Position Summary:

The Associate will support our Vaccine Access and Uptake projects, which aim to increase uptake of new and under-utilized vaccines.  The Associate will be responsible for various duties including assistance with advocacy efforts, event coordination, grant/funder opportunities and resource mobilization.


  • Conduct research for various Vaccine Access and Update projects
  • Conduct literature reviews and summarize findings for proposals and manuscripts
  • Coordinate working groups on various initiatives, as needed
  • Assist with the development of strategies for monitoring, evaluating and reporting the impact of advocacy efforts
  • Coordinate website updates and assist with content for various projects
  • Responsible for Spanish language support for various initiatives
  • Gather and analyze immunization-related data and information by country, region, etc.
  • Assist with the development of consistent research-based materials for outreach, in conjunction with the Communications team
  • Assist in planning and conducting teleconferences and webinars
  • Assist with program budgets and other financial documents
  • Coordinate project implementation, including coordination of all functional areas
  • Maintain collaborative relationships with donors and international partners
  • Additional administrative duties, as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field; candidate pursuing a Master’s in Public Health or other health related field highly desirable
  • 2-4 years relevant professional experience
  • Spanish fluency required; Native Spanish proficiency preferred
  • Website content and management skills highly desirable
  • Excellent communication skills (active listening, writing, speaking)
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to manage complex tasks, highly organized, dependable and able to prioritize competing demands in order to meet deadlines
  • Must demonstrate interest in furthering Sabin’s mission
  • Listens carefully to feedback and comments from staff and adapts plans/actions accordingly
  • Works across the organization, building strong relationships with colleagues
  • Assertive, entrepreneurial orientation; innovative
  • Ability to develop and align managerial and administrative processes that support implementation
  • Highly flexible
  • Strong interpersonal skills; effective at working with others over geographical distance
  • Effectively manages projects so problems are anticipated and solutions identified quickly
  • Ability to travel, with notice

How to Apply:

To be considered, please submit your cover letter and resume via e-mail to, fax to 202-842-7689 or mail to HR Manager, Sabin Vaccine Institute, 2175 K Street, NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20037.  Please be sure to reference “Associate” in the subject line.  Your cover letter should: (1) address the reasons for your interest in this position; and, (2) describe the knowledge, skills, and abilities you would bring the Sabin Vaccine Institute.  No phone calls, please.  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.