Communications Intern | GPZL |Temporary

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Temporary Part-Time
Affiliated Organizations
Task Force for Global Health
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
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The Task Force for Global Health is offering an internship opportunity to a currently enrolled student.

Interns will have an opportunity to:

  • Work as part of an ongoing Task Force program
  • Become exposed to pressing ethical issues in global health
  • Become familiar with working with coalitions and collaborative concepts
  • Work with a supervisor who is interested in mentoring

Job Description:

  • Under direct or general supervision, performs a variety of tasks requiring limited independent judgment.
  • May research, compile and prepare routine or ad-hoc reports.
  • May research and maintain records, files and logs.
  • May initiate or maintain contact with customers, vendors or contractors and respond to, research and resolve inquiries of a routine nature.
  • May organize meetings or other venues and arrange for logistical needs such as set up, handouts, reports, speakers and clean up.
  • May assist in developing, implementing and managing programs or projects.

TFGH Background: The Task Force for Global Health (TFGH), based in Atlanta and founded nearly 40 years ago to advance health equity, works with partners in more than 150 countries to eliminate diseases, ensure access to vaccines, and essential medicines, and strengthen health systems to protect populations.


Program Background:

  • The Communications Intern will support strategic communications initiatives for The Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy (GPZL), a program at the Task Force for Global Health.
  • The Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy is a coalition of groups committed to ending leprosy, also known as Hansen’s disease.
  • The partnership’s purpose is to facilitate alignment of the leprosy community and to accelerate effective collaborative action toward the goal of “zero leprosy.” www.zeroleprosy.org

PROJECT: Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy, Communications


Activities and Opportunities: Under the supervision of Andie Tucker, Project Manager, the intern will:

  • Assist in collecting information for inclusion in various communications pieces for the Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy website.
  • Help with communications campaign creation, including campaign planning and content creation.
  • Review analytics for the Zero Leprosy website, social media channels and newsletter. Create a report with suggestions for areas of audience growth.
  • Draft membership request letters and maintain member information.
  • Draft documents, working from meeting notes, project source materials, stakeholder interviews, and/or subject matter research, as appropriate.
  • Edit documents for readability, consistency, adherence to style/usage guides, and correct grammar, spelling and punctuation.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled as a graduate student in a college or university.

Preferred Qualificatins:

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Experience in developing web content
  • Skills in graphic design, photography and/or videography
  • Experience working in communications/marketing and/or public health

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