Position: Communications Coordinator - French Speaker
Department: PMI Impact Malaria
Based: Washington, DC
Reports to: Communications Manager
Travel: Up to 10%
Who we are
With nearly 50 years of experience, working in over 60 countries, Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. PSI is reimagining healthcare by putting the consumer at the center and, wherever possible, bringing care to the front door. We are working to fix market failures, shape future health markets, and shift policy and funding to better support consumer powered healthcare.
There are over 8,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds and experience – from the medical industry to the music business – all with unique skills that we bring to the job.
PMI Impact Malaria
The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) Impact Malaria project is PMI’s flagship global service delivery project, supporting countries in their efforts to fight malaria and save lives by strengthening diagnosis, treatment, and drug-based prevention for those most at risk—particularly young children and pregnant women. PMI Impact Malaria is a USAID contract hosted and led by PSI as the prime contractor.
PMI Impact Malaria is helping national malaria control programs tackle malaria service delivery challenges by working to:
The PMI Impact Malaria (IM) team provides global technical leadership along with implementation support and technical assistance in health facility and community settings in up to 27 countries around the world. We are a focused, multi-disciplined, and multi-cultured team, based out of Washington DC, working through PSI country offices as well as through our partners Jhpiego, MCDI, and UCSF.
IM is seeking a highly organized, creative, and self-motivated Communications Coordinator to provide key support across the spectrum of IM’s communications activities. The position will consist of digital and traditional communications spanning brand management, malaria technical communications, storytelling, thought leadership, and advocacy.
The full-time position is based in Washington DC with up to 10% travel and reports to the Communications Manager.
The Communications Coordinator will provide a wide range of communications contributions, including:
Content Development, Writing, and Editing
Website Maintenance and Optimization
Communications Planning and Management
What are we looking for?
The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:
Collaboration: You can work independently, but thrive within a team.
Trust: You trust that your manager and team will have your back and care deeply about gaining that same trust from your teammates
Pragmatism: You dive in and maintain momentum even when things are ambiguous and you don’t let perfect get in the way of good enough.
Honesty: You aren’t afraid to speak up and speak your mind.
Measurement: You set clear and challenging goals and hold yourself accountable to driving measurable results.
Commitment: You’re independent and a free thinker, but you’re ready to buy in to the direction of the team and commit to its success.
Beyond the Basics
PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.