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Impact Narrative Manager

Maven Leadership Collective consistently invests in queer and trans social impact leaders of color and allies to build more resilient communities that thrive even in crisis, tragedy, and transition. Maven’s Impact Narrative Manager leads the organization’s storytelling activities to communicate the full breadth of initiatives and impact to our ecosystem of donors, alumni, strategic partners, prospective participants, clients, and other key stakeholders. The individual in this position draws on the power of storytelling and evidence-based research, assesses the environment in which Maven operates, and identifies opportunities for informing internal and external decision-making, discussions, and activities related to our efforts to strengthen cultures of equity and belonging within organizations.

Key Responsibilities

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Lead creative and strategic communications tactics to strengthen recruitment for program initiatives, business development, philanthropic engagement, alumni relations, and public policy initiatives;
  • Set editorial vision for organization across platforms; directs creation and publishing of Maven’s annual impact report;
  • Leverage research and impact storytelling to inform senior leadership decision-making and strategic visioning;
  • Produce in-person and digital engagement activities to communicate Maven’s community impact to key stakeholders;
  • Assist with discrete investigative research to support public policy education;
  • Co-design evaluation tools with team members, analysis, and reporting for program initiatives;
  • Document and archive the work Maven has done, its history/evolution, and building a system for continued collection of material;
  • Attend public events and represent the organization in public speaking, engagements, op-eds, conferences, hearings and other events as they may arise;
  • Contribute to fundraising campaigns/grant proposal writing;
  • Identify, engage, and coordinate vendors to support communicating impact;
  • Develop and manage project budgets for impact narrative activities;
  • Other duties as assigned.

What It Takes

  • Strong written, verbal, and project management skills;
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion in leading communications and making decisions on appropriate courses of action after the various possibilities have been considered;
  • Significant experience working independently to create communications strategies in a social impact setting;
  • Significant demonstrated professional support of queer and trans people of color, or possession of a clear understanding of issues related to the professional experience of queer and trans people of color who work in the nonprofit sector;
  • Ability to use imagination, originality, and creativity in developing content, programs and new opportunities;
  • Creative problem solving skills when dealing with team members and key stakeholders;
  • Strong ability to manage a team of consultants, including graphic designers, photographers, videographers, researchers, evaluators, and others as needed;
  • Proficiency in use of computer and associated technologies;
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with team members, stakeholders, vendors, donors and others;
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

At this time, the Manager of Impact Narrative may perform many of the duties remotely, but also will be responsible for implementing certain activities in person, as determined by Maven. We anticipate revisiting the remote work arrangement in the future, based on the needs of Maven and other relevant factors.


$24 per hour (annualized at $49,920.00 per year + $200 per month in lieu of benefits) 

Three (3) weeks of paid time off

This is a full-time non-exempt position.

Position Closes

Monday, June 15 at 5 pm EST

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