Senior Program Assistant, Global Policy & Advocacy, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA, USA. Position open until filled (posted 13 December 2021).
The mission of the Global Policy & Advocacy (GPA) division at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is to understand and shape the public policy debates affecting the foundation’s work, build support for its major program and policy objectives, and develop partnerships and alliances that can advance the foundation’s objectives nationally and globally. The division works in close partnership with grantees, our colleagues in the Global Health, Global Development, Global Growth & Opportunity, U.S. and Gender Equality programs and Foundation Communications to build the environment in which all people have the opportunity to lead healthy and productive lives. The Program Advocacy and Communications (PAC) team works in partnership with program teams and other teams in Global Policy and Advocacy (GPA) to achieve their policy and finance goals by developing and coordinating the execution of advocacy and communications strategies, leveraging leadership and foundation voice to implement advocacy strategies, etc.