Position Located in Washington, D.C.
CAMRIS International, Inc. is an international development and research firm that provides innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, economical program and research management services.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through CAMRIS International to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the following position:
Title: Communication Analyst
USAID/GDL/Office of Engagement and Communication
The U.S. Global Development Lab is a functional bureau reporting to the USAID Administrator. The U.S. Global Development Lab is seeking a Communication Analyst to support advancing Science, Technology, Innovation, and Partnership within USAID.
This position is located in the U.S. Global Development Lab’s (Lab) Office of Engagement and Communication. The Lab is an organization established to harness the power of Science, Technology, Innovation and Partnership (STIP) to significantly accelerate the achievement of foreign policy and development goals. The Lab’s two part mission is: 1) produce breakthrough development innovations; and 2) accelerate the transformation of the U.S. development enterprise.
The Lab focuses on: 1) science to harness the power of research and academic communities to improve development outcomes; 2) technology that can empower underserved communities and provide data to inform decision-making to improve development outcomes; 3) innovation to identify transformative solutions and bring them to scale; and 4) partnership to drive collaboration and collective action to achieve sustainable development impact. The Lab’s Office of Engagement and Communication
Roles and Responsibility:
The incumbent provides communications, press, outreach and event support to technical program, performing a variety of both complex and analytical duties, and maintains key relationships. These duties range from crafting and executing internal and external communication strategies, direct management of major press interaction, to creating processes for social, media and print, communications tasks, drafting or facilitating the drafting of content, strategizing and supporting execution of major events and supporting media, designing or facilitating the pitching, targeting, and interaction with media outlets, and top tier media engagement, creating a press and media strategy, writing print and online collateral, maintaining listservs and analyzing the success of communications efforts. Specific duties include, but not limited to:
Qualifications, Education and/or Experience: