, perform media research,
and track media contracts.
Serve as a member of regional and country teams as
assigned, contributing ideas for effective media advocacy and capacity
building in countries and regions.
Contribute to international media efforts in support of the
Campaignís global policy objectives.
Draft, proof, and edit press releases and other media
Field media calls and pitch stories as requested.
Perform research on media environment (e.g. media scans for
tobacco coverage and research on top-tier media outlets) in priority
Compile clips packages for select media initiatives.
Assist with the logistical details and other tasks
associated with journalism training workshops in select countries.
Perform other duties as directed by International Press
Secretary, Director, International Communications and Vice President,
Knowledge of and proficiency with a variety of computer software applications
including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Excellent writing, speaking, and editing skills.
to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment while juggling multiple
tasks and deadlines.
to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the
organization, both written and orally.
Knowledge of how to effectively use social media in a media advocacy campaign
Bachelorís degree in communications or related field.
yearís communications/media experience. Experience working at the
international level and in cross-cultural settings preferred.
Proficiency in one or more foreign languages preferred.
apply for this position, please email a cover letter, including salary history,
and attach your resume to:
firstname.lastname@example.org Please reference the position code AIC-08 in the subject line of your
email. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes
applications from individuals who will contribute to its diversity.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is a leader in the fight to reduce tobacco use in
the United States and around the world. By changing public attitudes and public
policies on tobacco, the Campaign works to prevent kids from smoking, help
smokers quit and protect everyone from secondhand smoke. A non-profit
organization established in 1996, the Campaign works with more than 130
organizational partners, including public health, medical, education, civic,
corporate, youth and religious organizations. The Campaign does not accept any
government or tobacco industry funding.
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