Who We Are

The de Beaumont Foundation is a private charitable foundation that advances policy, builds partnerships, and strengthens public health to create communities where people can achieve their best possible health. We strongly believe that the spirit in which we do our work is as important as the work itself. We pride ourselves on excellence, innovation, fostering collaboration between groups that might not otherwise interact, and a willingness to have fun with our work. 

Position Overview – What You’ll Do

The Senior Associate, Project Management will support the development and implementation of a wide range of strategies to extend the de Beaumont Foundation’s reach, influence, and impact, with an emphasis on project management, event planning, and coordination of tasks supporting communications and marketing goals. This position reports to the Communications Director and is a member of the communications team. Primary working relationships include the communications team, finance & operations colleagues, program and research colleagues, and external vendors. 

Responsibilities and Opportunities

  • Lead project planning, management, and scheduling for the communications team
  • Lead team operations, including:
    • external systems (e.g., website and social media content management system, project management, email marketing, media monitoring and outreach platform)
    • department finances (e.g., contracts, ongoing budget tracking, invoices, payments), together with the Communications Director and Finance & Operations Team
  • Lead the planning and logistics of exhibit booth at the APHA Annual Meeting and other smaller conferences, including creation of marketing collateral, shipping, and on-site marketing activities
  • Liaise with freelance writers, creative professionals, printers, and other vendors; and support recruitment and onboarding of new vendors
  • Support quality control of de Beaumont and partner communications materials, including branding, formatting, and proofreading
  • Lead internal communications for the team via weekly all-staff newsletter, Sharepoint site, and communications components of new employee onboarding
  • Produce emails to de Beaumont subscribers, including monthly e-newsletter
  • Depending on skills and needs, may support graphics and visuals development using templates, including some design and video editing, and may serve as a team liaison for selected programs and initiatives

Qualifications – Who You Are

To be successful in this job, you excel in these areas: 

  • Detail-oriented: Enthusiastic about precision, clarity, and the importance of details while keeping in mind the big-picture impact.
  • An arranger: You take pride in ensuring that disparate components of a successful project come together efficiently and successfully.
  • A multitasker: You are experienced and comfortable with juggling multiple projects and priorities at once, as well as finding and capitalizing on the connections among them.
  • Entrepreneurial: You anticipate challenges and opportunities, and raise them proactively to optimize outcomes down the line. You take initiative and run with new ideas.
  • A clear communicator: You recognize that timely, complete, and action-oriented communication across individuals and teams is central to collaborative projects, and your written and verbal communication reflects those intentions.
  • A relationship manager: You understand how to manage internal relationships, including handling confidential information, using discretion regarding the information you share, and routinely applying good judgment as to when to involve senior staff and others in decision-making.
  • Hands-on: You are strategic and contribute ideas, but are also willing and eager to implement them.
  • Mission-driven: You want to make a difference and have an interest in advocacy, public health, and/or cause-driven work.  

The ideal candidate will possess the attributes above and many of the following professional abilities and experiences.  

  • At least five years of experience in project management, including experience in a nonprofit and/or startup/small-staff environment. PMP certification or equivalent preferred.
  • Proven experience with organizational operations, including contracting, tracking budgets, payments, and associated liaising.
  • Experience planning events or other similarly complex efforts with multiple stakeholders, partners/vendors, and moving parts.
  • Preferred: Experience or interest in mission-driven communications and marketing and public health.
  • Familiarity with tools and systems like WordPress, Constant Contact, Sprout Social, Meltwater, Asana, Google Drive, Adobe Creative Suite, and Canva a plus.

Compensation and Benefits

This position is full-time and based in downtown Bethesda, MD, just outside of Washington, DC. de Beaumont uses a hybrid work model, with employees working in the office on some days and from home on others; individual staff members’ work schedules are confirmed with direct supervisors. All de Beaumont employees are required to attend twice-yearly, weeklong, all-staff meetings at the office in Bethesda. 

The compensation offered for this role is competitive and is commensurate with the candidate’s experience. The salary range for this position is $85,000-$90,000. In addition to competitive compensation, the Foundation provides outstanding benefits that include 100% paid employee health benefits, AD&D and life insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, generous paid time off, 14 weeks of paid parental leave, monthly tech stipend, and health & wellness program. The Foundation fosters a collaborative and supportive work environment and has been designated a “Great Place to Work.”  

How to Apply

To apply, email your resume and cover letter as a single attachment to [email protected] by June 28, 2024.  Early submission is encouraged as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

The de Beaumont Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. Employment opportunities are based upon individual capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as established under law. 

Publication date: June 10, 2024

Application deadline: June 28, 2024