Social Progress Imperative Network Coordinator (Washington, DC)


Position Title: Network Coordinator Department/Function: Partner Network Location: Washington, DC
Type: Full time; permanent


Under the direct supervision of the Global Network Director, the Network Coordinator will provide operational and communications support to regional teams already established in Central America and South America, and to regional teams to be established in North America and Europe (2016), Southern Asia and South East Asia (2017) and Sub-Saharan Africa (2018). The Network Coordinator will act as main liaison between the Social Progress Imperative’s team based in DC and the Social Progress regional teams, providing them with the critical resources and support needed to deliver results regionally, and to align with the Social Progress Imperative globally. The Network Coordinator will promote and facilitate horizontal cooperation and knowledge sharing among regional teams.


· Assemble together and mobilize the Social Progress Network through collaboration and knowledge-sharing among regional and national partners.

· Create management information and knowledge management systems to track record of Social Progress Network partners, initiatives and activities in different regions.

· Improve coordination and sharing of information among regional teams and create standard communications tools for the Network.

· Identify key areas of support needed, and provide guidance to regional partners as needed, for the successful implementation of approved work plans in each region.

· Collaborate with Communications team to develop communications materials that capture the activity of the Network in different regions in timely fashion.

· Collaborate with Communications team to maintain forward-looking editorial calendar of Network activities in different regions to be promoted externally.

· Collaborate with Operations team to monitor the administration of grant agreements with regional partner organizations.

· Collaborate with Operations team to develop template documents such as collaboration frameworks, memorandum of understanding, project documents and reports to support the functioning of regional teams.

2101 L St NW Suite 800 Washington, DC 20037


· Master's degree in Economics, Political Science, International Studies, Public Policy or other relevant field.

· 10 years of relevant paid full-time experience building cross-sector partnerships and managing community networks.

· Strong networking and interpersonal skills resulting in exceptional capacity identify opportunities, align interests and build cross-sector partnerships.

· Strong experience in planning, budgeting, goal setting, and monitoring.

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills both in English and Spanish.

· Willingness to work in a startup environment in which roles, priorities, and plans are still evolving.

The most competitive candidates will have the following qualifications:

· Other languages, such as French, German or Portuguese, will be considered an asset.

· Team player and adaptability to differing cultural and business environments.

· Dynamic and results-oriented problem solver, with excellent common sense, judgment, and decision-making abilities.

· Experience working internationally and willingness to travel internationally.

· Understanding of strategic communications and campaigns.

· Outstanding knowledge and management of collaborative technologies and tools.

· Solid understanding of the principles of database management. Working knowledge of CRM databases. Salesforce experience a plus.


To apply, send a cover letter detailing salary requirements along with a resume, and writing samples in English and Spanish as attachments or link, to recruiting(at) before midnight Eastern on Sunday January 10th, 2016. Outstanding candidates will be interviewed in January 2016. Selected candidate will begin in Washington DC in February 1, 2016.

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