Strategic Partnerships & Communications Director

  • Nonprofit Full Time
  • Remote

Website nexleaf Nexleaf Analytics

transforming global health systems using data-driven insights

This role is remote, with the possibility of international travel dependent on COVID-19 status safety, and restrictions.

Nexleaf is a nonprofit technology company that partners with countries to ensure they have the data they need to build lasting solutions that improve the health of people. We are committed to transforming global health systems using data-driven insights. Nexleaf’s technology is in use in over 25 low and middle income countries across Africa and Asia, protecting and supporting the infrastructure required to get safe vaccines to 1 in 10 children born each year.

We have built a team of curious skeptics, data lovers, social justice advocates, forward-thinking computer scientists, and public health experts that are on a mission to rethink how life-saving solutions are designed and delivered. Partnering with leading organizations such as Google.org, Gavi, Qualcomm, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, we are focused on measurable and long-lasting impact.

The Role

Are you passionate about data-driven decision making to help governments across Africa and Asia distribute vaccines effectively? We’re looking for a hands-on leader who can lead our fundraising and communications team at Nexleaf. Working with a diverse set of global and country-level partners, you will be building strategic partnerships with philanthropy, and continuously communicating the impact of our data-driven solutions to current and possible funders, global stakeholders, and like minded organizations. Reporting to the CEO, you will collaborate with the entire organization to develop a fundraising and communications strategy that expands the set of philanthropic partners supporting our work. If you have a knack for telling powerful stories about the role of technology in global health and policy, and want to be part of a fast-paced team that loves to iterate, then this role is for you.

Nexleaf is a remote company working across countries and timezones to ensure the best talent and collaboration. We believe the right data can transform health systems around the world, and we’re looking for a teammate with ambitions as big as ours!

In this role, you will:

Develop, and oversee the implementation of, Nexleaf’s fundraising, marketing, and communications strategies.

Continuously analyze our portfolio mix, with the goal of solidifying existing partners and attracting new philanthropic partners, from institutional funders to small family offices, and with the largest technology companies in the world.

Lead proposal development, working closely with all departments across Nexleaf – from product to program to finance & admin.
Manage philanthropic partnerships and relationships from start to finish. Your team will serve as a single point of contact and oversee relationships with partners, and you will work across internal teams to ensure requirements for funders are met and exceeded.

Oversee marketing & communications across all programs, developing clarified messaging, materials and communications.

Lead the development of data-driven storytelling materials to help philanthropic partners understand the potential value of our data, and the impact that data can have through specific examples.

Broaden and strengthen the reach of our data-driven materials in partnership with our Engagement Specialist.

Strengthen communication and outreach efforts by identifying opportunities to create beautiful and engaging materials, tailoring messaging for specific audiences, and amplifying materials (eg through webinars) in a way that reaches our specific audience.

Lead our fundraising and communications team, bringing a coaching mindset to uplevel those around you.

Requirements
Seasoned professional with 5+ years developing and implementing fundraising strategy
3-5 years in a leadership role, managing a team in communications, partnership development, fundraising, and outreach
Demonstrated experience in external engagement, including marketing and communication
Experience with a diverse range of donors and strategic partners, with demonstrated success working with institutional donors to win $1M+ grants
Excellent communicator across all verbal, visual, and written channels
Can thrive in an early-stage team and small, growing organization with high levels of uncertainty and be willing to adapt to changing priorities and complexity
Familiarity with global health

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working closely with a cross-functional team
Familiarity with use cases, product-oriented partnerships, and/or the development of technology or data systems
Can tap into a dynamic network in global health and other institutional partners (e.g World Bank, etc.)
Keywords: partnerships, fundraising, development, communications
Benefits
Amazing start-up culture that’s purpose-driven and highly collaborative
Fully remote company, giving you the opportunity to live anywhere within the United States
Fast-paced, high performing team focused on learning and getting better every day
Benefits including health, retirement and generous PTO (14 holidays, 3 weeks vacation, 1-2 week year-end office closure)
Flexible work hours
80 hours of parental leave
Pet inclusive sick leave
401k employer matching

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