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Partnerships & Communications Manager, AMP Health- Aspen Global Innovators

Department: GLOBAL INNOVATORS
Location: Washington, DC

The Aspen Institute 

The Aspen Institute, founded in 1950, is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering enlightened leadership and open-minded dialogue. Through seminars, policy programs, conferences and leadership development initiatives, the Institute and its international partners seek to promote nonpartisan inquiry and an appreciation for timeless values. The Institute is headquartered in Washington, DC, and has campuses in Aspen, Colorado, and on the Wye River on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Its international network includes partner Aspen Institutes in Berlin, Rome, Lyon, Tokyo, New Delhi, and Bucharest, and leadership programs in Africa, Central America and India. 

  

Aspen Global Innovators Group 

The Aspen Global Innovators Group widens access to health and prosperity for people living at the world’s margins. Our network of innovators brings overlooked challenges into plain sight, then creates programs, policies and partnerships to address them. Its breakthrough programs include: New Voices Fellowship, which brings expert voices from emerging countries into the global development discussion; AMP Health, which works with health leaders in under-resourced countries advancing to the last mile; the Alliance for Artisan Enterprise, supporting the world’s most untapped start-up community; and Spotlight Health, a premier creative forum on health at the Aspen Ideas Festival.

 

Aspen Management Partnership for Health

The Aspen Management Partnership for Health (AMP Health) works with ministries of health (MoH) in Sub-Saharan Africa to build capacity for effective leadership & management practices and serve as a conduit for relevant private sector know-how and resources, with a focus on supporting the scale up of community health worker (CHW) systems. Main program components include:

 

 

AMP Health currently operates in Kenya, Malawi and Sierra Leone, with plans to expand into additional countries. Partner organizations include the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, GlaxoSmithKline, Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, Margaret A Cargill Foundation, Merck & Company, the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for Health, Sall Family Foundation, and USAID.

 

Position Description 

The Partnerships & Communications Manager will develop and implement a fundraising and communications strategy to contribute to the success and sustainability of AMP Health, an innovative cross-sector partnership which aims to increase access to life-saving health services for the world’s hardest to reach by enabling stronger leadership and management of community health worker systems by ministries of health in Sub-Saharan Africa. Successful candidates will have a proven track record of demonstrably elevating brand equity, building a coalition of engaged stakeholders, and contributing to resource mobilization. They will ideally demonstrate a commitment to global public health impact and excitement for helping to build an emerging high-profile program.

 

Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

 

Required skills and experience:

 

Level of Authority: 

 

The Aspen Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all District and federal laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against.

Candidate must have the ability to work under pressure and handle stress. Candidate must also have the ability to meet regular attendance policy of the Aspen Institute.  

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