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25JUNE - Program Coordinator for the Women and ESCR Working Group - ESCR-Net - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
ESCR-Net - International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is a collaborative initiative of over 270 groups and individuals from 75 countries around the world, working “to build a global movement to make human rights and social justice a reality for all.” Using the human rights framework, with a focus on economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR), members exchange information and experience, build a collective voice on significant global conditions and developments, develop new tools and strategies, and take concrete action to transform systemic injustice. The member-led collective work of ESCR-Net is guided by core principles including gender and regional balance in leadership, intersectional gender analysis, and centrality of grassroots groups and social movements. In addition to addressing violations, members are increasingly exploring and advancing shared alternatives to the dominant socio-economic model, through the strong analysis and leadership of politically organized communities affected by human rights violations, as well as evolving communication, popularization and mobilization practices.

Job Description
ESCR-Net is excited to be seeking a new staff member to serve a key role within its secretariat team, with primary responsibility for coordinating collective member work related to ESCR-Net’s Women and ESCR Working Group. ESCR-Net's work on Women and ESCR seeks to provide a space for non-governmental organizations, grassroots groups, social movements, and individual advocates and academics to deepen shared critical analysis, build solidarity and unity across struggles, and undertake collective advocacy to advance the realization of women’s ESCR and substantive equality globally. The current focus of the Working Group includes advancing a clear understanding and strategic action in connection with women’s rights related to an ongoing project on housing, land and natural resources; an emerging project on work; and recent interest in advocacy related to sexual and reproductive health and rights. The Working Group also continues to be central to strengthening an intersectional approach, foregrounding gender analysis, throughout the wider work of ESCR-Net, including in areas of strategic litigation and implementation, corporate accountability, economic policy and monitoring. For a complete overview of ESCR-Net’s work, please visit our website at www.escr-net.org.

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and work with members to strategically develop the Working Group’s projects and activities with members, in line with its 2017-18 action plan and attentive to emerging opportunities to advance women’s ESCR:
    • Organize and facilitate workshops and strategy meetings;
    • Coordinate member-led strategic advocacy and develop related resources to advance substantive equality and the realization of women’s ESCR; and
    • Work with members to strengthen network synergies between the Working Group and other ESCR-Net working groups in relations to specific projects, and to take a leading role in integrating an intersectional gender analysis throughout network practices.
  • Facilitate a diverse and member-driven Working Group, supporting cross-regional connections and acting as a liaison between the Working Group and broader network:
    • Communicate updates on projects and key developments in the field to Working Group members, supporting identification of strategic opportunities for collective engagement;
    • Outreach to strengthen the regional and organizational diversity and effectiveness of the Working Group;and
    • Coordinate effective communication, popularization and mobilization approaches, to strengthen the wider women and ESCR field, in conjunction with the secretariat’s communication team.
  • Keep informed of key developments in the field of women’s ESCR to identify and develop opportunities in discussion with the Working Group members and deepen learning in focus areas.
  • Travel internationally in relationship to Working Group activities and represent ESCR-Net’s work, mission and principles in a range of forums.
  • Support fundraising activities, including drafting or reviewing proposals and reports and engaging with funders, in collaboration with the secretariat’s development team.
  • Perform necessary administrative, budgetary and logistical tasks.
  • Recruit, orient and oversee interns, consultants, and potentially junior staff, in communication with the secretariat team to evaluate needs and opportunities.
  • Engage constructively and consistently with other colleagues, based in multiple locations, and report to the Executive Director, in close coordination with the Legal Director

Job Requirements
The ideal candidate is someone who has substantial knowledge of the field of human rights, with a focus on gender and ESCR. The candidate should have strong interpersonal and coordination skills; work well in collaborative processes with diverse organizations; and be eager to engage with a wide range of issues.

Candidates should have the following qualifications (required):

  • A relevant graduate degree, with a strong preference for work in gender studies, international human rights and/or development, law, political science or economics, and at least 3 years of experience working in the human rights field; OR a relevant undergraduate degree, with at least 5 years of relevant experience and in-depth knowledge of ESCR and women’s rights;
  • Good political judgment and strong facilitation skills to work with a wide range of civil society groups and interests internationally; capacity to creatively and strategically outreach and facilitate collective advocacy with diverse human rights organizations, grassroots groups, advocates and government officials across the world;
  • Strong knowledge of international human rights law and mechanisms, and an understanding of the application of human rights law in domestic systems;
  • Experience applying gender and intersectional analysis;
  • Strong general knowledge of global economic and political issues;
  • Solid planning and organizational skills, with experience managing and prioritizing competing deadlines;
  • Experience planning and implementing collaborative workshops and meetings;
  • Ability to represent ESCR-Net and liaise with people at all levels, including effective public speaking skills and clear written communication;
  • Ability to quickly grasp new issues through research and in dialogue with members; and
  • Fluency in oral and written English, and strong working knowledge, both oral and written, of one of the following: Spanish, Arabic or French.

In addition to the qualifications noted above, the following skills and experiences are highly desirable:

  • Fluency in Spanish, French and/or Arabic, including drafting and reviewing documents and oral communication;
  • Experience with organizing or campaigning for women’s rights, ESCR or related social justice issues, ideally as part of or in close partnership with social movements and/or grassroots groups;
  • Strong knowledge of and/or experience advocating in relation to: housing, land and natural resource issues; work; and/or sexual and reproductive health rights;
  • Experience at the intersection of women’s rights and economic policy, development, and/or corporate accountability;
  • Experience with research, writing and/or litigating using the human rights framework, particularly women’s and/or ESC rights at the national, regional or international level;
  • Experience engaging with UN and/or other intergovernmental bodies;
  • Experience managing online tools for communication and collaboration, including web databases, podcasts/radio/video interviews, data aggregation techniques, real-time online forums, etc.;
  • Experience as a trainer or facilitator;
  • Experience living and working in multiple regions; and
  • Experience with fundraising.

How to Apply
Please send a curriculum vitae, a letter of interest and contact information for 3 references to ESCR-Net by email (escr-net@escr-net.org), using “Women and ESCR Working Group Search” and your initials, as the subject of your email. We encourage interested candidates to apply as early as possible as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, beginning 3 July 2017. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted; thank you for your understanding during this process.

Deadline – N/A


12JUNE - Associate, Policy and Advocacy - Women Deliver - Deadline: 30JUNE

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Organization Description
Women Deliver is a leading global advocacy organization. We build capacity, forge partnerships, create networks, develop messages and catalyze actions that spark political commitment and investment in the health, rights, and well-being of girls and women throughout the world. We bring together diverse voices and interests to share solutions and drive progress particularly in gender equality and maternal, sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Job Description
The Associate of Policy and Advocacy plays a role in helping to shape and implement Women Deliver’s policy and advocacy strategic undertakings, as well as support the Deliver for Good campaign activities. 

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

  • Conducts the media monitoring, keeps apprised of evidence and case studies, monitors of global and national platforms and to support the ongoing strengthening of the in-house expertise on with Women Deliver’s advocacy issues and the investment areas of the Deliver for Good Campaign.
  • Develops in-depth landscape analyses to inform Women Deliver’s global and in-country advocacy efforts.
  • Supports the implementation of strategic plans for advocacy activities including, but not limited to: Women Deliver’s 2019 conference; Deliver for Good; thematic meetings; country consultations and convenings; and other advocacy events around key calendar dates (e.g., Commission on the Status of Women; the High-Level Political Forum; the World Health Assembly, UN General Assembly and others as they arise).
  • Contributes technical guidance and quality assurance on advocacy and policy work as a whole.
  • Contributes to advocacy outreach efforts and supports the development of meeting notes, evidence-based policy briefs, presentations, advocacy statements, toolkits, talking points, responses to relevant advocacy moments with messages and materials.
  • Supports the development of and revision to donor reports, grant proposals, and other documents as necessary.
  • Supports the advocacy team in following ongoing policy debates and development at the UN, regional and in-country gatherings, as appropriate and relevant.
  • Supports relationships and partnerships with stakeholders from civil society, private and public organizations, and national/international decision makers and government officials.
  • Supports Women Deliver’s involvement in the Equal Measures 2030 partnership by participating in Working Groups calls and activities and helping to prepare and review materials, as needed.
  • Works with the advocacy team and the external relations team to support  Women Deliver’s private sector engagement, including the development of landscape analysis and preparing briefings prior to meetings, working with BSR to advance the Business Action Network; engaging in other bilateral engagements, and support the 2019 conference private sector engagement, as requested.
  • Helps to develop materials and coordinate logistics for advocacy trainings for partners and key stakeholders.
  • Participates in various events, meetings, and conferences connected to the development and execution of Women Deliver’s advocacy priorities.
  • Organizes and attend meetings, briefings, conferences, and other events relevant to the Women Deliver’s advocacy work, prepares notes, and coordinates event logistics, as needed.
  • Works to ensure the timely completion of deliverables related to the work plan.
  • Helps evaluate the results of Women Deliver’s advocacy messages and activities and reflect the results in donor reports and board reports.
  • Carries out other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • BA/BS required in a related field such as public health, international relations, gender studies, political science, or human rights.
  • 3-5 years of work experience, working with diverse cultures on global health or international development campaigns, programs, or initiatives.
  • Expertise in and passion for gender equality, international maternal, sexual and reproductive health and rights issues, with an emphasis on girls and women – a background in economic empowerment, girls’ education, or climate change is an added plus.
  • Experience working on advocacy and communications campaigns.
  • Solid research experience evaluating quantitative and qualitative research with the ability to discern high-quality data sources.
  • Strong organization and project management skills with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and work independently while meeting tight deadlines.
  • Ability to apply strategic and creative thinking, while being persistent, motivated, proactive, energetic, and detail-oriented.
  • Strong interpersonal skill and ability to diplomatically handle sensitive situations with target audiences, cultures, and organizations to ensure productive partnerships.
  • Ability to design and implement creative, analytical approaches to improve programs and projects.
  • Ability to translate technical reports and research into materials for non-technical audiences.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel, and adept in creating professional PowerPoint presentations.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally.
  • Superb writing and editing skills, and professional communication and presentation skills in English.
  • Native proficiency in French, is strongly preferred; and at least a conversational and written intermediate proficiently is required.
  • Must be able eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.

How to Apply
To apply please send a cover letter, CV, and salary requirements to: careers@womendeliver.org

Deadline – June 30, 2017


04JUNE - Policy Advisor - UK Mission to the United Nations - Deadline: 18JUNE

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Organization Description
The UK Mission, with support from other Government Departments, represents the UK in every negotiation that takes place in New York, ensuring that Britain’s interests and views are taken into account by UN Bodies and the other member states. The UK, as one of the five Permanent Members of the Security Council, plays a key role in all aspects of the Council’s work, providing information from the UK’s diplomatic network, negotiating, and lobbying for appropriate actions and resolutions. The Ambassador and his team engage in a constant round of meetings, promoting British interests and persuading others to accept the UK’s views.

The UK Mission also works to improve the way the UN works. It plays an important part in efforts to reform the Security Council, improve the UN’s finances and strengthen the UN’s capacity to deal with economic and social issues, peacekeeping and conflict prevention. The UK has been at the forefront of efforts to develop practical proposals for reform. The UK Mission works with the UN Secretary-General to promote reforms and ensure that the UN is a leaner, more effective organization – one that will meet the challenges of the twenty-first century.

Job Description
An exciting and challenging opportunity to work at the UK Mission to the United Nations, driving UK policy in the General Assembly of the United Nations at a time when the international community is gearing up to support the new Secretary-General’s ambitious reform agenda. We are recruiting for two positions to support UK engagement with the General Assembly (GA), one leading on policy, liaison and analysis on the GA generally; the other on the Sustainable Development cluster within the GA and Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). You’ll be working for a Government who cares about these issues, whose views are influential and whose thought-leadership is respected.

The successful candidates will join a busy team that leads on the UK’s overall engagement with the General Assembly and ECOSOC, and also focuses specifically on international development, health and climate change at the UN. You will work with policy managers and colleagues across a broad spectrum of British Government departments to develop and deliver UK policy in relation to the UN – either with a focus on successful engagement with the General Assembly broadly, or on delivering UK aims on sustainable development issues and in the Second Committee.

The ideal candidates will have a flexible approach and be strong team players. You will be comfortable managing competing and evolving demands in a fast paced environment, and demonstrate an enthusiasm for making a positive contribution to the workings and culture of the team and wider mission. You will be part of an energetic and friendly team of seven with a strong team ethos and a belief in enabling each other to excel. You will also work with other parts of the mission, and will contribute to setting up Ministerial visits to the UN, putting on events and coordinating activity across the team and wider Mission. There will likely be some travel opportunities, including to London to meet with UK Government policy leads.

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain up-to-date understanding of UK priorities and Member States positions on your policy areas, preparing statements, briefs and reporting on these;
  • Provide policy support more broadly to other members of the mission and team, including working closely with the UN Secretariat to ensure coordinated and effective engagement at the General Assembly and/or Second Committee;
  • Build and manage effective relationships between the UK and key stakeholders on your policy areas, representing UK views to stakeholders as required;
  • Support the wider team in areas such as Ministerial visits programmes, events, coordination and administrative support if needed;
  • Represent the UK and negotiate on its behalf on your lead policy areas;
  • Assist in other policy areas and issues as needed, working flexibly and adjusting to changing priorities.
  • There is considerable scope for personal development in the range of responsibilities outlined.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelors degree (or equivalent)
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a relevant field
  • Excellent negotiation, influencing and communication skills, including written communications, in English
  • Ability to deliver high quality results on multiple areas of work to tight deadlines
  • A team player able to work flexibly and prioritize across a variety of policy areas

Desirable qualifications and experience  

  • Knowledge and understanding of the UN, international relations or international development
  • Familiarity of working in public service, particularly the UK civil service
  • Willingness to undertake international travel

How to Apply
Please apply online: https://fco.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/mobile-0/appcentre-1/brand-2/xf-6a1c05828ac8/candidate/so/pm/4/pl/1/opp/3384-Policy-Advisor-UN-General-Assembly-and-or-Sustainable-Development/en-GB.

Deadline – June 18th, 2017.


24MAY - Senior Associate, Finance and Administration - BRAC USA - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
BRAC is a development success story, spreading innovative poverty solutions born in Bangladesh to 11 other countries and is considered by most measures to be the largest international development organization in the world. BRAC is headquartered in Dhaka, Bangladesh with 115,000 full-time staff reaching an estimated 138 million people through its holistic approach to alleviating poverty. BRAC USA’s purpose is to raise awareness and mobilize resources to reduce poverty, improve health, provide education, and empower women and girls around the world.

Job Description
BRAC USA seeks a highly motivated, detail-oriented and analytical candidate to serve as Senior Associate, Finance and Administration who will report directly to the Finance and Administration Director. S/he will be based in New York and will responsible for supporting BRAC USA’s finances, human resources, and organizational management.  This is a tremendous opportunity for a candidate who enjoys numbers, is able to think creatively to improve systems and wants to utilize his/her background in business, finance or accounting in a highly collaborative environment to achieve the mission and vision of BRAC USA. 

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain general ledger, including class allocations for donor restrictions;
  • Prepare quarterly reconciliation schedules, including a reconciliation with the grant management database;
  • Prepare financial reports for program teams;
  • Assist in budget creation;
  • Prepare for the annual external audit;
  • Reconcile multiple bank and credit card accounts, and review staff expense reports and process personal expense reimbursements;
  • Manage state agency charitable filings;
  • Prepare 1099s and W2 forms; and
  • Prepare payroll semi-monthly.

Human Resources and Administration:

  • Assist with recruitment process, including advertising for positions on industry career sites and develop framework for secondary and tertiary interviews;
  • Collect and organize employee paperwork;
  • Maintain employee files;
  • Manage staff enrollment in benefits;
  • Manage a comprehensive orientation program to educate staff and interns about policies and procedures;
  • Manage employee engagement initiatives, including lunch-and-learns, birthdays, and quarterly teambuilding events.
  • Support office operations as needed.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, Economics, International Relations, or related field;
  • At least 3 – 5 years of overall professional experience in accounting, finance and/or office administration, with prior nonprofit experience preferred;
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks and Salesforce required, with proficiency in payment processors or similar development platforms preferred;
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel, and Google App Suite required.
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills;
  • Ability to integrate into BRAC’s culture and work respectfully with other team members in the U.S. and worldwide; and
  • A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills.

How to Apply
Please apply online: http://www.bracusa.org/join-us/jobs/#op-188042-senior-associate-finance-and-administration.

Deadline – N/A


20MAY - Communications Manager, Tahrir Institute - Deadline: N/A

Organization Description

The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP), a nonpartisan and nonprofit organization, is dedicated to understanding and supporting Middle Eastern countries undergoing democratic transitions and committed to informing U.S. and international policymakers and the public of developments in these countries.

Location – Washington DC

Job Description

The Communications Manager will be responsible for developing a clear and comprehensive communication strategy; working on effective approaches to disseminate and publicize TIMEP analysis and advocacy positions; and promoting its project output and publications. The Communications Manager will also be responsible for developing media contacts, tracking media coverage, assisting in preparing press releases, and developing and implementing a social media strategy. Additionally, the Communications Manager will work with the Development and Projects Director to draft communications materials for stakeholders and provide brand consistency throughout the Institute, in addition to assisting in the planning, and execution of events.

Job Responsibilities

  • Developing the Institute’s communication strategy and an outreach plan to expand TIMEP’s network with media outlets and potential audience.
  • Creating, implementing, and measuring the results of internal and external communications programs.
  • Expanding TIMEP’s visibility online and readership of publications.
  • Tracking media coverage of TIMEP and its programs and projects in a spreadsheet and creating monthly reports on media intake and coverage.
  • Managing, routing, and tracking public information requests that come to the organization’s general email inbox. This includes responding to inquiries and forwarding press and issue-specific requests to appropriate staff members.
  • Creating, maintaining, updating, and developing press distribution lists and contacts.
  • Drafting and distribution of monthly project releases, event invitations, and institutional announcements.
  • Publicizing TIMEP activities and events (such as press releases, project related documents and commentary) using both traditional media and social media.
  • Creating content and managing all of TIMEP’s social networks to direct and support integrated, ongoing online campaigns by expanding awareness and engaging stakeholders.
  • Working with appropriate staff to unify existing external communication leaflets and create new promotional material.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and five years of related experience or training, or a master’s degree and three years of related experience or training.
  • Proven ability to develop communication strategies related to organizational policies in collaboration with a diverse team.
  • General knowledge of and experience with political climate in the Middle East.
  • Knowledge of Google applications, advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and social media platforms including Facebook and Twitter.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of media operations and expertise in public relations and communication.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in TIMEP and in external environment, manage competing demands, and change approach or method to best fit situations.
  • Ability to manage and adapt to frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Arabic language skills are preferred.

How to Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter and writing sample with salary requirements to jobs@timep.org with the subject line, “Communications Manager”. Only competitive candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the selection process. No phone calls please.

Deadline – N/A


18MAY - Research Associate, Tahrir Institute - Deadline: 05JUNE

Organization Description

The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP), a nonpartisan and nonprofit organization, is dedicated to understanding and supporting Middle Eastern countries undergoing democratic transitions and committed to informing U.S. and international policymakers and the public of developments in these countries.

Location – Washington DC

Job Description

The Research Associate will be responsible for the development and management of research as it pertains to the regional political, social, economic, and security landscape and, particularly, implications for United States and international policy, with a focus on Egypt, Syria, Libya, and/or Iraq. The Research Associate will contribute to the development of research projects, written analysis, and other forms of knowledge production in their own area of expertise, as well as provide support to ongoing research initiatives.

Job Responsibilities

  • Contributes to TIMEP’s mission by participating in public events hosted by the institute or attending external events.
  • Covers and researches regional news thoroughly for stories relevant to TIMEP.
  • Delivers Daily Research Brief to the research team and senior staff.
  • Produces or assists in producing short research publications relevant to the TIMEP’s work, such as briefings, statements, updates, or profiles.
  • Coordinates larger projects or longer written work, such as reports or articles for the website or external publications, under the review of senior staff.
  • Develops and maintains courteous and effective working relationships with clients, vendors and/or any other representatives of external organizations.
  • Advises on and contributes to development initiatives (e.g. grant or project proposals and reporting).
  • Advises on and contributes to advocacy initiatives (e.g. meeting or briefing preparation).
  • Completes necessary administrative tasks (e.g. activity reports, meeting memoranda, timesheets).
  • Directly supervises 1 to 3 interns in the Research Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities including interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree or 4 to 10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Mastery of subject matter in applicable portfolios.
  • Expertise in and experience with political climate in the Middle East.
  • Proficiency in crafting policy analysis, long-form reporting, and short-form brief development.
  • Highest quality of written product, with experience publishing in policy analysis or research.
  • Self-starter, able to initiate and conduct research with moderate direction input from senior staff.
  • Understanding of ethical and security considerations in conducting research in the region.
  • Knowledge of Google applications, advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and social media platforms including Facebook and Twitter.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in TIMEP and in external environment, manage competing demands, and change approach or method to best fit situations.
  • Ability to manage and adapt to frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Competent in budget development and management.
  • Arabic language skills are strongly preferred.

How to Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter and writing sample to jobs@timep.org with the subject line, “Research Associate by June 5th, 2017 . Cover letters should include a description of candidate’s area(s) of expertise. Only competitive candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the selection process. No phone calls please.

Deadline – June 5, 2017


14MAY - Strategy Specialist - Open Society Foundations - Deadline: 01JUNE

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Organization Description
The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens. To achieve this mission, the foundations seek to shape public policies that assure greater fairness in political, legal, and economic systems and safeguard fundamental rights. On a local level, the Open Society Foundations implement a range of initiatives to advance justice, education, public health, and independent media. At the same time, we build alliances across borders and continents on issues such as corruption and freedom of information. The foundations place a high priority on protecting and improving the lives of people in marginalized communities.

Investor and philanthropist George Soros established the Open Society Foundations, starting in 1984, to help countries make the transition from communism. Our activities have grown to encompass the United States and more than 60 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Each foundation relies on the expertise of boards composed of eminent citizens who determine individual agendas based on local priorities.

Job Description
The Open Society Foundation Legal Empowerment Shared Framework is a high-reaching time bound initiative which aims to institutionalize and financially secure systems offering nationwide and/or population-specific community-based justice services for people who are poor and marginalized in 10 low-, middle-, and high-income countries.

The Strategy Specialist will support the assigned implementing lead, the Advisory Group, and the Strategy Unit Senior Program Manager by facilitating and coordinating work that will be implemented by participating OSF programs, foundations and offices.  The Strategy Specialist’s overall mandate provide support, coordination, and assistance to enable the smooth logistical, administrative, and programmatic functioning of the shared framework.

Reporting to the shared framework lead, as well as the Senior Program Manager of the Strategy Unit, the Strategy Specialist’s primary role will be to coordinate collaboration among OSF staff involved in the shared framework at the country and regional level.

The Strategy Specialist’s secondary role will be to work with the Strategy Unit team to assist in the development of guidance, tools, and reporting for the broader shared framework effort.  This will entail the tracking and recording of lessons learned through the ongoing facilitation and coordination tasks that could support the effectiveness or the creation of standards for future shared frameworks.

The ideal candidate will be a highly organized, self-motivated, poised individual with strong communication skills. He or she will have the ability to work with individuals and teams from diverse geographical, cultural, and political contexts; outstanding flexibility and problem-solving skills; be a deft navigator of large and complex institutions and processes; and be able to maintain a mature and calm presence under pressure.

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

  • supporting and coordinating a community among OSF actors, external groups and OSF programs that may not have worked together in the past
  • communicating, recording, analyzing and synthesizing information coming from participating units in an efficient and timely way
  • developing a communications process to keep the members of OSF and the shared framework community informed
  • mitigating day to day issues that arise, and exercising personal judgement on which issues should be brought to the attention of the implementing lead and advisory group
  • assessing dynamics and relationships within the shared framework and leading those relationships
  • managing the intranet site (KARL) “legal empowerment community” as a platform for information and knowledge sharing about the shared framework.
  • in collaboration with the partner Namati, moderate the discussion forums on the Global Legal Empowerment Network discussion platform.
  • assisting in the development of strategy development, evaluation and learning tools
  • assisting in the assessment of progress on goals and objectives
  • gathering and compiling narrative and budget updates from participating programs/foundations advisory group, leads and board meetings; work with the Strategy Unit, Budget Team and Communications staff, and consultants, to document results; assist the implementation lead and Advisory Group to provide information, as needed, to the OSF Global Board, the President’s office, and other key partners/collaborators on efforts undertaken and progress achieved
  • setting up advisory group and thematic group calls, preparing agendas and drafting minutes from meetings
  • organizing webinars, writing newsletters and in other ways supporting a community of practice among OSF and non-OSF staff

Job Requirements

  • bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study or equivalent experience/education; graduate degree desirable.
  • 3-5 years of progressively responsible experience in a situation relevant to the duties of this role
  • strong communication and interpersonal skills, including active listening and communication with sensitivity to cultural differences, facilitation and conflict resolution skills
  • clarity in writing and good note-taker with exceptional ability to synthesize and communicate relevant information
  • experience in network building; knowledge of complex international organizations and ability to respond to the needs of multiple actors
  • ability to identify connections and opportunities for collaboration in different but related bodies of work, highly organized, flexible, able to prioritize, and willing to work simultaneously on a wide range of tasks and projects
  • excellent analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • good attention to detail, highly structured and systematic approach
  • understanding of OSF structure and relationships (preferred)
  • experience in evaluation and learning (preferred)
  • some international travel

How to Apply
Please apply online: https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/jobs/jr-0000583/strategy-specialist.

Deadline – June 1, 2017


07MAY - Impact Manager, Foundation Partnerships - Pencils of Promise - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
Pencils of Promise (PoP) is an international education non-profit organization. PoP believes every child should have access to quality education, and creates schools, programs, and global communities around the common goal of education for all. Since its founding in October 2008, Pencils of Promise has broken ground on over 300 schools in Guatemala, Ghana, Laos and Nicaragua and has provided quality education to over 30,000 children living in these areas.

Job Description
PoP is seeking an Impact Manager, Foundation Partnerships to join the organization's Impact Team in New York.  the Manager will report to the Chief Impact Officer and be responsible for cultivating and securing new five, six and seven figure partnerships, stewarding the organization's current foundation partnerships and working with global teams to report on grants.

This is an ideal opportunity for an individual who is committed to international education and is eager to help PoP expand its global programs and impact more students through multi-year grants.

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities
• Working with the Chief Impact Officer, responsible for hitting quarterly and annual foundation revenue goals, currently totalling over $1.1M annually, with annual growth rates of at least 20%
• Cultivate and secure new five, six and seven figure multi-year grants by identifying partners, writing grant proposals and creating project budgets
• Conduct prospecting research to grow and manage a pipeline of 100+ prospective domestic and international foundation partners (pipeline managed in Salesforce)
• Steward the organization's current foundation partnerships
• Write and submit grant reports for current and future partners and manage grants reporting calendar
• Project manager getting data, financials, media, stories, etc. from global teams for reports
• Track progress against annual and quarterly targets for identifying and cultivating new foundation prospects
• Help craft the organization's external messaging around its theory of change, partnership approach, programs and results
• Manage organizational profiles on external websites used for vetting by various partners (Guidestar, Better Business Bureau, etc.)

Job Requirements
• Proven track record in securing large, multi-year grants from foundations and reporting on grants
• Have a deep network of foundation partners
• 5+ years of experience working in international education, international development or a related field
• Background in grant writing and reporting
• Experience building and maintaining foundation and/or institutional relationships; proven track working on contracts with large foundation funders and/or experience working on public-private partnerships
• Experience working with international partners and background in project management gained on a programs team and/or in a "field" office context
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Understanding of financial reporting; experience creating multi-year program/project budgets preferred
• Extreme attention to detail
• Ability to work against strict deadlines, work on own initiative and prioritize multiple projects at once
• A highly collaborative professional with the ability to work across multiple teams
• Knowledge of CRM database; familiarity with Salesforce preferred
• Ability to and comfort with travel to the developing world at least twice per year
• A passion for global literacy education

How to Apply
Please apply online: https://pencilsofpromise.org/jobs/impact-manager-foundation-partnerships/.

Deadline – N/A


23APR - Peace and Disarmament Officer - WFUNA - Deadline: 05MAY

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Organization Description
The World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) is a global non-profit organization working for a stronger and more effective United Nations. Established in 1946, we represent and coordinate a membership of over 100 United Nations Associations and their thousands of members. We work to build a better world by strengthening and improving the United Nations, through the engagement of people who share a global mindset and support international cooperation- global citizens. Our organization has offices at the United Nations in both New York and Geneva, and hosts interns in both locations. www.wfuna.org

With activities in the field of Peace and Disarmament, Sustainable Development, Human Rights, Youth Engagement and Education, WFUNA has a presence in New York, Geneva, and Seoul. As of April 2017, WFUNA’s Peace and Disarmament work relates to Peacebuilding, Peacekeeping, SDG16+, Youth, Peace and Security, Nuclear Disarmament, and Security Council Reform.

Job Description
The Peace and Disarmament officer is responsible for coordinating, planning and implementing WFUNA’s activities and programs in the areas of Peace, Security, Disarmament and Conflict Prevention. He/she will be responsible to liaise and coordinate with program partners, fundraise for and develop WFUNA’s program in this thematic area, and develop educational materials and curriculum for training purposes.

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and/or adapt programs for prospective donors;
  • Plan and implement programs according to approved program proposal and corresponding budget;
  • Develop educational and training materials;
  • Fundraise for activities and program;
  • Attend relevant meetings related to WFUNA’s Peace and Security Work, and liaise with relevant civil society representatives, UN personnel, UN Missions and UN Associations as needed.
  • Participate in meetings of relevant civil society networks and working groups, including the NGO Working Group on Security Council, and report back on discussions, outcomes and action items.
  • Contribute to developing institutional policy and advocacy plans regarding UN approaches to issues of Peace, Security, Disarmament, and Conflict Prevention.
  • Monitor & evaluate programs including reporting to donor;
  • Frequent communication on activities and programs as well as thematic updates on WFUNA’s communication platforms;
  • General staff duties related to WFUNA’s work;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Secretary-General;
  • Regular reporting on duties to the Secretary-General.

Job Requirements

  • 3 -5 years of relevant work experience, working for, with or around the UN on issues related to Peace and Disarmament.
  • Undergraduate degree in International Relations, Political Science, or related field is required, postgraduate degree preferred.
  • Ability to self-start, prioritize and effectively manage multiple tasks in a fast- paced work environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and technical skills.
  • Applicant must be self-motivated, energetic, vigilant about staying on tasks and meeting deadlines
  • Fluency in English is required; knowledge of a foreign language is a plus.
  • Experience with social media and website management is a plus.

How to Apply
To apply, please send a cover letter and CV (max two-pages) to peaceofficer@wfuna.org.

Deadline – The deadline to apply is 5pm on Friday May 5th, 2017. We will not consider any applications that are received after this deadline. 


23APR - Manager, Communications - Synergos Institute - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
Synergos is a global nonprofit organization that brings people together to solve complex problems of poverty. We work on issues such as health, nutrition, agriculture, and youth employment - creating opportunities for individuals and communities to thrive. Synergos creates and sustains collaborations among business, government, civil society, and marginalized communities around the world. Over the course of more than 25 years, Synergos has supported innovative initiatives in more than 30 countries and regions.

Job Description
Synergos seeks a communications professional to help collect, produce, and share information, stories, and visual material about the work, accomplishments, and learning of Synergos and members of our global networks. In addition, s/he will provide general communications and administrative support as a member of our Development & Communications department.

The ideal candidate will be an excellent interviewer and writer, capable of producing material in a range of lengths and formats for diverse audiences and mediums. S/he will have the ability to synthesize and present complex information in ways that are understandable and compelling, documenting stories and learning that inspire reflection and action. S/he will also be capable of basic video production and photography, and of supervising contractors and vendors for more complex visual and multimedia projects.

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

  • Regular contact, including through phone interviews and other methods, with Synergos program units and key members of our global networks about their work, accomplishments, and learning
  • Writing news and updates on the work, accomplishments, and learning of Synergos staff and members of our global networks for a variety of media, including our website, public and private social media, emails and newsletters, annual reports, brochures, speeches, presentations, and other forms/outlets
  • Producing or helping produce more complex knowledge products such as case studies, journal articles, sourcebooks, white papers, and training materials
  • Curating, repackaging, and sharing information from public sources for Synergos website and social media
  • In-house video production and photography, and contracting and management of external photographers and videographers (for more complex projects), as well as designers, printers, and other vendors
  • Producing or assisting in production and dissemination of communications materials and fundraising campaigns
  • Day-to-day management of websites and social media, including regular updating and monitoring
  • Helping develop and implement internal editorial, content management, and digital asset management strategies and procedures
  • Assisting in creation of communications strategies, plans, and messages
  • General administrative and communications support for special events

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • At least three to five years of professional experience in communications, journalism, or other activity with substantial responsibility for writing or reporting
  • Excellent writer and editor in English with the ability to write compelling and insightful material for wide range of audiences, as well as ability to develop narratives and stories in multiple media
  • Excellent interviewing skills - including the ability to connect and establish strong working relationships to people from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures
  • Competency in video production and photography; advanced skills in video production or photography a plus
  • Skill in content management, media outreach, PR, communications/social media analytics, events marketing, or fundraising a plus
  • Strong competency in PowerPoint layouts; skill in graphic design, InDesign, Photoshop or Illustrator a plus
  • Well-organized with ability to prioritize multiple projects and demonstrated strong project management skills
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills, able to work within and manage diverse groups
  • Demonstrated commitment to high ethical standards and values consistent with those of Synergos
  • Fluency in languages in addition to English - particularly Spanish, Portuguese or Arabic - a plus
  • Work or educational experience in Africa, Asia, Latin American, or the Middle East, or in the fields of philanthropy, corporate social responsibility, journalism, or social development a plus

How to Apply
Please send a cover letter, resume, and two samples of writing produced for different audiences to jobs1@synergos.org. Please indicate in letter where you learned of this announcement.

Deadline – N/A


17APR - Digital and Marketing Specialist - International Women’s Health Coalition - Deadline: 30APR

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Organization Description
IWHC advances the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and young people, particularly adolescent girls, in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. IWHC furthers this agenda by supporting and strengthening leaders and organizations working at the community, national, regional, and global levels, and by advocating for international and U.S. policies, programs, and funding.

IWHC builds bridges between local realities and international policy by connecting women and young people in the Global South to key decision-makers. In doing so, IWHC brings local voices to global debates and in turn, makes global processes and policies more understandable and actionable at the local level.

Job Description
The International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC) seeks a technology lead and multimedia innovator to optimize and expand IWHC’s digital footprint and engagement. The Specialist will be a dynamic, self-motivated, disciplined and creative team player with a combination of web development, social media mastery and creative multimedia skills. This role will provide candidates with a genuine passion for women’s rights with the ability to raise IWHC’s public profile, promote a feminist vision and further advocacy and fundraising goals utilizing new media. The Specialist will leverage existing platforms, identify and explore new tools and provide technical assistance within IWHC and to our grantee partners around the world.

The role reports to the Director of Communications and works closely with the Advocacy and Policy and Development teams, in addition to collaborating with a matrix of other teams, partners, and coalitions.

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide technical oversight and lead maintenance of IWHC.org independently and in collaboration with external support to develop and manage IWHC’s content management system, ensure a smooth user experience, make structural updates as needed and roll out new or upgraded features. Responsible for troubleshooting and resolving issues.
  • Devise and implement a full spectrum of digital marketing; conceptualize, configure and drive email campaigns based on advocacy and fundraising priorities; conceive digital campaigns and strategies to cultivate or support digital communities among target audiences and partners.
  • Advise and tutor staff and/or partners in order to increase their film, photography and audio understanding and skills to maximize audio-visual components of IWHC communications products.
  • Oversee and/or produce dynamic, timely multimedia content; work with teams and/or external consultants to ensure images and footage meet all brand, quality, legal and consent requirements.
  • Analyze online performance of the website and social media channels, identify challenges and approaches to oversee social media calendar and plan special initiatives digital asset archive.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in marketing, journalism, communications, human rights, international relations or related field; working knowledge of French or Spanish is desired.
  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience specialized in digital communications.
  • Proficiency with WordPress, MailChimp (or other similar service), Sprout or similar management tool, deep knowledge of SEO, data analytics and social media channels, trends and apps is required.
  • The ideal candidate will have a talent for learning new skills quickly, creativity and willingness to contribute ideas, excellent interpersonal and communications skills along with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of brand campaigns and social media channels, trends, and apps.
  • Experience ensuring content is platform-native (as appropriate), cohesive across platforms and in line with social media best practices; Experience designing or editing in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator or InDesign is desired; knowledge of FinalCut Pro is a plus.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills with the ability to generate and develop creative ideas with a journalistic approach to facts and ethical approach to storytelling and newsworthy content.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a diverse staff across an institution; strong team player with recognized leadership capacity, sense of humor, excellent interpersonal skills; the ability to build trust among team members.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to set priorities, work well under pressure while juggling multiple tasks simultaneously are necessary.
  • Commitment to IWHC’s mission and a strong interest in human rights, women’s rights, sexual and reproductive health and rights, policy advocacy and/or movement building; familiarity with multilateral institutions desired.

How to Apply
Send cover letter (including ref. #DMS2017) and resume to: Liisa Sweet-Korpivaara @ fax 212-979-9009, or via email to: recruitment@iwhc.org.

Deadline – April 30, 2017


07APR - Data Analyst, Polaris - Deadline: N/A

Organization Description

Polaris knows that human trafficking is a complex business and in order to end it, we need tools to understand the scope, size, and systems of modern slavery. We cannot effectively eradicate an industry that generates $150 billion in profits and victimizes some 21 million people if we don’t fully comprehend the trafficking networks that are leading people into forced labor or commercial sex against their will. We’re building the most accurate maps possible of human trafficking networks, using publicly available information and insights learned from hotlines. We look beyond seemingly isolated incidents and reveal nationwide patterns that lead us to the top of the human trafficking pyramid.  Using this information, Polaris then designs campaigns to disrupt human trafficking networks. Attacking these networks at their core gives more survivors the chance to reach the help they want and need, and prevents vulnerable people from becoming victims of modern slavery. With the right tools, we can root out and eradicate modern slavery to create a world where all people are free.

Location - Washington DC

Job Description

The Data Analysis Program has the exciting task of utilizing data to inform and direct our approach to the fight against human trafficking with the ultimate end-goal of eradicating the crime of modern day slavery.

The Analyst will use qualitative and quantitative methods to analyze diverse data sets and create actionable recommendations that inform eradication strategies. A successful candidate will be a creative and critical thinker who approaches data with a strategic lens. The Analyst will play a key role in driving and supporting diverse data collection and analysis projects with a particular focus on labor trafficking.

Job Responsibilities

  • Utilize a variety of quantitative and qualitative methods to analyze diverse data sets, such as network analysis, systems analysis, geospatial modeling, narrative analysis, and survey analysis;
  • Identify relevant open data sets to strategically augment internal data and conduct internet research on targeted topics;
  • Build data partnerships;
  • Identify anti-trafficking intervention points using a systems perspective (non-mathematical);
  • Use data to identify actionable recommendations, that will be used to develop anti-trafficking intervention and prevention efforts on both the micro- and macro-level focused on eradication;
  • Assist in managing, developing, and refining data collection tools and systems;
  • Write internal and external memos and reports for non-technical audiences explaining research findings and recommendations clearly and concisely;
  • Assist in data review and clean-up as needed; and
  • Assist with other duties related to the work of the team as needed.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum five years of academic and/or professional experience in data analytics, intelligence analysis, network analysis, geospatial analysis, financial analysis, social science research, or other analysis-related fields (e.g. Bachelor’s or Masters in Intelligence Studies, Data Analysis, Data Science, or equivalent);
  • Demonstrated proficiency in open-source data research;
  • Demonstrated bilingual English-Spanish language proficiency;
  • Comfort with a range of data analysis and visualization tools, such as Excel, MySQL, Python, Paxata, Palantir, Tableau;
  • Strong proficiency and comfort working with new and diverse technologies;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in conveying complex, technical ideas to a general audience through writing;
  • Demonstrated commitment to innovation and creative problem-solving;
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills;
  • Ownership and initiative, natural self-starter; ability to fully own large areas of responsibility;
  • Comfort and flexibility in working in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities; and
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a strong focus on direct and open communication and provision of regular feedback.

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/data-analyst

Deadline – N/A


05APR - Community Organizer, Polaris - Deadline: N/A

Organization Description

The Strategic Initiative to End Trafficking in Illicit Massage Businesses (IMBs) is one of Polaris’ disruption campaigns designed to dismantle the systems in place that enable human trafficking. The program works in dozens of jurisdictions across the country, consulting with service providers, law enforcement, policy makers, and the media on systemic shifts that would hold traffickers accountable while empowering survivors of illicit massage businesses. The initiative's work with stakeholder partners across disciplines and jurisdictions is to sustainably and systemically end trafficking in Illicit Massage Businesses.

Location – Washington DC

Job Description

Polaris is seeking a Community Organizer for its Strategic Initiative to End Trafficking in Illicit Massage businesses. As the Initiative begins to shift the national narrative around this issue more community groups are reaching out for information, resources, and training; more networks need to be mobilized and equipped to contribute to ending trafficking through their professional capacities. This position will be responsible for meeting these needs and anticipating how the Initiative can continue to mobilize, educate, and improve a general understanding around this type of trafficking and the survivor experience. 

Working to disrupt an embedded system that profits on illicit activity means that the team needs to constantly adapt to the changing needs of this environment. This position will be ideal for someone who enjoys proposing and implementing creative approaches to complex problems.

Job Responsibilities

  • Liaise with community and leaders and mobilize networks and grassroots constituents (e.g. certified interpreters, community groups, case workers, judges, etc.);
  • Train stakeholders and community members in IMB best practices;
  • Mobilize stakeholders and communities around the Initiative’s strategic actions, including traditional grassroots organizing and use of online platforms (e.g. Change.org);
  • Create and update webinar and live training  proactively to strategic audiences, and reactively to interested community groups as needed; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum four years of experience in community engagement/education, adult training/education; outreach or advocacy;
  • Cultural competency and sensitivity to diverse cultures, backgrounds, and communication styles;
  • Strong presentation and public speaking skills;
  • Comfortable educating or shifting views of stakeholders with existing biases, especially those with high levels of authority (e.g. federal agents, state politicians);
  • Keen ability to work independently, show initiative, and take ownership; and
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of time domestically.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with website programming language (e.g. HTML, CSS, JavaScript); and
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new technologies or software platforms.

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/community-organizer

Deadline – N/A


05APR - Democratic Staff Director, House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Human Rights and International Organizations - Deadline: 28APR

Organization Description

The subcommittee has jurisdiction over the following within Sub-Saharan Africa: (1) Matters affecting the political relations between the United States and other countries and regions, including resolutions or other legislative measures directed to such relations; (2) Legislation with respect to disaster assistance outside the Foreign Assistance Act, boundary issues, and international claims; (3) Legislation with respect to region- or country-specific loans or other financial relations outside the Foreign Assistance Act; (4) Legislation and oversight regarding human rights practices in particular countries; (5) Oversight of regional lending institutions; (6) Oversight of matters related to the regional activities of the United Nations, of its affiliated agencies, and of other multilateral institutions; (7) Identification and development of options for meeting future problems and issues relating to U.S. interests in the region; (8) Oversight of base rights and other facilities access agreements and regional security pacts; (9) Concurrent oversight jurisdiction with respect to matters assigned to the functional subcommittees insofar as they may affect the region; (10) Oversight of foreign assistance activities affecting the region, with the concurrence of the Chairman of the full Committee; and (11) Such other matters as the Chairman of the full Committee may determine.

In addition to its regional jurisdiction, the subcommittee may conduct oversight of: international health issues, including transboundary infectious diseases, maternal health and child survival, and programs related to the global ability to address health issues; population issues; the United Nations and its affiliated agencies (excluding peacekeeping and enforcement of United Nations or other international sanctions); the American Red Cross; and the Peace Corps.  In addition, the subcommittee may conduct oversight of, or consider legislation pertaining to: implementation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; other matters relating to internationally-recognized human rights, including legislation aimed at the promotion of human rights and democracy generally; and the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, and related issues.

Location – Washington DC

Job Description

Progressive Democrat seeks Staff Director for the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Human Rights, and International Organizations.

Job Responsibilities

The Staff Director will spearhead and drive a comprehensive policy agenda on African foreign policy as well as staff subcommittee hearings and mark-ups. Responsibilities include preparing for hearings, writing statements and memos, analyzing and formulating legislation, developing vote recommendations, drafting amendments, and coordinating events and meeting with stakeholders, as well as tracking and monitoring current events related to the subcommittee and foreign affairs at-large.

Job Requirements

This is a senior staff position. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of prior professional experience in African foreign policy. Professional experience related to global health, human rights and international organizations is also helpful.

Candidates should have a proven track-record of advancing a policy agenda and working under pressure in a fast-paced environment. Applicants should also have excellent writing skills. The successful candidate will be a results-oriented problem solver, a motivated self-starter and a team player. Prior management experience is a plus. Prior experience on Capitol Hill is also advantageous. Candidate must be willing and able to work long hours, including some nights, and weekends.

How to Apply

Please email resume and cover letter to Rep.Karen.Bass@mail.house.gov.   

Deadline – April 28, 2017


02APR - Senior Policy Adviser - UK Mission to the UN - Deadline: 16APR

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Organization Description
The United Kingdom Mission to the United Nations in New York covers a wide range of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's objectives from the peaceful settlements of disputes to protecting the environment, from respect for human rights to promoting sustainable development.

The UK Mission, with support from other Government Departments, represents the UK in every negotiation that takes place in New York, ensuring that Britain’s interests and views are taken into account by UN Bodies and the other member states. The UK, as one of the five Permanent Members of the Security Council, plays a key role in all aspects of the Council’s work, providing information from the UK’s diplomatic network, negotiating, and lobbying for appropriate actions and resolutions. The Ambassador and his team engage in a constant round of meetings, promoting British interests and persuading others to accept the UK’s views.

The UK Mission also works to improve the way the UN works. It plays an important part in efforts to reform the Security Council, improve the UN’s finances and strengthen the UN’s capacity to deal with economic and social issues, peacekeeping and conflict prevention. The UK has been at the forefront of efforts to develop practical proposals for reform. The UK Mission works with the UN Secretary-General to promote reforms and ensure that the UN is a leaner, more effective organisation – one that will meet the challenges of the twenty-first century.

Job Description
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work in the Political Section of the UK Mission to the UN. The successful candidate will help develop and deliver UK policies to improve UN peacekeeping and lead on a range of other high-profile issues on the agenda of the Security Council and the General Assembly.

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

  • Senior policy adviser on strategic UN peacekeeping issues, including how to make peacekeeping missions more effective, with more and better capabilities to deal with the challenges of modern peacekeeping. This involves leading, and representing the UK, on the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations and the Security Council Working Group on Peacekeeping.
  • Lead on some African peacekeeping missions in the Security Council, working with relevant parts of the UN and other Member States. Liaise closely with colleagues in London and African posts to negotiate Security Council products which deliver UK objectives.
  • UK Mission lead on efforts to eradicate instances of sexual abuse and exploitation by UN peacekeepers, working closely with the UN Secretariat and Member States.
  • Lead on UN work to protect children affected by armed conflict and end the recruitment and use of child soldiers.
  • Prepare briefing for the UK Permanent Representative on Security Council and other high-level meetings and events. Provide accurate and timely reporting which helps inform UK policy-making.
  • The postholder will need to work in a fast-paced and changing environment and be willing to support other team members and priorities as needed.

Job Requirements

  • A graduate or post-graduate degree and/or three years of relevant work experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Resilient, able to respond flexibly to rapidly changing circumstances, and complete multiple tasks by set deadlines working with a high degree of autonomy.

   Desirable qualifications and experience 

  • An understanding of the UN system and an awareness of the challenges and sensitivities of working with other UN Member States.
  • Knowledge of the UK Government and the UK Foreign Office.
  • Experience of international relations or similar policy work.
  • Knowledge of French.

Under US State Department requirements, the Embassy may only employ, as non-diplomatic staff, persons who are US citizens, US Green Card holders or A or NATO visa holders with EAD cards*. If you hold a visa other than an A or NATO visa you are not currently eligible to work at the Embassy.  Please refer to our website for information on exceptions to this policy at www.gov.uk/government/world/usa.  All candidates will be subject to background checks and security clearance.

Applications will only be accepted from nationals from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK or US.

How to Apply
Please apply online: https://fco.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/mobile-0/appcentre-1/brand-2/user-891376/xf-9ea87bed9eda/candidate/so/pm/4/pl/1/opp/2896-Senior-Policy-Adviser/en-GB.

Deadline – April 16, 2017


27MAR - Senior Corporate Giving Officer - Japan Society - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
Japan Society, celebrating its 110th anniversary in 2017, is a world-class, multidisciplinary hub for global leaders, artists, scholars, educators, and English and Japanese-speaking audiences seeking to understand and appreciate Japanese art and culture. Japan Society also seeks to cultivate a dynamic relationship between the people and business communities of the United States and Japan through its multidisciplinary programs. Japan Society sponsors more than 100 events annually through its art gallery, performing arts program, film festival, speakers’ series, business and policy presentations, and Japanese language school. Japan Society is a nonprofit, nonpolitical organization located in a landmark building near the United Nations.

Job Description
The Senior Corporate Giving Officer works as part of the Development team to maintain and expand the corporate membership program while working closely with other Development Office staff members on Special Events and other projects as needed.

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with the Director to devise strategies for recruitment and retention of Corporate Members and Sponsors, and to achieve Corporate Membership revenue goals, as assigned.
  • Arrange and participate in regular cultivation visits with existing and potential donors.
  • Identify and research new prospects.
  • Prepare correspondence, proposals, benefits, marketing materials, and reports for Corporate Membership & Sponsorship.
  • Cultivate corporate members to engage in additional opportunities in corporate support at Japan Society, including opportunities to hold events and to sponsor cultural, educational, and corporate and policy programming.
  • Work with Development Officer and other Development staff to process and send out monthly renewal, upgrade, and solicitation materials to all corporate members with phone follow-up.
  • Field inquiries via corporate membership phone lines, email inboxes and mail and answer questions.
  • Steward donors and fulfill benefit requirements and requests.
  • Work closely with Special Events team to sell tables to Annual Dinner.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three to five years related development experience.
  • Must possess knowledge of corporate fundraising techniques and excellent interpersonal skills with strong ability to network, build external relationships, and cultivate corporate sponsors.
  • Excellent organizational skills, written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to handle multiple priorities required.
  • Knowledge of Japanese culture and Japanese language is desirable.

How to Apply
Email your letter of interest and resume to the Director of Human Resources, at jobs@japansociety.org.

Deadline – N/A


19MAR - Senior Manager of Special Events, Law Firm & Corporate Giving - Human Rights First - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
Human Rights First is an independent advocacy and action organization that challenges America to live up to its ideals. Over its 35-year history, Human Rights First has earned a reputation for pragmatic, results-oriented advocacy that is politically astute, grounded in facts, and driven by sophisticated legal and policy analysis. Human Rights First is a non-profit, non-partisan organization with a track record of success in delivering change that has made a meaningful difference in people’s lives.

Job Description
The Senior Manager of Special Events, Law Firm & Corporate Giving is responsible for the comprehensive management and fundraising efforts of the annual Awards Dinner (October 2017), as well as for managing a discrete portfolio of law firms and corporations that make contributions outside the Annual Dinner revenue line.  Between these two revenue lines, the Senior Manager will be responsible for $2.5 million in annual revenue in 2017, with sights set for growth in 2018 and beyond.  This position will report to the Senior Director of Development and will work directly with the CEO, the Board of Directors, event consultants, and fellow staff to meet revenue and strategic goals.  This position will also have supervisory responsibility over the Development Coordinator.

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities
Annual Dinner Management

  • Responsible for all fundraising efforts of the Annual Dinner
    • Owns and works towards the financial goal of the Annual Dinner, which has a goal of $2.3 million in 2017
    • Cultivates and closes/upgrades own portfolio of Dinner gifts
    • Works directly with Board Members, Executive staff and Development staff to reach fundraising goals, including managing patron mailing communications, fundraising outreach and follow ups
  • Develops, manages and tracks the expense budget for the Annual Dinner
  • Responsible for the management of the event consultants and the internal logistical processes and timeline for Annual Dinner execution
  • Manages the creation of promotional materials, such as the invitation and the journal
  • Works directly with Executive Team, program contacts, honoree point person(s), communications contacts, advocacy team, and event consultants, etc. on fundraising and event program production
  • Manages process of honoree research, presentation, and selection
  • Cultivates and expands relationships with major donors who support the dinner by facilitating introductions and post-event follow through with the Major Gifts Officer and Senior Director of Development
  • Supervises Development Coordinator in support of above activities

Law Firm & Corporate Giving Management

  • Manages and expands a portfolio of law firms and corporations that give outside the Annual Dinner model (2017 goal is $200K from this revenue line, with sights set for significant growth)
  • Works closely with the Board of Directors on identifying, cultivating and closing law firm and corporate leads for funding
  • Works closely with the Legal Director and key staff in the Refugee Representation Team to support their assumption of front-line fundraising roles.  This includes identifying and supplying them with funders and prospects (and in coordination with the Major Gifts Officer, for individual prospects and donors) to cultivate, solicit and steward throughout the year.
  • Create and support events with the Refugee Representation team that have strong fundraising opportunity or a direct and meaningful return-on-investment (i.e., receptions that honor Pro Bono Star winning law firms)
  • Great opportunity to exercise creativity in how Human Rights First engages with law firms and corporations in our work outside Annual Dinner sponsorships
  • Supervises Development Coordinator in support of above activities
  • Other duties as requested based on department and/or organizational need

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher and at least 4-5 years’ corporate fundraising and special events management experience
  • Exceptional organizational and/or project management skills
  • Super-honed attention to detail
  • High level of ambition and self-motivation to aim for higher and higher goals
  • Polish and professionalism to interact with donors, Board of Directors, Executive staff and other external contacts on the phone in person, and in various forms of correspondence
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage and motivate others in diplomatic, yet persistent ways
  • Experience conceptualizing and managing both large and small scale events
  • Experience budgeting and creating income and expense analysis
  • Proficiency with databases, Excel, Word; Raiser’s Edge and PowerPoint
  • Flexible team player
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to work with diverse team of people

How to Apply
Please apply online: http://www.humanrightsfirst.org/careers.

Deadline – N/A


19MAR - Assistant Vice-President - Deutsche Bank - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
As a leading global bank with roots in Germany, we’re driving change and innovation in the industry – championing integrity, sustainable performance and innovation with our clients, and redefining our culture and relationships with each other.

With operations in over 70 countries, we encourage our people to think for themselves and reward integrity. Our large but focused footprint gives us a strong position in Europe plus a significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific. We offer clients commercial and investment banking, retail banking and transaction banking as well as ground-breaking asset and wealth management products and services. We are structured around the four types of clients that we serve – institutions, corporates, fiduciaries, and private clients – and devolve greater responsibility, along with consequent accountability, to our four business divisions: Corporate & Investment Banking, Global Markets, Deutsche Asset Management, and Private, Wealth & Commercial Clients.

Job Description
Anti-Financial Crime (AFC)

AFC team is responsible for protecting Deutsche Bank from financial and reputational losses incurred by financial crimes by assessing, controlling and mitigating risks. Risk types related to AFC are consolidated into a comprehensive and effective risk management framework that covers Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions and Embargoes, Anti-Bribery and Corruption and Anti-Fraud & Investigations.

Restrictive measures under sanctions and embargoes are usually implemented by means of statutory regulations. The Sanctions and Embargoes program is aimed to ensure that DB and its staff fully comply with all sanctions and embargoes regulations in force in the respective jurisdiction. DB’s Sanctions & Embargoes program has been implemented globally and throughout all business divisions via the Embargo Policy - DB Group and the Special Risk Country Policy DB Group.

In this vein, the US Sanctions Compliance is seeking a Sanctions Reporting and Researcher who will conduct in-depth investigations, research and analysis on potential regulatory risks in line with Sanctions and Embargoes regulations and respective policies. The incumbent will also have regular interactions with Operations, US Sanctions Compliance and AFC staff, as well as on occasion with business. The candidate should therefore, be comfortable working with colleagues at all levels and possess the necessary interpersonal and leadership qualities to operate effectively in this role.

The Sanctions Reporting and Researcher reports to the Sanctions Compliance Reporting and Governance Team Lead under the overall management of the Regional Head of Sanctions and Embargoes.

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities
Research & Report

Research and report on regulatory changes to ensure compliance with Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulations, and other applicable sanctions rules and policies;

Research and conduct investigations in response to violations of rules, regulations, policies, and procedures, with a particular focus on OFAC-related matters, as well as blocks, rejects, re-submissions and funds returned;

Review, analyze and coordinate with Transactions Investigations focal point on re-submissions;

Review, monitor and update reconciliation reports related to blocked property and rejected reports and liaise accordingly to generate MIS reports;

Manage and distill data stemming from blocks and rejects, re-submissions, and funds returned and suggest remedial actions;

Identify patterns stemming from post-transaction investigations and prepare statistical trends analysis report, along with a qualitative report;

Support sanctions-relevant reporting obligations to the competent authorities;

Production of management information as required by the Team Lead.

Reporting Systems

Work closely with IT and other colleagues to develop the qualitative reporting requirements and ensure consistency of documentation, improve systems and data used by the Team, and roll-out a user-friendly tool; including but not limited to cleaning of data for migration;

Support ongoing work to respond to regulatory changes, streamline existing processes, strengthen controls and upgrade systems including being a Subject Matter Expert on the Hotscan Case Management system.

Governance

Assist the Team Lead to implement enhancements for and controls on the Sanctions Reporting process, including incorporating all relevant regulatory obligations based on Change Management/Governance recommendations and new legislations;

Identify key deliverables and milestones and update/develop corresponding scope documents, project/action plans and traceability matrices;

Identify and escalate issues which are not addressed by current policies or standards, suggest possible solutions, and assist in implementing such solutions and serve as

Secretariat for internal US Sanctions Compliance;

Provide subject matter expertise and guidance with regard to Sanctions laws/regulations/guidance to business and other compliance staff;

Assist in the collection of information in response to law enforcement, regulatory, or internal inquiries;

Keep abreast of the global landscape, including changes in U.S. and EU sanctions laws and regulations; and,

Provide support as needed and required.

Job Requirements
A minimum of 5-years professional work experience in financial services and/or non-profit organizations with a strong background in program management, governance, sanctions and/or regulatory trends.  Previous involvement in building new systems to meet complex reporting requirements is an asset.

Strong analytical, research, data interpretation and documentation skills.

Familiarity with monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and quality assurance processes is advantageous.

Organized, detail- and results-oriented and structured work style, with the ability to work calmly under pressure.

Excellent oral and written communication, documentation and presentation skills are essential.

Able to prioritize and deliver according to strict timelines and quality standards.

Collaborative working style in a team setting, who can also work well independently and seeks solutions for obstacles and missing information to ensure compliance deadlines are met.

Strong work ethic, diligent, efficient, mature approach to work and a strong willingness to learn and take on new challenges.

Sound geopolitical knowledge is highly preferred.

Knowledge of international laws and financial crimes laws is as an asset but not required.

Excellent knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Vision, Design Structure matrix, SPSS, etc. to produce translatable data analytics.

Education:

Graduate degree in international relations, international law, public policy, economics, finance and related fields.  A first degree, in lieu of relevant work experience, will be considered.

How to Apply
Please apply online: https://www.db.com/careers/en/prof/role-search/job_search_results.html?kid=global.generic.indeed.organic.jobad#JobOpeningId=50432.

Job ID: 3145282

Deadline – N/A


05MAR - Communications Specialist, Digital - The Population Council - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
The Population Council is an international, nonprofit, nongovernmental institution that seeks to improve the well-being and reproductive health of current and future generations around the world and to help achieve a humane, equitable, and sustainable balance between people and resources. The Council conducts biomedical, social science, and public health research and helps build research capacities in developing countries. Established in 1952, the Council is governed by an international board of trustees. Its New York headquarters supports a global network of country offices.

Job Description
The Population Council confronts critical health and development issues – from stopping the spread of HIV to improving reproductive health and ensuring that young people lead full and productive lives. Through biomedical, social science and public health research in 50 countries, we work with our partners to deliver solutions that lead to more effective policies, programs and technologies that improve lives around the world.

The Communications Specialist, Digital is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to increase the Council’s online visibility and influence through its website, newsletters and social media channels. This includes setting goals and targets, writing, editing and updating content, developing editorial calendars, and working with internal and external partners.  The ideal candidate has a track record of developing successful online communications campaigns, is enthusiastic and hard-working, has excellent oral, written, interpersonal and organizational skills, experience with social media and web analytics, and 3-5 years related experience. The CS-D reports to the Communications Director.

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

  1. Works with members of the external relations team to set strategic online goals; develops and implements digital campaigns and strategies across email, web, multimedia and social media platforms.
  2. Develops and leads annual review and update for website; works with communications team to ensure current high-quality written content across the platform.
  3. Works with communications team to set standards and criteria for website content.
  4. Works with philanthropy team to use online strategy to support fundraising goals.
  5. Develops and manages editorial calendar for website and newsletters; writes content.
  6. Maintains and updates the Council’s email lists and identify opportunities to grow lists.
  7. Tracks, gathers, and analyzes user data; explores opportunities to increase website traffic, social media presence, newsletter readership, and online giving.
  8. Works closely with communications team to monitor media and social media and make recommendations for engagement.  
  9. Creates ideas to maximize Google grants portfolio and online ad buys.
  10. Serves as point of contact for digital vendors.
  11. Leads web communications training workshops for staff and supports senior leadership with social accounts.
  12. Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s degree.
  2. 3-5 years related experience.
  3. Proven track record of implementing successful online communications tactics for comparable programs or organizations.
  4. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills; superior attention to detail.
  5. Ability to think strategically, set priorities and manage concurrent projects, handle pressure, manage time effectively, exercise independent judgment and assume responsibility for seeing projects through to timely and successful completion.
  6. Self-motivated; willingness to work independently and as part of a team.
  7. Knowledge and familiarity with web writing and other content development for the Internet.
  8. Ability to keep up with technology in quickly changing environment.
  9. Experience in a nonprofit environment and demonstrated interest in international development.
  10. Willingness to travel – domestic and international (<10%).

How to Apply
Please apply online: https://www4.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/popcouncil/PublicJobs/controller.cfm?jbaction=JobProfile&Job_Id=10339&esid=az.

Deadline – N/A


26FEB - Associate, Government Relations - Rainforest Alliance - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
The Rainforest Alliance is an international nonprofit organization that works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior. Based in New York City, with offices throughout the United States and worldwide, the Rainforest Alliance works with people whose livelihoods depend on the land, helping them transform the way they grow food, harvest wood and host travelers.

Job Description
Working as part of an international team of ten fundraising professionals, the Associate, Government Relations will be responsible for developing and implementing fundraising strategies for bi-lateral and multilateral agencies including USAID, IDB and GEF. He/she will manage a distinct donor portfolio with the goal of securing revenue to support the Rainforest Alliance’s international field work, in particular for projects in Latin America. This position plays a key role in building relationships with donor agencies, partners and contractors and monitoring/researching opportunities for funding from government programs. The Associate, Government Relations will regularly participate in meetings and negotiations with bilateral/multilateral donors and collaborate closely with Rainforest Alliance field staff to develop high quality proposals.

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

  • Engage regularly with contacts at key donor agencies to stay apprised of bilateral and multilateral funding programs and opportunities in the areas of international development, poverty alleviation and environmental conservation;
  • Write, adapt and edit proposals and concept papers for international field projects and programs, with a focus on Latin America;
  • Manage the editing and quality control process of proposals and concept papers in his/her portfolio;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of overall strategy to win bilateral and multilateral funding that will help ensure the institutional relations team meets its yearly budgetary goals;
  • Carefully manage all funders and prospects in his/her portfolio, tracking budgetary projections for each within donor database;
  • Contribute to prospect research on new donor agencies for funding mechanisms from multilateral and governments, monitor key government websites and newsletters for open calls for proposals, and analyze and summarize potential opportunities for review by the team;
  • Work closely with colleagues on the institutional relations team who are based in New York, Washington D.C., and London to coordinate on larger fundraising strategies and ensure complementary actions;
  • Coordinate telephone and in-person donor meetings; and
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree a plus;
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience with at least 3 years of program development or government grant writing experience;
  • Written and oral Spanish language fluency required. Additional language proficiency a plus (Portuguese, French, German);
  • Experience in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, work environment – preferably within a global organization;
  • High degree of organizational skill, including the ability to manage multiple priorities and work under tight deadlines;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as be an effective team member;
  • Experience with/knowledge of conservation and/or community development issues preferred;
  • Must be a strong writer that is detail oriented, resourceful, and able to work under tight deadlines;
  • Experience working with budgets and financial reports;
  • High degree of skill in using MS Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) required; and
  • Experience with Salesforce or Luminate preferred.

How to Apply
Please apply online at https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15554421.
Combine cover letter and resume as one single document and upload.

Deadline – N/A


09FEB - Program Associate, Turkish Liaison - EastWest Institute - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
The EastWest Institute (EWI) is an independent NGO that works to reduce international conflict, addressing seemingly intractable problems that threaten world security and stability. EWI is recognized and trusted for its unique capacity to bring together key policymakers, experts, business leaders and groundbreaking innovators—forging new connections, driving dialogue and introducing sustainable solutions.

Job Description
The Program Associate is a critical member of the team and functions as the main liaison to EWI’s Turkish office. Based in New York City s/he manages the execution of strategic policy change through policy analysis and convenings, administration of related activities and designated project budgets, and related networking.

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities
Program Management: 

  • Manage a designated project budget, forecast, and monitor trends in expenditures.
  • Administer and execute project plans.
  • Identify priorities and carry out activities.
  • Facilitate communication on activities and responsibilities.
  • Organize international forums and meetings to enhance the analysis.
  • Serve as program’s liaison to staff and external contacts.
  • Follow-up on decisions taken at meetings.
  • Actively raise funds through preparing proposals for project funding and conducting research on project funding sources.
  • Responsible for the delivery and communication on program promises.
  • Actively participate in evaluating the impact of program and initiatives.

Policy Research and Analysis:

  • Conduct research in area of expertise.
  • Write articles, papers, reports for publication on a range of issues related to program.
  • Keep abreast of on-going and new policy discussions.

Program Development:

  • Promotes program development through research, advocacy and representations to potential constituents.
  • Attend discussions with constituents at meetings and expert seminars.
  • Write and deliver statements and mobilize support for program.
  • Develop and manage new initiatives within the programmatic area.
  • Collaborate with EWI colleagues to support and develop synergies between programs. 
  • Find opportunities to develop the program’s reach and impact.

Job Requirements

  • MA degree in related subject area with 5 – 8 years experience in International Relations with a focus on Turkey and its region.
  • Thorough understanding of political landscape of Turkey and region.
  • Experience in working in complex multinational organizations.
  • Very strong writing and communication skills with some publishing.
  • Comfortable working with high-ranking decision makers.
  • Fluency in English and Turkish a must; additional languages a plus.
  • Team player, bright, thorough, pro-active, open-minded, international focus and thrives in diverse environment.
  • International travel, therefore current passport necessary.

How to Apply
Please apply online: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ewi&jobId=81689&source=IN#.

Deadline – N/A


22JAN - Community Specialist, Infrastructure and Development Initiatives - World Economic Forum - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
The World Economic Forum LLC is committed to improving the state of the world by engaging industry, government and civil society leaders in partnerships to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

Based in New York and San Francisco, the World Economic Forum LLC is impartial and not tied to any political, partisan or national interests. It is the North American subsidiary of the World Economic Forum, the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, under the supervision of the Swiss Federal Government.

Job Description
The Forum has placed an emphasis on several System Initiatives for which an acceleration of progress is widely perceived to be contingent upon new or expanded forms of public-private collaboration. The initiative on Long-Term Investing, Infrastructure, and Development aims to identify solutions and build networks that can help narrow the world’s growing infrastructure investment gap. The System Initiative comprises an exclusive network of over 200 partners including fund managers (private equity firms, hedge funds, venture capital funds and impact investors); capital providers (pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments and family offices); financial institutions (banks, insurers, asset managers); construction and real estate firms; energy companies; national governments; and global regulators and international financial institutions, including multilateral development banks.

The Community Specialist will help to manage and expand involvement of these actors in infrastructure and development projects at the Forum.  Specifically, he/she will play a leading role in maintaining Forum relationships with the infrastructure community and collaborate with other Forum teams to increase external engagement in the System Initiative.  The Community Specialist will work closely with the Business Engagement team to assist in business development efforts and identify opportunities to expand the networks and scope of infrastructure and development initiatives at the Forum.

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage relationships with partners engaged in the System Initiative on Long-Term Investing, Infrastructure and Development, including communications and partner participation in projects and events
  • Be a resource to Forum colleagues on the System Initiative, working closely with different Forum offices to integrate their constituents into the System Initiative
  • Cultivate relationships with stakeholders from industry, government, academia, international organizations and civil society, in close collaboration with colleagues
  • Participate in business development activities to engage new partners in Forum projects
  • Develop communication and marketing materials that clearly articulate the System Initiative’s value proposition for external constituents, including a newsletter.
  • Identify opportunities for collaboration with relevant initiatives and organizations external to the World Economic Forum
  • Monitor and summarize issues relating to infrastructure investment globally, working closely with the team to shape Forum events related to System Initiatives and contributing to team knowledge, products and insight reports

Job Requirements

  • Minimum five years of relevant professional experience, Master’s degree (MPA/MBA) preferred
  • Experience in the infrastructure and/or investment community
  • Able to articulate the key global issues framing the infrastructure debate
  • Possess a broad intellectual background, have demonstrated leadership capabilities, business success and an interest in global affairs
  • Highly service-oriented and a flexible team player
  • Detail-oriented and experience in working in an environment requiring close internal collaboration.
  • Fluent in English and ideally at least one other language

How to Apply
Please apply online: http://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk06/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=WEFORUM&cws=1&rid=251.

Deadline – N/A


22JAN - Planned Giving Officer - U.S. Fund for UNICEF - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) works in 190 countries and territories to put children first. UNICEF has helped save more children’s lives than any other humanitarian organization, by providing health care and immunizations, clean water and sanitation, nutrition, education, emergency relief and more. The U.S. Fund for UNICEF (USF) supports UNICEF's work through fundraising, advocacy and education in the United States. Together, we are working toward the day when no children die from preventable causes and every child has a safe and healthy childhood. For more information, visit www.unicefusa.org.

Job Description
The U.S. Fund for UNICEF’s Planned Giving department is looking to add a new team member who will share its existing passion for UNICEF’s work and commitment to advancing legacy giving in the U.S.  If you are looking for a team of professionals who enjoy their work, are dedicated, and desire to work in a supportive environment then we may be a good fit for you.

Reporting to the Managing Director of Planned Giving, the Planned Giving Officer is responsible for the cultivation and stewardship of loyal, annual donors, ages 50 and older, who are not currently assigned to a major gift officer.  The Planned Giving Officer will be responsible for identifying legacy intentions and promoting legacy giving while also stewarding donors who have already included USF in their estate plans.

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

  • Solicit and steward existing USF donors in face-to-face meetings; requires travel throughout the U.S.
  • Prepare gift proposals and provide additional information as needed to help secure planned gifts
  • Inform and educate donors about various gift offerings that will address their philanthropic and financial goals while providing support for UNICEF
  • Work with attorneys and financial advisors as needed
  • Input donor contact information into the USF database
  • Secure donor testimonials for use in direct mail, USF web pages and other marketing materials
  • Under take additional special projects as needed

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree is required; advanced degree (MA or JD) preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience, with at least 2 years of planned giving experience
  • Strong knowledge of tax, financial and estate planning issues
  • Must be a self-starter and have the ability to work remotely with limited daily supervision
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must share a strong commitment to the mission of USF
  • Must have current driver’s license, required insurance, and car available for work as required (will be reimbursed for mileage)
  • Must demonstrate USF Core Values: Trust, Respect, Accountability, Innovation, Teamwork, and Service

How to Apply
Please apply online: http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=UNICEFUSA&cws=1&rid=824.

Deadline – N/A


08JAN - Associate, Human Rights - BSR - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
BSR is a global nonprofit organization that works with its network of more than 250 member companies and other partners to build a just and sustainable world. From its offices in Asia, Europe, and North America, BSR develops sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration. Visit www.bsr.org for more information about BSR’s 25 years of leadership in sustainability.

BSR partners with many leading international organizations and companies to advance our major priorities focused on women’s empowerment, climate change, and human rights. 

Job Description
Associates are responsible for conducting research and analysis, writing, logistics planning and other support on BSR advisory services for the benefit of BSR members, funders or other clients. This will include participating in business consulting and training work as required. The position is full-time and based in New York and will have a primary focus on business and human rights.

Location – New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

  • Support project managers in implementing projects with member and other companies, particularly through research, writing and consulting on a range of sustainability issue areas with a focus on human rights. 
  • Conduct primary and secondary research and analysis on sustainability leadership and human rights practices, and emerging issues and trends in a range of industry sectors utilizing a wide range of sources, including web searches, interviews and other methodologies and participates in field work as needed.
  • Support senior colleagues in the development of work plans, schedules and budgets for the delivery of projects. 
  • Contribute to the content and design of working group meetings, training and workshops, and ensure the accuracy of all materials. 
  • Provide assistance on special projects and assignments as requested to help BSR accomplish its mission and goals.

Job Requirements
NOTE:  Only candidates with these specific requirements will be considered: 

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience), or a Masters degree with a minimum of 3 years experience.
  • Experience working directly with companies on human rights implementation is sought – whether from an NGO, consultancy, government or international institution.   
  • Exceptional research, writing and analytical skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to meet stringent deadlines, communicate progress on projects or event planning, and work with managers to coordinate multiple projects concurrently. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, for working with both internal and external clients. 
  • High degree of fluency in English, with fluency in Spanish or French a plus. 
  • Capacity to work and thrive in a growing, fast-paced, entrepreneurial organization with a collaborative environment. 
  • Willingness to undertake business travel to difficult environments and developing countries
  • High ethical standards and commitment to BSR core values of leadership, respect and integrity, and a commitment to BSR’s mission.

How to Apply
Please apply online: https://bsr.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=32.

Deadline – N/A