Analyst, Health Practice Communications - Washington, DC
Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.
For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.
Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.
Project Overview and Role
The Health Practice Analyst, Communications is responsible for supporting the management of Palladium's Health Practice, providing communications, administrative, and logistical assistance to a diverse portfolio of donor-funded projects and support business functions across the Practice.
- Support Palladium's Health Practice in a variety of communication, administrative, and logistics tasks.
- Coordinate with project directors on a regular basis about project communications needs; including assistance with the documentation of project results by developing PowerPoints, fact sheets and other marketing material.
- Provide support to Health Practice project directors and chiefs of party on communications-specific requests related to report and brief templates, branding and photography.
- Coordinate hiring and administration of editing, design, and translation consultants; writing consultant agreements with scopes of work and payment plans; review consultant/vendor invoices for accuracy and process for payment; track contractual agreements; liaise with technical staff on vendor agreements.
- Capture, write, and share practice-wide updates through a variety of channels, including meetings, email, and other internal and external platforms, and using a variety of tools including PowerPoints.
- Coordinate health practice conference participation, including tracking and communication conference deadlines, abstract review and submissions and preparation of conference materials.
- Execute logistics for Health Practice events such as internal brown bag lunches, recurring practice meetings and ad hoc events by scheduling, reserving and both setting and cleaning up meeting rooms, sending out event invitations and getting guest counts, ordering and handling logistics for catering, coordinating speakers and/or guest logistics, and taking and disseminating notes.
- Work experience, or equivalent internships and education.
- Flexible, and able to handle multiple tasks and work collaboratively with others.
- Able to work independently in a fast-paced organization by prioritizing and managing multiple priorities. Strong attention to detail and follow-through required.
- Ability to interact effectively with all levels of internal and external clients.
- Fluency and excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
- Strong computer skills in Power Point, Word, and Excel.
- International field experience in developing country setting (such as Peace Corps service or equivalent) preferred.
- Second language proficiency preferred.