PATH Seeks Communications Manager for Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases in Washington, USA

PATH Seeks Communications Manager for Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases in Washington, USA

PATH, a global nonprofit dedicated to achieving health equity, is seeking a Communications Manager for the PMI-funded Reaching Every At-Risk Community and Household with Malaria Services (REACH Malaria) project.

This vital role, based in Washington, USA, is part of PATH’s Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases program, a leader in the effort to end malaria illnesses and deaths.

The Communications Manager will provide implementation support services and technical assistance to Ministries of Health, local partners, and the global malaria community.

This position is an opportunity to contribute to the acceleration of progress in delivering comprehensive malaria services globally, including case management, prevention in pregnancy, chemoprevention, and non-vector control interventions.

PATH Seeks Communications Manager for Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases in Washington, USA

Join PATH in advancing global health and be part of the mission to eliminate malaria


  •  Lead execution of the project’s communications strategy in line with PMI/USAID standards, including key message development, risk communication, and content development

  •  Lead development of the project’s communications deliverables, including social media content, photo and video assets, and success stories

  •  In close partnership with project leadership, lead writing, production, design and editing of materials to communicate project activities, outcomes and accomplishments, such as reports, fact sheets, presentations, and data visualizations and infographics

  •  Lead the development and management of the project’s web and social media content to showcase project impact and increase visibility among key stakeholders and audiences

  •  In collaboration with the internal PATH project and communications teams and external consortium partners, lead the development of communications products and activities that increase the accessibility and utilization of project outcomes, lessons learned and findings.

  • Organize and support stakeholder workshops, trainings and events that facilitate collaborative learning and dissemination of knowledge and evidence across global channels.

  •  Contribute to the implementation and update of project-wide branding, strategy, and communications plans and policies. Ensure all project communications are consistent in style, quality,

Required qualifications and experience

  •  Bachelor’s (or Masters) degree in marketing, communications, public relations, journalism, or related field

  •  Minimum of 6 years of experience working in communications in public health, international development, or a related field

  •  Experience of working on USAID-funded programs and familiarity with USAID rules and regulations governing branding and marking is highly desirable

  •  Proven management skills and demonstrated success leading a team of communications professionals

  •  Proven success at executing strategic communications strategies and deploying and leveraging various media and digital communication channels and tactics to reach and engage key audiences, including media, policymakers, and influencers

  •  Demonstrated experience in developing compelling communications related to public health

  •  Strong graphic design skills including document layout, producing social media graphics and
  • designing PowerPoint slides strongly desired

  •  Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  •  Experience working in an international context and communicating and working across multiple time zones

  •  Diplomacy and tact as an advisor to senior executives and as an external representative to partners and audiences in visible roles and settings

  •  Experience providing communications training and capacity building of colleagues; experience with developing-country cultures preferred
  •  Strong interpersonal, organizational, and project management skills


Washington, DC; Geneva, Switzerland; DRC, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia

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