• Program Development Manager

    Job Locations US-MN-Edina
    Posted Date 1 month ago(7/15/2019 4:00 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Fiscal Sponsorship Organizations
    Location : Name
    National Coordinating Center of the Network for Public Health Law
  • Overview

    The Network for Public Health Law (Network) works to improve the health of communities across the United States by helping those who grapple with the legal complexities of modern public health. The Network provides research, analysis, strategic consultation and training in the use of law and policy to protect and promote health, and advance health equity. Through its National Office and five Regional Offices, the Network fosters connections among officials, practitioners, attorneys, researchers, advocates and others committed to improving health. Learn more at networkforphl.org.


    Network for Publc Health Law is a fiscally sponsored project of TSNE MissionWorks.


    The Program Development Manager is a full time position, working with Network leadership on program planning and grants research and development, and is responsible for managing implementation of the Network’s sustainability plan. The Program Development Manager must have the ability to work collaboratively within project teams, and interact effectively with staff, leadership, consultants, members, funders and sponsors. This position reports to the Managing Director and is based at the Network’s National Office in Edina, Minnesota.


    Development and Sustainability

    • Manages implementation of the sustainability plan; track activities and deadlines.
    • Work with leadership to develop programmatic concepts for funding opportunities.
    • Research and provide intelligence on potential grants and funding opportunities.
    • Work with leadership to prepare presentation and other materials for meetings with funders.
    • Assist in writing and proofing pitches, concept papers, grant proposals as-needed; track deadlines.
    • Work with communications staff to write and produce mailings, presentations, newsletters and other materials.
    • Work with fundraising database to manage and track activities related to current funders and prospects; prepare reports.
    • Works with leadership to maintain relationships with funders.
    • Leads sponsorship efforts related to National Conference and other events.
    • Provide support in tracking and reporting grant deliverables.
    • Coordinate outreach for conference calls and communications with various staff, fundraising consultants, grant writers, funders and donors.
    • Leads various other fundraising activities.

    Program Planning and Coordination

    • Coordinate and track activities related to Network Advisory Board, including maintaining member contact and biographic information, service terms and other related information. Serve as point of contact for Advisory Board members.
    • Work to ensure engagement of Advisory Board members in Network programs and initiatives.
    • Manage coordination of board meetings and events, including scheduling, preparing meeting materials, securing meeting/event venues, coordinating travel, lodging and other logistics.
    • As-needed, organize and attend meetings and events, including the Network’s National Conference, and provide support for various projects as assigned.


    We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required.
    • Minimum 5 - 7 years of work related experience in fundraising, sponsorship, communications or marketing; knowledge of public health field.
    • Experience working with different levels of leadership; strong customer service skills.
    • Experience working in nonprofit organizations; interest in public health is preferred.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Exceptional time management and organizational skills with ability to prioritize tasks effectively.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office and experience with databases.
    • Must have excellent interpersonal skills, and be positive, creative, willing to learn, and hard working.
    • Required to use good judgment, integrity, and discretion in handling confidential information.
    • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds.
    • Ability to travel up to four times a year.

    Please include a resume and a cover letter with salary requirements. The salary range for this position is $60,000 - $70,000, commensurate with experience. All applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but preference will be given to those submitted before July 24.


    TSNE MissionWorks/NPHL envisions a society grounded in the principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors the unique talents and lived experiences of each person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE MissionWorks actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.


    As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE MissionWorks/NPHL will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.  


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