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Partnerships & Impact Manager

Department: Global Press Institute

Status: Full-Time

Location: Washington D.C.

Compensation:  $60,000 base, plus full suite of Global Press benefits

Deadline to receive applications: December 15, 2019

Start date: January 13, 2020

The Partnership & Impact Manager works across the Global Press brands to advance our mission by stewarding partnerships and overseeing M&E activities. The successful candidate must be organized, research-minded and passionate about our mission and vision. They should have previous experience managing projects and schedules, multitasking and using critical thinking to create productive systems.

Responsible for messaging about the organization to high-value stakeholders, the successful candidate must be an exceptional overall communicator who thrives under pressure and loves big-vision projects. Like all Global Press employees, the partnerships and impact manager must be able to think big and work small, focusing on both strategy and details simultaneously.

Global Press is an employee-centered workplace that prioritizes employee wellness in a diverse, challenging, creative, humor-filled environment.

Description of Duties

Collaborate with the CEO and COO to implement the annual development strategy, which guides the growth and trajectory of the organization’s revenue operations
Co-design and implement annual brand awareness strategy to ensure key team members are speaking at industry-leading conferences and convenings
Implement a global meeting strategy to ensure that the ever-growing Global Press team is informed and engaged in Global Press opportunities and initiatives
Collaborate with the CEO and COO to create a new M&E strategy that includes impact reports to track and measure the impact of Global Press journalism across the world

Manage activity on all philanthropic, earned revenue, in-kind, brand and syndication partnerships in collaboration with the CEO and COO
Collaborate with the Business Development Manager to ensure metrics and data are effectively tracked on product sales and partnership impact
Complete regular prospect briefs to prepare Global Press leadership for high-value partnership meetings and opportunities
Manage all global monitoring and evaluation projects, which may require travel
Organize and manage all partnership data using the Global Press CRM, migrating all org data to Salesforce
Participate in event design and implementation
Lead the annual award application processes for organizational, individual and editorial nominations
Source brand opportunities for Global Press such as awards, speaking events or conferences and formalize 1-5 major opportunities to increase brand awareness and reputation
Identify and source client opportunities (adoption and replication) based on GPNS products and services
Represent Global Press at events, conferences and networking opportunities as needed

Create internal and external messaging documents to deliver accurate, informed narratives about the organization
Assist the leadership team with quarterly OKR update documents to ensure the staff has a clear picture of progress toward goals and opportunities related to the new strategic plan
Oversee the partner thank you program
Manage a highly responsive scheduling process to ensure the CEO is maximizing donor and cultivation opportunities
Perform regular data audits to pro-actively validate the data quality
Manage organizational document storage across platforms
Maintain accurate and inspired language on
Act as the staff liaison with the board of directors to ensure timely, well-run meetings
Act as the staff liaison with the GLG fellowship program, ensuring the platform is well-used and appropriately leveraged
Act as the staff liaison with some formal University internship and fellowship programs.
Create clear, concise reports on organizational projects, operations and initiatives to assist in grant and board/donor updates


The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of experience working as a project manager or development associate in a global context. Candidates must have experience managing org data in a CRM. Candidates must be able to demonstrate a track record of exceptional written and oral communications and organizational skills. Candidates should have ample evidence of past contributions to systems-level thinking that yielded valuable results. Candidates should expect to exercise discretion and maintain a host of confidential information.

Ready to apply?

Submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected] by December 15 with the subject line Partnerships and Impact Manager. In your cover letter, detail your understanding of the Global Press mission and how your unique skill set and past experience can help propel the organization to the next level.

We will acknowledge receipt, but only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

To learn more about Global Press, visit and read our 2018 Annual Report here.

Photo at the top by Prudence Phiri, GPJ Zambia