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30APR - Policy & Communications Associate - Innovations for Poverty Action - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a research and policy non-profit that discovers and promotes effective solutions to global poverty problems. IPA brings together researchers and decision-makers to design, rigorously evaluate, and refine these solutions and their applications, ensuring that the evidence created is used to improve the lives of the world’s poor. In recent decades, trillions of dollars have been spent on programs designed to reduce global poverty, but clear evidence on which programs succeed is rare, and when evidence does exist, decision-makers often do not know about it. IPA exists to bring together leading researchers and these decision-makers to ensure that the evidence we create leads to tangible impact on the world. Since its founding in 2002, IPA has worked with over 400 leading academics to conduct over 600 evaluations in 51 countries. This research has informed hundreds of successful programs that now impact millions of individuals worldwide.

Job Description
The Policy & Communications Associate will play a key role in supporting and growing IPA’s external communications and policy outreach. S/he produces IPA publications and materials through the creation of content aimed at engaging policymakers, funders, partners, and researchers. This individual must possess excellent writing, project management, and collaboration skills.

As a member of IPA's Policy & Communications Team, s/he will liaise closely with the organization's program area, country office, and development teams to produce exceptional external content and materials.

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities
Policy Writing Support (50%)

  • Assist in the writing and updating of external publications, including, but not limited to, project summaries, policy briefs, event materials, reports, and presentations
  • Develop and update graphics and fact sheets
  • Maintain and develop IPA brand resources and content

Policy Outreach Support (10%)

  • Liaise with IPA's program area, policy, and country office teams to support policy outreach activities and requests
  • Support development of proposals for funding IPA’s policy outreach

Communications Support (40%)

  • Support website content updates and improvements 
  • Use existing design templates to lay out outreach materials for country offices
  • Provide timely service to global staff and external stakeholders
  • Assist with the overall execution of IPA’s external research and policy communications strategy
  • Support mass internal communications
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in social sciences, design, communications, marketing, or a similar field
  • 1-3 years of professional experience
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Word and PowerPoint
  • Excellent writing and copy-editing skills
  • Close attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to reliably work independently under tight deadlines, juggling multiple tasks for different organizational clients, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
  • Interest in and knowledge of international development, economics, or social policy
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) is a plus
  • Experience with basic HTML, Drupal, and/or Salesforce is a plus

How to Apply
Please apply online: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=IPAORG&jobId=168888&lang=en_US&source=CC3.

Deadline – N/A


17APR - Assistant Editor, The Washington Quarterly - Deadline: N/A

Organization Description

The George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs is one of the world’s leading schools of international affairs and one of the largest schools of international affairs in the United States. Located in the heart of Washington, D.C., its mission is to educate the next generation of international leaders, conduct research that advances understanding of important global issues, and engage the policy community in the United States and around the world.

Hosted by the Elliott School of International Affairs and published by Taylor & Francis, The Washington Quarterly (TWQ) is a global security affairs journal providing diverse perspectives on strategic changes, trends, and relations around the world as well as their public policy implications. It addresses topics such as:

• The U.S. role in the world
• China, India and other emerging great
powers
• Nuclear security challenges including
North Korea, South Asia, Iran, and
terrorism
• Regional flashpoints such as the East
and South China Seas, Taiwan, and
Kashmir
• Global political changes such as
elections and mass uprisings

Contributors are drawn from both inside and outside the United States and reflect diverse political, regional, and professional perspectives. Essays are authoritative yet written for the global affairs generalist. Members of the analytical, diplomatic, intelligence, media, and policymaking communities value TWQ as a source of incisive, independent thinking about global political and security challenges and policies.

Location – Washington DC

Job Description

The Washington Quarterly currently seeks an Assistant Editor. Reporting to the Editor in Chief the Assistant Editor is responsible for most main tasks for publishing the journal.

Job Responsibilities

Editorial and Production:
• Serves as principal coordinator of editing and production process for articles approved for publication in The Washington Quarterly
• Edits long-form articles (>5000 words) for grammar and content, reshaping arguments to address international security, regional geopolitics, and recommendations for policymakers. Includes some fact-checking
• Liaises with Taylor & Francis for journal production, including desktopping and proofreading of each issue according to a rigorous quarterly schedule

Administrative:
• Manages budget including budget tracker, credit card oversight etc.
• Manages unsolicited manuscripts and the general TWQ inbox
• Coordinates travel, meetings, and events as needed
• Conducts research as needed, including brainstorming future substantive themes
Marketing and Technology:
• Shapes the journal’s online presence via social media
• Designs and writes quarterly email campaigns; coordinates other marketing campaigns with the publisher
• Crafts journal covers using InDesign
• Refreshes web content at twq.com using the CMS Drupal

Performs other work related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Job Requirements

High school diploma/GED or equivalent combination of training and experience, is necessary plus 3 years of relevant experience, or a bachelor’s degree.

• Bachelor’s degree in English, International Affairs, Political Science, History, or other related degree is strongly preferred
• 2 years of related editorial experience in a professional or university policy-related journal or publishing environment is strongly preferred
• Background and interest in international affairs/contemporary foreign policy strongly preferred
• Ability to write clearly with superior grammar and editing skills and attention to detail
• Willingness to work hours demanded by production cycles at predictable peak times
• Strong computer literacy, especially with Microsoft Office applications
• Experience with Adobe Photoshop, especially InDesign
• Experience with web design, the CMS Drupal, and social media promotion
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

How to Apply

Apply at https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/42615

Deadline – N/A


09APR - Editorial Producer, Fareed Zakaria GPS - CNN - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
CNN operates as a division of Turner Broadcasting System, which is a subsidiary of Time Warner. CNN identifies itself as – and is widely known to be - the most trusted source for news and information. The CNN umbrella includes nine cable and satellite television networks, two radio networks, the CNN Digital Network, which is the top network of news Web sites in the United States, and CNN Newsource, the world’s most extensively syndicated news service. CNN is proud of our ability to bring you up-to-the-minute news from around the world, as a result of our many extensions.

Job Description

  • The GPS Editorial Producer is responsible for booking guests, making pitches, and handling newsmaker requests for Fareed Zakaria GPS.
  • This individual is the show's booking representative and is responsible for keeping consistent the quantity and quality of bookings for our weekly show in addition to special projects.

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

  • Conducts pre-interviews over the phone and sets up on-camera interviews
  • Researches and pitches interesting and urgent stories
  • Works contacts for long term booking opportunities
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Job may require limited travel

Job Requirements

  • A qualified candidate for this position must have 3+ years journalism or production experience.
  • A proven interest in world affairs and a strong knowledge of current events is mandatory.
  • Research skills are essential to this position.
  • This candidate must be able to multi-task, execute quickly, and be editorially strong.
  • Organizational skills and writing skills are essential to this position.
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Conversational ability or fluency in other languages a plus.

How to Apply
Please apply online: https://careers.timewarner.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=391&siteid=36&jobId=781164.

Deadline – N/A


09APR - Program Officer, Train USA - Cultural Vistas - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
Founded in 1963, Cultural Vistas is a nonprofit exchange organization promoting global understanding and collaboration among individuals and institutions. We develop international professional experiences that create more informed, skilled, and engaged citizens. Our programs empower people to drive positive change in themselves, their organizations, and society.

We believe that sustained immersion in a country and language and professional experience, even more than travel or study abroad, promotes confidence and skills that create successful careers and nurture leaders, whether they are community activists or change agents at a global level.

Every year our 30-plus unique exchange programs reach thousands of individuals and organizations in the United States and more than 135 countries around the world. We invite you to join us as we work together to reach thousands more.

Job Description
Under the direction of the Program Director, the Program Officer manages a client portfolio of U.S. companies hosting international students and young professionals through Train USA’s Intern and Trainee programs and is responsible for admissions decisions for the program, acting as an Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) for DHS’s SEVIS database.  The Program Officer educates external stakeholders regarding Cultural Vistas’ programs and services, the mission of the J-1 Exchange Visitor Program, provides hosts and participants support throughout their programs, and supervises the Assistant Program Officer.  

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

Program Management

  • Oversees compliance and quality of application process and continuous program support for up to 600 programs, as part of the department’s 4,500 annual Intern and Trainee exchange programs:
  • Evaluates visa sponsorship applications to determine compliance with J-1 visa regulations, as well as internal Cultural Vistas policies
  • Ensures that the proposed programs provide robust and meaningful training opportunities in line with the participant’s educational and professional experience
  • Communicates program policies and expectations and effectively communicates them to external stakeholders; including applicants, U.S. companies, and immigration attorneys
  • Serves as an Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) for U.S. government database (SEVIS) to issue visa sponsorship documents and update and maintain participant records
  • Monitors SEVIS deadlines and reports, as well as participant arrival information
  • Solicits regular feedback from internal and external stakeholders pertaining to the progress and success of their professional exchange programs
  • Prioritizes tasks with attention to deadlines and customer expectations in a high-volume, time-sensitive and client-focused environment
  • In consultation with Program Development, arbitrates issues between participants and host companies
  • Stays abreast of expected departmental growth/decline in program numbers, as well as budget projections
  • Works collaboratively with an assigned Assistant Program Officer who assists with application processing
  • Collaborates on miscellaneous projects as needed (For Example: composing external communication pieces, developing participant resources, hosting participant events, etc.)

Client Relationship Management

  •  Responsible for managing a client portfolio of host companies from across the U.S., ranging in size, industry and sensitivity
  • Maintains regular communication with host companies, participants, immigration attorneys and Cultural Vistas’ partners to ensure meaningful opportunities, visa compliance and seamless processing
  • Educates clients and participants on the J-1 visa regulations, purpose of Exchange Visitor Program, and Cultural Vistas application process and services as a sponsor
  • In consultation with Program Director, develops and implements plan to proactively engage company clients – including regular check-ins via phone, email, and in-person to ensure high quality and consistent customer service
  • Ensures smooth processing of applications and clear messaging with internal and external customers
  • Assists host companies in the development of training programs by synthesizing information and succinctly expressing the goals and objectives of the program in a training plan
  • Periodically conducts site visits to ensure companies meet program requirements, participants are having a positive experience and to promote Cultural Vistas

Professional Development

  • Develops and maintains an advanced knowledge of visa regulations, Cultural Vistas policies and current issues in international education in order to properly represent Cultural Vistas in program administration and at events
  • Develops and maintains industry knowledge by seeking out educational workshops, classes, and related publications
  • Supports ongoing communication to all appropriate staff as it pertains to initiatives and new and existing business
  • Takes a proactive approach to improve business functions and workflow within department
  • Works in accordance with and in support of the mission, goals, values and strategic direction of Cultural Vistas

Job Requirements

  • Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with supervisors, colleagues, external stakeholders and people of diverse backgrounds
  • Strong critical thinking skills, problem-solving skills, and analytical thinking
  • Extraordinary attention to detail
  • High level of concern for providing exceptional customer service
  • Demonstrated ability to assume accountability for simultaneously ongoing projects, prioritize workload, remain organized, and make decisions in a fast- paced, deadline-sensitive environment
  • Ability to comfortably and confidently represent Cultural Vistas, i.e. public speaking
  • Strong understanding of program management, project implementation and working within the constraints of a budget
  • Strong leadership qualities, proactive and collaborative with the ability to serve as an effective role-model and serve as a direct supervisor
  • Ability to effectively handle ambiguity by creating focus and direction for oneself
  • Ability to work efficiently with minimal oversight while providing guidance and support to others
  • Honest, direct and transparent communication regardless of the message
  • Ability to seek and use input from peers when necessary before making decisions
  • Commitment to professionalism and professional development
  • Interest in and commitment to cultural exchange and the mission of Cultural Vistas
  • Foreign language skills a plus
  • Computer Equipment and Software Experience Required:
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Suite products. CRM experience and proficiency a plus. SEVIS database experience a plus.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree a plus.
  • Years of Experience: Minimum 3-4 years of previous administrative, customer service, client relations management, or program management experience in a cultural exchange, educational, or international relations environment.
  • Domestic and international travel may be required. Work on weekends, holidays, and evenings may be require

How to Apply
Please apply online: https://culturalvistas.hyrell.com/UI/Views/Applicant/VirtualStepHardSkill.aspx?enc=80Fa0aizavwp7KDIm53FwEENPCWDa1tGi-Qd6Wdr7l7-S_mnF-5nRGG5MsUtzhkQ&tzi=Eastern%20Standard%20Time.

Deadline – N/A


07APR - Mexico Policy Analyst, Polaris - Deadline: N/A

Organization Description

The Government Relations & Public Policy team works to ensure that governments prioritize efforts to eradicate all forms of human trafficking and protect victims of this crime at home and abroad. We build government support for promising practices in our filed, including anti-trafficking hotlines, the development of data standards and data-sharing, and protection policies for victims and vulnerable populations. Our public policy focus drives legal changes that enable governments to better protect victim populations, reduce worker vulnerability, improve support to survivors and increase human trafficking investigations.

Location – Washington DC

Job Description

Polaris is seeking a Policy Analyst who can further our organizational goals by strategically working to advance federal policy efforts to combat labor trafficking in Mexico. This role will work in close collaboration with the Director of Government Relations & Public Policy and the Policy Counsel to drive Polaris’ government relations priorities related to Mexico.  The Analyst will engage in desk and field research to identify the most pressing policy challenges related to labor trafficking in Mexico. This will require coordinating among research and policy partners in the U.S. and Mexico to identify policy reforms needed to effectively increase protections for vulnerable workers. The Analyst will be responsible for publishing policy briefs and making formal presentations to promote recommended legislative and policy reforms in Mexico and the U.S.

An ideal candidate will be a seasoned bi-lingual policy analyst with a passion and appreciation for Polaris’ goal of eradicating human trafficking worldwide. An excellent communicator and relationship builder, s/he must have experience conducting desk and field-based research and work effectively with researchers, government representatives and grassroots advocates, documenting nuanced information and presenting it in an accessible way to a wide variety of audiences.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assess and analyze existing human trafficking related laws and policies in Mexico including the gap between labor protections afforded to workers in Mexico and the implementation of those rights;
  • Draft policy briefs recommending legislative and policy reforms to effectively combat labor trafficking in Mexico;
  • Participate in stakeholder convenings to develop partnerships with key organizations within the movement and gather information about policy challenges;
  • Consult with coalition partners in the U.S. to identify relevant advocacy issues and build an action plan to address them;
  • Track and attend relevant policy meetings and conferences in the U.S. and Mexico; and share the knowledge across relevant programs;
  • Prepare written materials for diverse audiences: legislative staff, subject matter experts (SMEs), grassroots supporters, and the general public;
  • Liaise with staff from Polaris’ Global and Strategic Initiatives Teams on critical issues pertaining to Mexico’s human trafficking policies, as needed; 
  • Organize Polaris’ repository of policy materials on Mexico; and
  • Assist with other related meetings, presentations, or assignments as needed.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in public policy, political science, international affairs or related field;
  • Full professional fluency in Spanish and English;
  • Minimum three years’ experience in legislative analysis/policy efforts at the international, national or state level on human rights issues;
  • Professional experience conducting desk and field-based research; ideally for policy purposes
  • Practical and/or academic knowledge of human trafficking:
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to engage in positive collaboration with individuals and groups with opposing points of view and diverse political perspectives;
  • General understanding of Mexico’s federal government systems;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work well under pressure and maintain composure during stressful situations;
  • General flexibility and ease of movement between multiple projects; and
  • Travel to Mexico up to 15% of time.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in international policy or related field, or a JD;
  • Experience working directly with survivors of human trafficking;
  • Experience working in Mexico; and
  • Experience working with Salesforce and Google Drive programs.

Other

  • Survivors of human trafficking encouraged to apply;
  • Subject to a criminal background check;
  • Subject to a probationary term contingent on training performance; and
  • Request for three professional and/or personal references.

How to Apply

Apply at https://polarisproject.org/policy-analyst-mexico

Deadline – N/A


02APR - Grants & Contracts Assistant - Helen Keller International - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
Established in 1915 with Helen Keller as a founding trustee, Helen Keller International (HKI) is dedicated to saving the sight and lives of the world’s most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Headquartered in New York City, HKI has an operating budget of some $70 million and currently conducts programs in 21 countries in Africa and Asia, as well as in the United States. Renowned for its reliability, efficiency and high level of technical expertise, HKI promotes the development of sustainable, large-scale programs that deliver effective preventative and curative services for nutrition, eye health and neglected tropical diseases. The hallmark of the organization’s work is its proven success in developing, testing and scaling-up health interventions, and integrating them within government and community structures to support and build local capacity and sustainable solutions.

Job Description
The Assistant is a member of the Grants & Contracts unit of the Finance department. The position reports to a Senior Grants & Contracts Manager, and liaises with staff from other headquarters departments and in our country and regional offices regarding the Awards Management System and Library.

The Assistant supports the Grants & Contracts unit to provide contractual and compliance oversight of HKI’s awards and subawards by coordinating data collection and creating and updating complete and accurate records in the Awards Management System and Library, as well as providing general administrative support to the unit.

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities
Award Management Systems (AMS)

  • Execute all aspects of the administration and maintenance of award and subaward management systems and library. These responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
  • Review assigned award and subaward records, for accuracy against contractual terms and conditions and budget information.
  • Create and maintain award and subaward records data, and files, including contract terms and conditions, and budget information, ensuring information is thorough, accurate and up-to-date.
  • Update systems, on an ongoing basis, with any award modifications.
  • Create and organize award management library and department folders.
  • Configure roles and administration permissions for award management library as needed.
  • Run and distribute reports.
  • Act as an AMS power-user, proposing improvements to processes/workflows and making recommendations to take advantage of the database features.
  • Support onboarding of new HQ and CO staff and continued training and support of staff on system use, and relevant HKI Policies and Procedures.

Donor Agreement and Subaward Management

  • Complete G&C Checklist review of donor agreements, subaward agreements, and procurements and flag issues to be resolved.
  • Provide administrative support to G&C, Operations and Finance staff to manage and track the close-out of projects.
  • May draft and/or conduct initial review of awards, subawards, and donor correspondence. May review assigned subaward agreements and procurement contracts against donor requirements and HKI policies and procedures.
  • Support the G&C Department in compiling and updating US government compliance systems, as needed.

Unit Duties and Participation

  • Schedule weekly team meetings, lead the note-taking process for all meetings and manage the unit calendar.
  • Provide feedback, input and support in G&C unit development, goals and objective.
  • Support G&C unit in establishing and preparing materials for use by colleagues, including new guidelines, toolkits, procedures, standards, work processes, manuals, metrics and methodologies, This includes formatting, drafting content from notes and other administrative support.
  • Stay abreast of major donor regulations (i.e. USG) and assist in integrating new regulations into HKI policies.
  • Respond to questions/inquiries from various HKI departments and field offices and assist unit staff to resolve issues as they arise.
  • Collect the Audit Reports from organizations HKI has worked with in past fiscal year, on an annual basis as per USG funder requirement.
  • Collect the of vendor lists from HKI HQ and field offices and complete vetting process as required on annual and quarterly basis.
  • Prepare procurement paperwork for unit vendors and maintain files.
  • Prepare credit card and vendor invoices for payment, maintain hard and electronic files.
  • Provide other administrative and/or office support as needed.
  • Other duties, special projects, and expertise development, as assigned by supervisor, or delegates.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of 2 years directly relevant work experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience. International non-profit experience and interest in compliance a plus.
  • Knowledge of USAID and other donor regulations including other foreign government development agencies, and other multilateral development agencies a strong plus.
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented individual with strong critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to prioritize workload, assume responsibility for work, and follow through to completion.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally across cultures and language barriers including:
  1. asking for information in a way that is very clear and specific;
  2. represent G&C unit in meetings with other operations departments and report back relevant information;
  3. Ability to communicate complex information to a general audience.
  • Ability to perform duties that require very close attention to detail and synthesize large amounts of information. 
  • Strong general computer literacy and proficiency including word processing, MS Excel, web usage, ability to learn new Windows-based programs and to search the Internet and navigate new user interfaces.
  • Ability and willingness to work under pressure as a part of a global team, working in different time zones
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English are required; oral and written proficiency in French is preferred.
  • Positive customer service attitude.
  • Strong motivation for working in a non-profit environment.
  • Authorized to work in the US.
  • Residence in or willingness to relocate to the NYC metro area.

How to Apply
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to HKI.Recruitment@hki.org noting the job title in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Deadline – N/A


30MAR - Executive Administrator, The Cipher Brief - Deadline: N/A

Organization Description

The Cipher Brief is a digital, security-based conversation platform that connects the private sector with the world’s leading security experts. We deliver a relevant analysis of news and events that helps readers accurately anticipate and safely navigate the complex, unstable, global security environment. The Cipher Brief was founded by former CNN Intelligence Correspondent Suzanne Kelly on the belief that reporting on the latest security breaches or global security issues alone won’t always help find solutions to the bigger problems. Engaging the private sector in a solutions-based conversation is what moves the ball down the field.

Location – Washington DC

Job Description

The Executive Administrator position will be responsible for the overall operation of daily office functions and will provide administrative support for the CEO and COO. This position requires an individual with strong project management and communications skills as this person will need to effectively communicate and manage internal and external executives across various fields and industries. This individual should be proactive, self-motivated and be able to prioritize multiple tasks for numerous people in a fast-paced and high-demand environment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Calendar coordination for a busy traveling C-suite.
  • Identify, track, and manage priorities for company CEO based on email correspondence, phone and in-person conversations.
  • Arrange meetings (internal team & external stakeholders) and coordinate logistics as required.
  • Respond to a high volume of staff needs (HR inquiries/oversight of company benefits plan, track PTO, IT support).
  • Act as company liaison with external service providers with invoices and contracts.
  • Support The Cipher Brief events and operations teams.

Job Requirements

  • 2-3 years experience supporting executive level management.
  • Strong organizational/project management skills and extremely detailed-orientated.
  • Ability to forecast and troubleshoot problems before they occur.
  • Excellent communications skills- both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrated abilities to think and plan ahead, and manage time effectively.

How to Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@thecipherbrief.com.

Deadline – N/A


17MAR - Global Government Affairs Senior Manager, Wal-Mart - Deadline: N/A

Organization Description

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) serves customers and members more than 208 million times per week at more than 8,600 retail units under 59 different banners in 15 countries. With fiscal year 2010 sales of $405 billion, Wal-Mart employs more than 2 million associates worldwide.

Location – Bentonville, AR

Job Description

Manages Latin America strategies for Global Government Affairs by identifying key contacts (for example, foreign officials, policy influencers) within multilateral and Latin American regional organizations and governments; gaining trust, understanding, and support from influential individuals within international markets (for example, governments, opinion leaders); overseeing the coordination of visits to Walmart domestic and international facilities, markets, and events by influential individuals; aligning Walmart's Latin America strategy with political, economic, and social circumstances; guiding and collaborating with in- country associates on government affairs strategies; and responding to information and resource requests from in-country associates.

Manages and influences government policymaking and reputation across Latin American markets by developing and implementing government and institutional relations plans and programs; planning and coordinating events to influence policymaking and reputation; reviewing, creating, and implementing tools for government and policy influencers; incorporating company strategic positions in government affairs strategy; writing executive support products (for example, geopolitical analysis memoranda and government affairs talking points); identifying and implementing ways to advance Walmart international strategy; ensuring and maintaining consistent Walmart government affairs and reputational messaging in Latin America; and developing proactive government and institutional affairs strategies.

Manages internal and external coordination related to Walmart Global Government Affairs by serving as a point of contact to government officials and opinion leaders; recommending opportunities to position the company and its public policy priorities in or with regard to Latin America (for example, through speeches and other public and private engagement); supporting senior executives to increase understanding, confidence, and effectiveness of executive engagement in government affairs and reputational platforms; and developing internal written analysis, presentations, and other products for Walmart International senior executives and teams, Latin America markets, and the Global Government Affairs and broader Corporate Affairs team.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, International Relations, Political Science, Business, Economics, or related field and 4 years experience in corporate affairs, international business, or related field OR 6 years experience in corporate affairs, international Business, or related field. A graduate degree is preferred.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

2 years international corporate affairs experience, including overseas assignments.

  • Project management experience related to government, policy, political elections, or grassroots advocacy campaign(s).
  • 1 year of supervisory experience.
  • 2 years corporate experience involving government affairs and institutional affairs.
  • 2 years experience in government, non-governmental organizations (NGO), or policy-related not-for-profit organizations or foundations.
  • Business proficiency in Spanish and/or Portuguese.

How to Apply

Apply at https://jobs.walmart.com/us/jobs/856502/BENTONVILLE-AR-Senior-Manager-Global-Government-Affairs-Latin-America?lang=en-US

Deadline – N/A


14MAR - Program Development Officer - Asia - WaterAid America - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
WaterAid is an international organization whose mission is to transform the lives of the poorest and most marginalized people by improving access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene. Through our partners, we reached over 2 million people with clean water and 3 million people with sanitation last year.

Job Description
The fact that 1 in 10 people in the world today don't have clean water is an outrage, and we need you to help change that. We're the #1 international nonprofit exclusively focused on clean water, hygiene and sanitation, and there are 650 million reasons we do what we do. That daunting figure is the number of men, women and children who have yet to see, taste and enjoy safe clean water.

WaterAid's office in New York City needs an organized and passionate Program Development Officer to join the Strategic Partnerships Team and raise restricted funds in support of WaterAid's Latin America & Caribbean Region programs (Colombia, Nicaragua and LAC Region). The Strategic Partnerships team is responsible for the successful development and submission of funding proposals and reports to private, large family and corporate foundations and the US Government, as well as providing management of those restricted funds to ensure delivery on grants, contracts and awards.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to grow professionally and personally through working both independently and as part of a close-knit, dedicated team. Not only will you be working with the world's leading NGO dedicated to water, sanitation and hygiene education, you'll be doing your part to stop a killer that steals more lives than malaria and AIDS combined.

Purpose: As part of WaterAid America's (WAA) Strategic Partnerships Team, the Program Development Officer (PDO) - Asia is responsible for developing and submitting funding proposals and reports to private, large family and corporate foundations in support of WaterAid's Asia Programs, as well as managing these restricted funds to ensure delivery on grants, contracts and awards.

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities
Collaborating closely with WaterAid Country Program staff in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and the South Asia Region, the PDO supports the management and delivery of grants through the institutional funding cycle (proposal, award, implementation and reporting).

  • Identify and research prospective funding sources;
  • Support the administration of grants in Raiser's Edge and internal systems
  • Prepare narrative proposals, reports, workplans and budgets within the required formats and to ensure internal sign-off as necessary.
  • Communicate requirements and manage timelines for funded proposals;
  • Support best practices in project implementation, ensure compliance with donor conditions and requirements;
  • Keep relevant stakeholders informed, provide updates and, as necessary, escalate issues potentially affecting project delivery and/or donor relations;
  • Monitor program activities and financials to track implementation and expenditures;
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of funding strategies;
  • Liaise and meet with donor contacts as needed;
  • Support capacity building opportunities and initiatives;
  • Facilitate start-up workshops; provide logistical support for donor field visits.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree (Master's Degree in international relations or development, or equivalent work experience preferred);
  • Minimum of 3+ years' experience in development, contract management or grantwriting, preferably with a focus on international issues
  • Demonstrated success managing institutional partnerships;
  • Ability to set short and long term objectives that support organizational goals.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication and analytical skills;
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel required; strong administrative skills including MS Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint);
  • Excellent attention to detail and a willingness to support individuals at all levels;
  • Ability to manage a busy and varied workload, including multiple projects and deadlines, and think proactively and work independently, with limited supervision;
  • Positive and flexible approach to working in a busy, open office as part of a team.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally with varied work hours, including some evening and weekend commitments.

How to Apply
Please send your resume, writing sample and cover letter explaining why you are a perfect for this role to hr@wateraidamerica.org; please include "PDO - Asia" in the subject field.

Deadline – N/A


10MAR - U.S. Policy Specialist, USAID - Deadline: N/A

Organization Description

Macfadden is an employee-owned, international professional services corporation that applies integrated information technology solutions and program/project management expertise to help solve critical issues impacting the health, safety and security of the world around us. Since 1986, federal agencies have relied on Macfadden for critical support in the areas of international disaster response, development and humanitarian assistance, information technology solutions, financial management systems support and knowledge management and communications.

Today, Macfadden provides innovative solutions that enable our customers to rapidly respond to complex international disaster relief efforts; develop and maintain critical government financial systems, and safeguard key government information systems. We offer a broad range of technical capabilities to solve complex program requirements ranging from international program management and training, grants administration, geospatial information systems, information technology operations, financial systems, and helpdesk support.

With more than 200 employees, Macfadden is headquartered in Silver Spring, MD with multiple client site operations in the greater Washington, DC region and Tidewater, VA area.

Location – Washington DC

Job Description

Macfadden is seeking a Policy Specialist to provide information support to USAID/FFP’s U.S. Policy Team. The Policy Specialist will be part of the Communications and Information Support Unit and produce information products, including fact sheets, briefing memos, strategy papers, talking points, and other documents, that advance USAID/FFP’s policy objectives among internal and external audiences.

Key Accountablilities:

The Policy Specialist will draft and edit public and internal information products in coordination with USAID/FFP’s U.S. Policy Team. The specialist must demonstrate close attention to detail, emotional intelligence, professionalism, and integrity in high-pressure work environments.

Job Responsibilities

            · Draft and disseminate fact sheets, talking points, memos, PowerPoint presentations, official cables, briefing materials, and other correspondence

            · Support USAID/FFP U.S. Policy Team to develop messaging around policy priorities

            · Collaborate closely with information counterparts from other USG agencies, the UN, and non-governmental organizations

            · Gather information for and participate in meetings

            · Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Education:

Master’s degree in international relations or a related field.

Experience:

2-4 years professional experience, including internships.

Skills:

Must have excellent writing, editing, and verbal communication skills, as well as exceptional attention to detail. Must be flexible and adaptable to changing circumstances and have the ability to work under tight deadlines in an extremely fast-paced and collaborative

environment. Must demonstrate familiarity with U.S. policy and/or legislation regarding food aid. Experience with the U.S. government and/or humanitarian organizations a plus.  

How to Apply

Resumes and cover letters should be submitted via the following link:

https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCFA&cws=1&rid=1029

Deadline – N/A


10MAR - Global Policy Specialist, USAID - Deadline: N/A

Organization Description

Macfadden is an employee-owned, international professional services corporation that applies integrated information technology solutions and program/project management expertise to help solve critical issues impacting the health, safety and security of the world around us. Since 1986, federal agencies have relied on Macfadden for critical support in the areas of international disaster response, development and humanitarian assistance, information technology solutions, financial management systems support and knowledge management and communications.

Today, Macfadden provides innovative solutions that enable our customers to rapidly respond to complex international disaster relief efforts; develop and maintain critical government financial systems, and safeguard key government information systems. We offer a broad range of technical capabilities to solve complex program requirements ranging from international program management and training, grants administration, geospatial information systems, information technology operations, financial systems, and helpdesk support.

With more than 200 employees, Macfadden is headquartered in Silver Spring, MD with multiple client site operations in the greater Washington, DC region and Tidewater, VA area.

Location – Washington DC

Job Description

Macfadden is seeking a Policy Specialist to provide information support to USAID/FFP’s Global Policy Team. The Policy Specialist will be part of the Communications and Information Support Unit and produce information products, including fact sheets, briefing memos, strategy papers, talking points, and other documents, that advance USAID/FFP’s policy objectives among internal and external audiences.

Key Accountablilities:

The Policy Specialist will draft and edit public and internal information products in coordination with USAID/FFP’s Global Policy Team. The specialist must demonstrate close attention to detail, emotional intelligence, professionalism, and integrity in high-pressure work environments.

Job Responsibilities

            · Draft and disseminate fact sheets, talking points, memos, PowerPoint presentations, official cables, briefing materials, and other correspondence

            · Support USAID/FFP Policy Team to develop messaging around policy priorities

            · Collaborate closely with information counterparts from other USG agencies, the UN, and non-governmental organizations

            · Gather information for and participate in meetings

            · Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Education:

Master’s degree in international relations or a related field.

Experience:

2-4 years professional experience, including internships.

Skills:

Must have excellent writing, editing, and verbal communication skills, as well as exceptional attention to detail. Must be flexible and adaptable to changing circumstances and have the ability to work under tight deadlines in an extremely fast-paced and collaborative

environment. Must demonstrate familiarity with the UN system and international humanitarian policy and principles. Experience with the U.S. government a plus.

How to Apply

Application Instructions:

Resumes and cover letters should be submitted via the following link:

https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCFA&cws=1&rid=1028

Deadline – N/A


05MAR - Associate Editor - Horizon Client Access - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
Horizon started out in 2003 with a narrow focus on oil and gas in Russia. Our idea was to go deeper into the key issues that affected energy investors and explain the way things actually work. We looked at the fundamental questions that we continue to address today: who are the real decision-makers for oil and gas? What do they want from IOCs? What do the political elites who control the sector think of specific foreign firms? And how can an IOC build a strategy that will succeed within a politically driven environment?

Over the last 13 years, we’ve expanded our coverage to over 30 countries around the world, from Iraq and Indonesia to Mexico and Mozambique. We've become trusted advisors to the world's largest energy companies, as well as financial institutions and companies in the mining, logistics, shipping and petrochemicals sectors.

Job Description
We’re seeking an Associate Editor to join us in New York. The editor will report to our Senior Editor and Head of Research and work with our expert analysts and contributors around the world.

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

• Edit weekly analyses of political developments worldwide, including in the Middle East, Russia and the former Soviet Union, Africa, Southeast Asia, and Latin America;
• Edit in-depth monthly reports, client briefings and text-heavy maps and visuals;
• Ensure all copy is factually accurate and conforms to the firm’s house style;
• Some administrative duties to help the editorial and research teams, as needed.

Job Requirements

• Strong editing, copy editing, writing, fact-checking, and research skills;
• A background in journalism, political science or international relations;
• Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills;
• The ability to multitask and work in a deadline-oriented environment;
• A flexible, positive attitude;
• A sense of humor.

Major pluses include:
• Language skills (particularly Spanish, French, Arabic, Russian, Turkish or Portuguese);
• Demonstrated interest in energy issues, international politics and/or the oil and gas industry.

How to Apply
Please send your resume, along with a cover letter telling us about yourself and your interest in energy politics, to the attention of Cameron Hood at careers@hcaccess.com.

Deadline – N/A


20FEB - Program Associate - BRAC - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
BRAC is the world’s largest development organization, dedicated to empowering people living in poverty. Working across 11 countries in South Asia and Africa, BRAC touches the lives of more than 130 million people. Named the World’s Number 1 Ranked NGO in 2016 by NGO Advisor (www.ngoadvisor.net), BRAC uses a wide array of antipoverty tools such as microfinance, education, healthcare, food security programs and more. 

Job Description
BRAC seeks to hire a Program Associate to support a small team of development professionals who provide project management, advisory services, and technical assistance around the Ultra-Poor Graduation approach to a variety of external clients, including UN agencies, governments, the World Bank, microfinance institutions, and NGOs. The Program Associate will support technical assistance to existing clients, business and product development, and client and donor commitments, including immersion visits, events, knowledge management, and reporting. This position will be based in New York, and will work with staff members across BRAC global operations in New York, London, Bangladesh, and other country offices of BRAC in Asia and Africa. BRAC is recruiting additional positions to expand a global team around the Ultra-Poor Graduation approach.

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

  • Support the team in the delivery of client and donor commitments, including background research and preparation for immersion visits, trainings, workshops, and seminars;
  • Assist the team in global advocacy efforts, including website content development, blog writing, and preparation of internal and external briefs, reports, and presentations;
  • Contribute to new business development, including proposal compilation for large multilateral and smaller scale donors, as well as client acquisition for technical assistance engagements;
  • Develop key knowledge management products, and disseminate client experiences for donor and government audiences, clients, BRAC entities, and external audiences;
  • Support execution of events and national workshops designed to enhance learning around, and adaption of, the Graduation approach;
  • Maintain databases for project organization and grants management; and
  • Research strategic partners and relevant fora for representing BRAC and the Graduation approach in global audiences, among other duties assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, with preference given to candidates with degrees in social sciences, international development, evaluation or another related field;
  • At least 2 – 4 years of experience in international development, with experience working or studying in Asia or Africa;
  • Experience supporting proposal development and fundraising efforts;
  • Experience supporting teams in a fast-paced and multicultural environment required; and
  • Experience with livelihoods, financial inclusion, or poverty-reduction programs preferred.
  • Exceptional ability to communicate to partners and clients via written products and presentations;
  • Proactive leader, with ability to effectively manage competing work streams and deadlines;
  • Diplomatic, with strong interpersonal skills, and a high degree of cultural sensitivity; and
  • Excellent writing and public speaking skills in English required. Fluency in French, Swahili, or Bengali a plus.

How to Apply
To apply, please visit www.bracusa.org/jobs, and upload your resume, detailed cover letter, writing sample, references, and salary history.

Deadline – N/A


19FEB - Development Officer - Spark MicroGrants - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
Spark MicroGrants is a young, rapidly scaling organization pioneering a new approach to international aid. Spark proactively reaches out to rural poor villages and helps community members to design, implement and manage their own social impact projects. Since July 2010 we have mobilized over 140 communities across Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo to manage social impact projects including schools, community farms, electricity lines and more.

Job Description
Spark MicroGrants is seeking a full-time Development Officer based in New York, with three years of prior experience. This role will work closely with senior management to support fundraising efforts and gain hands on experience executing on matters from research, to scheduling meetings with partners, engaging in strategy sessions and human resource related tasks. She/he will also support on external and internal communication. The ideal candidate must have very strong interpersonal, writing and organizational skills. The right candidate must be motivated, flexible and passionate about the chance to make a difference in the early stages of a growing organization.

Spark team members are passionate about our vision for a world where everyone will live with dignity and determines their own positive future. We live by five Spark values that will enable us to achieve this vision:

1) Facilitators. We don’t impose; we enable others to generate impact.
2) Community-driven. We are motivated by what is best for the community.
3) Process-centered. The how of what we do is just as important as the what.
4) Authentic. Our vision and values live in everything we do.
5) Passionate. We are deeply committed to our work and love what we do!

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

• Prospect and draft communications with potential and existing partners
• Prep leadership team for meetings
• Manage Executive Director’s schedule
• Manage Salesforce data and administration including: updating records, the creation of new reports, individual giving data, and donor trends and analytics
• Research prospective supporters and new opportunities
• Provides administrative support for campaigns, gift acknowledgement and donor recognition programs
• Support and manage effective strategies and giving opportunities to increase fundraising and increase individual donor database including special events, direct mail, online giving, donor identification and cultivation
• Draft and edit proposals: strategize on approach, track opportunities, manage timelines and provide follow-up
• Assist in creating and managing special events including marketing, budgeting, production, and acknowledgement
• Provide support to YP members and volunteers conducting third- party events
• Support on new human resource and operational initiatives
• Manage ad hoc tasks for the leadership team

Job Requirements
QUALIFIED APPLICANTS MUST BE ABLE TO ANSWER YES TO ALL OF THE BELOW ITEMS:

1) Do you love organizing your to dos into lists and excel spreadsheets?
2) Do you maintain a high attention to detail -- from catching grammatical errors in a proposal to deciding what color is used in an event invitation?
3) Do you thrive in a passionate and entrepreneurial organization?
4) Are you resourceful and creative when developing solutions to organizational needs?
5) Can you work independently without waiting for external motivation to work hard?
6) Are you willing to play a supporting role at the beginning of your tenure and eager to take on more responsibility over time?
7) If given a list of 200 contacts can you determine how to bucket them based on themes?
8) Do you complete reports and achieve targets on time?
9) Would friends or colleagues describe you as passionate about global development?
10) Do you see the glass as half full?

How to Apply
Please email with your CV and a one page application stating why you want to work with Spark and what you will achieve in your first six months. In the subject line please use the format: ‘Development Officer, Your Full Name’. We look forward to hearing from you!

Deadline – N/A


09FEB - Americas Researcher - Human Rights Watch - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
Human Rights Watch is an international human rights monitoring and advocacy organization known for its in-depth investigations, its incisive and timely reporting, its innovative and high-profile advocacy campaigns, and its success in changing the human rights-related policies and practices of influential governments and international institutions.

Job Description
The Americas Division of Human Rights Watch (“HRW”) is seeking highly-qualified applicants for the position of Americas Researcher. The Americas Division is part of the Program Office. The Program Office consists of regional and thematic divisions and oversees research, reporting and various other work. The Americas Division works to advance human rights in Latin America and conducts a wide range of work, including investigation, report writing, advocacy and media work. This position reports to the Managing Director of the Americas Division, based in the New York office. This position will preferably be based in New York, Washington, DC, or Mexico City.

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

  1. Developing and implementing a research and advocacy agenda that focuses on improving respect for human rights in one or more Latin American countries, likely including Mexico;
  2. Monitoring and documenting human rights practices by conducting fact-finding missions and collecting and analyzing information from a wide variety of sources, including government agencies and institutions, local media, NGOs, journalists, diplomats, and others in the field;
  3. Writing and publicizing reports, briefing memos, statements, op-eds, articles, and press releases, as well as submissions to international bodies;
  4. Presenting human rights concerns to government officials, opinion leaders, inter-governmental agencies, and the media;
  5. Traveling for substantial periods of time, several times a year, in order to carry out research and advocacy;
  6. Responding promptly to queries from the media, the public, and colleagues in the human rights community;
  7. Working closely with local and regional human rights organizations to ensure that the work of HRW complements and enhances their own work;
  8. Liaising effectively with HRW staff located in multiple locations throughout the world to ensure effective coordination and delivery of activities;
  9. Delivering outputs in a timely manner and being consistent with the agreed strategy and priorities of the Americas Division; and
  10. Performing other duties as required.

Job Requirements
Education: An advanced (graduate) degree in international relations, journalism, law, Latin American regional studies, social sciences and/or extensive experience in human rights or related work are required.

Experience: A minimum of three years of experience working on human rights or related issues in Latin America, including time spent living in the region, is essential.

Related Skills and Knowledge:

  1. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Spanish are required.
  2. Ability to research and analyze complex human rights issues in a rigorous, nuanced and efficient manner is required.
  3. Ability to conduct interviews with a wide range of people, including victims of abuse, witnesses, and government officials, is required.
  4. Ability to monitor human rights developments and to identify and prioritize issues to work on is required.
  5. Ability to produce high-quality written material under tight deadlines is required.
  6. Ability to identify advocacy opportunities and advise the Americas division in developing and implementing advocacy strategies is required.
  7. Ability to work flexible hours and respond quickly to crises and conflicts as they occur is required.
  8. Strong initiative and follow-through, capacity to think creatively and strategically, ability to multi-task effectively, and ability to work under pressure are required.
  9. Strong interpersonal skills, in order to work collaboratively within HRW as well as with local partners, government officials, and others, are essential.
  10. Strong public-speaking skills are essential.
  11. Ability to make sound decisions consistent with functions is essential.
  12. Ability to think strategically about the global and local media environments and how to use the print and electronic media effectively to further advocacy goals is desirable.
  13. Knowledge of and experience working in international human rights and familiarity with international human rights law is preferred.

How to Apply
Please apply online: https://careers.hrw.org/opportunities/show/?jobid=1180.

Deadline – N/A


29JAN - Research Consultant - International Rescue Committee - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC works with people forced to flee from war, conflict and disaster and the host communities that support them, as well as with those who remain within their homes and communities. At work today in over 30 countries and 29 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure.

Job Description
The IRC is recruiting for a researcher to assist with upcoming speeches and a short book. IRC is looking for individuals with expertise in humanitarian policy, political science (ideally with a focus on conflict studies), and philosophy. The position will report to the Director of Policy and Planning in the President’s Office.

Ideal applicants will have an interest and/or experience in international aid and refugee resettlement. Previous professional or academic experience in policy research and analysis is preferred.

A top applicant will be a detail-oriented self-starter with strong communication skills across multiple mediums and a demonstrated ability to think critically. S/he must be enthusiastic and have excellent research, writing and organizational skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office is mandatory.

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

  • Conducting literature reviews
  • Summarizing and developing arguments in written briefs  
  • Analyzing and presenting data and statistics
  • Reviewing, editing and formatting content
  • Engaging in brainstorming sessions as required.

Job Requirements

  • Advanced degree in international relations, development or other relevant degree preferred.
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual thinking skills: the ability to cut through large bodies of research and information to analyze, summarize and develop arguments. Understands the relationships between theory and practice, data and trends, and can think in an inter-disciplinary way.
  • Excellent organizational skills: the ability to work independently & productively in a fast-paced environment and ability to effectively see projects through from start to finish.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills: the ability to successfully and effectively liaise with a variety of stakeholders in a demanding environment.
  • Flexible work attitude, proactive and demonstrated creativity: the ability to work productively in a team environment, anticipate issues before they arise, and problem solve creatively with minimal guidance.
  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written is required.
  • Excellent Computer skills: Expert in all MS Office applications. Quantitative analysis skills may be required.

How to Apply
Please apply online: http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=IRC&cws=1&rid=14956.

Deadline – N/A


29JAN - Assistant Director, Outreach - Council on Foreign Relations - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR's 5,000+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

Job Description
The goal of CFR’s Outreach Initiatives is to connect with leaders in a cross-section of American life, including religious leaders and scholars; students, teachers, professors, and higher education administrators; and civic and community leaders. The assistant director will primarily support CFR’s Religion and Foreign Policy Initiative, which provides a forum for congregational and lay leaders, religion scholars, and representatives of faith-based organizations to interact with CFR experts and discuss a broad range of international issues. In addition, the National Program & Outreach Department seeks to energize foreign policy discussions nationwide among CFR members and other community leaders.

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

  • Planning and logistics of Religion and Foreign Policy Initiative roundtables, conference calls, workshops, and conferences by drafting and sending event-related correspondence, tracking responses and participation, researching background materials, preparing meeting materials, drafting thank you notes, updating meeting records in organizational database, completing post-event reports, and participating in brainstorming for program topics
  • Cultivating strong relationships with new and existing Outreach constituents through regular email correspondence and calls, as well as periodic meetings and events
  • Using the organization’s database of contacts to analyze trends as well as to research target audiences and speakers
  • Coordinating traditional, online, and social media marketing of CFR materials and publications to Outreach constituents and tracking the results—this includes placing print and online ads and developing the online content for the dedicated Outreach Initiative webpages, monthly eNewsletters, and Twitter feeds
  • Overseeing tracking of Outreach activities in calendars, spreadsheets, and databases
  • Providing general project support to the department, including attending and working at National Program and Outreach events held outside of business hours

Job Requirements

  • Minimum three years of work in an office setting with programming and project management responsibilities
  • Experience working with diverse sectors and leaders; preferably with religious leaders, academics, and related constituencies
  • Understanding of and interest in diverse faith traditions and religious communities
  • General current knowledge of international relations and U.S. foreign policy issues
  • Superior organizational and time management skills with an ability to effectively multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Enthusiastic team player with positive and flexible attitude, ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • MA in a field related to religion and foreign policy with high academic achievement
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented with strong proofreading and editing skills
  • Strong MS Word, Excel, and database skills
  • Experience analyzing, interpreting, and representing data preferred
  • Social media experience preferred
  • Experience working with budgets and billing preferred

How to Apply
Qualified candidates should email or mail a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department.  PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL. The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background. 

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
humanresources@cfr.org

Deadline – N/A

 


21JAN - Program Assistant - Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
Founded in 1914 by Andrew Carnegie, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is a New York institution with global reach. For over 100 years the Council has promoted voices for ethics in international relations, education, and policy. Through its Ethics Studio, the Council produces multimedia programs for television, radio, and web audiences worldwide.

Job Description
The Carnegie Council is seeking a full-time Program Assistant to coordinate and promote its Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance Initiative. The Program Assistant will be supporting the Executive Director and a small virtual secretariat of people working in different countries.

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities
The Program Assistant will:

  • Provide advanced coordination for program activities that includes but is not limited to: drafting and sending invitations, preparing meeting materials, assisting with events/conferences, and coordinating travel.
  • Provide support to the Finance department, including overseeing reimbursements, expense reports, invoices and communications with outside consultants.
  • Develop and maintain a project finance management system that helps the Executive Director manage expenses against approved budget lines.
  • Assist with the preparation of grant applications/proposals including researching grant requirements and deadlines, if applicable.
  • Maintain the contact database, including updating contact information and profiles, tracking relevant interactions, and sending materials to contacts.
  • Prepare and review documents independently and generate communications, status reports for ongoing and pending program related projects.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field with high academic achievement.
  • 3-4 years of experience coordinating projects or programs. 
  • Excellent communication skills, including exceptional writing, proofreading, and editing skills.
  • Detail-oriented candidate with outstanding organizational skills, and the ability to work independently and on a team, and to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel; Microsoft Dynamics database management, and collaborative software.

How to Apply
Candidates should submit a resume, a list of three references, and a 1-2 page personal statement. Statements should be forward-looking, outlining the opportunities the candidate sees for this position. Please send applications directly via e-mail to orders@cceia.org.

Deadline – N/A


18JAN - Criminal Intelligence Officer (Integrity in Sports Team), Interpol - Deadline: N/A

Organization Description

INTERPOL is the world’s largest international police organization, with 190 member countries.

Our role is to enable police around the world to work together to make the world a safer place. Our high-tech infrastructure of technical and operational support helps meet the growing challenges of fighting crime in the 21st century.

Location – Lyon, France

Job Description

Under the supervision of the Anti-Corruption Unit Coordinator, and the Assistant Director, AFC the relevant IPSG management personnel and all relevant internal and external stakeholders, the incumbent plans, designs, develops, implements and delivers capacity building and training programs.

She/he will assist with the coordination of every aspect of running INTERPOL’s Integrity in Sports Program, to include developing and conducting operationally-oriented training courses for the program, in accordance with the INTERPOL Training Strategy and "INTERPOL Guide to Effective Training".

She/he directly tracks, monitors, coordinates, supports and reports to the Anti-Corruption Unit Coordinator, regarding all aspects of the Integrity in Sport Program.

Job Responsibilities

1.To plan, design and coordinate capacity building programs and operationally oriented programs or other training resources, including implementation and participation to those programs based on the needs expressed by the Anti-Corruption Unit Coordinator and the Assistant Director of the AFC Sub-Directorate, as well as by the Director of OEC and the Executive Directorate IPSG. When applicable, this may include designing and coordinating operationally oriented police programs, especially with regard to I-24/7 and affiliated programs,

2.To provide administrative and operational support within the framework of the approved budget for the establishment and roll out of the Integrity in Sports Training Programs/Projects,

3.To coordinate, develop and organize the curriculum for the assigned program/project and prepare the validation process accordingly,

4.To assist in coordinating internal and external meetings including proposing the agenda, preparing meeting documentation and materials, ensuring participation and effective and timely follow-ups,

5.To draft reports and documents by researching, analyzing and making recommendations, to track and recommend opportunities for the infusion of relevant subject matter within the framework of the capacity building/training program/project and also to analyze and propose evolutions to the training policies and processes,

6. To ensure that program/project work plans and targets are communicated effectively and efficiently,

7.To build up, promote and conduct capacity building and/or training courses in collaboration with other specialized officers and to evaluate the effectiveness of the training and capacity building activities and prepare post-training reports,

8.To provide IPSG units with assistance and guidance on their capacity building and training programs, when requested and tasked by the AD/AFC,

9. When applicable, to develop new e-learning modules to complement the training program and follow-up of users having participated in the distant learning program,

10.To perform any other duties as required by the supervisor.

Job Requirements

Training/Education required

•A Three-to-four years’ degree at a University, police Academy or other specialized higher education establishment is required.

Languages

•Fluent language skills in written and spoken in one of INTERPOL official languages; especially in English.

Experience required

•At least three years professional experience in investigation of corruption and/or match fixing and/or illegal betting and/or organized crime.

Specific skills required

•Ability to establish and maintain effective collaborative working relations with clients, stakeholders and senior management in a multi-cultural context,

•Good knowledge of the police work,

•Interest in adapting and applying his/her police experience in capacity building and training concepts so as to meet organizational needs and ensure continuous improvements,

•Good office software skills, including excellent command in presentation and preparation of executive and business plan documents,

Special aptitudes required

•Personal and professional maturity;

•Ability to maintain objectivity and apply logical reasoning;

•Ability to work in teams as well as individually;

•Ability to work under pressure;

•Good social skills, particularly in a multicultural environment;

•Initiative, creativity (original thinking) and curiosity;

•Ability to develop and maintain professional networks;

•Ability to synthesize;

•Good listening skills.

 

How to Apply

Apply at https://interpol.recruitmentplatform.com/Q22FK026203F3VBQBV7V4V4EW/EN//details.php?nPostingID=1070&nPostingTargetID=1654&option=52&sort=DESC&respnr=3&ID=Q22FK026203F3VBQBV7V4V4EW&JOBADLG=EN&Resultsperpage=10&lg=EN&mask=interext

 

Deadline – N/A