Director, Human Capital

Are you a motivated and creative individual looking to make a global impact? Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) seeks a Director, Human Capital (HC) to serve a vital role supporting the successful operations and growth of YPFP.

Position Description:

The Director, HC serves as the primary POC for DC staff recruitment and onboarding/offboarding of volunteers, as well as overall staff development and supporting senior leaders in organizational communication and operations.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Onboard and assist with new staff joining YPFP;

  • Work with department leads to recruit for their teams strategically and effectively;

  • Maintain content for Staff Handbook*;

  • Serve as sounding board for senior leaders on identifying and solving challenges related but not limited to: internal communications, knowledge management, staff transitions, and more.
  • Offboard departing staff (email closure, transfer of critical documents, etc);

  • Play lead role in planning annual fall staff retreat;

  • Plan quarterly Staff Leadership Trainings (SLTs) that offer staff professional development in areas such as public speaking, digital branding, etc.;

  • Assist with other projects as needed.

Eligibility & Requirements:

  • Current, dues-paying YPFP member based in the Washington, DC area

  • The ability to dedicate 12-15 hours per week to YPFP

  • Self-motivated, creative team player

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in recruiting and/or human capital a plus but not required

  • Knowledge of basic Google applications

How to apply

To apply for this position, please contact recruiting@ypfp.org with a letter of interest and resume. Please include the position title in the subject line.