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Senior Director, Corporate Partnerships & Philanthropy

Senior Director, Corporate Partnerships & Philanthropy

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Business Development & External Relations
Position Location: City 
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
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United States

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Job title: Senior Director, Corporate Partnerships & Philanthropy

Department: Corporate Partnerships & Philanthropy

Based in: Washington, DC

Up to 30% international and domestic travel

Reports to the Senior Vice President, Corporate Partnerships & Philanthropy and Co-Founder of Maverick Collective


Who we are


Population Services International (PSI) is an exciting, world class, health care marketing organization that is innovating at a level that is ahead of the curve.


We are the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization, working in over 40 countries, with more than 45 years’ experience. We are reimagining healthcare, by putting the consumer at the center, and wherever possible – bringing care to the front door. PSI is working to fix market failures, shape future health markets and shift policy and funding, to better support consumer-empowered healthcare.


There are over 8,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. We are a diverse group of entrepreneurial professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds and our unique skills are critically important to the work we do.


Join Us! 


If you’re thinking of making a move from the private sector, this would be the job for you!


We are looking for a dynamic leader, who is smart, entrepreneurial, well-connected, diplomatic and a good sales person to be the Senior Director of Corporate Partnerships & Philanthropy (CPP). This is a highly strategic position that will engage with top business leaders and global philanthropists, to create inspired partnerships that advance PSI’s global strategy.


Working with a portfolio of private sector partnerships across the pharmaceutical, consumer goods, and technology industries, the Senior Director will engage CEOs and others to foster new, leading-edge opportunities for collaboration. To learn more about CPP, follow the link: http://www.psi.org/partnership/


The Senior Director will also play a leading role in building and growing Maverick Collective, PSI’s signature philanthropic initiative in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which aims to engage the intellectual and financial resources of philanthropists investing $1M+ in pilots of girls and women. The initiative is Co-Chaired by HRH The Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway and Melinda Gates. For more about Maverick Collective, go to: www.maverickcollective.org


Sound like you? Read on.


Your contribution

  1. Creating and executing a coordinated vision for innovative partnerships at PSI.
  2. Developing and executing organization-wide fundraising and partnerships strategy.
  3. High-level strategic leadership across the Maverick Collective and corporate partnerships teams, working closely with our key strategic partners and funders, including corporate CEOs and the Gates Foundation.


What are we looking for?


The basics:

  • At least 15 years’ experience in strategic partnership development and management, possibly gained within a major international non-profit organization or NGO;
  • At least 12 years’ relevant work experience in managing cross-functional teams, building relationships within organizations, and fundraising;
  • A master’s degree in a relevant subject (MBA, MPH, etc.);
  • Experience and passion about working on international health issues and a willingness to work hard to make a difference in the lives of those we serve;
  • A deep understanding of international development opportunities and challenges- you know the key players and can play an integral role in connecting partners;
  • Excellent understanding of philanthropy, corporate social responsibility, shared value, and social enterprise;
  • You are an energetic, pro-active, practical, and motivated self-starter with problem solving ability;
  • You have excellent presentation and communications skills – sales pitching useful;
  • Budget management experience required;
  • You are fluent in English;


Preferred but not required:

  • Marketing, account management or corporate experience;
  • Experience creating and managing international development; programs/partnerships in either Asia, Africa or Central America;
  • Experience living and working in a developing country;
  • Advanced skills in Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, SharePoint, budget management and data analysis.


  • Exempt 

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.

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