Core Responsibilities Facilitate development and execution of communications strategies in support of our priorities. Facilitate the development of narratives, messaging and other communications related materials.
Lead state-based communications activities in collaboration with the State / Local GR team. Facilitate development of annual investment plans and budgets, develop, modify and implement strategy under the leadership of the Director.
Work with foundation leadership as requested to address cross-cutting issues and improve functions and performance. Provide strategic guidance in crafting grants and contracts that require complex research or analytics.
Oversee global measurement and modeling activities. Accountable for the identification and assessment of key portfolio risks, and the development and management of mitigation / contingency plans at the portfolio level.
Advise, mentor, and support colleagues within the foundation and their grantees in the design, enhancement, and execution of project, initiatives and engagements.
Manage partnerships and grantee relationships to achieve impact, for example, by conducting site visits, convening meetings of key stakeholders, monitoring and evaluating components of grants.
This role may manage people and may be responsible for hiring the talent needed to achieve our goals, ensuring successful employee onboarding, communicating performance expectations, creating goal alignment, integrating project and change management, giving and seeking feedback, providing mentorship, measuring progress and holding people accountable, supporting employee development, and recognizing achievement and lessons learned.