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Job Opportunities:

ACTION Communications Manager

Advocacy & Impact Manager

Global Education Associate

Global Grassroots Associate

Senior Associate, Right to Education Index

 

Internship Opportunities:

Global Education Intern — Summer 2016

Conference & Operations Intern — Summer 2016

ACTION Global Health Intern — Spring 2016

Development and International Expansion Intern — Ongoing

Global Poverty Legislative Intern — 2016

U.S. Poverty Campaigns Intern — 2016

 


ACTION Communications Manager

The ACTION Secretariat— collocated in Washington, DC with RESULTS/RESULTS Educational Fund— is seeking a highly motivated individual to oversee and coordinate ACTION's communication strategies and to manage the ACTION brand.

About RESULTS and ACTION:

RESULTS / RESULTS Educational Fund combines the voices of passionate grassroots activists with strategic grasstops efforts to end poverty. By empowering individuals to exercise their personal and political power for change, we leverage millions of dollars for programs and improved policies that give low-income people in the US and around the world the health, education, and economic opportunity they need to thrive.

ACTION is a global partnership of locally-rooted organizations around the world that advocate for life-saving care for millions of people who are threatened by preventable diseases. We work as equal partners to bring together efforts across borders to increase investments and build political support for global health. ACTION's primary areas of focus include: the fight against global tuberculosis, expanding access to childhood vaccines, and ending undernutrition.

Position description:

Reporting to the ACTION Director, the Communications Manager is responsible for overseeing and coordinating ACTION's communication strategies and for managing ACTION's brand. By creating and supervising the creation of joint messaging and media strategies across ACTION partners and supporting partners' individual communications strategies, the Communications Manager contributes to the partnership's overall advocacy impact. The role includes both managing large programs— such as Media Champion trainings and international journalist delegations— and supporting ongoing/routine communication activities.

The Communications Manager supervises the communications efforts of all ACTION Associates, fellows, and interns. S/he ensures that the partnership uses traditional and social media, messaging, branding, and marketing effectively and efficiently to further partner and joint advocacy goals on tuberculosis, child health, nutrition, and cross-cutting global health priorities.

Responsibilities:

Communications Strategy and Brand Leadership (40%)

  • Manage creation of joint messaging and media strategies across ACTION to support shared global health advocacy goals
  • Supports partner-specific media and communications success by advising on country media strategies, developing communications trainings and resources, and coordinating partnership communications professionals
  • Manages ongoing process to strengthen ACTION brand/profile among key audiences and ensures brand consistency across partnership
  • Represents ACTION on external communications working groups, and builds and maintains external communications relationships

Management of Joint Communication Activities (40%)

  • Manages ACTION's Media Champion training program, including strategic direction, participant selection, training development, project management, and facilitation
  • Develops and executes joint international journalist delegations across multiple partners and advises on partner-specific journalist delegations and relationship management

Communications Content Development (20%)

  • Oversees development of ACTION-branded publications and outreach materials, press releases, blogs, op-eds, talking points and other communications as well as content creation for ACTION's website, social media channels, and external listserv
  • In cooperation with ACTION Secretariat issue leads, manages elements of issue-specific reports, scorecards, and other publications, including managing contracts with designers and printers

Desired skills and qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree required (graduate degree preferred) in relevant field preferably in communications, public relations, journalism, political science/public policy, international development, public health.
  • 5-8 years of experience designing, coordinating, and implementing communications strategies, preferably on international health issues and for non-profit organizations.
  • Sophisticated knowledge of media markets outside of the U.S. necessary
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills and ability to communicate effectively in English. Additional languages used in ACTION partner countries, particularly French, preferred.
  • Demonstrated computer skills, including solid knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Photoshop, Capwiz, MailChimp, HootSuite, Twitter, and Facebook.
  • Familiarity with international health issues and bilateral and multilateral official development assistance mechanisms preferred.
  • Superior project management skills, organization and dedication to detail, with experience in managing multiple deadlines and complex assignments from start to finish.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, as well as to work independently and as part of a larger team.
  • Willingness to work effectively and efficiently with interoffice and offsite team members and management.
  • Sensitivity to other cultures and working styles; work experience in other countries or in an international setting desired.
  • Presentation and meeting facilitation skills; experience conducting training sessions preferred.
  • Ability to travel internationally periodically up to 4-8 weeks of the year.

How to apply:

Applications will be reviewed as they arrive, and interviews with qualified candidates will be scheduled immediately. Please send cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to jobs@results.org. Please include "ACTION Communications Manager" in the subject line of your email.

RESULTS is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, national origin, or any other protected status.


Advocacy & Impact Manager

The ACTION Secretariat— collocated in Washington, DC with RESULTS/RESULTS Educational Fund— is seeking a highly motivated individual to lead the Secretariat's work supporting the ACTION partnership's strategy on nutrition.

About RESULTS and ACTION:

RESULTS / RESULTS Educational Fund combines the voices of passionate grassroots activists with strategic grasstops efforts to end poverty. By empowering individuals to exercise their personal and political power for change, we leverage millions of dollars for programs and improved policies that give low-income people in the US and around the world the health, education, and economic opportunity they need to thrive.

ACTION is a global partnership of locally-rooted organizations around the world that advocate for life-saving care for millions of people who are threatened by preventable diseases. We work as equal partners to bring together efforts across borders to increase investments and build political support for global health. ACTION's primary areas of focus include: the fight against global tuberculosis, expanding access to childhood vaccines, and ending undernutrition.

Position description:

Reporting to the ACTION Director, the Advocacy & Impact Manager is responsible for leading the Secretariat's work in support of the ACTION partnership strategy on nutrition— guiding accountability strategies and tactics across the ACTION partnership to achieve cross-cutting impact while capturing and disseminating best practices.

The Advocacy & Impact Manager supervises a Senior Associate focused on cross-cutting World Bank engagement, and may supervise others in the future. Together with her/his team, the Advocacy & Impact Manager ensures that ACTION makes an impact on global nutrition policy and resource mobilization; maintains a coherent and effective accountability advocacy portfolio; and captures and shares the partnership's impact and best practices, both within the partnership and with civil society allies.

Responsibilities:

Advocacy Portfolio Leadership (50%)

  • Facilitates strategy development for the ACTION partnership's nutrition advocacy portfolio
  • Provides strategic and tactical guidance to ACTION partners' nutrition advocacy activities
  • Coordinates partnership-wide joint advocacy activities, including workshops and trainings
  • Represents the ACTION partnership at external events, developing and maintaining high-level relationships in the nutrition community
  • Manages a Senior Associate focused on cross-cutting World Bank engagement, guiding the individual to excel

Accountability Tool Oversight (25%)

  • Leads on strategy development for ACTION's accountability work across issue areas and drives this ongoing work
  • Conceptualizes and consults on "scorecard" products and other accountability tools
  • Works with other ACTION Secretariat team members to link ACTION's accountability advocacy to broader objectives on equity

Enhancing ACTION's Impact (25%)

  • Leads on capturing advocacy best practices and identifying best ways to measure the impacts of ACTION's work
  • Conceptualizes public-facing events or other opportunities to showcase ACTION's advocacy impact
  • Liaises with internal partners to identify advocacy impacts and best practices of interest to existing/potential donors as well as civil society partners in the expansion portfolio

Desired skills and qualifications:

  • Demonstrated expertise on the global health landscape, particularly nutrition
  • Commitment to multi-stakeholder advocacy strategy development and execution
  • Previous experience working internationally, particularly in a developing country, or within an international network or secretariat
  • Ability to work effectively across cultures, time zones, and work styles
  • Strong writing and verbal skills in English; additional languages used in ACTION partner countries preferred
  • Presentation and meeting facilitation skills; experience conducting training sessions preferred
  • Undergraduate degree (Master's strongly preferred) in a relevant field such as health/science policy, international relations, political science, economics, sociology, social sciences, nonprofit management etc.
  • 5-7 years of experience driving advocacy and/or policy work; international advocacy experience strongly preferred
  • Ability to travel internationally periodically up to 4-8 weeks of the year
  • Detail-oriented to build structures/systems necessary to support visions.
  • Proficiency with basic software programs is required.
  • Ability and willingness to manage up and across teams to meet deadlines and drive priorities forward.
  • The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, strategic, creative, and able to work comfortably both independently and as part of a team.

How to apply:

Applications will be reviewed as they arrive, and interviews with qualified candidates will be scheduled immediately. Please send cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to jobs@results.org. Please include "Advocacy & Impact Manager" in the subject line of your email.

RESULTS is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, national origin, or any other protected status.


Global Education Associate

RESULTS and RESULTS Educational Fund are sister organizations that together combine the voices of passionate grassroots activists with strategic grasstops efforts to end poverty. By empowering individuals to exercise their personal and political power for change, we leverage millions of dollars for programs and improved policies that give low-income people in the US and around the world the health, education, and economic opportunity they need to thrive.

Position description:

Reporting to the Education for All Campaign Manager, the Global Education Associate is responsible for providing program support across RESULTS Educational Fund's (REF) global education portfolio, including the Education for All Campaign, Right to Education Index (RTEI), REF's role on the Board of Directors of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) through the International/Northern Civil Society (CSO1) constituency, and anticipated work around early childhood development (ECD). The Global Education Associate supervises no staff.

The Global Education Associate is accountable for successfully providing both analytical and logistical support to global education activities, coordinating key global education partners and constituencies, and managing REF-administrated global education websites. The Global Education Associate also liaises his/her expertise across the organization and to the Global Team in particular to enhance other organizational campaigns and further integrate global education activities alongside other programmatic objectives.

Responsibilities:

Policy Analysis and Advocacy Program Support

  • Support the development and execution of global education activities and events such as partners meetings, conference sessions, panel discussions, and high-level meetings.
  • Contribute to global education research products through occasional analysis and project support.
  • Provide routine briefs/analyses/summaries of policy documents and reports.
  • Coordinate with relevant partners involved in project activities and events.
  • Secure venues, travel arrangements, accommodation, and visas as needed.
  • Represent RESULTS Educational Fund in key public spaces and engage the broader education community, coalitions, and partners as needed.
  • Backstop all related global education activities.

Constituency Coordination

  • Act as the communications focal point between GPE and the CSO1 constituency.
  • Support CSO1 constituency coordination and mobilization around key constituency issues.
  • Issue routine, timely communications to the CSO1 constituency in regards to GPE Board and Committee documents and upcoming constituency calls.
  • Communicate with new, prospective CSO1 constituency members and build membership base.
  • Issue regular RTEI community of practice mass communications, including the administration of the RTEI Twitter account.
  • Coordinate meetings/calls and provide meeting reports across the global education portfolio.

Website Management

  • Act as primary administrator of the RTEI website (under construction); maintain and update with new material as needed.
  • Liaise with RTEI website backend developers during periodic data uploads.
  • Develop new web content as needed; coordinate with RTEI partners to author regular blog posts.
  • Maintain the GPE CSO1 constituency website, including managing the membership database and keeping the resource library up to date.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree in international development, public policy, education policy, human rights law, or other related discipline.
  • A minimum of two years of related work experience (e.g., in the non-profit sector, civil society, advocacy, or overseas work in international development).
  • Excellent organizational skills, a proactive nature, and self-reliance to ensure activities move forward successfully.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment, manage multiple tasks efficiently often with a lot of autonomy, and meet deadlines.
  • Strong writing, proofreading, and editing skills with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with all Microsoft Office applications; familiarity with web-based applications.
  • Must be personable and able to work well with others.
  • Be a team player and hard worker, able to thrive in a fast-paced, open environment.

How to apply:

Applications will be reviewed as they arrive, and interviews with qualified candidates will be scheduled immediately. Please send cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to jobs@results.org. "Associate, Global Education" *must* appear in the Subject line of your email.

RESULTS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, disability, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, or sexual orientation.


Global Grassroots Associate

RESULTS Educational Fund is seeking an experienced organizer and team player for the full time position as Global Grassroots Associate. The Global Grassroots Associate will play a key role on the Global Grassroots team in supporting and building an effective U.S. network of globally focused volunteer chapters. As RESULTS grows its US network of globally-focused advocates, we are in need of additional professional staff to provide the kind of intensive support to volunteers and chapters that make RESULTS effective.

About RESULTS:

RESULTS and RESULTS Educational Fund are sister organizations that together combine the voices of passionate grassroots activists with strategic grasstops efforts to end poverty. By empowering individuals to exercise their personal and political power for change, we leverage millions of dollars for programs and improved policies that give low-income people in the US and around the world the health, education, and economic opportunity they need to thrive.

Position Description:

The Global Grassroots associate will support, coach, and train volunteers, and work with the team to build an ever-stronger structure of support for bold advocacy on global poverty. The person hired for this position must be gregarious, organized, team-oriented, and passionate about building leadership in others to end extreme poverty. Location for this position in the U.S. is flexible.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day support to volunteer advocates who need information, guidance, coaching, and training.
  • Assist in designing and executing training and activities that will improve the issue knowledge, and advocacy & organizing skills of RESULTS volunteers advocates as they work with Congress, media, and community.
  • Play a principal role in maintaining records for the global volunteer network, and compiling and analyzing volunteer data for coaching and reporting.
  • Manage the global health mini-grant program to support community outreach across the US.
  • Assist in developing tools and materials to support grassroots volunteers.
  • Provide support and coaching to all RESULTS globally focused college-based chapters.
  • Support at least one region as a Regional Coordinator and assist in supporting other Regional Coordinators through coaching and training.
  • Support grassroots chapter expansion by starting 1-2 new chapters each year.
  • Develop and manage 1-2 beneficial partnerships with organizations working on global poverty issues.
  • Manage online global health advocate recruiting campaigns and communication with the most active online advocates.
  • Represent RESULTS at conferences and workshops.
  • Help RESULTS build a diverse and inclusive volunteer advocacy network.
  • Work with the Global and US poverty grassroots team to organize the International Conference, joint training, Grassroots Board elections, and other activities affecting all of RESULTS' volunteers.

Desired skills and qualifications:

  • Experience and interest in global health and grassroots advocacy
  • Experience in coaching and supporting individuals through challenges
  • Experience in designing and facilitating training
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to collect, analyze and present data effectively
  • Aptitude for working with technology and on line tools
  • Ability to coordinate logistics
  • Strong communications skills—written and interpersonal
  • Experience in planning and executing projects
  • Willingness to learn new skills and information
  • Ability to travel in the U.S.

How to apply:

Applications will be reviewed as they arrive, and interviews with qualified candidates will be scheduled immediately. Please send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to jobs@results.org. "Global Grassroots Associate" *must* appear in the Subject line of your email.

RESULTS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, disability, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, or sexual orientation.


Senior Associate, Right to Education Index

RESULTS and RESULTS Educational Fund are sister organizations that together combine the voices of passionate grassroots activists with strategic grasstops efforts to end poverty. By empowering individuals to exercise their personal and political power for change, we leverage millions of dollars for programs and improved policies that give low-income people in the US and around the world the health, education, and economic opportunity they need to thrive.

Position description:

Reporting to the Education for All (EFA) Campaign Manager, the Right to Education Index (RTEI) Senior Associate is responsible for the successful execution and impact of RTEI. RTEI is a biennially implemented project, with one year being data collection/report production and the second focusing on in-country advocacy. The RTEI Sr. Associate is accountable for RTEI project implementation, including partner management, tool refinement, and material production.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify and select RTEI civil society partners through a demand-driven, open call application process (15 partners in 2016).
  • Support partners throughout Questionnaire completion, including through a joint remote training.
  • Manage RTEI civil partner and peer reviewer agreements and fulfillment of deliverables therein.
  • Correspond with national governments as part of government review processes.
  • Support select partners through advocacy partnerships consisting of the development and implementation of in-country advocacy strategies.
  • Organize occasional partners' meetings or partner participation in events such as the RESULTS International Conference.
  • Share RTEI updates and developments across the RTEI community of practice listserv.
  • Vet RTEI Questionnaires completed by civil society partners.
  • Reconcile and finalize responses based on Questionnaires submitted by civil society partners, peer reviewers, and national governments.
  • Process final RTEI scores.
  • Collect RTEI partner, stakeholder, and expert feedback upon completion of project cycles.
  • Incorporate feedback into key RTEI tools, such as the RTEI Questionnaire, and strengthen as needed.
  • Modify project implementation methodology as needed.

Qualifications:

  • A Master's degree in international development, public policy, human rights law, or other related field, with a minimum of two years' related work experience (overseas work in international development preferred). Additional years of experience in lieu of a Master's degree will be considered.
  • Project planning and management experience; experience with research projects, survey design, and quantitative data analysis a plus.
  • A general understanding of the human rights framework and preferably the right to education.
  • Interest/experience in research-to-action advocacy, converting research findings to advocacy materials, and developing evidence-based advocacy campaigns.
  • Familiarity with developing country civil society and/or government institutions.
  • Expertise with Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Fluency in English. Strong Spanish, French, or Arabic language skills a plus.
  • Ability to work independently, set and meet own deadlines, and perform flexibly with changing schedules.
  • Excellent oral, written, and reading comprehension abilities.
  • Strong organizational capacities and attention to detail.
  • Ability to travel internationally.

How to apply:

Applications will be reviewed as they arrive, and interviews with qualified candidates will be scheduled immediately. Please send cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to jobs@results.org. "Senior Associate, Right to Education Index" *must* appear in the Subject line of your email.

RESULTS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, disability, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, or sexual orientation. 


Global Education Intern

RESULTS Educational Fund (REF) is seeking an intern to support its research and advocacy work in the area of global education.

Position description:

The Global Education Intern will support REF’s Education for All Campaign and Right to Education Index.

  • Work directly with senior global education team staff to support overall project needs as part of the Education for All Campaign and Right to Education Index.
  • Backstop the Education for All Campaign Manager’s role on the Board of Directors of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), including supporting the GPE Northern/International Civil Society constituency through information sharing and membership database management.
  • Provide logistical support to REF-organized education events and activities, including those of the RESULTS International Conference.
  • Contribute to ongoing policy research, analysis, and production of advocacy materials.
  • Participate in and provide reports on team meetings and constituency calls.
  • Assist in special projects and perform administrative tasks as needed.
  • Participate in community-wide education events as desired.

Desired skills and qualifications:

This position could be part-time (15–20 hours a week) or full-time (40 hours a week). Candidates who can work full days (9 am to 6 pm) are greatly preferred. Part-time intern candidates must be available on a Monday-Wednesday-Friday or Tuesday-Thursday schedule for full days. Desired skills and qualifications include:

  • Experience and/or interest in international development/poverty issues.
  • A background in global education, international affairs, or other related fields.
  • Office experience desired, preferably in a non-profit setting on a team-oriented project.
  • Ability to work individually in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks efficiently often with a lot of autonomy
  • Strong writing, proofreading, and editing skills.
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and a high level of attention to detail are absolutely necessary.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Must be personable and able to work well with others
  • Excellent follow-up, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Be a team player and hard worker, able to thrive in a fast paced, open environment.

This is an unpaid position. Any duties listed are subject to change based on interest and organizational needs.

How to apply:

Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample (of no more than 5 pages), and availability to internships@results.org. Your subject line must include: "Global Education Intern".

Applicants will be accepted on a rolling basis, thus early submission is encouraged. RESULTS Educational Fund is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, disability, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, or sexual orientation.


Conference & Operations Intern

RESULTS Educational Fund is seeking a Conference and Operations Intern to support the annual RESULTS International Conference, which is held June 25-28, 2016 in Washington, D.C. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in event and conference planning at a non-profit organization.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working directly with senior team staff to support overall conference needs.
  • Attending pre-conference planning meetings.
  • Maintaining conference files.
  • Assisting in event registration (pre-registration and on-site), and regularly tracking conference registrants for planning team.
  • Leading on preparing conference registration packets for staff and attendees.
  • Assisting in ordering merchandise and conference supplies prior to the conference.
  • Working with Conference Manager on coordinating with the hotel prior and during the conference.
  • Assisting in conference website updates.
  • General event and conference support, as needed.

Any duties listed are subject to change based on interest and organizational needs. This internship requires a minimum commitment of three days/week until the end of the school year then full-time leading up to the Conference. Candidate must be available June 20-30, 2016. The internship could continue through August depending on the candidate's interest and availability. All internships are unpaid.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience and/or interest in event and conference planning. Background, either academically or experientially, in the hospitality industry (i.e. catering, hotel, or conference centers), or management preferred.
  • Ability to work individually and manage multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Strong communication and writing skills.
  • Strong problem solving and project management skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and a high level of attention to detail.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excel at following-up, self-motivation and time management skills.
  • Be a team player in a fast-paced environment.

How to apply:

Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, writing sample (of no more than 5 pages), and availability to internships@results.org . Your subject line must include: "Conference & Operations Intern". 

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis thus early submission is encouraged. RESULTS Educational Fund is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, disability, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, or sexual orientation.


ACTION Global Health Intern

The ACTION Secretariat is seeking an intern to support its international partnership of advocacy organizations focusing on global health.

Interns will:

  • Work directly with senior team staff to support overall project needs.
  • Prepare, updating, reviewing, and editing fact sheets, website content, memos, correspondence, policy briefs, reports, press releases, or other written materials related to projects.
  • Assist research efforts (including literature reviews, data analysis, internet searches, etc.) and supporting the development of briefing materials on global policy issues, tuberculosis, childhood vaccines, maternal and child nutrition, advocacy opportunities, etc.
  • Support media efforts, partner activities, and other advocacy activities.
  • Stay up to date on campaign priority items and compiling daily clips.
  • Participate in team meetings, weekly partnership calls and partner meeting.
  • Assist in special projects and perform a variety of administrative tasks, as assigned.

Desired Skills and qualifications:

This position could be part-time (15–20 hours a week) or full-time (40 hours a week). Candidates who can work full days (9 am to 6 pm) are greatly preferred. Part-time intern candidates must be available on a Monday-Wednesday-Friday or Tuesday-Thursday schedule for full days. Desired skills and qualifications include:

  • Experience and/or interest in international development/poverty issues.
  • A background in Public Health, International Affairs or other related fields.
  • Office experience desired, preferably in a non-profit setting on a team-oriented project.
  • Ability to work individually in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks efficiently often with a lot of autonomy
  • Strong writing, proofreading and editing skills.
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills, including a good telephone manner.
  • Excellent organizational skills and a high level of attention to detail are absolutely necessary.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Must be personable and able to work well with others
  • Excellent follow-up, time management and organizational skills.
  • Be a team player and hard worker, able to thrive in a fast paced, open environment.

All internships are unpaid.  Any duties listed are subject to change based on interest and organizational needs.

How to apply:

Please send cover letter, resume, two writing samples of any length, and your availability for the spring (days and times), and your preferred start date to Ms. Evi Harmon at internships@results.org, with the subject “ACTION Global Health Internship”.

Applicants will be accepted on a rolling basis thus early submission is encouraged. RESULTS Educational Fund is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, age, religion, handicap, gender, or sexual preference.


Development and International Expansion Intern

RESULTS Educational Fund (REF) is seeking a highly competent, enthusiastic Development and International Expansion intern. This is an unpaid position.

Position description:

The Development and Operations intern will assist Development, Operations, and International Expansion staff with a variety of duties, including those listed below. Duties listed are subject to change based on interest and organizational needs:

  • Working directly with Development and Operations staff to support overall project needs.
  • Preparing, updating, reviewing, and editing fact sheets, website content, memos, correspondence, reports, or other written materials.
  • Assisting research efforts and identifying foundations/ potential funders to advance program areas and supporting the development of grant proposals.
  • Supporting program development and expansion projects.
  • Supporting preparation and providing logistical support leading up to a major International Conference in DC.
  • Assisting with staff travel arrangements and logistics for events, conferences, and meetings.
  • Providing logistical support for fundraising and grassroots events.
  • Providing overall administrative support such as: phone coverage, photocopies and faxes, preparing envelopes for bulk and mass mailings, and setting up conference calls.
  • Support office manager in managing database of volunteers and donors, along with learning the donor database and mail-merge systems to produce donor acknowledgments.

Desired skills and qualifications:                    

This position could be part-time (15–20 hours a week) or full-time (40 hours a week). Candidates who can work full days (9 am to 6 pm) are greatly preferred. Part-time intern candidates must be available on a Monday-Wednesday-Friday or Tuesday-Thursday schedule for full days. Desired skills and qualifications include:

  • Experience and/or interest in international development/poverty issues.
  • A background in Business Management, Public Health, International Affairs or other related fields.
  • Experience and/or interest in grant writing or proposal development.
  • Experience and/or interest in fundraising.
  • Office experience desired, preferably in a non-profit setting on a team-oriented project.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Strong writing, proofreading and editing skills.
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills, including a good telephone manner.
  • Excellent organizational skills and a high level of attention to detail are absolutely necessary.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively articulate ideas.
  • Must be personable and able to work well with others
  • Excellent follow-up, time management and organizational skills.
  • Be a team player and hard worker, able to thrive in a fast paced, open environment.

How to apply:

To apply please send cover letter, resume, two writing samples (no more than 3 pages), and your availability (days and times) to internships@results.org.

Applicants will be accepted on a rolling basis thus early submission is encouraged. RESULTS Educational Fund is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, age, religion, handicap, gender, or sexual orientation.


Global Poverty Legislative Intern

Position description:

RESULTS Educational Fund is seeking 1 intern to support its U.S. legislative and policy work to support campaign priorities around ending global poverty, which include education for all, global health and microfinance. This intern will:

  • Work directly with senior team staff to support overall project needs.
  • Prepare, update, review and edit fact sheets, website content, memos, correspondence, policy briefs, reports, press releases, or other written materials related to projects.
  • Assist research efforts (including literature reviews, data analysis, internet searches, etc.) and supporting the development of briefing materials on U.S. and global policy issues, TB surveillance, Education for All, foreign assistance reform, advocacy opportunities, etc.
  • Assist with staff travel arrangements and logistics for events, conferences, and meetings.
  • Support media efforts, grassroots activities, congressional work, and other advocacy activities.
  • Support U.S. legislative campaign efforts coordinated by legislative and grassroots staff.
  • Provide overall administrative support to staff and project needs.

Desired skills and qualifications:

This position could be part-time (15–20 hours a week) or full-time (40 hours a week). Candidates who can work full days (9 am to 6 pm) are greatly preferred. Part-time intern candidates must be available on a Monday-Wednesday-Friday or Tuesday-Thursday schedule for full days. Desired skills and qualifications include:

  • Experience and/or interest in international development/poverty issues and US foreign aid.
  • A background in Business Management, Public Health, International Affairs or other related fields.
  • Office experience desired, preferably in a non-profit setting on a team-oriented project.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Strong writing, proofreading and editing skills.
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills, including a good telephone manner.
  • Excellent organizational skills and a high level of attention to detail are absolutely necessary.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Must be personable and able to work well with others
  • Excellent follow-up, time management and organizational skills.
  • Be a team player and hard worker, able to thrive in a fast paced, open environment.

All internships are unpaid though a metro reimbursement will be provided. Any duties listed are subject to change based on interest and organizational needs.

How to apply:

Please send cover letter, resume, two writing samples of any length, and your availability (days and times) to internships@results.org.

Applicants will be accepted on a rolling basis thus early submission is encouraged. RESULTS Educational Fund is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, age, religion, handicap, gender, or sexual orientation.


U.S. Anti-Poverty Campaigns Intern

Duties listed are subject to change based on interest and organizational needs. This internship is unpaid and requires at least a 3 day/week commitment for 2.5 months or more.  

Position description:

#1: Collaborate on strategic planning for both legislative strategy and grassroots expansion of RESULTS in the U.S.

  • Participate in weekly Domestic team meetings and help strategize on our U.S. Poverty Campaigns. This may include message development, grassroots expansion planning, and legislative/advocacy planning.
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings and other staff gatherings.
  • Attend briefings, conferences, and other meetings on behalf of RESULTS and providing the domestic team with notes and recommended strategies from such meetings.
  • Set up lobby meetings with members of the intern’s congressional delegation to urge action on our campaigns, and perhaps with other Hill offices where RESULTS has a presence in the district/state.

#2: Provide support to RESULTS volunteers via existing system of conference calls, weekly action alerts, and e-mail newsletters. Activities may include:

  • Write and edit U.S. Poverty Weekly UpdatesDomestic Outreach Actions and Monthly ActionsU.S. Poverty Campaigns background webpages, action alertsblogposts, and other written communications.
  • Provide materials requested by RESULTS volunteers to assist them in their campaign work.
  • Assist in planning and producing monthly conference calls (second Saturday of every month).
  • Participate in occasional evening training calls with our grassroots network.
  • Possible participation in generating media coverage that is supportive of our campaigns. This may include submitting letters-to-the-editor and opinion pieces, helping plan and organize issue-specific conference calls for editorial writers and other journalists, writing and editing background materials for media campaigns, contacting media outlets and providing them with necessary information, as well as supporting RESULTS volunteers in their efforts to generate local media.
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