The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is a non-profit, public health advocacy organization that works to reduce the toll of tobacco use on global health by promoting policies that prevent kids from smoking, help smokers quit, and protect everyone from secondhand smoke. The Campaign’s Global Health Advocacy Incubator (GHAI) draws on lessons learned from tobacco advocacy to provide training and assistance to other public health advocacy initiatives funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, as directed by Bloomberg. The Associate Director’s duties include working with the GHAI team to support public health advocacy efforts in low and middle income countries. The GHAI’s focus in the coming year is on global road safety issues, with work on other public health issues expected in subsequent years.
The GHAI seeks applications for an Associate Director of Capacity Building and Training to provide training and capacity building in public health advocacy to groups around the world committed to implementing policy change strategies to address various global public health issues. The Associate Director will work closely with the GHAI team to support advocacy campaigns to achieve defined policy objectives, with a focus on planning and delivering advocacy capacity building and training programs.
This position requires a high level of expertise and comfort with advocacy, and a collaborative approach to capacity building that integrates best practices into ongoing policy advocacy campaigns. Applicants should have experience in all aspects of capacity building
This position is based in Washington, DC and is open to US citizens and other applicants possessing work visas permitting long-term, permanent employment in the US. The position reports to the GHAI Director.
How to Apply
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from individuals who will contribute to its diversity. No phone calls please.
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is a leader in the fight to reduce tobacco use in the United States and around the world. By changing public attitudes and public policies on tobacco, the Campaign works to prevent kids from smoking, help smokers quit and protect everyone from secondhand smoke. A non-profit organization established in 1996, the Campaign works with more than 130 organizational partners, including public health, medical, education, civic, corporate, youth and religious organizations. The Campaign does not accept any government or tobacco industry funding.