Reports to: Director, Global Community Engagement
Location: Office in Washington, DC; Option to Work Remotely in US Only

Why Sabin:

Our mission is to make vaccines more accessible, enable innovation and expand immunization across the globe. We seek a future free from vaccine-preventable diseases. We are an innovative, collaborative and engaged team that values accountability, teamwork, partnership and driving impact. We are vaccine champions improving lives through immunization. Sabin staff, management and Board of Trustees are committed to developing a diverse, equitable and inclusive team.

Position Summary:

The Coordinator of Global Community Engagement is a detail-oriented and self-motivated person that works with the Boost Team. Boost fosters a global community that enables immunization professionals to connect with peers and experts, learn skills that build capacity and advance careers, and lead immunization programs in challenging contexts. The Coordinator proactively supports Boost with a wide variety of programmatic and administrative duties related to tracking deadlines and deliverables, meeting coordination and assistance, data collection and synthesis, and online community support.


  • Support planning, preparation, and facilitation for webinars as well as remote workshops and meetings
  • Assist with monitoring, evaluation and learning efforts through quantitative and qualitative data collection and synthesis
  • Schedule, prepare for and participate in meetings with team members and collaborating partners
  • Assist in maintaining the Boost Community website and supporting Boost learning groups
  • Assist with completion of administrative forms as required, including expense reports, check requests, teleconference reconciliation, credit card reconciliation
  • Coordinate travel through Sabin’s preferred travel partner as well as other vendors as necessary
  • Provide copyediting, formatting and document management support
  • Perform operational tasks necessary to keep projects running smoothly, and assist in ensuring compliance with Sabin, funding agency and partner expectations
  • Coordinate with the Communications and Resource Development Teams to advance internal priorities
  • Work collaboratively across the organization, building strong relationships with colleagues to stay informed of latest organizational and field developments
  • Provide executive support to Vice President of Global Community Engagement, as needed
  • Other administrative duties, as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • 1+ year relevant experience
  • Experience working in public health and/or grant-funded environment preferred
  • Strong administrative skills; experience in or knowledge of finance, contracts, budgeting and reporting preferred
  • Professional experience with virtual event management experience preferred
  • Demonstrated success drafting, proofreading and editing complex documents
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams, Word) and Zoom video conferencing; experience with Salesforce plus
  • Excellent communications skills (active listening, writing, speaking); French proficiency plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills; effective at working with others over geographical distance
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to manage complex tasks; proactive, highly organized, flexible, dependable and able to prioritize competing demands to meet deadlines
  • Ability to process information quickly, work across the organization, and build strong relationships with colleagues
  • Must demonstrate interest in furthering Sabin’s mission
  • Superior service orientation


  • Subject to a criminal background investigation
  • Request for three professional references
  • Verification of education/degrees

Attributes that Are Important to Sabin:

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Problem-Solving and Critical Thinking
  • Decision-Making
  • Communication and Professionalism
  • Initiative and Ownership
  • Productivity and Quality Control
  • Professional Development/Personal Learning

How to Apply:

To be considered, please submit your cover letter and resume via e-mail to [email protected]. Please be sure to reference “Coordinator, Global Community Engagement” 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.

Salary and title commensurate with qualifications and experience. Sabin Vaccine Institute has a generous benefits package (see

Sabin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability or genetic information, sex (including gender identity, pregnancy or sexual orientation), marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.