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Public Health – Junior Associate
New York City

Background:
Bloomberg Philanthropies works to create catalytic change across five areas of focus: arts and culture, education, the environment, government innovation, and public health. Our mission is to ensure better, longer lives for the greatest number of people. Our approach is rooted in Mike Bloomberg's unique experience and success across the field of business, government, and philanthropy.

Every year, millions of people around the world die from preventable causes. These causes of death, such as tobacco use, road traffic crashes, and obesity jeopardize the health and well-being of much of the world’s population, despite proven solutions to prevent them. Bloomberg Philanthropies’ public health program aims to combat these widespread health hazards by spreading proven solutions to protect more people and save more lives. Our Tobacco Control, Road Safety, and Obesity Prevention programs use effective strategies on the local and national levels to improve the quality of life for millions of people worldwide.

The Position:
Bloomberg Philanthropies seeks a Junior Associate to primarily support the Program Manager for the Obesity Prevention program and other Program Managers who work in Tobacco Control. H/she will provide program management support, high level administrative support, research and analysis. Strong written and oral communications, attention to detail, flexibility/availability and project management skills are a must.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Administrative
-Provide day to day support to the Program Manager(s) with administrative functions including scheduling, travel & itineraries and expense reimbursement
-Serve as key liaison between Program Manager(s) and key internal and external partners, institutions and other stakeholders
-Prepare written materials, including one-pagers, memos and presentation slides

-Draft weekly program highlights and communication updates with strong organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
-Liaise with Events Team to plan and execute large (100+) partner meetings and events

Research
-Research and prepare briefings, memos, presentation materials, reports and analysis for partner interactions, board meetings, internal and external stakeholder meetings
-Synthesize academic and gray literature in public health program areas to keep Program Managers up to date on the latest public health findings and outcomes
-Conduct desk research and synthesize information on various public health topics by researching best practices surrounding existing program areas
-Review and analyze existing program content in order to interface with internal and external public health staff and contribute to the development of new ideas in existing programs and new program focus areas

Communication & Program Management
-Coordinate and communicate with partners and other external stakeholders on periodic reports, project progress, monitoring and evaluation, proactively reaching out and following up as necessary
-Monitor and follow up with partners on any unexpected report items or deviation from expected deliverables
-Prepare and present Public Health program managers with updates and follow up communications
-Support and monitor existing grants and track progress by liaising between internal and external stakeholders

Essential Qualifications, Experience and Skills Required:
-Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 4 years of work experience in global public health or similar field; or Masters of Public Health with a minimum of 2 years of work experience post-degree in global public health 
-Demonstrated programmatic work experience in Global Public Health 
-Experience with obesity prevention & nutrition and /or tobacco control a strong plus  
-Comfort in research study methodologies and epidemiology a strong plus
-Fluency in Spanish highly preferred 
-Experience working within partnerships in diverse settings
-Excellent communication skills both written and verbal 
-Ability to manage multiple demands and project timelines simultaneously 
-Extreme attention to detail
-Willingness to travel up 25% of the year


Bloomberg Philanthropies is an equal opportunities employer and we value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and accomplishment.