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Job Opportunities:

Senior Associate, Stop TB Partnership & Global Fund

Global Advocacy Assistant

Global Health Organizer

 

Internship Opportunities:

U.S. Anti-Poverty Campaigns Intern


Senior Associate, Stop TB Partnership & Global Fund

DESCRIPTION

Reporting directly to the Executive Director (“ED”), this position supports the ED both in her capacity as Vice Chair of the Stop TB Partnership Board (“STBP”) and as a member of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (“Global Fund”) Developed Country NGO Delegation.

The Senior Associate will act as the ED’s primary liaison, supporting her roles in and ensuring timely and clear communication with these two organizations. The Senior Associate will also assist the ED with policy analysis and implementation of STBP Board and Global Fund Delegation priorities.

Responsibilities

  • Serves as the primary point-of-contact for the Vice Chair in relations with the Chair, Board stakeholders, and key partners 
  • Develops and maintains an effective working relationship with STBP Secretariat staff to increase understanding of issues, policies and procedures thereby enabling the flow of accurate information between the Chair, Vice Chair, Board Committees and partners.  
  • Works with the STBP Secretariat to manage Board operations, such as: 
  • Managing monthly Executive Committee calls;
  • Developing of Board agendas;
  • Approving minutes from Executive Committee Calls;
  • Assembling Board materials, which includes developing Decision Points and background;
  • Preparing the Vice Chair for Board meetings by creating briefing materials and talking points/remarks;
  • Providing logistical and practical support during the Board Meetings;
  • Accompanying the Executive Director to Board meetings;
  • Acting as a backstop on governance issues before the Board.  
  • Serves as the primary point of contact for the Executive Director for all interactions with the Global Fund Developed Country NGO Delegation. 
  • Provides effective communications and orchestrates active participation for the Executive Director at Delegations meetings, teleconferences, Board meetings, and other Global Fund forums.
  • Maintains detailed understanding of Global Fund strategy, policy and governance issues to enable provision of advisory support to the Executive Director.
  • Supports the Global Fund Developed Country NGO Delegation with the development of policy summaries, position papers, etc.
  • Supports engagement of ACTION partners with the Stop TB Partnership and the Global Fund’s Developed Country NGO Delegation.
  • Provides support to the Executive Director on representational visits/meetings with decision makers including development briefings, talking points/remarks, liaising with stakeholders, and follow-up.  

Qualifications/Key Skills 

  • Knowledge of Board governance and protocols. 
  • High competence in oral and written communication, with excellent editing/proofing skills. 
  • Ability to analyze complex policy documents and compose policy summaries. 
  • Experience in networking and building partnerships.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious work relations with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to organize work efficiently, and provide a high level of professionalism.
  • Ability to represent the Executive Director before diverse audiences. 
  • Ability to monitor and track diverse activities; work independently under stringent deadlines; handle sensitive and confidential information.
  • Willingness and ability to travel internationally up to 25% of the time.
  • Knowledge of global health policies and partners.
  • Skilled in operation of current computer software packages, related software applications and office equipment.

BENEFITS

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

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.

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL

None specified

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED

No requirement

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 two writing samples to [email protected], and be sure to include “Senior Associate, Stop TB Partnership & Global Fund” in the Subject: line of your email.

JOB TYPE

Full Time

SALARY

Minimum: $56,000.00 
Maximum: $59,000.00 

PUBLISHED:

10/24/2017

START DATE:

11/20/2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

11/17/2017

 


Global Advocacy Assistant

Position Description:

This position will report to the Director, Global Policy & Advocacy as part of a 10 person Global Team. The Global Advocacy Assistant will support the Director and the Global Team’s advocacy campaign priorities on global poverty, including global health and nutrition, education, and economic opportunity.

Responsibilities:

  • Policy & Advocacy. Support congressional engagement through direct advocacy with congressional offices, planning and logistics for events such as coalition meetings and Hill briefings, and coordination with relevant coalitions. Conduct research on RESULTS issues, draft policy fact sheets and briefing packets, and attend and report on meetings and briefings on behalf of RESULTS.
  • Grassroots Support. Maintain key network tools including the congressional scorecard and grassroots coverage chart. Support coordination of the REAL Change Advocacy and Organizing Fellowship through work on network building and strengthening, alumni engagement, tracking, and logistical assistance.
  • Administrative Support. Manage team meetings and campaign planning tools. Organize travel logistics for Global Team staff, international guests, and congressional delegation trips abroad. Support budgeting and expense reporting. Coordinate and maintain updated content on the RESULTS webpage.
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting. Coordinate the collection of monitoring and evaluation data from team members for the purpose of reporting to donors.
  • International Conference. Assist with planning and implementing the annual grassroots advocacy conference in Washington, DC.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Exceptional organization skills and attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong and demonstrated computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience in organizing events and meetings
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Familiarity with international development issues including global health, education, and economic opportunity, or congressional appropriations or budget work
  • Familiarity with policy and advocacy, particularly experience working in or closely with a congressional office
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience in a professional office environment

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED

No requirement

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 one writing sample to to [email protected]. Please include “Global Advocacy Assistant” in the subject line of your email.

BENEFITS

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

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

JOB TYPE

Full Time

REMOTE

No

SALARY

Minimum: $40,000

Maximum: $43,000

PUBLISHED

10/17/17

START DATE

11/27/17

APPLICATION DEADLINE

10/31/17


Global Health Organizer

Position Description

RESULTS Educational Fund is seeking a Global Health Organizer to build new RESULTS chapters around the U.S that are focused on improving global health and ending poverty. Reporting to the Manager for Global Grassroots Expansion, the Global Health Organizer is responsible for recruiting, inspiring, educating, and engaging new individuals and organizations on RESULTS global health advocacy campaigns to improve maternal and child health, address malnutrition, and end diseases of poverty like AIDS, TB, and malaria.

The Global Health Organizer is accountable for generating numerous new contacts interested in global health issues, providing online and in-person issue and advocacy skills training, starting new RESULTS advocacy chapters, and developing partnerships with like-minded organizations. Together, the Global Health Organizer and Manager for Global Grassroots Expansion ensure that the next generation of RESULTS advocates are inspired, trained, and taking meaningful action on RESULTS global health campaigns. To generate the political will necessary to achieve our mission, more people must understand the problems and solutions of poverty and must possess the skills and desire to advocate with their political leaders to put existing and new poverty solutions in place. The Global Health Organizer is the primary source of finding and supporting new advocates, and forming new RESULTS chapters to ensure the future growth and success of our grassroots movement.

Responsibilities

  • Start and train 10-12 new RESULTS advocate chapters per year
  • Conduct research in target states and communities to identify & recruit individuals and organizations interested in learning about global health issues including child survival, child nutrition, diseases of poverty, and learning advocacy skills.
  • Organize issue and advocacy workshops focused on global health and how to engage the media and elected officials around these issues in target communities. Support interested parties to learn the skills necessary to inspire elected officials to take actions on global health policy solutions that will improve lives and reduce poverty.
  • Educate individuals and organizations on the problems and solutions of poverty, particularly around global health, train them in advocacy skills, and support them to take regular action.
  • Form cohesive groups of advocates who work together, meet regularly, and become part of the regional and national network of RESULTS chapters
  • Maintain a detailed database of contacts made, dates, and their progress toward engagement and use technology to create new leads, recruit, communicate, market, and share stories of our global health and other work.
  • Cultivate and develop national and regional partnerships that will build RESULTS pipeline of new global health advocates.
  • Present and/or table at events with a high potential for building RESULTS pipeline of new global health advocates.
  • Support organization wide activities such as the RESULTS International Conference

Qualifications

  • Community and/or issue campaign organizing experience required. Organizing experience on nonpartisan issue campaigns a plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills, the ability to make numerous cold calls, strong networking skills, and ability to build relationships with diverse communities including but not limited to faith groups, women’s groups, public health professionals, returned international or U.S. service volunteers, international development and public health academic programs, and diaspora communities
  • Exceptional training skills and demonstrated experience organizing and leading training activities
  • Demonstrated experience building cohesive groups of people who work together in a team environment
  • Ability to build and maintain remote relationships with new advocates and partners
  • Knowledge of global health issues and/or the ability to quickly learn about global health issues
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to manage multiple relationships in diverse areas and maintain detailed notes
  • Self-motivated, ability to work independently from a home office as well as part of a remote team
  • Ability to use technology, particularly email, Skype video, online volunteer recruitment platforms, and social media
  • Open to travel 3-4 days/week each month including overnight stays
  • Willingness to maintain a flexible schedule with occasional night or weekend responsibilities

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 and resume to, [email protected]. "Global Health Organizer" must appear in the Subject: line of your email.

BENEFITS

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

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

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED

No requirement

JOB TYPE

Full Time

REMOTE

Ok

SALARY

Minimum: $40,000

Maximum: $50,000

PUBLISHED

8/21/17

START DATE

10/02/17

APPLICATION DEADLINE

9/8/17


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.