Stakeholder Engagement Manager – U.S. Pharmacopoeial Convention

Location: Rockville, MD

Stakeholder Engagement Manager is a strategic and implementing position within the USP Convention engagement approach. S/he will lead engagement sectors, collaborate with colleagues across the organization helping to build a connected Convention Membership community through meaningful content and tactics that grow engagement and provide value to Members and to USP’s public health mission.

Principal Duties And Responsibilities

  • Serves as a sector staff lead within the Convention Membership, building an engaged and connected community of stakeholders.
  • Collaborates with colleagues and stakeholders to incorporate the right perspectives, knowledge and expertise into planning and implementation of engagement activities.
  • Conceptualizes and implements engagement activities that include but are not limited to curating content, facilitating multi-stakeholder dialog, leading the development of co-created content, and planning in-person and virtual events.
  • Captures insights on Convention Membership and apply learnings to engagement approach and tactics.
  • Measures success of Convention Member engagement by setting objectives, identifying KPIs, tracking progress and adjusting appropriately.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field.
  • Eight (8) years of experience in a relevant trade association or in public affairs role in industry or consulting.
  • Three (3) years of experience in strategic external relationship management.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated application of engagement best practices in the health and science space.
  • Able to successfully manage multiple projects at once while maintaining focus on outcomes.
  • Agility – comfortable with change, adapting to new processes, objectives or tactics.
  • Curiosity – desire to grow understanding of issues, of Convention Membership.
  • Well-honed organizational, interpersonal, communication, negotiation, writing, and listening skills.
  • Strength in collaboration and ability to influence and inspire in a matrixed organization.

More Information

USP offers an impressive benefits package , including:

  • Generous paid time off – 13 paid holidays, 10 sick days and 15 vacation days per year to start
  • An annual 401(k) contribution, beginning after 1 year of service, of 10% of pay (base and bonus) every pay period that vests immediately
  • Comprehensive individual and family healthcare plans with affordable premiums and low annual deductibles ($250/individual or $500/family)

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