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Communications Officer

Posted: July 14, 2020

Resolve to Save Lives

Vital Strategies is a US-based international public health organization working in more than 70 countries to address important and challenging health issues. We develop and oversee programs to strengthen public health systems and address leading causes of morbidity and mortality, providing expertise in project implementation and management, strategic communications, epidemiology and surveillance, and other core public health capacities.

Resolve to Save Lives is a global health initiative of Vital Strategies that aims to save millions of lives by reducing preventable deaths from cardiovascular disease and by preventing infectious disease epidemics. Since September 2017, the Resolve to Save Lives Cardiovascular and Prevent Epidemics teams have been working closely with governments, the World Health Organization, the World Bank, academic and other partners in a number of low- and middle-income countries to strengthen national capacity to prevent, detect and respond to epidemic threats and improve cardiovascular health. For more information about us, visit:, and

Overall Role:

The Communications Officer is a New York-based position and part of a small team. Communications staff at Resolve to Save Lives cover a wide variety of tasks, such as creating written and digital materials for a range of audiences, supporting top-tier media interviews, developing behavior change communication campaigns, managing advocacy and communication partnerships, and developing strategic communications plans to support our team and program goals. The Communications Officer will report to the Communications Manager.

Resolve to Save Lives is seeking a Communications Officer to support our global efforts to improve cardiovascular health.

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How to Apply: Send your resume, writing samples and a cover letter describing your experience and suitability for this role the following link. The closing date is 30 July 2020.