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The North America Team develops and executes policy, advocacy, communications and government relations strategies to build political support and advance domestic and global programmatic priorities that are funded by, or executed within, the United States, Canada, and the United Nations. Management of cross-cutting assets, tools and engagements that are utilized across all teams and sub-teams, using these assets to craft strategies across teams.
Leadership & Culture
Our culture shapes our choices about what we do and how we do it. We believe that energized people, working well together, fueled by great leadership in an inclusive environment can do extraordinary things. We expect foundation employees to intentionally and consistently embody our four agreements; show respect, offer trust, be transparent, and create energy.
Strategically develop and manage one or more portfolio of grants and contracts requiring high-level grant management skills, monitoring and evaluation.
Drive the integrated marketing and digital engagement plans for communications campaigns focused on the foundation’s work in the United States, including public education, mobility from poverty, and international development investments. The position will identify key campaign needs, aligned to advocacy goals and outline the strategic marketing plans required (how to best use earned, owned and paid media channels). Provide clear creative briefs to the content team and partner closely with designers, video producers and creatives to execute a plan across channels. Requires strong thought partnership and a creative mindset.
Position Reports to: Deputy Director, Public Engagement and Insights
Core Knowledge and Skills
Education and Experience
As part of our standard hiring process for new employees, employment with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be contingent upon successful completion of a background check.