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Associate, Program Development

Grants Expense Processing Clerk

Senior Associate, International Program Development

 

Internship Opportunities:

U.S. Anti-Poverty Campaigns Intern​

 

 


Associate, Program Development

Position Description

RESULTS Educational Fund is seeking an Associate whose primary responsibility will be to increase the impact and reach of the organization and its international network of partners by developing strong and expanded relationships with foundation partners and by identifying and cultivating advocacy partners in expansion-priority countries for signature programs (e.g. ACTION). Reporting to the Senior Development Associate, the Associate, Program Development will coordinate foundation stewardship activities, support new foundation prospecting, assist in the advancement of new partner identification and partner support as part of an international expansion strategy, and provide overall administrative support to the team. The Associate will work on multiple portfolios across the Program Development team with a primary focus on the team’s global health (e.g. ACTION) portfolio responsibilities.

Responsibilities

Development Support & Coordination

  • Coordinate stewardship activities to ensure a high-level of donor management.
  • Maintain foundation donor files and continually update donor database records as well as other team and partnership tracking tools.
  • Draft, edit, and/or compile communications, documents, and/or presentations for current and/or prospective donor meetings.
  • Maintain and track internal calendar for grant reporting, proposal development, and key donor engagement activities.
  • Coordinate development of and edit monthly, quarterly and annual reports to foundation partners.
  • Conduct preliminary research on foundation prospects. 
  • Create prospect profiles, briefs, and background documents for current or prospective donor outreach. 
  • Coordinate mailings, meetings, and calls with foundation partners.
  • Support coordination with international partners, various program teams, and senior management to ensure a coordinated approach to stewardship and new foundation outreach.

International Expansion Support & Coordination

  • Conduct desk research on expansion countries and potential partners and allies.
  • Contribute to material creation for expansion portfolio, including strategy documents, profiles, presentations, and regular updates on progress and success.
  • Support the development of tools, and support tracking and management system for new partner identification and engagement processes.
  • Assist in developing and managing new partner or ally onboarding and organizational development initiatives.
  • Generate summaries of relevant research, activities, and other materials that support expansion efforts.
  • Support the development of compelling internal and external communication materials that highlight collective reach and impact of expansion priorities and partners.
  • Track expansion opportunities and engagement across RESULTS and ACTION programs, including with international partners.

Administrative Support

  • Support coordination within Program Development team, across program and operations teams, and international partners – including arranging, facilitating, and reporting on meetings, calls, and relevant projects and events.
  • Support logistics, development of schedules and agendas, and creation of materials and documents for meetings, trainings, events, and other outreach activities.
  • Support knowledge management on expansion efforts by tracking activities, and ensuring effective documentation and sharing across teams and partners.
  • Manage internal meetings, scheduling, and overall calendar coordination across teams.
  • Manage and track internal team meetings and priority activities, outcomes, next steps, and joint task lists.
  • Support overall initiatives of the team as need and as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Proven interest in a related discipline (e.g. international program development, fundraising) and one to two years of experience in the non-profit sector.
  • Interest in global health and poverty alleviation, international development, and advocacy (experience working within an advocacy organization a plus).
  • Ability to work effectively across cultures, time zones, and work styles (experience working internationally, particularly in a developing country, or within an international network or secretariat is a plus).
  • Exceptional communication skills, including writing and editing; ability to develop and present material in a compelling fashion; skill in efficiently presenting information in a variety of formats.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills; meticulous attention to detail; resourceful problem-solving; capacity to balance multiple projects; ability to take initiative and coordinate across various teams and time zones to drive initiatives forward.
  • Comfortable working with and meeting tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs required.
  • Readiness to become proficient using a donor/relational database and tools.
  • Self-motivated, strategic, creative, and able to work comfortably both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability and willingness to manage-up and across teams to meet deadlines and drive priorities forward.

HOW TO APPLY

[email protected]

http://www.results.org

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 [email protected]. "Associate, Program Development" 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. For more information about RESULTS, please visit our website at www.results.org

BENEFITS

Comprehensive package incl: health/dental/vision; life/disability insurance; retirement (with employer match after one year); and health care/dependent care/transportation flex spending accounts.

LEVEL OF LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

Strong writing and verbal skills in English required
Japanese, French, and/or Spanish a plus

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL

Entry level

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED

No requirement

JOB TYPE

Full Time

SALARY

Minimum: $46,000.00 
Maximum: $48,000.00 

PUBLISHED:

06/12/2017

START DATE:

07/15/2017

 


Senior Associate, International Program Development

The Senior Associate’s primary focus will be to advance new partner development for the ACTION global health advocacy partnership and link expansion opportunities across global programs to maximize impact and create synergies across the organization and its network of international partners. This will be achieved by developing strategies and tools to engage various partners; identifying and tracking progress towards expanded partnerships; coordinating across programs and geographies to link strategic opportunities in partnership development; and cultivating and supporting new partners and funders for ACTION and RESULTS.

The Senior Associate will work across the program teams based in Washington, DC and with international partners across five continents – coordinating multiple people and tasks across a multi-cultural partnership, and driving progress against deadlines and specific metrics through teamwork.

Responsibilities

New Partner Identification, Cultivation, and Support

  • Develop and manage documents, tools, and systems that lead to new partner identification.
  • Manage desk research on target countries and potential country-level partners, allies, and stakeholders.
  • Conduct and coordinate country landscape analysis.
  • Manage a tracking system and collaborate with multiple teams (across continents and time zones) for new partner identification, engagement processes, and partner growth.
  • Coordinate new partner selection, through strategic engagement and onboarding phase, to transition to partner formalization within the ACTION partnership.

International Partnership Development Strategy

  • Coordinate and support related teams and committees to ensure progress against strategies and deliverables, including resource mobilization opportunities.
  • Develop and maintain materials relevant to partnership development priorities, including but not limited to expansion strategies, country strategies, governance documents, case studies, team workplans and reports, and other tools and resources.
  • Identify and develop creative ways to capture, amplify, and communicate our collective reach and impact of expansion priorities and partners, particularly highlighting success in low- and middle-income countries.
  • Develop and review content on expansion efforts for proposals, reports, and communications to current and existing donors, particularly related to low- and middle-income county priorities.
  • Identify areas to leverage growth opportunities across RESULTS and ACTION programs and ensure coordination, including with international partners.

Project Management and Team Coordination

  • Contribute and/or lead on team priorities for the annual RESULTS International Conference and the annual ACTION Partner Meeting, particularly supporting and advancing new partner engagement.
  • Prepare materials, support logistics, and ensure coordination within team as well as across teams and international partners ­– including arranging, facilitating, and reporting on meetings, calls, and relevant events.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Three to four years’ work experience in a non-profit environment with a proven track record of project coordination and/or management.  
  • Proven success in coordinating across multiple teams and partners in a related discipline.
  • Ability to collect, analyze, and synthesize information into strategies and compelling and targeted communication materials.
  • Experience and/or strong interest to multi-stakeholder advocacy strategy development and execution.
  • Interest in global health, education, international development, and advocacy.
  • Exceptional communication skills, and experience building and cultivating relationships.
  • Ability to work effectively across cultures, time zones, and work styles (experience working internationally, particularly in a developing country, or within an international network or secretariat is a plus).
  • Strong writing and verbal skills in English; additional language skills in Japanese and/or French very helpful with current ACTION partners; Spanish language skills also a plus.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills; meticulous attention to detail; resourceful problem-solving; capacity to balance multiple projects; ability to take initiative and coordinate amongst various teams and time zones to drive initiatives forward.
  • Detail-oriented to build structures and systems necessary to support programmatic strategy and vision.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders, including the public, partners, foundation staff, volunteers, international partners, and internal staff.
  • Comfortable working with and meeting tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs required.
  • Self-motivated, strategic, creative, and able to work comfortably both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability and willingness to manage-up and across teams to meet deadlines and drive priorities forward.
  • Willingness to travel both within the U.S. and internationally, typically three to four trips annually for an average of seven days per trip.

HOW TO APPLY

[email protected]

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 [email protected] "Senior Associate Intl. Program Development" 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. For more information about RESULTS, please visit our website at www.results.org.

BENEFITS

Comprehensive package incl: health/dental/vision; life/disability insurance; retirement, and health care/dependent care/transportation flex spending

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL

Professional

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED

No requirement

SALARY

Minimum: $55,000

Maximum: $65,000

PUBLISHED

7/13/17

START DATE

7/24/17

 


Grants Expense Processing Clerk

Position Description

Reporting to Director of Grants Administration, the Grants Expense Processing Clerk is responsible for first review and related follow up of expenses to ensure organizational compliance.

The Grants Expense Processing Clerk is accountable for 1) reviewing and preparing expenses to ensure that they adhere to organizational and grant requirements and meet organization and grant timelines, and 2) providing guidance and support to staff to resolve staff expense forms and errors. This position plays a significant role in ensuring appropriate use of grants funds and guiding staff toward full organizational compliance and supports overall expenses submission thus leading to timely grants reporting and overall organizational planning and reporting of activities and costs.

Responsibilities

  • Reviewing and preparing expenses
  • Assist in processing a large volume of grants expenses including staff reimbursements, credit cards, and consultant and vendor payments.
  • Use a set of guidelines for staff expense form review to conduct first review/feedback to staff member
  • Collect all receipts/information needed for credit card charges
  • Assist staff in preparing check requests and wire transfer requests for the payment of consultant fees and vendor invoices
  • Assist in obtaining relevant physical and electronic documents for annual audit as needed
  • Apply coding that is known for travel bookings or other invoices (potential to increase coding responsibility as role grows in knowledge/know-how)
  • Providing guidance and support to staff to resolve staff expense form needs and errors
  • Providing guidance and support to staff to resolve staff expense form needs and errors:
  • Provide guidance and support to staff based on their completion of forms and relevant requirements to ensure that all forms are correct and complete
  • Conduct follow up as needed to ensure all expenses and related corrections are submitted in a timely and complete manner
  • Support staff members in preparing their expense forms for travel and ongoing reimbursable costs as needed

Qualifications

  • At least one work experience/internship in a professional office setting. Preference for experience specifically in coding and/or reconciling expenses, as well as other support /administration related areas
  • Standard office etiquette, ability to apply sound judgment to carry out instructions furnished in written or verbal form
  • Experience in software applications including Microsoft Word, Outlook, SharePoint, Adobe Acrobat
  • Experience using Excel and comfort in reviewing information within this format
  • Strong organizational skills; Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to learn and apply guidelines to large amounts of information
  • Ability to focus on repetitive work and also to multi-task and set priorities in a flexible manner to address changing needs and tight deadlines
  • Skilled in fostering communications for successful work within a team/department and able to communicate precise information to other staff members. Pleasant and helpful phone/email and interpersonal manner, customer service-oriented
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion
  • Positive attitude, commitment to high quality work

HOW TO APPLY

[email protected]

http://www.results.org

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 [email protected]. "Grants Expense Processing Clerk " must appear 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. For more information about RESULTS, please visit our website at www.results.org.

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL

Entry level

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED

No requirement

JOB TYPE

Part Time

PUBLISHED:

06/09/2017

START DATE:

06/26/2017

 


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.

How to apply:

Please send cover letter, resume, two writing samples of any length, and your availability (days and times) to [email protected].

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.