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Senior Director, Impact & Evaluation

Background

The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) is the premier national nonprofit transforming the food supply in pursuit of food and health equity. Founded in 2010 in coordination with Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Initiative, PHA seeks partnerships that have the greatest impact on reducing health disparities and develops evidence-based, scalable approaches that drive equity-focused, systemic changes across entire sectors. Over ten years, we have partnered with more than 500 corporations, convenience store chains, hospitals, early childhood education centers, food banks, and SNAP-Ed implementing agencies, among others, in pursuit of our vision that every family, no matter their zip code, has affordable access to good and nutritious food.

Alongside the recent White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health, we have made a commitment to add 100 million servings of vegetables, fruits, and beans to the marketplace by 2025. We have made significant progress towards that goal, providing 34 million servings to-date through evidence-based programs such as Good Food for All, Healthy Hunger Relief, Pass the Love, and Veggies Early and Often, and far-reaching corporate partnerships throughout the country.

Your Role

PHA is seeking an experienced, passionate, results-oriented professional to shape and grow the organization. The Senior Director of Impact and Evaluation will develop and lead a strategy that leverages data and shows the results of our work. As a part of that, this position will direct and oversee data systems for our programs, campaigns, corporate partners, donors, and program evaluation efforts.

The Senior Director, Impact & Evaluation will also lead high level strategies to leverage public health data collection and analysis across direct-service programs, private-sector partnerships, and social marketing initiatives, furthering PHA’s ability to meet its mission and enabling innovation. He/She/They will work across the organization to improve the efficacy of existing program and partnership efforts while developing key relationships with external evaluators and other influential stakeholders to deepen awareness of PHA’s work and maximize new opportunities. He/She/They will incorporate promising public health tools, such as behavioral economics, to develop market-based, social impact programs and corporate partnerships.

PHA is a dynamic work environment, where collaboration and responsiveness are key. The position will join a highly motivated and capable PHA team that is based across the country, drawing from their own personal experiences as well as professional and academic expertise to drive food systems change.

Responsibilities include:

  • Create and implement a robust data, evaluation, and impact strategy that aligns programs, campaigns, and corporate partnerships.

  • Working with leadership, establish goals and key performance indicators; and deepens internal capacity for data collection and analysis and external awareness of learnings.

  • Establish effective and efficient data management processes and leverage systems to monitor ongoing efforts among the broader team.

  • Analyze, distill, and present information in clear, compelling messaging for internal and external use.

  • Ensure that data, research, and community feedback inform the design, implementation, and sustainability of new programs, partnerships, and initiatives.

  • Manage existing and develop new research and evaluation relationships to further organizational mission and impact.

  • Leverage existing relationships with private sector partners to position impact data to drive sustained changes in the marketplace.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Qualifications and Experience:

  • A minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in social impact and private sector evaluation.

  • Administrator-level experience with data collection tools and CRM platforms (i.e. Salesforce, Experience Cloud, and Tableau) required.

  • Experience in or knowledge of GIS systems is a plus.

  • Results oriented with a track record of success and exceptional problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to turn challenges into opportunities and clearly and succinctly define problems and solutions and synthesize data.

  • Innovative thinker who is relentlessly seeking new and better solutions and opportunities for PHA to harness data to create public health and social change.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to form new relationships and work effectively and collaboratively with colleagues at all levels.

  • Self-directed with strong organizational skills, including the ability to plan, coordinate and prioritize multiple projects autonomously under tight deadlines.

  • Passion for PHA’s work transforming the food system in pursuit of health equity.

To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@ahealthieramerica.org with “Senior Director, Impact & Evaluation” in the title.

The Partnership for a Healthier America is an Equal Opportunity Employer

PHA is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and to compliance with all federal, state, and local laws concerning employment discrimination, including the Americans with Disabilities Act. To this end, PHA ensures equal opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, lawful alien status, physical, mental, and medical disability, veteran status or liability for service in the United States Armed Forces

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