Associate Manager, Advocacy and Engagement

Population Services International

Position description

Your contributions

  • Provide administrative, program management and communications support for growing program coalitions and partnerships. This could include coordinating meetings with members, collating input from members for development and dissemination of newsletters and other publications, managing member’s submissions (research, communications, and advocacy), managing program websites, and planning and managing logistics for meetings and special events. (30% of Time)
  • Manage development and execution of coalition membership engagement and outreach strategy. This could include the development and implementation of a rational, coherent coalition communications plan, organizing outreach activities, and tracking of coalition members and partners. (20% of Time)
  • Support and collaborate with advocacy and communications staff to develop key messaging and content strategy for communications campaigns, events and priority conferences that inspire target constituencies. This could include technical content such as digital and conference presentations, briefs, and website copy; key marketing materials such as fact sheets, sell sheets and marketing brochures; and promoting campaign media such as videos, blog posts and other digital content. (20% of Time)
  • Provide support to coalition governance bodies and working groups to ensure quality operations. This could include supporting coordination of governance committee and working group meetings and facilitating communication across different structures and work-streams. (20% of Time)
  • Support strategy development and track implementation of operational work-plans, supporting the drafting of monitoring and annual donor reports. (10% of Time)



  • Bachelor’s Degree (or international equivalent) in a related field.
  • At least 3 years of related experience. Equivalent combination of related education and experience may be substituted.
  • Understanding of international global health desired.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and storytelling, verbal, and written communication skills. Ability to synthesize information for diverse audiences and build consensus.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment and manage competing priorities through proactive communication and effective multi-tasking.
  • Working knowledge of social and digital media platforms as well as social media planning and strategy.
  • Proficient in content management systems, website design, and website maintenance.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and Office 365.
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills with keen attention to detail and timeliness.
  • Excellent collaboration, customer service, relationship building/management and consensus building skills. Able to respond calmly and confidently in any situation.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Able to think creatively and approach tasks or problems in a new or different way.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Proficiency in second language (French, Spanish and/or Portuguese) preferred.

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