The team at Realizing Global Health (RGH) is a group of professionals who strive to set the standard in public health and development, and we do so while building outstanding careers! We are passionate about making a difference, basing our work on the principles of quality, efficiency and consistency.
We set ourselves apart from other organizations by creating a family friendly work environment that promotes a work-life balance which we feel empowers better, and more dedicated employees. We offer a generous benefits package to both part and full-time employees and strive to make each position a rewarding experience that plays a part in achieving our goal of implementing improved health standards to deliver quality care to everyone, every day, everywhere.
RGH is a global impact consulting firm incorporated in the State of Virginia, U.S.A. and has worked in more than 45 countries around the world. RGH‘s mission is to partner with governments, agencies, foundations and organizations working in global health to develop self-reliant, sustainable health systems worldwide.
Through strategic consulting, training and coaching, we help our clients find and implement sustainable solutions that improve the quality and scale of health services in developing countries. What separates RGH from other global health consulting companies is our focus on empowering clients to continue improving during, and after our engagement by strategically transferring knowledge, skills, and capacity to local health professionals.
- Manage and oversee overall editorial workload (including work of Program Officer, Communications, and any contracted graphic artists, copy editors/proofreaders, translators)
- Design and prepare standard documents for consultants writing trip reports and guide them in producing these reports
- Process and ensure editing of up to 180-240 consultancy reports per year
- Coordinate production of, and edit, all project reports and documents, written for various audiences and submitted to the donor (monthly, annual, and final reports; case studies; end-of-project materials; documents developed under knowledge-sharing platforms; website; and other reports)
- Review technical documents that project consultants and core staff produce for clients
- Source freelancers (graphic artists, copyeditors/proofreaders, translators)
- Develop reference sources for staff, consultants and/or freelancers such as an editorial guide, and lexicons
- Edit and write materials for public and technical audiences published on paper and on electronic platforms (example, summaries of project’s work)
- Participate in meetings with project staff and consultants, donors, and other technical support providers
- Develop relationships with counterparts partner organizations
Branding and Marking
- Work with USAID and project staff to develop and keep updated the project’s communications policy (based on branding and marking plan) and guidance document
- Develop process and procedures designed to ensure this policy and guidance are followed by staff and consultants, coordinating as appropriate with USAID staff• Explain this policy to project staff and consultants during project consultant orientations and at staff meetings; develop training modules to this end
- Master’s degree or bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent.
- Outstanding written and oral English language skills.
- Academic and/or professional training, with at least ten years of editing experience in English, French and Spanish, or equivalent training or education and/or demonstrated capability in developing and implementing a wide variety of communications materials and in working with others to do so.
- International work experience and/or work experience or residence in a developing country required.
- Familiarity with reference materials in editorial and international health fields.
- Fluency in, or advanced professional level of, French, Spanish and/or Portuguese (written and oral); proficiency in Russian and/or Arabic desirable.
- At least 10 years of experience working as part of a team, meeting deadlines, and multitasking in the field of development, communications, or publications.
- Ten or more years’ experience managing multiple concurrent editorial projects and freelancers and editing.
- Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and management skills.
- Training, facilitation or public speaking experience, and/or equivalent professional training.
- Experience reporting to donor and government agencies, including USAID.
- Experience working with teams to achieve results as well as ability to work independently, take initiative, and use good judgment.
- Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues, clients and consultants from a broad range of indigenous, non governmental, governmental, and international organizations in client countries
- Computer skills essential; knowledge of Microsoft Windows versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint preferred. Experience with website content management systems a plus.
Candidates must currently be legally eligible to work in the United States.
How to apply with RGH
Click the button below and complete the online form. Be sure to signify which job you are applying for and attach your Cover letter and CV.
Only selected candidates will be contacted.
RGH, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer
The selection and offering of employment is done without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces.