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Director, Center for Inclusive Growth, Social Impact, NAM
The Center for Inclusive Growth is the philanthropic hub at Mastercard. The organization seeks to ensure that the benefits of an expanding economy accrue to all segments of society. Through research, responsible data philanthropy, programs and strategic engagement, the Center addresses the dual challenges of income and information inequality to advance equitable and sustainable economic growth and financial inclusion around the world. The Center's work is at the heart of Mastercard's objective to be a force for good in the world.
The Director is a key member of the North America Social Impact team, which is responsible for driving philanthropic programs based in the United States and Canada building on Mastercard's business strategy and assets (including its technology, products, employees and global presence) and amplifies the company's contributions to boosting inclusive growth.
Serve as key point of contact for external partnerships with mission oriented financial institutions, non-profit entities, private sector organizations, universities and other stakeholders
Build and nurture effective relationships with internal business partners across the region, including commercial teams
Deliver end-to-end program, partnership and grants management
Develop and implement social impact programs
Partner with other Center sub-teams to identify and advance thought leadership in line with the Center's mission
Track relationships and opportunities
Manage and implement ad-hoc projects and activities
All About You:
Demonstrated experience in program development and implementation of economic and community development efforts across and within multiple sectors (public, private and civil society)
Superior project management and execution skills with strong ability to manage multiple work streams simultaneously
Strong relationship management and partnership development skills, with experience working across and with multiple internal/external stakeholders
Ability to work and prioritize multiple demands simultaneously, and leverage limited resources to get work done
Flexible and able to adjust to change in response to evolving conditions
Ability to focus and drive detail while operating within and applying a larger strategic framework
Strong understanding and ability to utilize information and project management tools (e.g., evaluation tools, dashboards, project management, etc.)
Effective verbal communications skills and strong writing skills
Experience in philanthropy and/or grant making strongly preferred
Understanding of larger technology, social and community/economic development trends
Bachelor Degree required, Masters degree a plus
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