The Managing Director, Development & Communications will be a mission-focused, wellrounded, and creative development and communications professional serving on Seed’s leadership team. S/he will have experience managing a development and communications team; mobilizing resources from a diverse and growing portfolio of individuals, foundations, and corporate funders; building the brand and telling the story for a dynamic, expanding and inspiring enterprise; and working closely with staff, the CEO, Board of Trustees, and other supporters to achieve annual and multi-year revenue and communication goals. The Managing Director, Development & Communications will report to the CEO and provide support across the organization.
About the Organization
Seed Global Health (Seed) envisions a world in which every country is strengthened by a robust health workforce to best meet the health needs of its population. Seed’s mission is to educate a rising generation of health professionals to strengthen access to quality care with a goal of saving lives and improving health. Seed is unique in its approach by focusing on the education and training of doctors, nurses and midwives. By training health care professionals and health educators, Seed seeks to empower current and future generations of health providers so that good health is not the privilege of a few, but the right of all.
Seed focuses on strengthening the education, practice, and policy of the local professional health workforce in Africa. Seed’s core strategy and primary entry point centers on placing skilled and qualified educators at partner institutions for a minimum of one academic year. Seed also supports educators and partner institutions through a diverse and complementary package of services aimed at advancing health professional education in the classroom and clinical setting. By investing in longterm partnerships for improved health professional education, we help to create a stronger, more sustainable health workforce that is both locally led and better able to meet local health needs.