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Director, Strategic Partnerships

Position Location: Washington D.C. with Hybrid Work Schedule, Requiring 3-Days of In-Office Presence 


About Us

At Families USA Foundation, we’re more than just a workplace – we’re a community dedicated to making a difference in the lives of individuals and communities nationwide. Since 1981, we’ve championed high-quality, affordable healthcare and improved health for all, and have cultivated strong relationships with consumer leaders, advocates, and partner organizations across all 50 states and the District of Columbia.


Position Overview

Are you a strategic thinker with a passion for building meaningful partnerships? Do you excel in cultivating relationships that drive positive change? As our Director of Strategic Partnerships, you’ll play a vital role in advancing our mission. In collaboration with the Deputy Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships, you will develop and implement a comprehensive strategic partnership strategy, identifying and nurturing partnerships that enhance our advocacy efforts and maximize our impact in healthcare policy.


Key Responsibilities

The Director makes impactful contributions to support the development, implementation, and execution of highly impactful projects to enhance our organization’s grasstops and grassroots efforts at the state and national levels focused on ensuring the best health and healthcare are equally accessible and affordable to all in our nation. Central to this role is to execute strategic, innovative, and collaborative plans to identify and engage critical community stakeholders to advance advocacy efforts at the state and national level and various Families USA grant-related activities. This individual contributes to coalition building activities, cultivates, and maintains strategic relationships with state and national partners, conducts research toward strengthening and supporting existing advocacy efforts and develops content on a broad range of written products related to Families USA’s focus areas: Healthcare Value, Health Equity, Health Coverage, and People’s Experience.



Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Healthcare, Public Policy, or related field. Minimum 7 years’ nonprofit or advocacy experience, with demonstrated coalition building skills. Strong knowledge of healthcare industry and social justice issues and in advancing health equity. Excellent oral, writing, presentation, and organizational skills. Exceptional interpersonal, networking, and leadership abilities. Proficient in project management and multitasking. Proactive problem-solver with creative initiative and sound judgment.


Benefits and Perks

Our salary range for this role is $115K – $125K and will be commensurate with experience. In addition to competitive compensation, we offer a hybrid work schedule, comprehensive health and retirement benefits, generous vacation time, and much more.


Why Join Us

Joining our team means embracing a dynamic, empowering, and collaborative work environment where you’ll have the opportunity to reach your full potential while contributing to a meaningful mission. We foster an atmosphere of respect and support, where every team member is valued for their unique contributions. We believe in equity, recognizing that our differences allow us to accomplish our most effective work. Collaboration is at the heart of what we do – we optimize our collective resources, skills, and experiences to carry out our mission and maximize our impact. We strive for excellence in everything we do, working tirelessly to increase our organizational impact and improve the lives of the people we serve. Accountability is paramount – we embrace practices that build trust, reduce stress, and enable us to work more effectively and efficiently. Transparency is key – we communicate clearly and proactively to gain insight into our priorities, make informed decisions, and encourage camaraderie.


Application Process

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply online and include in your application: your cover letter, resume, and writing sample. This position will remain open until filled. Successful candidates will be contacted for first interviews.

Families USA is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity or expression, personal appearance, family responsibilities, political affiliation, results of genetic testing, or service in the military.