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Director, Stakeholder Relations


Woodberry Associates seeks a Director in its Stakeholder Relations division, focused on management of non-profit advocacy programming.

Based in Washington, DC, Woodberry Associates specializes in non-profit and advocacy management, stakeholder engagement and consulting, mostly in the fields of health care and education policy. Our team is dynamic, creative, collaborative and committed. Our team members work hard and smart to always exceed our clients’ expectations.

Title: Director, Stakeholder Relations                Location: Washington, DC

What You Do

  • Serve as the account manager for multiple non-profits engaged in policy advocacy
  • Oversee and execute all aspects of the day-to-day management of non-profit client(s), including:
    • Liaise with sponsors and donors.
    • Oversee governance, including board meetings, budgets and compliance.
    • Develop and implement programs and initiatives that drive the clients’ missions, which could include:
      • Awareness campaigns
      • Social media campaigns
      • Thought leadership projects
      • Surveys and studies
      • Educational programs
    • Engage membership and other allied stakeholders through communications, programs, initiatives and events to advance the non-profit’s missions.
    • Direct internal and external communications, including digital communications including:
      • Newsletters
      • Email marketing
      • Social media
      • Social media advertising
      • Program and initiative communications
    • Support creation of advocacy resources that support the non-profit’s mission, initiatives and programs, which could include:
      • Videos
      • White papers
      • Policy briefs
      • Infographics
      • Webinars
    • Manage the planning and execution of events (national, regional and international) with membership and other stakeholders to drive the clients’ missions.
    • Represent the non-profit at meetings and conferences domestically and internationally.

Your Skills

  • At least 5 years of experience working in public affairs, campaigns or advocacy management.
  • Very organized and a strong ability to manage multiple projects at once and balance competing priorities.
  • Ability to quickly comprehend complex issues that vary from project to project.
  • Get-it-done attitude and desire to work hard and smart, and a willingness to go the extra mile to ensure success.
  • Attitude of initiative, collaboration and continuous improvement.
  • Experience managing junior team members.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills and confidence to lead.  
  • Flexibility to travel domestically and internationally.
  • Interest in healthcare is a plus but not required.
  • Spanish language fluency desired.

Salary & Benefits

This is a full-time, in-person position based in Washington, DC with health insurance, 401(k) and an unlimited PTO policy. Candidates must be willing and able to be in-person in downtown Washington, DC Monday through Thursday.

How You Apply

Interested candidates should email their resume, maximum 400-word cover letter and writing sample to Jobs@woodberryassociates.com and include “Stakeholder Relations Director” in the subject line.