Under the direct supervision of the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives or the Lead Strategist, the Strategist uses health-related knowledge and expertise to provide operational support for strategy development and implementation of strategic initiatives. Assisting in the implementation of multiple strategic initiatives, the Strategist demonstrates independent judgement and self-initiative in their work with internal colleagues and external partners.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES –
As requested for assigned topic areas, collect and communicate information internally about local, state, and national influencers and stakeholders, evidence-based and promising practices, community factors impacting an issue, and current public, private and philanthropic activity
Provide operational day-to-day support for the development, implementation, assessment, and revision of strategy within assigned initiatives, engaging effectively with internal and external partners
Plan, organize, and facilitate various group processes including meetings, convenings, webinars, etc. with strategic partners and stakeholders
ESSENTIAL OUTCOMES –
Develops and maintains a comprehensive knowledge base to inform new and on-going foundation activities for identified issues as assigned
Conducts competent analysis, diagnosis, and development of recommendations for approaches to support strategy development and refinement
Provides timely and accurate input for the development of initiative plans and subsequent updates allowing for knowledgeable decision-making by foundation leadership
Defines and effectively manages day-to-day work activities that promote successful execution of assigned initiatives’ strategy and approaches with consideration for the appropriate use of resources
Uses knowledge of and expertise in the tactic of group processes to effectively and efficiently support the accomplishment of initiatives’ goals and objectives
Identifies and appropriately nourishes relationships with partners critical to the change strategy within assigned issue areas
Participates in team activities and completes diverse assignments in support of team goals
Performs general Foundation support activities and carries out special projects as required
Adheres to the Foundation’s core and staff values
Physical and Work Environment Demands?
The physical and work environment demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the responsibilities of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with a disability to perform the position responsibilities. Physical demands, such as the ability to walk, sit, etc., are those of a typical office environment.??
MFH is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and strives for authentic inclusion. We seek to build a team that reflects diversity of race, socioeconomic status, national origin, color, disability, religion, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, and encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. MFH is committed to salary equity, and compensation will be determined based upon an independent assessment of qualifications relative to the position’s responsibilities. The Foundation’s compensation philosophy please click here and open in new tab.
Missouri Foundation for Health is building a more equitable future through collaboration, convening, knowledge sharing, and strategic investment. Working in partnership with communities and nonprofits, MFH is transforming systems to eliminate inequities within all aspects of health and addressing the social and economic factors that shape health outcomes. To learn more visit mffh.org.
Education and Experience:
Education: Bachelor's Degree required
Experience: Experience: Three (3) or more years of work experience that demonstrates ability to achieve essential outcomes of position
Internal Number: 3
About Missouri Foundation for Health
Our mission: to improve the health and well-being of individuals and communities most in need.
Missouri Foundation for Health is a resource for the region, working with communities and nonprofits to generate and accelerate positive changes in health. As a catalyst for change, MFH improves the health of Missourians through partnership, experience, knowledge, and funding. The Foundation takes a multifaceted approach to health issues, understanding that programs, policy, and collaboration all play a role in creating lasting impact.
An independent philanthropic foundation, MFH was created in the year 2000, following Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri’s conversion from nonprofit to for-profit status. It is the largest organization of its kind in the state and among the largest in the country.