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Accion is a global nonprofit committed to creating a financially inclusive world, with a pioneering legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing. We catalyze financial service providers to deliver high-quality, affordable solutions at scale for the three billion people who are left out of — or poorly served by — the financial sector. For nearly 60 years, Accion has helped tens of millions of people through our work with more than 160 partners in 55 countries.


Accion recruits individuals with whom we can build a strong, mutually beneficial and lasting relationship. We seek to hire highly competent and dynamic professionals who are committed to fighting poverty and who share our vision. Some of the criteria we use to identify potential staff are:

 


In addition, we welcome candidates with diverse backgrounds and consider people at all career stages.

 

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About Accion: Accion is a global nonprofit committed to creating a financially inclusive world, with a pioneering legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing. We catalyze financial service providers to deliver high-quality, affordable solutions at scale for the three billion people who are left out of — or poorly served by — the financial sector. For nearly 60 years, Accion has helped tens of millions of people through our work with more than 160 partners in 55 countries. More at http://www.accion.org.    About Resource Development: Accion’s Resource Development department has a solid track record of creative partnerships, strategic fundraising, and proven results. We work across a broad base of corporate and private foundation partners including Mastercard, Credit Suisse, FMO, Bill and Melinda Gates, MetLife, and Citi Foundations. In addition, we work with individual impact investors, philanthropic donors, and the public sector to carry out our important and increasingly urgent mission. Building on the existing strong base of supporters and partners, we aim to further expand the team and amplify our strategic partnership priorities.     Position Summary  The Senior Manager of Public Sector Engagement and Fundraising will manage and participate in the public sector fundraising and opportunities creation while ensuring close collaboration and coordination with Accion’s global programs and research teams. This role reports to the Chief Development and Partnerships Officer (CDPO). This person will be responsible for identification, sourcing, and strategic partnership development and funding expansion with bilateral and multilateral institutions with a particular focus on USAID and a select group of prospects.   Working across the Resource Development department and specifically with the private sector partnerships team will be critically important to ensure most effective opportunity identification and creation as well as PPP development.
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Accion Washington, DC
Country
United States
Accion's Resource Development team is currently looking for a Senior Manager, Strategic Partnerships to play a critical fundraising and lead generating function for Global Advisory Solutions (GLAS) activities. The Senior Manager will be an integral part of both Resource Development and the GLAS teams and will develop deep knowledge and understanding of all GLAS programs and activities. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of financial services and financial inclusion, experience in the fundraising space and excellent writing and communication skills. The Senior Manager will be able to adeptly develop outreach strategy, draft concept notes and proposals and work in collaboration across the Resource Development team in generating funding opportunities and exploring new partnership opportunities.   About Accion  Accion is a global nonprofit committed to creating a financially inclusive world, with a pioneering legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing. We catalyze financial service providers to deliver high-quality, affordable solutions at scale for the three billion people who are left out of — or poorly served by — the financial sector. For 60 years, Accion has helped tens of millions of people through our work with more than 170 partners in 55 countries. More athttp://www.accion.org   About Resource Development Accion’s Resource Development department has a solid track record of creative partnerships, strategic fundraising and proven results. We work across a broad base of corporate and private foundation partners including Mastercard, Credit Suisse, FMO, Bill and Melinda Gates, MetLife, and Citi Foundations. In addition, we work with individual impact investors, philanthropic donors and the public sector to carry out our important and increasingly urgent mission. Building on the existing strong base of supporters and partners, we aim to further expand the team and amplify our strategic partnership priorities.   About Global Advisory Solutions (GLAS) We are a diverse and close-knit global team with one common social purpose: building a financially inclusive world for small businesses and low income households.  We are passionate about what we do – working with a wide range of financial service providers and other partners across the world to create to build sustainable businesses to achieve financial inclusion.  We enjoy solving problems, being exposed to new ideas, sharing information, and asking, “what if?” In this position, you will be in the center of it all. Working closely with the MD and our regional managers, you will be a key supportive team member for the GLAS leadership and collaborate with co-workers who are industry experts with diverse backgrounds, being part of a team that is shaping and challenging the industry. You will work to support our global program management efforts; lead our internal communications initiatives and collaborate with other teams to support external communications; oversee board and management reporting; contribute to industry engagements and GLAS thought-leadership efforts.   Why you should consider working with us:   We strive for impact.Everything that we do begins with an understanding of the end user customer, and how we can improve their access and usage of financial services. We understand that to make lasting change we need to focus on creating viable solutions that will provide long-term, positive impact on the customers we seek to serve.  You will serve as a key member of both our advisory and resource development teams, developing and sourcing new partnerships and resources to develop the innovative products and services that will help achieve this goal.     We are ambitious AND promote a supportive work environment. We work hard but we have a lot of fun doing it together. We are an agile, action-oriented team with a high level of trust. As a member of our team, you will have an ambitious agenda, but will work closely with colleagues across the organization.  We surround ourselves with people who have had different experiences and backgrounds to ensure creativity of thought and constant learning.    We are part of a powerful network.We are constantly learning and growing through our inter-regional knowledge exchange across our global teams and partners. You will get the opportunity to interact with and learn from an impressive global network.
Company
Accion Washington, DC
Country
United States
About Accion: Accion is a global nonprofit committed to creating a financially inclusive world, with a pioneering legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing. We catalyze financial service providers to deliver high-quality, affordable solutions at scale for the three billion people who are left out of — or poorly served by — the financial sector. For nearly 60 years, Accion has helped tens of millions of people through our work with more than 160 partners in 55 countries. More at http://www.accion.org.     About Global Advisory Solutions (GLAS): We are a diverse and close-knit global team with one common social purpose: building a financially inclusive world for small businesses and low income households.  We are passionate about what we do – working with a wide range of financial service providers and other partners across the world to create to build sustainable businesses to achieve financial inclusion.  We enjoy solving problems, being exposed to new ideas, sharing information, and asking, “what if?” In this position, you will be in the center of it all. Working closely with the MD and our regional managers, you will be a key supportive team member for the GLAS leadership and collaborate with co-workers who are industry experts with diverse backgrounds, being part of a team that is shaping and challenging the industry. You will work to support our global program management efforts; lead our internal communications initiatives and collaborate with other teams to support external communications; oversee board and management reporting; contribute to industry engagements and GLAS thought-leadership efforts.   Position Summary  This position reports directly into the Managing Director (MD) of the Global Advisory Solutions (GLAS) team and is a key part in creating an environment that is supportive, operates smoothly, meets its commitments and stays on track to meeting the departments goals.  Based in Washington, D.C. this position will support and develop strategies for communication and knowledge sharing and play a facilitator role within the GLAS leadership team. This position is essential in the administration and effectiveness of the team.   Working closely with the GLAS leadership team, you will also support key department-wide initiatives each year, ensuring high-quality project execution and ensuring a collaborative and supportive work environment.
Company
Accion Washington, DC
Country
United States
About Accion:   Accion is a global nonprofit committed to creating a financially inclusive world, with a pioneering legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing. We catalyze financial service providers to deliver high-quality, affordable solutions at scale for the three billion people who are left out of — or poorly served by — the financial sector. For nearly 60 years, Accion has helped tens of millions of people through our work with more than 160 partners in 55 countries. More at http://www.accion.org.     Position Summary  Working across Accion and its affiliates, the SVP Chief Communications Officer (CCO) is responsible for developing and executing a broad-based communications and brand strategy that supports and strengthens the long- and short-term objectives of the organization.   The CCO will have ultimate accountability for all communications, brand and marketing activities including campaign strategy and creative development, all online and offline channels, brand strategy, identity and positioning, PR, brand partnerships and content strategy, development and execution, as well as revenue responsibility for growing unrestricted individual fundraising at the $1,000 and below level.   This senior executive position is a member of Accion’s Operating Committee, and is responsible for the Communications Team across various functions, including digital communications, media and industry engagement, executive communications, internal communications, brand, donor acquisition strategy, and external communications and partnerships.   They will be responsible for communicating Accion’s work and promoting visibility to a wide range of audiences, including the media and donors, through increased media contacts, conferences, events and other external settings.   With this broad remit, the CCO will: - Develop a long-term vision for the communications function; - Drive and integrate an organization-wide brand strategy; - Develop and implement an annual communications plan which is aligned with the organization’s goals, including fundraising targets; - Work closely with the CEO and serve as a thought partner to executive leadership on communications-related issues.
Company
Accion Washington, DC
Country
United States