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Coordinator, Programs
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Mission Investors Exchange (MIE) is the leading impact investing network for foundations, philanthropic asset owners, and their partners dedicated to deploying capital for social and environmental change. With over 250 members, MIE leverages its expertise and resources to provide foundations with the education, inspiration, and connections to align more assets to mission. Members rely on MIE and each other for best practices, new investment opportunities, deal partnerships, and innovations in the practice of impact investing around the world.

The Role and Opportunity

The Coordinator of Programs will provide project execution and administrative support for the Programs Team’s offerings to MIE members. Examples of MIE offerings include virtual webinars, the National Conference, and the Mission Investing Institute. The Coordinator will work with the Director of Program Management to carry out duties related to team day-to-day program and operational functions.

This is an ideal remote opportunity for a professional that is seeking to gain exposure to impact investing, program development, and philanthropy.  

Key Responsibilities

Programs and Events
  • Support the implementation and execution of MIE programs, such as webinars, institutes, panels, and receptions
  • Manage the program speaker invitation process, in coordination with the Programs Team and other MIE staff 
  • Coordinate the onboarding process for speakers, including scheduling of briefing calls and acquisition of speaker assets
  • Support program content development, including background research on topics and potential speakers
  • Research potential program topics, speakers, and resources as needed
  • Research monthly field news through news media monitoring
  • Execute special projects related to programs as needed
  • Collaborate with other MIE teams members, as needed, on co-managed programs 
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date data in collaborative platforms like Salesforce, Asana, Slack, and Google documents
  • Carry out administrative functions essential to Programs Team’s performance
  • Serve as liaison for the Programs Team, handling routine inquiries, and managing logistics for team-managed events
  • Schedule meetings with high-level speakers and other sector leaders from the MIE network
  • Support the development of presentations, reports, and related materials
  • Collaborate with fellow team members on finalizing executive, board, and member-facing documents

Professional Experience & Qualifications

  • A minimum of one to three years of professional experience
  • Project management, impact investing, events management, or program coordination experience preferred
  • Experience in program coordination or development ideal
  • Passion for addressing social and environmental challenges and an appreciation for the power of investment capital to play a catalytic role in this process
  • Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Customer/client focused mindset
  • Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, with an ability to execute against a work plan to deliver high-quality and timely outputs
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, along with diplomacy, tact, and good humor
  • Flexibility to work both collaboratively and independently
  • Maintains an interest in seeking feedback and new information to strengthen own performance and that of team
  • Ability to travel domestically if needed
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Salesforce (or other CRM), Asana (or similar project management tool), and Slack (or a similar communication platform); technology systems and data visualization experience ideal
  • Bachelor’s degree and advanced degree in a related field preferred
Compensation: MIE is committed to offering a competitive compensation package. The starting salary for this role ranges from $55,000 to $65,000 based on individualized factors, including geographic location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The recruiting team is committed to sharing more details regarding compensation based on the candidate's individualized factors during the interview process. Benefits include paid time off and sick leave, 13 paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, and 403(b) retirement plan with matching, along with other elective options. The role is an “at-will position” and MIE reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, MIE or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

To apply for this role, please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with the subject line “Coordinator, Programs”.

MIE stands firmly with communities and organizations calling for an end to racial injustice and systemic anti-Black racism. In this moment of truth for the impact investing movement, MIE is looking inward with honesty and humility, holding itself accountable for change, and promoting racial equity in staff recruitment and assessment. Click here for MIE’s full racial equity statement — including actions MIE is taking now as an organization.

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