Managing Director, Global Policy and Advocacy

Malaria No More
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Nov 22

Position description

The Managing Director of Global Policy and Advocacy (MD) is an entrepreneurial leader, with deep experience, networks, and relationships across US and international policy and political spheres, responsible for leading Malaria No More’s US and Global Policy, Advocacy, and Communications teams in the malaria fight. The MD reports to the CEO and is the senior-most member of the Washington D.C. office. 

What you’ll do here 

· In partnership with the CEO and Managing Director of Strategic Initiatives, serve as a key member of the Leadership Team contributing to shared organizational goals and strategic planning. 

· Lead the policy, advocacy, and communications teams in Washington D.C., through the engagement of policymakers and the public inside and outside the beltway.

· Develop and lead MNM strategy and engagement with the Administration, relevant branch agencies, and the U.S. Congress, to advocate for and support U.S. policies, programs, and funding for malaria, global health, and foreign aid.

· Build and maintain relationships with bilateral and international institutions including, but not limited to, the President’s Malaria Initiative, the Global Fund, the WHO, the RBM Partnership, development banks, foundations, and other key actors. 

· Develop and execute strategies for global initiatives that engage and influence foreign governments and institutions to increase resources for the malaria fight in conjunction with the MNM India, Japan, and UK affiliates. 

· Plan and execute briefings, meetings, and Congressional staff delegations in Washington and internationally. 

· Shape thought-leader messaging on malaria and other relevant contemporary issues.

· Identify and engage private sector entities whose work intersects with the fight against malaria.

What you bring 

· Visionary leadership skills and a successful record of fostering an inclusive work environment, leading diverse and multi-disciplinary domestic and international teams. 

· 10+ years’ of demonstrated experience in advocacy, policy, or a political role, ideally in a U.S. Government institution (Capitol Hill or Agency), foundation, non-government organization, or international institution with a record of using advocacy, policy, and politics to drive outcomes and influence a range of internal and external stakeholders.

· Existing relationships across Capitol Hill and the U.S. Government with a deep understanding of the Legislative and Executive branches.

· Proven success influencing public policy outcomes in the U.S. and abroad. 

· Effective and persuasive communicator with the ability to distill complex concepts into concise messages.

· BA required advanced degree preferred, in a related field.

Our Perks 

MNM offers a comprehensive benefits package including a competitive compensation package, medical, dental, and vision insurance; vacation and sick time, paid holidays, Summer Fridays, paid parental leave, flexible spending accounts, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, 401K with employer safe harbor contribution, and so much more!

Job Type: Full-time

Work Location: Washington, D.C. (We are currently temporarily working remotely due to the ongoing pandemic.) The final offer will be contingent on a successful reference and background check.

Application instructions

Please email a concise cover letter (with salary requirements) explaining your interest and your resume with the subject line: “Managing Director of Global Policy and Advocacy - Full Name.”

Applicants of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. MNM is an equal opportunity employer.

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