If you are interested in contributing to GBCHealth’s mission and have specific skills and expertise that you feel might help advance our programming and organizational development, please contact us at info@gbchealth.org. We are especially interested in individuals with strong backgrounds in business, partnership development and public health.

Current Employment Opportunities:

This position is based in New York, NY.

The Global Fund represents one of the most efficient avenues for business investment in the three pandemics, while also providing opportunities for co-financing and collaboration on the ground. To date, the Global Fund has committed USD 23.7 billion in funding to more than 1,000 programs in more than 140 countries—an unprecedented investment. GBCHealth serves the role of Focal Point for the Global Fund Private Sector Delegation (PSD), a group of companies committed to supporting the Global Fund’s mission to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria.

Internship description:
The Global Fund PSD internship offers a hands-on learning opportunity for graduate and senior undergraduate students seeking exposure to corporate social responsibility and public health issues. The PSD Intern will be involved in researching companies’ engagement with HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria; tracking Global Fund programs, policies and announcements; assisting with preparation for Global Fund Board meetings; drafting news items for the website, e-readers, newsletters and print publications; developing presentations and communication materials; summarizing reports; note-taking at meetings and teleconferences; copy-editing print publications produced by the department; and conducting ad-hoc research on Global Fund issues as needed. Also, the Intern will at times perform administrative duties, including organizing correspondence, managing event logistics, coordinating e-mail and print mailings, arranging travel, and providing database support/maintenance.

This internship will span four months, with the possibility of an extension. All interested candidates should be available part-time, for a minimum of 20 hours per week. Full time is preferred. The intern will report to the Program Officer and Focal Point to the Global Fund Private Sector Delegation.

Communications:

  • Monthly PSD e-reader: Monitor the Global Fund website, PSD mailbox and other sources for new and relevant communication to share with the PSD Advisory Group. Draft the monthly summary e-mail.
  • PSD newsletter: Assist with drafting articles
  • PSD annual report: Support research, design and drafting of the PSD annual report
  • PSD web page: Assist in drafting Global Fund/PSD specific articles for the GBCHealth website
  • PSD marketing materials: Update the PSD PowerPoint presentation, contact lists and one-pager, as needed

Events (virtual and in-person):

  • Quarterly calls: Track participants and take notes for calls
  • Other teleconferences: Track participants and take notes for PSD task force calls and other calls, as needed
  • Global Fund Board Meetings: Track participant attendance, draft report summaries and assist with PowerPoint presentations
  • Event takeaways: Draft summary reports for PSD events that staff attend to share with Advisory Group and on GBCHealth’s website

Information management:

  • Prepare meeting and conference call notes for review
  • Assist in tracking PSD member information—participation in meetings and teleconferences,
    communications received, invoice payment, value delivered and other activities
  • Ensure PSD and Global Fund folders on the GBCHealth shared drive are organized and up-to-date
  • Update Salesforce with PSD activities and engagement with companies

Research and briefing:

  • Summarize Global Fund documents and audit reports for dissemination to Advisory Group, as needed
  • Prepare company briefs and conduct research to identify potential new PSD members and/or private sector donors to the Global Fund

Desired qualifications:

  • Strong writing, editing and research experience and skills
  • Experience in project management and managing competing priorities
  • Exceptional attention to detail, highly organized and ability to multi-task and adapt in a dynamic
    environment
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Experience working in an international organization a plus
  • Advanced command of design software a plus
  • Experience working with Salesforce a plus

Appropriate for:

  • Public health and strategic communications graduate students
  • Recently graduated undergraduates with experience or interest in communications, business and public health

Compensation:

  • GBCHealth’s Internship program provides students and professionals with a rich learning experience in a dynamic global organization
  • The program is not salaried, but a modest stipend is provided.

Application details:
Send your resume and cover letter to Georgia Kinsley (gkinsley@gbchealth.org). In the subject line, enter “PSD internship (Winter 2019)” along with your first and last name. For example: PSD internship (Winter 2019), Jane Doe.

No phone calls please. We will only respond to those candidates whose qualifications most closely match the internship description.

Organization: GBCHealth
Location:  New York City

GBCHealth Background:

GBCHealth is the pre-eminent organization focused on business engagement in support of meeting global goals for health. Our vision is a global business community that contributes its assets, skills, influence and reach to create a healthier world for employees, their families, and communities. GBCHealth works with companies worldwide to guide, support, encourage and champion their engagement in global health. To achieve its mission GBCHealth also works closely with the United Nations, U.S. government, many foreign governments, multilateral organizations and civil society.

Internship Description:

The Communications & Programs Internship offers a hands-on learning opportunity for graduate and senior undergraduate students, as well as recent graduates, who are seeking exposure to non-profit communications and management. The Intern will support GBCHealth’s range of communications activities and work areas, as well as help provide support to GBCHealth’s President and Director.

All interested candidates should be available part-time, full time preferred (minimum 20 hours per week).

Internship Summary and Responsibilities:

Core responsibilities:

  • Provide programmatic support to GBCHealth’s various programs, particularly:
    • GBCHealth’s partnership with UNFPA on the Sahel Women’s Empowerment and Demographic Dividend (SWEDD) initiative
  • Assist with the publication of GBCHealth’s monthly newsletter, including developing and drafting articles as well as assisting with design activities
  • Social media activities, including developing original content and identifying opportunities to engage with ongoing discourse
  • Update and maintain GBCHealth’s knowledge management system (Salesforce), which serves as an organizational hub for keeping track of outreach to partners and contacts, and is used for GBCHealth’s email communications
  • Maintain and develop content for GBCHealth and partner websites, including writing short blurb articles for GBCHealth’s Around Global Health article series
  • Assist with Front Office and Operations tasks as required, such as meeting/event preparation research and attending staff conference calls
  • Assist in the development of communications materials, such as briefings and presentations
  • Additional duties to be determined

Skills and Qualifications:

The candidate should have the following skills and experience:

  • Excellent writing, editing, communication and research skills suitable for varied audiences (corporate, NGO and academia)
  • Strong organizational skills, close attention to detail and proactivity
  • Ability to work independently, under supervision and in a team-based environment
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to manage and prioritize projects with multiple and often competing deadlines

The following skills and experience are preferred, but not required:

  • Ability to write and speak in French is a major plus
  • Knowledge, interest and/or experience in international public health and development, as well as private sector philanthropy and investment
  • Background in communications, public health, healthcare, non-profits, corporate engagement, advocacy and/or media
  • Experience using Salesforce or another CRM or database management tool, or other related experience
  • Experience using Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook, preferably for an organization/corporation
  • Experience with Adobe Creative applications (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, etc.)
  • Knowledge of HTML and/or WordPress
  • Experience working in an international organization

Appropriate for:

  • MPH (or related) graduate students
  • Senior undergraduate students
  • Recently grads with experience or interest in business and public health

Compensation:

GBCHealth’s Internship program provides students and professionals with a rich learning experience in a dynamic global organization. The program is not salaried; however a modest stipend will be provided.

How to Apply: 

Qualified applicants should send a resume and brief cover letter to Matt Romney at mromney@gbchealth.org. In the subject line, please enter “GBCHealth Internship”. Please respond to the following questions in your cover letter:

  1. Why are you interested in GBCHealth and this position?
  2. What makes you especially qualified for this position?

This internship will begin in December, 2019 or January, 2020. Applications will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis; we suggest applying as early as possible.


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