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Monday, January 27, 2014

Recptionist/Executive Assistant, Sauti Yetu Center for African Women, NYC

Receptionist/Executive Assistant

Posted on: January 18, 2014

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Sauti Yetu Center for African Women is looking for a receptionist who will work directly with the Executive Director. The receptionist will manage the front desk and assist with basic human resource needs of 23+ staff and provide administrative support to the Executive Director. Specifically the candidate will be responsible for the following:
Administrative Duties.
  1. Scheduling and managing the executive directors calendar, including meetings
  2. Manage the front desk and the flow of information between and among staff including responding to questions.
  3. Handling filing, copying and routing of documents that come through the Executive Director's office.
  4. Providing overall administrative assistance to a variety of projects for ED and staff as needed
  5. Organizing and processing all human resources paper work throughout the recruitment phase and assisting with HR needs and issues
  6. Schedule travel for the ED as needed.
Office Assistant Duties:
  1. Process purchase requisitions
  2. Maintain overall purchasing needs of the office and ensure that supplies are available
  3. Assisting staff with organizing of problem-solving work-space issues as they arise
  4. Managing Conference room scheduling, answering the phone, maintaining office supplies, processing mail and greeting visitors and clients at the front desk
  5. Maintain physical office files and filing systems
  6. Set up staff meetings and maintain staff calendar and assist with organizing staff team building activities
  7. Provide general support for Sauti Yetu events as needed (especially around Sauti Yetu annual activities.
  1. Human Resource in not for profit experience is required
  2. At least one year work experience in administrative/office management capacity
  3. Candidate must be extremely organized, attentive to details with ability to set priorities and deal with multiple tasks.
  4. Excellent writing, proofreading and editing skills are required.
  5. Ability to take initiative and exercise sound judgment.
  6. Proficient in word, excel, and excellent social media skills.
  7. French language is preferred but not required
Additional Requirements:
  1. The successful candidate must have the ability to work well in a culturally diverse setting and be extremely flexible and mature. The position requires continual interaction with a variety of people within the office, the agency and the community at large
  2. Ability to maintain discretion and diplomacy
  3. A creative thinker

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Please email resume, cover letter, a short writing sample and three references to:
Location: South Bronx (3rd Ave & 138th Street)
Principles ONLY. Recruiters, please do not contact this job poster. Do not contact us with unsolicited services or offers

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2417 3RD Avenue, Suite 205, New York, NY, 10451, US

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Start date
February 3, 2014
Application deadline
January 31, 2014
Education requirements
Employment type
Full time
Professional level
Entry level
Salary range (annual, U.S. $)
28,000 - 32,000
Salary details
comensurate with experience
Job function
Owner's areas of focus

Technical Advisor Health Communications, Population Services International, Mali

Technical Advisor, Health Communications, Mali

Posted on: January 23, 2014

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Population Services International is a leading global health organization with programs targeting malaria, child survival, HIV and reproductive health. Working in partnership within the public and private sectors, and harnessing the power of the markets, PSI provides life-saving products, clinical services and behavior change communications that empower the world's most vulnerable populations to lead healthier lives.
PSI seeks candidates for the position of Technical Advisor, Health Communication in its Mali platform. This position is proposed for an anticipated new program focused on behavior change communications to improve health outcomes.
The candidate will directly assist the Chief of Party (COP) in the design, roll-out and day-to-day management and implementation of health communication interventions, including mass media, interpersonal communication and community mobilization. S/he will strengthen the capacity of platform programs, communications and research staff to design, implement and evaluate state-of- the-art evidence driven health communication initiatives that increase comprehensive knowledge and deepen understanding of priority health issues, promote positive health behaviors, and strengthen demand for key health services. The position is based in Bamako, Mali and reports to the Chief of Party.
  • Masters in Public Health or equivalent post-graduate degree or experience, with specific emphasis on health communication, promotion and/or education.
  • Minimum seven years experience with progressively increasing responsibility in: designing, managing and implementing complex, large scale health communication programs in developing countries involving multiple stakeholders and implementing partners
  • Knowledge of cross-cutting public health issues (TB, HIV, maternal and child health and reproductive health)
  • Ability to work with a network of local NGO to implement behavior change communications at the community level
  • Must have strong writing and oral presentation skills and excellent command of French and English languages.
*This position is contingent upon funding.

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Please apply online at
PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals regarddless of their race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability.

Development Manager, Hot Bread Kitchen, NYC

Development Manager

Job posted by: Hot Bread Kitchen
Posted on: January 23, 2014

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Job Posting: Development Manager
This key staff member will oversee Hot Bread Kitchen's philanthropic development efforts. Responding to the program team and recognizing opportunities to leverage strong brand, the Development Manager will work strategically to ensure that our two core programs, HBK Incubates and Project Launch, thrive. Beyond this, the Development Manager will work closely with the CEO on the wide range of opportunities facing our vibrant social enterprise.
The successful candidate will be an effective problem solver, an innovative thinker, and an experienced manager with strong communication skills. This position requires a solid understanding of grant management, individual donor cultivation, non-profit accounting, and fiscal planning.
Hot Bread Kitchen is an exciting place to work. We have more than doubled our budget over the last 3 years and are now planning national expansion. To do this, we require a Development Manager who has the full suite of qualifications on day one, along with solid experience in successfully managing in a high growth environment. We are looking for someone who is excited about growing with Hot Bread Kitchen.
Essential Functions:
  • Create and execute a comprehensive fundraising plan to increase charitable funding. Plan should include but is not limited to: individual donor cultivation, foundations, crowd funding initiatives, board activation, and special events
  • Collaborate with Finance team to ensure that restricted grants are accounted for properly, with special attention to the management of restricted grants
  • Creatively write and produce media that describes Hot Bread Kitchen's impact for use in grant proposals and in other campaigns
  • Work with Board Members and CEO to identify prospective donors and oversee strategies for involving the Board in donor cultivation and solicitation
  • Oversee the development of the grant proposal process and prepare monthly and annual fundraising analysis reports
  • Spearhead and administer Crowdrise and end of year campaign
  • Effectively employ long-term relationship-building strategies in corporate funder relationships
  • Catalog and monitor all donor information to effectively track and acknowledge donations; provide and present statistical analysis to senior management on a regular basis; regularly project expected changes in donor activity
  • Collaborate with program staff to identify areas of need and create communications to make those attractive to funders
  • Oversee and research funding sources and trends to help position Hot Bread Kitchen ahead of industry standards and shifts
  • Oversee and direct all Hot Bread Kitchen fundraising events and donor cultivation events
  • Bachelors degree in a related field of study, like Social Work, Business Administration, Education, Public Administration. Masters degree preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors and build long-term relationships.
  • Solid functional experience with budgeting; financial, tactical and strategic planning.
  • Demonstrated success and comfort with community relations and outreach, government affairs and Board relations.
  • Strong background in grant and proposal writing and reporting.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines; must be goal driven.

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Please email a resume, cover letter, and salary history and requirements to Jessamyn Rodriguez at hr(at) Please include your name and "Development Manager" in the subject line. No phone calls please.

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1590 Park Avenue, New York, NY, 10029, US

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Programme Quality Manager- Oxfam GB- Yemen

Programme Quality Manager

Job posted by: Oxfam GB
Posted on: January 24, 2014

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The Role
As Programme Quality Manager you will ensure that Oxfam programmes in Yemen deliver positive changes that achieve lasting improvements to the lives of the poor and gender equality especially for vulnerable women. As Programme Quality Manger you will contribute to the design and implementation of technically sound programme actions that are adequately informed by their context. You will develope and operationalise systems that facilitate monitoring, documentation and communication of programme results. You will facilitate continuous learning and adherence to Oxfam's programme accountability standards on the part of Oxfam staff, partners and beneficiaries.
About the MECIS Region
The Middle East and Commonwealth of Independent States (MECIS) region implements and manages programmes in Yemen, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Russia, Tajikistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia.
Programmes within the MECIS region reflect Oxfam's approach to work across the globe. We support self-reliance, not dependency, and to complement our work on the ground we strive to secure lasting change through our campaigning.
We also put women at the heart of all we do. The majority of people living in poverty are women and girls, and so this focus helps us to achieve our mission to overcome poverty and suffering.
Useful Information
Contract Duration: 24 Months.
Hard to Work Allowance: Staff working in Yemen are entitled to an allowance of £4,000 Net per annum
Benefits:Oxfam offers staff a comprehensive benefits package including annual leave entitlements, sick pay provision, medical cover plus opportunities for learning and development.

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If you're interested in this position, follow this link for more information and to apply:

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Sana'a, Şan'ā', Yemen

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Application deadline
February 7, 2014
Education requirements
Employment type
Full time
Professional level
None specified
Salary details
Min. £21,768 - Max. £31,014 (Oxfam usually places new starters between the Min. and Middle of the salary range shown, depending upon skills and experiences)
Job function
Owner's areas of focus

Political Phone Organizer- Working America- Seattle

Political Phone Organizer, Fight Income Inequality Nationwide

Job posted by: Working America AFL-CIO
Posted on: January 24, 2014

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Now Hiring:
  • Phone Organizers
Build the labor movement, fight for economic justice, and empower real families with the tools they need to fight and win when it matters most. We mobilize workers who do not have a union on the job in support of working families' issues.
What people are saying about Working America:

"It is more than fair to say that if it hadn't been for Working America, I wouldn't have won this election."

– Al Franken, US Senator (D-Minnesota)

'Working America' (is) the most important political project in America."

– Andrew Levison, The Democratic Strategist

"We found strong evidence that this Working America canvass program was highly effective…These are the largest effects we've seen..."

– Jennifer Green, Analyst Institute
Join Working America's phone based organizing team and help us mobilize our 3 million members to fight back!
Phone Organizers listen and speak to Working America members nationwide every night. By educating, fundraising and renewing memberships, Phone Organizers empower workers to take action.
You can Expect:
  • Valuable campaign and advocacy experience
  • Excellent training and issue education
  • A Supportive, inclusive work environment
-- $12.25/Hour, $15.00/Hour after 90 days
-- Benefits Available
Working America is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. Women, LGBTQ and people of color encouraged to apply. Working America Policy States:The Employer agrees not to discriminate against any Employee because of his/her sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, age, disability, or national origin.

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Network Weaver- Grassroots Collaborative- Chicago

Network Weaver

Job posted by: Grassroots Collaborative
Posted on: January 24, 2014

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Chicago Equal Voice Network, a group of over 20 social change organizations in Chicago who are funded by the Marguerite Casey Foundation, seeks a Network Weaver to help move forward regional work on behalf of the Equal Voice Campaign. The Weaver would work to 1) Support each grantee and the network to be in alignment with the Equal Voice framework and to support the foundation's strategy to launch a national membership organization of low income families, 2) Continue to deepen the relationships amongst grantees and other organizations, and 3) facilitate a plan (largely through communications work) to amplify the collective work, address the gaps, and assist grantees in working more effectively together. This is a contract position for 30 hours a week with potential for more hours and/or additional benefits.
The Equal Voice campaign seeks to create and advance a national agenda for families and to build the political power of low income families so that they can advocate on their own behalf. The goal is to achieve a sustained shift in national attitudes and policies affecting poor and working families by lifting up the national platform that addresses issues of concern identified by families, sparking a national dialogue about the policies that have a negative impact on families, ensuring that families are part of any such national discussion, building a movement of families to bring about long-term change, and increasing civic engagement among families. The Chicago Equal Voice Network is one of 12 networks around the nation supporting the campaign.
  • Three years minimum community organizing experience
  • Knowledge of Chicago communities and organizing landscape
  • Strong facilitation skills and experience with meeting and event logistics
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Experience using social media to support networking between organizations
  • Experience with coalition building
  • Build trust and relationships between EV member organizations
  • Coordinate logistics for Chicago EV network and steering committee meetings
  • Amplify and connect the grantees work through social media
  • Connect the EV members local work with the national Equal Voice platform and national membership organization
  • Support orientation of new grantees in the region in partnership with foundation staff
  • Other duties as assigned.
This is a contract position with day-to-day supervision provided by Grassroots Collaborative, and overall work plan guided by the local Chicago Equal Voice Steering Committee. The position pays $961 for 30 hours of work every week, with potential for more hours. Position requires car, and occasional national travel. Email resume, cover letter, and two references to by February 10, 2014. No calls please.
People of color, women, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Email resume, cover letter, and two references to by February 10, 2014

Program/Development Coordinator- MADRE- NYC

Program/Development Coordinator

Job posted by: MADRE
Posted on: January 17, 2014

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MADRE is an international women's rights organization that works in partnership with community-based women's organization worldwide to address issues of economic and environmental justice, women's health, violence against women, and peace building. Since its inception in 1983, MADRE has delivered over 28 million dollars' worth of support to women organizations worldwide. MADRE provides resources, training, and support to enable sister organizations to meet concrete needs in their communities and develop long-term solutions to the crises they face.
MADRE seeks a Temp-to-Hire Program/Development Coordinator to support the implementation of fundraising strategy.
  • Work closely with the Executive Director and key staff to implement organizational fundraising strategy
  • Write funding proposals: responsible for the timely preparation and submission of grant applications
  • Research prospective funders by identifying new sources of institutional funding and existing funders to renew/increase their support
  • Strategize with Executive Director and programmatic staff to cultivate new funding sources and maintain communications with current funders
  • Work closely with program team for timely submissions of reports to funders.
  • Support of MADRE's participation in affinity groups.
  • Special projects related to fundraising, as assigned.
  • Preferred 1-3 years of experience in fundraising/grant writing
  • Demonstrated success procuring grants from foundations, corporations, and religious and community organizations
  • Strong research, writing and editing skills
  • Attention to detail and deadlines
  • Ability to act independently
  • Ability to engage diverse groups, individual donors, foundation representatives, artists and others who are important to MADRE's mission
  • Commitment to women's rights and knowledge of the human rights framework
  • Knowledge of and commitment to MADRE's vision and programs
  • Familiarity with MADRE's networks and funders
  • Ability to represent MADRE and communicate effectively and sensitively with funders
  • Database management skills and professional knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage many distinct areas of work at once
  • Ability to work under pressure with competing priorities and deadlines
  • Spanish helpful but not required
Start Date: Immediately
Location: New York, NY

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Please send resume and cover letter to Executive Director, Yifat Susskind, at No phone calls please.
MADRE, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. For more information visit:

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121 W. 27th Street Room 301, New York, NY, 10001, US

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Professional level
None specified
Salary details
Commensurate with experience
Job function
Owner's areas of focus

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Resident Counseling Advocate, A Woman's Place, Doylestown, PA

Resident Counseling Advocate

Posted on: December 9, 2013
Application deadline: January 31, 2014
Posted by: A Woman's Place


A Woman's Place (AWP) is hiring a Resident Counseling Advocate responsible for helping AWP to achieve its mission by maintaining the physical plant of the shelter residence; providing empowerment counseling, advocacy, and support to victims of domestic violence in both the shelter and community settings; and supporting a positive and welcoming environment for residents. Part time position; hours vary; Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Erika Flayer, Counseling Manager at

  1. Provide services to victims of domestic violence that support the Values, Vision, and Mission statements of the organization.
  2. Work with individuals to create change in their lives, which supports ending gender oppression and violence towards women.
  3. Provide advocacy services to survivors of domestic violence that emphasizes improved safety and economic self-sufficiency.
  4. Provide services that improve immediate safety and prevent reoccurrence of relationship violence, including safety planning, lethality risk assessment, and linkages to specialized legal and therapeutic services.
  5. Provide services that improve economic self-sufficiency of survivors, including financial education, job searches, interview preparation, assistance with resume preparation and job applications, assistance accessing public benefits, and job placement programs.
  6. Assist survivors with goal setting, planning, follow through, tracking progress, and celebrating success.
  7. Coach clients to advocate on their own behalf with creditors and other financial institutions, employers, bill collectors, landlords, public and community-based programs.
  8. Maintain a comprehensive directory of local resources that are relevant to improving client self-sufficiency.
  9. Advocate for expedited referral processes to enroll survivors in job training and placement programs.
  10. Conduct an intake assessment with each new resident identifying their goals, objectives, and needs as identified by the survivor.

Please send a cover letter and resume to or fax to the attention of Erika Flayer at 215-343-1163. Regular mail can be sent to:

A Woman's Place PO Box 299 Doylestown PA 18901 Attn: Erika Flayer

Women's Health Program Director, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Washington, DC

Women's Health Program Director

Posted on: January 4, 2014
Posted by: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists


The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is a not-for-profit membership organization supporting over 57,000 members/physicians across the country. As the experts in women's health we provide a wide range of services for the nation's leading group of professionals. Located in S.W. Washington, DC, we provide a positive, supportive work environment, excellent benefits and so much more! To learn more about our organization, please visit our Website at!

We are looking for a Senior Director, Gynecologic Practice who will coordinate and supervise work of committees and staff in the areas of gynecology, well-woman care, adolescent health care, and ethics. This position will also track, interpret, and report on gynecologic and professionalism issues requiring College attention and/or policy development.

  • Direct and oversee all activities in Division affecting medical professionalism
    Oversee the development and maintenance of publications on ethics (eg, Committee Opinions); stimulate the development of policies and activities for medical professionalism; seek outside sources of funding to support new interest areas and special projects; advise and facilitate the work of Committee on Ethics; hire and supervise staff, research issues relevant to College interests
  • Direct and oversee all gynecologic, well-woman care, and adolescent health care activities in Division
    Through direction of the work of the Department staff, advise and facilitate the work of clinical committees (Clinical Document Review Panel/ Gynecology, Committee on Gynecologic Practice, Committee on Adolescent Health Care, Editorial Committee for Guidelines for Women's Health Care) and task forces in the areas of gynecology, well-woman care, and adolescent health care; oversee hiring and supervision of all staff for these areas; oversee the development and maintenance of practice publications in gynecology, well-woman care, and adolescent health care (eg, Guidelines for Women's Health Care, Guidelines for Adolescent Health Care, Committee Opinions, Technology Assessments, health records, ancillary publications); stimulate the development of policies and activities in the areas of gynecology, well-woman care, and adolescent health care; seek outside sources of funding to support new interest areas and special projects; research issues relevant to College interests; facilitate sessions on these areas at the Annual Clinical Meeting or other venues as needed.
  • Serve as primary staff for the Committee on Ethics and the Clinical Document Review Panel/Gynecology
    Manage activities of the Clinical Document Review Panel/Gynecology and the Committee on Ethics, including developing and managing budgets, developing agendas and holding meetings, researching issues, overseeing development of minutes, carrying out work of committee as needed, and interpreting decisions to College committees, staff, and outside groups
  • Participate in College policy and project development outside of Division
    Collaborate with other Divisions and participate in policy and project development for issues of overlapping interest; review materials for conformity with College policies and guidelines on gynecologic practice and medical professionalism
  • Advise and represent Vice President of Practice Activities on issues of gynecologic practice and ethics.
    Advise the Vice President of Practice Activities on gynecologic practice and ethics; proactively promote College policy to Fellows, other professional organizations, managed care organizations, hospital administrators and leadership, public policymakers, and the public and respond to the same when interpretation of College policy is required; represent the Vice President in these areas as requested
  • Represent the College to other organizations
    Develop and maintain effective liaison relationships with other organizations and agencies interested in gynecologic practice, well-woman care, and ethics; attend meetings related to these issues, advocating for College interests and interpreting and reporting on issues; coordinate the College's review and response to documents developed by other organizations; maintain awareness of content and policy issues affecting the specialty regarding clinical care and professional behavior; respond to Fellows, outside organizations, and individuals regarding College policies on these issues
  • Master's degree in nursing, public health, or related fields preferred.
  • Expertise generally gained by 10 years of experience in related positions.
  • Background in women's health desirable.
  • Experience in health administration or with related associations.
  • Knowledge of the health care system and women's health care.
  • Excellent communication skills; self-motivated and directed; excellent independent judgment and ability to take responsibility; supervisory experience.
  • Ability to represent the College in a variety of situations.
The American College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, who participates in EVerify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, or any other classification as required by applicable law.


Interested or know someone who is? Please submit your cover letter and resume directly to our recruiter through the following site:

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Community Educator, A Woman's Place, Doylestown, PA

Community Educator

Posted on: January 8, 2014
Application deadline: March 8, 2014
Posted by: A Woman's Place of Bucks County


To build the community's capacity to respond to and prevent domestic violence by replacing attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors that perpetuate violence with those that promote safety, justice, and equality for all. It works to strengthen community knowledge and skills, educate service providers, foster coalitions and networks, and change practices and policies that condone violence.
  1. Develop annual work plan for community-based domestic violence prevention education and training that supports the mission/needs of the organization and complies with all grant requirements, including but not limited to programming for hospitals, healthcare facilities, community groups, volunteer groups, and more.
  2. Develop and deliver organizationally-approved trainings, in-services, and educational programs.
  3. Assist in development and coordination of educational campaigns throughout the year, meeting various organization-specific and grant-specific guidelines.
  4. Establish and maintain positive community partnerships.
  5. Attend and participate in community collaboratives including but not limited to the Bucks County Health Improvement Partnership (BCHIP) Domestic Violence (DV) Task Force, individual hospital DV task forces, the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) Medical Advocacy Task Force, and other organizationally-approved partnerships.
  6. Coordinate A Woman's Place (AWP) presence at community tabling events. 
Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Sociology or related field, and/or 2 years of related work experience
To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to:

Christina Baer, Education & Training Manager
A Woman's Place
P. O. Box 299
Doylestown, PA 18901
FAX: 215.343.3411

The position is open until filled. Interviews will begin on Monday, January 13, 2014.


Advocacy and Communications Manager - Every Woman Every Child, United Nations Foundation, New York, NY

Advocacy and Communications Manager - Every Woman Every Child

Posted on: January 15, 2014
Application deadline: January 29, 2014
Posted by: United Nations Foundation


The Advocacy and Communications Manager for Every Woman Every Child is responsible for developing and executing advocacy and communications strategies to advance the goals of Every Woman Every Child, the Secretary-General's Global Strategy on Women's and Children's Health, launched in September 2010 (

Every Woman Every Child is a global effort bringing together governments, philanthropic institutions and other funders, the United Nations and multilateral organizations, civil society and non-governmental organizations, the business community, health-care workers and professionals, and academic and research institutions around the world to help save the lives of 16 million women and children by 2015. The United Nations Foundation has been tasked with overseeing global communications and advocacy efforts and stewarding commitments from the private sector and ensuring momentum remains high through 2015 and beyond. The Advocacy and Communications Manager will be responsible for advocacy efforts and online and offline communications, including creating, editing, and posting original and partner content to, and sharing with affiliated campaigns. S/he will also be tasked with developing written materials and talking points for use by representatives of the UN Foundation and Every Woman Every Child partners. Working closely with the Senior Director of the Millennium Development Goals Initiatives, s/he will also raise awareness and energize diverse constituencies by developing and executing advocacy campaigns, policy tools, and supporting events around the Millennium Development Goals and the Post-2105 development framework.

The UN Foundation (UNF) was created in 1998 with entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner's historic $1 billion gift to support UN causes and activities. UNF is an advocate for the UN and a platform for connecting people, ideas, and capital to help the United Nations solve global problems including decreasing child mortality, improving disaster relief, protecting diverse cultures and environments, creating a clean energy future, empowering women and girls, and improving U.S.-UN relations. UNF is a public charity that engages in advocacy, grant making, and building partnerships.

The Advocacy and Communications Manager is a member of the New York Team. S/he reports to the Senior Director of the Millennium Development Goals Initiatives, and will work closely with theEvery Woman Every Childteam, Public Affairs, Global Health, Women & Population, and Global Partnerships teams and other relevant campaigns at the UN Foundation.


  • Work with the Every Woman Every Child (EWEC) and Public Affairs teams to develop and execute strategic advocacy and communications plans (including print, broadcast, online, social media outreach, electronic communications, advocacy outreach and events) relevant to advancing the work of the EWEC;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Develop and execute the advocacy and communications strategy for EWEC, including working with partners, and writing/editing public-facing EWEC materials such as fact sheets, talking points, event briefings, meeting summaries, press releases, and media advisories;
  • Manage EWEC's online activities, including updates to and maintenance of the EWEC website, and development of innovative data visualizations such as infographics;
  • Oversee execution of the monthly EWEC newsletter, advocacy call minutes and other regular communications;
  • Help to implement the EWEC Roadmap, a series of events and other opportunities to raise awareness and undertake advocacy for EWEC;
  • Assist with the formulation and execution of the EWEC events;
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with advocacy and communications counterparts within the EWEC community, including outreach to new partners and to build the EWEC contact database and securing press opportunities;
  • Represent the EWEC at internal and external meetings, conferences, and events concerned with EWEC issues;
  • Engage with other UN Foundation staff to ensure content sharing and synergy across campaigns;
  • Stay abreast of new developments in the global health and development, including new commitments by all sectors, implementation progress, and key meetings and events;
  • Support the Senior Director on additional projects around the Millennium Development Goals and the Post-2105 Development Framework;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Demonstrated experience in the fields of global health or international development and with international campaigns;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, work to deadlines with other team members with grace and effectiveness under pressure, and undertake independent problem solving;
  • Excellent writing, editing, interpersonal, and oral communications skills;
  • A demonstrated knowledge of global issues and the UN system, and an understanding of the UNF mission, programs, strategy and goals;
  • Bachelor's degree or higher and at least 3-5 years of work experience in relevant areas such as international affairs, public policy, public health, journalism, or communications with communications outlets, governments, NGOs, the private sector, or the United Nations.
  • Specific communication skills a plus, including:
    • Expertise in Powerpoint and Excel spreadsheet use for presentations and analyses;
    • Knowledge and prior use of HTML, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Fireworks
    • Proficiency in CRM & CMS — Convio and Joomla highly preferable.
    • Proficiency in the use of social media monitoring and analytics tools;
    • Knowledge of video editing software such as Final Cut Pro;
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally, and ability to work well on the road.
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle stress.
  • Ability to meet regular attendance/tardiness policy.

Salary commensurate with experience. Actual salary will depend on qualifications and anticipated contribution to the Foundation.
UNF pays 100% of medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance premiums for its employees and 75% of medical and vision for employees' dependents.

In addition, UNF provides 20 days of paid vacation per year, 12 paid holidays, three personal days per year, an immediately vested 150% matching 403(b) contribution up to a limit of six-percent of employee pay, Metro Pass benefits, and flexible spending accounts for health and dependent care.


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Well Woman Benefits Hotline Coordinator, National Women's Law Center, Washington, DC

Well Woman Benefits Hotline Coordinator

Posted on: January 14, 2014
Posted by: National Women's Law Center


The National Women's Law Center seeks a Well Woman Benefits Hotline Coordinator to help engage advocates at the national and state levels to improve policies that affect the lives of women and their families. This is a one-year position with the possibility of a twelve month extension.


For 40 years, the National Women's Law Center has led the way in expanding the possibilities for women and girls in our country. The Center uses the law in all its forms: getting new laws on the books; litigating ground-breaking lawsuits all the way to the Supreme Court; and educating the public about how to make the law and public policies work for women and their families. The Center's experienced staff takes on the issues that cut to the core of women's and girls' lives in education, employment, health and reproductive rights, and family economic security, with special priority given to the needs of low-income women and their families.

   The National Women's Law Center is seeking a candidate to work in the Center's Health and Reproductive Rights program. The person will be responsible for operating and maintaining and analyzing results of the Center's national hot-line on women's preventive health services. The Hotline Coordinator will be part of the Reproductive Rights Team in NWLC's Health & Reproductive Rights team.
Responsibilities Include:
• Conducting intake for national hotline.
• Maintaining intake database.
• Responding to hotline inquiries
• Identifying systemic issues.
• Analyzing health plan coverage
• Tracking and analyzing hotline trends.
• Assisting in hotline promotion.


The ideal candidate will have:
• A minimum of a Bachelor's degree.
• At least 2 years of related professional experience
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Strong organizational skills a must.
• Experience dealing with the public
• Demonstrated experience and judgment working both collaboratively and independently.
• Knowledge of the Affordable Care Act or private insurance a plus.
• A commitment to progressive women's issues.

Salary commensurate with experience. The Center offers excellent benefits, including pre-tax flexible spending accounts for medical, dependent care, and transportation, and four weeks of annual vacation. Office located on the Red Metro Line in Dupont Circle. Intellectually-stimulating workplace with passionate, dedicated colleagues.


Please submit a cover letter describing your qualifications and salary requirements (including current salary), resume, three supervisory references, and a short writing sample. Electronic submissions are preferred at Please include position title in the subject line. Hard copies may be addressed to: Human Resources Department, National Women's Law Center, 11 Dupont Circle, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, FAX: 202-588-5185. No calls please. EOE.

Communications Manager, A Woman's Place, Doylestown, PA

Communications Manager

Posted on: January 7, 2014
Application deadline: January 31, 2014
Posted by: A Woman's Place of Bucks County


A Woman's Place (AWP), the only domestic violence organization in Bucks County, Pa. seeks a part-time Communications Manager, responsible for helping AWP achieve its mission by overseeing all organizational communications including, but not limited to, publications, social media, and website maintenance. Bachelor degree in related field is preferred. 2 years related work experience, preferably including project management and supervision.


For more information, visit Send resume to Director of Public Advocacy Jenny Salisbury at No phone calls please. EOE

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Social Media Producer, Jewish Women's Archive, Brookline, MA

Social Media Producer

Posted on: December 2, 2013
Application deadline: January 21, 2014
Posted by: Jewish Women's Archive


The Jewish Women's Archive documents Jewish women's stories, elevates their voices, and inspires them to be agents of change. A national non-profit organization founded in 1995, the Jewish Women's Archive (JWA) has amassed the most extensive collection of material anywhere on American Jewish women, and has created an increasing demand for its information, resources, and services. Its website, which draws more than 1.2 million unique visitors annually, is a destination for people seeking knowledge, a sense of connection and community, and a way to affirm and enhance the legacy of American Jewish women.

A diverse staff of 10 FTE's work in a pleasant Brookline neighborhood with easy access to public transportation and affordable parking. Office atmosphere is lively, friendly, and collegial. Flexible schedule with some telecommuting possible.

The Social Media Producer will develop and implement a coherent, creative, and effective social media strategy for JWA with the goal of building JWA's online community and raising its profile and influence among key audiences.
Major responsibilities include:
  • Manage all online communications, including the JWA blog (Jewesses with Attitude, which has over 15,000 monthly readers), eNews and eBlasts, our Facebook page, our Twitter presence (6,500 followers and growing), our This Week in History feature, and other social media channels.
  • Develop, implement, and assess effectiveness of social media strategy for raising JWA's profile and building online connections and community.
  • Develop strategies for defining, reaching, and expanding audience for JWA's online communications.
  • Ensure that JWA is deploying most effective and up-to-date social media tools.
  • Become the voice of JWA in social media spaces.
  • Analyze and prepare weekly reports on effectiveness of social media.
  • Monitor trends in social media tools, applications, and tactics.
  • Collaborate on proposals to fund outreach and online community building.

Bachelor's degree required.
1 – 3 years prior experience preferred.


Apply online with cover letter, resume, and writing samples at No phone calls, please.
JWA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summer SET Faculty - Core & Creative Courses, Sadie Nash Leadership Project, New York, NY

Summer SET Faculty - Core & Creative Courses

Posted on: January 8, 2014
Application deadline: March 10, 2013
Posted by: Sadie Nash Leadership Project


The Sadie Nash Leadership Project (SNLP) offers educational programs to provide young women with an opportunity to analyze and explore leadership through rigorous coursework, experiential and skill based learning, and youth-designed activism projects. Every aspect of the program is designed to support and develop young women to both visualize themselves as leaders and actualize their leadership. Our mission is to strengthen, empower, and equipyoung women as agents of change in their lives and the world.


Faculty teach the coursework component of the Summer Institute, an award-winning program that enables high school aged youth to develop ideas, questions, and concerns as they explore leadership, social justice and activism. We are interested in courses that connect with our mission and also connect with the identities of the young women in SNLP. We are seeking faculty to teach either a CORE CLASS or a CREATIVE CLASS from JULY 7th to AUGUST 1st 2014.

CORE CLASSES: These classes are the cornerstone of the program and all young people attend them. Curriculum exists for the core classes but the faculty member will be required to develop and facilitate additional units and to modify and adapt existing units as needed. The core classes are as follows:
  • Social Justice Core – This course focuses on different types of activism, examines social justice movements, current issues, and identifies careers in social justice. This course will explore concepts of "feminism" "social justice" and "community."
  • Action Project Core – This course develops the activist skills and strategies necessary to create and implement a social justice project or campaign. The class culminates with a community action completely facilitated and led by young people.
CREATIVE CLASSES: These classes follow an elective-type format, and each participant selects one creative course of their interest. Creative faculty design their own curriculum based on their own expertise and interests. We select courses that are rigorous, engaging, and relevant to the young women we work with. Courses should employ popular education approaches and be highly interactive.
  • Creative Courses– These courses should have a hands-on focus on the arts (music, dance, visual arts, theater, writing, etc…) Past examples include:
    • Free in My Body – Dance & Movement Residency
    • Guerrilla Street Art – Young Women Claim Space in NYC
    • Herstory: Devising Theatre – An Interactive Space to Create Activist theatre

We are looking for faculty members who:
  • Are experienced youth workers or teaching artists, can set high expectations for students, can make material relevant and engaging, and can create a safe space and a sense of community within their classrooms
  • Can relate to, and build with, young women from New York City
  • Can teach three times a week for CORE or teach twice a week for CREATIVE and be able to students for at least 1 hour per week outside of class
  • Will commit to attending 6-10 hours of mandatory professional development training on June 25th and July 2nd, 2014
Please note the salaries for each course vary.
  • Core Faculty - $1,500 and Creative Faculty - $1,000

Please note the application is a two part process.
Step 1: Complete your contact information HERE.
Step 2: Submit the following documents via email in PDF or Microsoft Word format to: Please include First & Last Name, and include "SET: Creative Course" or "SET: Core Course" in subject line.
  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter
  3. For SET CORE: Please attach a one session proposal. It should focus on a historical or contemporary case study illustrating the concepts of the class. It could highlight a leader, a movement, a contemporary news story, a film, etc… Please include a detailed agenda with activities, discussion questions, etc… as well as the outcomes you hope to achieve in this session and the themes (ie: intersectionality, pitfalls of traditional leadership, etc…) you hope to address
  4. For SET CREATIVE: Please attach a one-page proposal for the course you are interested in teaching. It should include a description of the course. It should also include a brief rationale as to how it fits into the overall mission of SNLP, our philosophy or goals. It should address the outcomes you hope to achieve over the course of the summer program, and it should present a brief 8 session outline for the course. (You do not need to describe each class, but please show the direction of the course and the topics you expect to cover)
The deadline for faculty applications is Monday, March 10th 2014.

Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to respond immediately to every application. We will contact you within approximately four weeks if an interview is requested. We will do our best to notify you as quickly as possible of your application status decisions. No calls please.
SNLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are looking for a diverse applicant pool and strongly encourage women of color, immigrants, members of the LGBTQ community, and students from low-income and working class backgrounds to apply.

Please visit our website: for more information.

Thank you for your interest in our work and in this position!

Young Feminist Activism-Program Coordinator, The Association for Women's Rights in Development

Young Feminist Activism-Program Coordinator

Posted on: December 23, 2013
Application deadline: January 12, 2013
Posted by: The Association for Women's Rights in Development


AWID's Young Feminist Activism (YFA) Program contributes to stronger multigenerational movements that are diverse and inclusive and where young feminists' contributions, activism, perspectives and needs are highlighted in women's movements; accurately reflected in international decision-making spaces, development debates; and translated into policies and programs that are grounded in human rights and gender equality.


The YFA has recently established a Co-Coordinator structure to lead the YFA program by complementing each
other's skills, capacities and experiences thus ensuring that the YFA continues to be responsive and connected to young feminists from around the world. The YFA Program Co-coordinator is a full-time position responsible for strategic project planning, coordination and timely production of high-quality YFA deliverables. The YFA Co-Coordinators will closely collaborate on strategic leadership, coordination, constituency and alliance building for the Program. The primary responsibilities include:
  • Co-lead the development and implementation of the YFA's strategic plan, annual plans and related work planning
  • Co-lead the YFA's strategies to support the political engagement of young feminists in policy and program development processes such as the post 2015 development framework, in line with the overall strategic plan
  • Work closely with all AWID strategic initiatives to identify opportunities to support young feminists activism across the organization
  • Co-coordinate knowledge building projects including on effective multigenerational organizing and mapping of young feminist organizing
  • Strengthen existing, and build new relationships and alliances with young feminist activists including across social movements and other regional international feminist organizations
  • Co-responsible for engaging with the YFA Advisory Group including selection of new members and planning/input meeting with advisors
  • Represent the YFA Program/AWID in international, regional or local venues
  • Work location is flexible

Project Management
  • Develop, implement and monitor progress of one or more projects to ensure deliverables are in place and completed in accordance with quality requirements and established timelines and budgets
  • Coordinate regular reporting and updates related to YFA's work in line with AWID's M&E strategy as required
  • Work with relevant Manager to regularly take stock of the YFA strategies ensuring they are responsive to the YFA constituency and strategic goals of AWID
  • Advance project work, taking initiative in methodology development, documentation, identifying potential strategic alliances and opportunities (external and internal)
Capacity-development (internal and external)
  • Liaise with staff of other AWID programs to support integration of young feminist activists, contributions and perspectives across the organization as well as to identify opportunities for collaboration
  • Coordinate the development, facilitation and implementation of learning opportunities (both online and face to face processes) for and by young feminists
  • Develop and implement follow-up activities, as appropriate, to capacity-building processes
Knowledge building
  • Identify priority issues for knowledge building relevant to young feminist organizing and to the YFA's overall strategy
  • Contribute to the conceptualization and project planning of knowledge building project on multigenerational and young feminist organizing
  • Co-coordinate the production of knowledge resources produced by the initiative
Alliance-building, constituency engagement and advocacy
  • Work with other initiatives within AWID and collaborate with key women's rights organizations and activists to advocate for the active engagement of young feminists in political dialogues and policy makings spaces affecting the rights of young women
  • Identify relevant organizations, activists, networks and other resources through which to establish strategic partnerships with in order to support young feminist activists
  • Maintain communications with YFA constituencies, including past participants in program activities, organizational partners, and AWID's membership (i.e. responding to electronic requests for information, following up with participants in AWID activities)
    • Conduct occasional Needs Assessments with YFA constituencies to ensure the program's relevance and strategic focus
    • Represent AWID in international (or local/regional) international venues to profile the YFA program, creating and delivering presentations or speeches as required
Organizational Processes
  • Work with the Finance team to administer and monitor program budget
  • Actively co-lead and contribute to regular YFA team meetings
  • Participate actively in organizational meetings and committees

Required Experience
  • Three or more years of activism with young feminist organizations/initiatives working for women's rights and gender justice, including at least two years in a leadership role
  • Experience with young feminist mobilizing and policy advocacy at the international and regional levels
  • Planning, implementing and coordinating of projects or initiatives led by or for young feminists
  • Experience in developing and implementing capacity building and mobilization activities to strengthen young women's organizing both online and face-to-face
Required Qualifications and Knowledge
  • Experience working with young women between the ages of 18 to 29 years old in the Global South
  • University degree or related experience in Gender and Development, Women's Human Rights, International Development, Women's Studies or a related Social Science field
  • Knowledgeable about current trends in young feminist activism in regional and/or global contexts as well as familiarity with empowerment strategies developed for and by young feminists
  • Knowledgeable about women's human rights and/or gender and development policies at the regional and/or international level
  • Knowledgeable about challenges and best practices for effective multigenerational organizing
Expertise & Skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Strong written communication (and editing) skills
  • Innovative, flexible, fosters/manages change
  • Demonstrated capacity to establish focus (develop and communicate goals of Work plans), think strategically and be forward thinking
  • Excellent analytical and diagnostic information gathering abilities (specifically regarding analysis of information across a range of disciplines and ability to extract relevant information/themes or solve problems)
  • Displays good judgment, sensitivity and attention to communication
  • Strong time management, detail orientation and thoroughness of work
  • Ability to prioritize and multi task
  • Results-oriented and takes initiative
  • Strong project management experience: ability to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate a work plan with multiple projects, multiple deliverables and deadlines
  • Public speaking and facilitation skills
  • Basic knowledge of the latest communication technologies; particularly content management systems and web 2.0 for the purpose of building online communities, information sharing and e-learning
  • Knowledge of basic budgeting and financial procedures and analysis
  • Ability to work independently and remotely
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English as well as French and/or Spanish
Other Requirements
  • Familiarity with elements of feminist theory and women's rights frameworks
  • Able and willing to travel internationally
  • Committed to the principles and values of feminism, anti-discrimination and anti-racism
  • Training and capacity building experience with young feminists from diverse background
  • Experience working with social justice educational/learning processes with young women
  • Trilingual - English, French, Spanish
  • Knowledge of WordPress publishing platform
Young feminist women and transgender persons under 30 from the Global South are strongly encouraged to apply.


Send your Cover Letter and Resume to: by January 12, 2014. Please include "YFA Coordinator" as the subject line. Please explain in your Cover Letter why you think it is important to support young feminist organizing and why you think this position is the right fit for you.