Girl Effect works to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty. We do this by connecting girls to each other and to the critical assets they need. We work to create lasting perception change by harnessing media in innovative ways and building social networks that develop girls' positive perceptions of themselves and shift how others see and value them.
Review media content (eg radio scripts, articles for mobile) used in our programmes targeting adolescent girls to ensure it is in line with best practice approaches
Support Girl Specialists to provide technical support to work streams as necessary
Working with Girl Specialists co-ordinate capacity building work for staff
Co-ordinate the production of knowledge products (resources, tools, tip sheets) aimed at building capacity of staff and support the dissemination of these
Maintain and manage the Girl Effect knowledge hub of resources for adolescent girls
Organise Girl Specialist Team meetings in London and globally
Support the organisation of annual team learning events and country visits
Process invoices and expenses and keep the Girl Specialist Team budget updated
Carry out any other ad hoc administrative and operational support duties as required.
Skills and Experience
Minimum Bachelors degree or equivalent in international development or a relevant subject
Demonstrable experience of working on girls’ rights or women’s rights programming and gender equality
Excellent critical analysis and thinking skills
Strong communication and organisational skills; good attention to detail
A collaborative team playe
Ideally some experience of working with social communications, communication for development etc
Experience of working in multi-cultural contexts and with people with varying expertise, skills and backgrounds
Adaptable - able to work in complex, unfamiliar and changing environments;
Self-starter - confident and proactive in generating and leading new initiatives;
Positive, energetic, can-do attitude;
Commitment to girls’ rights and gender equality and to the vision and values of Girl Hub.
WI-HER, LLC (Women Influencing Health, Education and Rule of Law) is a certified woman-owned small business and international consulting firm based in the Washington D.C. area. WI-HER partners with international donors and national governments to identify and implement creative solutions to complex health and social challenges to achieve better, healthier lives for women, men, girls, and boys. Established in 2008, the company has extensive experience in gender, capacity building, advocacy, policy, and monitoring and evaluation across multiple sectors. WI-HER applies an innovative and systematic approach, using adaptive learning techniques, to address gender disparities while strengthening communities to recognize and identify local solutions to respond to gender inequalities. WI-HER has expertise in creating high-visibility programs in Africa, Middle-East, Eastern Europe, and Asia.
Roles and Responsibilities
We are currently recruiting a Gender Specialist in each of the following countries: Senegal, Kosovo, Cote d’Ivoire.
The Gender Specialist will be responsible for providing technical assistance to integrate gender throughout project design and implementation, developing and adapting gender integration training tools, facilitating trainings, and conducting research.
Principal tasks and responsibilities will include, at a minimum, the following:
Providing technical support and mentor/support country staff and local stakeholders to integrate gender into their work;
Conducting literature reviews and gender and social analyses and integrate gender into project design, implementation, and evaluation;
Integrating gender into monitoring and evaluation frameworks and performance plans; developing gender sensitive indicators and program benchmarks;
Developing gender responsive plans and budgets;
Facilitating trainings using engaging, participatory, adult learning techniques;
Developing communication and outreach plan to ensure gender inclusion
The Gender Specialist reports to the President of WI-HER, LLC. The location of the position will vary depending on the project and may require travel.
At least a Master’s degree in Social Sciences or related discipline (Anthropology. Sociology, Gender /Women’s Studies, Public Policy, urban development, Community Development, or related fields).
Five years of experience working on social and gender related issues in an international development context, with demonstrated expertise in social and gender analysis and inclusion into projects, including the development of gender guidance documents/gender management plans/gender action plans as well as setting targets and developing gender responsive indicators.
At least 3 years of experience in qualitative research and analytical work using various methodologies and working with different stakeholders (e.g., government agencies, private sector, Civil Society).
At least 2 years of experience in conducting training needs assessments, gender capacity assessments; and facilitating Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) at the community level and workshops for organizations and multi-stakeholder platforms.
Host country nationals strongly encouraged to apply
WI-HER is committed to fostering a diverse, multicultural work environment and welcomes a range of backgrounds, life experiences, perspectives, and opinions. WI-HER provides equal employment to all and has zero tolerance towards discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, disability, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal laws.
How to apply:
For immediate consideration, please forward your resume and cover letter to email@example.com and indicate your name and “Gender Specialist Application” in the subject line.
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The Global Justice Center (GJC) is a fast-growing influential human rights organization based in New York City that uses the progressive enforcement of international law. Gender equality is the foundational premise of all Global Justice Center’s legal work. We work at the United Nations and with global partners including governments, civil society leaders in conflict and post-conflict situations. The Global Justice Center is currently seeking a highly motivated and energetic Director of Development with exceptional interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
We are looking for a passionate human rights advocate, an innovative thinker, and a dynamic collaborator who is interested in joining a high-energy and dedicated team. This position requires a creative leader with experience building development strategies for a growing organization and spearheading successful fundraising campaigns for both foundations and individual donors.
Duties & Responsibilities
Major duties and responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:
Collaborating with the President and senior staff to develop annual and multi-year fundraising plans and define philanthropic goals and strategies.
Working closely with the President on development of GJC’s annual budget, financial reports, and fundraising documents.
Spearheading strategic planning, special stewardship initiatives, fundraising appeals, and donor prospecting.
Collaborating closely with the Board of Directors and the President on institutional strengthening.
Establishing an annual fundraising calendar and quarterly goals and managing the fundraising efforts of GJC’s Board members and other fundraising team members.
Ensuring that all fundraising objectives are aligned with organizational initiatives and priorities.
Developing strategies to acquire new individual donors.
Cultivating and maintaining relationships with current individual donors.
Utilizing and maintaining donor database in Salesforce as a tool for growth.
Managing all grant applications and grant reporting in close coordination with support staff.
Seeking out new institutional giving opportunities.
Overseeing correspondence with potential and current institutional donors.
Collaborating seamlessly with Communications Team to develop consistent messaging and fundraising strategies.
Supervising and fostering professional development in junior development staff.
Growing the development department.
Master’s Degree in a relevant field, or a Bachelor’s Degree and commensurate experience.
3-5 years fundraising and grant writing experience, including with individual donors and large foundations.
Experience developing and managing budget―prior training or coursework in accounting and familiarity with QuickBooks preferred.
Experience managing innovative donor cultivation strategies with a small team.
Experience grant prospecting and cultivating new donor relationships.
Experience planning, managing, and executing fundraising campaigns.
Strong computer and database skills, especially with Microsoft Excel, Salesforce, Constant Contact, and social media platforms.
Excellent writing skills and the ability to write well under tight deadlines.
The Global Justice Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. In addition to federal law requirements, the Global Justice Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Promundo-US, an international non-governmental organization working to promote gender equality and violence prevention, seeks a full-time Communications Assistant to work in its Washington, DC office. This is a new position.
Founded in Brazil in 1997, Promundo works internationally to engage men and boys in advancing gender equality and preventing violence. Promundo's independently registered NGOs in the United States, Brazil, Portugal, and Democratic Republic of the Congo collaborate to conduct high-quality formative, population-based research; develop and conduct impact evaluations; scale-up gender-transformative interventions; and carry out national and international advocacy to achieve gender equality and prevent violence. Promundo-US, a separate legal entity, with its office in Washington, DC, coordinates technical assistance outside of Brazil, carries out advocacy globally, supports Promundo's activities and fundraising across offices, and co-coordinates the global MenCare campaign. For more information, seewww.promundoglobal.org.
About the Position
The Communications Assistant will report to the Communications Associate, and will work closely with Promundo-US's dynamic team of approximately 15 staff plus consultants and interns. The position is full-time and includes health insurance, paid leave, and retirement benefits. Salary range is $33,000-38,000 per annum based on salary history and previous experience. Candidates should have a bachelor's degree with an interest in international development, public health, or gender. An excellent candidate will also have extensive experience and knowledge of English language editing and proofreading, web content management systems, social media implementation and strategy, and publication design. Proposed start date is April 25, 2016 (negotiable).
Edit/proofread communications materials, publications, and other documents
Update institutional and campaign websites
Implement and track social media and online visibility strategies
Author content for institutional and campaign materials, including blogs and newsletters
Research/monitor/brief on relevant news outlets
Research and select communications contractors, as needed
Lay out/design various publications using Adobe Creative Suite, as needed
When necessary, assist with office information technology (IT) needs
Required Qualifications and Skills
Undergraduate degree (concentration in communications, international development, gender, public health, or related field preferred)
Excellent English writing, editing, proofreading, and speaking skills
Ability to write for multiple audiences and platforms
Experience with CMS platforms (WordPress preferred) and with website content management
Proficiency/fluency in Adobe Design Suite (InDesign, Photoshop)
Experience with web-based communications and social media implementation and strategies
Excellent attention to detail
Hard worker and multi-tasker; honest, reliable and flexible; quick learner
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
Second language skills (Portuguese, Spanish, French, or Arabic preferred)
Experience managing multiple media outlets and campaign communications
Experience with social media management tools
Knowledge of various computer operating systems, shared file storage systems, IT troubleshooting skills, etc.
Knowledge of gender issues
How to apply:
To apply, please send (1) a resume, (2) a cover letter addressed to Nina Ford, and (3) a writing sample no later than March 17 to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please write "Communications Assistant Application" as the subject heading.
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