Corporate Communications Officer

Zambia, Full Time -

PATH is a global nonprofit dedicated to achieving health equity. With more than 40 years of experience forging multisector partnerships, and with expertise in science, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales up innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing health challenges.
PATH is currently recruiting for a Corporate Communications Officer to lead PATH’s institutional communications for internal and external global audiences.
The Marketing & Communications Team leads PATH’s brand, editorial, internal communications, marketing for philanthropy, and strategic positioning efforts. Composed of a cross-functional team of communications experts, event planners, writers, and graphic designers, we tell the story of PATH’s work internally and externally, support the efforts of governments and policymakers around the world to adopt healthy policies, and inspire donors and corporations to partner with us and support our work.
Responsibilities:

Leveraging strategic communication experience with a focus on internal and employee communications, the candidate is responsible for hands-on development and leadership of internal and employee communications strategies, messaging, policies, and programs to foster an engaging workplace culture and inform PATH’s global team
Serving as a key resource and advisor to the Executive Team to engage and inform employees through high impact communications delivered through multiple channels (town halls, videos, broadcasts, newsletters, personal communication, digital)
Develop proactive and responsive internal and external institutional messaging
Support internal and external DEI communications strategy
Oversee crisis communications and manage reputational risk for PATH
Review communications materials and strategies for reputational risk and public health perspective
Oversee institutional media relations activities, serve as the primary point of contact for media
Lead PATH’s “Spokesperson Initiative” designed to build spokesperson capacity among PATH’s experts and external representatives
Develop Brand & Communications training calendar and oversee execution
Oversee the development and strategy of PATH’s annual report
Supervise and support the development of corporate communications team.

Required Experience

Deep understanding of public health, determinants of health, and the global health or public health sectors.
A minimum of 7 years’ experience in a corporate communications role or agency setting.
At least two years of experience managing people.
Experience leading media strategy for an organization.
Experience supporting crisis communications and reputational risk management.
Experience supporting internal communications and/or employee engagement.
Experience working with creative teams do develop campaigns.
Deep understanding of DEI principles and experience communicating about it.
Strong people management skills, including talent development.
Ability to delegate and assign tasks based on shifting priorities.
Strong writer, storyteller, and content producer.
Proven ability to ambiguous situations and unexpected requests, events, or crises.
Ability to interface with senior leaders and global colleagues in a professional, appropriate, and inclusive manner and demonstrate discretion as needed
Proven ability to operate an accelerated pace and meet internal communication and business objectives

PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.
PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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