Associate, Business Development
Based in: Washington, DC
Reports to the: Manager, Business Development
Department: Global Fundraising
Who we are
With over 50 years of experience, working in over 40+ countries, Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. PSI is reimagining healthcare, by putting the consumer at the center, and wherever possible – bringing care to the front door. We are working to fix market failures, shape future health markets and shift policy and funding to better support consumer powered healthcare.
There are over 5,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. We are a diverse group of entrepreneurial development professionals with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. All with unique skills that we bring to the critically important work that we do.
PSI seeks applicants for the position of Business Development Associate Manager to assist in developing new business opportunities globally with foundations and bilateral and multilateral donors. PSI’s Institutional Fundraising Department offers assistance to field-based programs when responding to the USAID, CDC, DoD, FCDO, KFW, Global Fund, corporate, foundation, and other donor requests for proposals. The New Business Development Associate Manager will be based in Washington, D.C., with approximately 10% overseas travel, and reports to the Manager of Business Development.
The Associate Manager is a demanding, challenging, and exciting role, requiring a dynamic individual with strong writing, interpersonal, and communication skills with a sharp focus on details. You will support proposal development and proposal writing, and lead proposal development for smaller proposals, follow-ons, and concept notes. You will also lead departmental projects and areas for process improvement.
- Supports proposal development (writing sections, PPRs, CVs).
- Leads smaller proposals and concept notes.
- Supports other NBD staff with capture planning.
- Leads departmental projects (internal capacity building, process improvement).
- Edits and formats documents (copy editing).
What are we looking for?
- Bachelor’s Degree (or international equivalent) preferably in Health, policy, or international development.
- Advanced Degree (or international equivalent) Master’s degree in a related field.
- At least 3 years in international development, health, professional writing, or fundraising.
- At least 1 year in business development or fundraising experience.
- Proven writing skills required
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills required
- Public health experience preferred
- Foreign language skills preferred (French, Spanish, Portuguese)
- Developing country work experience preferred
- References will be required.
- The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check. For domestic positions:
- Must be authorized to work in the United States. N.B. PSI will not consider work visa sponsorship for this position.
The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:
Measurement: You use hard evidence to make decisions and guide your work. You set clear goalposts in advance and explain clearly if you need to move them.
Pragmatism: You’ll strive to deliver the best possible result with the resources available. You won’t be paralyzed by a need to make things perfect.
Honesty: You own your mistakes and are open about your shortcomings – it’s the only way you’ll learn and improve.
Collaboration: You’ll quickly establish a mental map of whom you can rely on for what, on your team, at headquarters, and in our country offices – if you try to do it all yourself, you won’t succeed.
Trust: You accept limits to your sphere of control and give colleagues the benefit of the doubt.
Commitment: You are in it for the long-haul and want to grow with the organization, just like PSI serves its consumers and partners with host-country governments through thick and thin.
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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