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- BY Nicole Pelette
Job title: Community Manager, Maverick Collective
Department: Corporate Partnerships and Philanthropy
Based in: Washington, DC
Up to 20% international and domestic travel
Reports to Deputy Director, Innovation
Who we are
We’re Population Services International (PSI), the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services that range from mosquito nets to contraceptives to HIV testing.
There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds - from the medical industry to the music business - all with unique skills we bring to the job.
The Corporate Partnerships and Philanthropy (CPP) team is on the cutting edge of PSI’s mission to reimagine healthcare for girls and women. We harness the power of private resources and partnerships to drive innovation. The philanthropic partnerships division of CPP is known as Maverick Collective.
Maverick Collective is an innovative philanthropic model that is creating a network of women philanthropists and advocates who are investing in the health and rights of girls and women. These philanthropists – known as members of the Collective – invest their intellectual and financial resources to help solve challenges faced by women and girls in developing countries. Maverick Collective is co-chaired by Her Royal Highness the Crown Princess of Norway Mette Marit and Melinda Gates.
Maverick Collective seeks a Community Manager. We are looking for a dynamic individual who is energized about community engagement and possesses a strong entrepreneurial mindset. This person will position the initiative as an innovative model of philanthropy, create tailored learning and engagement opportunities for our members, and help develop them as thought leaders and informed advocates.
Working with a passionate team, the chosen individual will be responsible for connecting, inspiring and engaging meaningfully with our members, including managing all events and experiences; creating dynamic community-wide education and advocacy initiatives; and fostering relationships both within the Collective and the wider global health and girls and women’s community.
Sound like you? Read on.
You will support Maverick Collective and its members to create opportunities for learning, collaboration, and knowledge sharing. You will also work with members as part of a tailored communications curriculum, helping to shape their messaging, talking points, editorial pieces and internal/external storytelling.
Responsibilities will include:
Communications and Advocacy:
Knowledge Sharing and Management:
What are we looking for?
Who You Are
Must be authorized to work in the United States. PSI will not consider work visa sponsorship for this position. References required.
PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.