Job title Business Development Coordinator, Institutional Fundraising
Department Institutional Fundraising
Based in Washington, D.C.
Reports to the Senior Manager, Institutional Fundraising
Who we are
With 50 years of experience, working in over 60 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 empowered healthcare.
There are over 8,000 “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.
Institutional Fundraising (IF) is proud of the important role it plays at PSI. The IF team is known as a group of quick-thinking and strategic folks who do what it takes to get the job done. The IF team is responsible for PSI’s fundraising activities with its institutional donor partners, including USAID, DFID, and many other governments and foundations.
We are looking for a Business Development Coordinator to manage PSI’s systems for identifying, tracking, and pursuing new business opportunities with government and private sector donors. This person will provide administrative support for proposal and budget development and will support institutional knowledge for the IF Team. We are looking for someone passionate about contributing to the health of those we serve, excellent writing skills, and an uncanny attention to detail. This is a full-time position based in Washington, D.C.
This position will report to the Senior Manager, Institutional Fundraising.
Sound like you? Read on.
- Opportunity Identification and Management: Tracking funding opportunities for PSI and alerting country staff to requests for proposals and all relevant deadlines.
- Proposal Development: Assisting with administrative components of assigned proposals including document formatting and editing, conducting background research for proposals, small amounts of proposal writing (including development of background sections and concept notes) and developing relevant charts, tables, graphics and other annexes, while also coordinating production and submission of proposals.
- General Administration: Managing financial administration for the department (including department credit card reconciliation and IQC payments), overseeing consultant management and payment, maintaining a department calendar to track all deadlines, drafting general donor correspondence, maintaining department records, and performing other tasks as requested.
- Data Analysis and Reporting: Overseeing the department’s Salesforce account to track opportunities throughout the proposal process, and develop reports on funding data on a quarterly basis, and as requested, for the PSI board and the Director of IF.
What are we looking for?
The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:
Collaboration: You can work independently but thrive within a team.
Trust: You trust that your manager and team will have your back and care deeply about gaining that same trust from your teammates
Pragmatism: You dive in and maintain momentum even when things are ambiguous, and you don’t let perfect get in the way of good enough.
Honesty: You aren’t afraid to speak up and speak your mind.
Measurement: You set clear and challenging goals and hold yourself accountable to driving measurable results.
Commitment: You are independent and a free thinker, but you’re ready to buy in to the direction of the team and commit to its success.
- A Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) a in relevant field (Public Health or Policy degrees are preferred).
- At least one year of related administrative or office work experience is required.
- Basic proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and database management.
- International experience preferred.
- French or Spanish language skills are preferred.
- Professional writing experience preferred.
- References will be required.
- You must be authorized to work in the United States. PSI will not consider work visa sponsorship for this position.
- The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check.
What would get us excited?
- Organization. You can impress us with your organizational skills, attention to detail, and timeliness.
- Excellent Interpersonal and Communication Skills. You are able to work with many people across diverse backgrounds and are an excellent writer.
- Familiarity with international health issues. You have experience in and passion for public health, particularly in developing countries. French or Spanish abilities would be a bonus.
- Mind for Process Improvement. You bring awareness and commitment to doing work effectively and efficiently. We want someone who will see a way to streamline or improve a process and who won’t hesitate to share their ideas in making it happen.
- Champion of Fun. You support the idea that the team that works hard should play hard. We like people with a team attitude who smile and encourage others through both easy and tough tasks.
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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