Team Leader

Seeking a dynamic Team Leader to lead a major multi-faceted health facility in Papua New Guinea – senior program management experience leading large scale multi-disciplinary teams in a complex environment – Contract duration up to June 2025

About the Program:

The Papua New Guinea Australia Transition to Health (PATH) Program is one keyway in which Australia is investing in PNG’s security, stability, and prosperity by delivering support to PNG’s health sector. PATH supports locally generated and scaled health systems reform, working in partnership with the Government of PNG on high priority health issues including health security, communicable disease, family planning, sexual and reproductive health, and maternal and child health. This strong partnership is supporting PNG to improve the health and well-being of its citizens in line with PNG’s National Health Plan. PATH looks to attract staff who are committed to this vision, and who are also able to work in collaborative, creative and adaptive ways to contribute to better health outcomes for people in PNG.

About the Opportunity:

The Team Leader will have overall responsibility for successful delivery of the program:

• In partnership with the Government of Australia (GoA) and the Government of Papua New Guinea (GoPNG) set overall strategic direction for PATH to achieve its End-Of-Investment Outcomes (EOIOs) and bring partners and PATH team along with this strategy – including by adjusting strategy and managing emerging risks to program effectiveness at implementation
• Establish and maintain effective partnerships with the broad range of partners involved in the program and provide high-level leadership to the PATH Executive Leadership Team
• Be the key point of contact for the Australian High Commission and GoPNG, support Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) bilateral relationship with the PNG Government, and contribute to policy development, policy dialogue, and policy influence, through PATH’s adaptive management and programming, MEL, and knowledge management and brokering approaches
Specific responsibilities of the Team Leader include:
Leadership
• Set strategy for and oversee implementation of PATH projects/ activities against this strategy, to contribute to PATH EoPOs.
• Build and support a cohesive technical and operational team that is effective, efficient, and outcome oriented.
• Socialise and lead team to work in ways that align to PATH’s Ways of Working, GESI and Adaptive Management delivery strategies.
• Lead team and drive internal change management process to promote adaptive, GESI responsive approaches to delivery
• Lead team to ensure all contractual and legislative obligations (risk, fraud etc) are met on time and to an appropriate level
Stakeholder coordination
• Establish and maintain effective, trust-based relationship and dialogue with AHC.
• Advise AHC on strategic opportunities and risks to advance policy dialogue.
• Establish and maintain effective, trust-based relationship and dialogue with GoPNG.
• Support policy dialogue between GoA-GoPNG on health sector reform priorities.
• Ensure PATH works holistically within DFAT’s whole-of-health portfolio and support appropriate coordination and coherence of DFAT’s investments and contributions to PNG’s health priorities.
• Ensure PATH Executive engagement with the Australia Pacific Climate Partnership Support Unit to consider how PATH can reflect climate change and disaster risk reduction in PNG’s health sector.
Program management
• Lead PATH team to deliver programs in ways that adapt based on learning and responds (in consultation and agreement with AHC and GoPNG) to changes in the operating environment, including changes in priorities that may arise in the next PNG National Health Plan, and from decentralization and other reforms.
• Lead PATH team to deliver sustainable approaches that build the long-term capability of PNG’s health system to independently plan, budget, coordinate, and deliver primary health care to support PNG’s long-term economic and development objectives.
• Work closely with the VP Program Delivery and Growth on the timely development of Inception plan and Annual Plans for PATH Steering Committee approval, to guide achievement of the EOIOs and IOs relating to PHA capacity, accountability, women in leadership, equity, essential services, and health security.
• Drive innovation in program delivery, building upon existing and fostering new partnerships with the private sector, NGOs, CSOs, and government.
• Ensure value for money and quality in delivery of the program’s activities.
• Work with corporate services to ensure adequate resourcing to support PATH and, through the Contractor Representative, leverage technical expertise from Ninti and technical experts as required.

About You:

We are seeking an individual for this strategic position who has the following:

• Advanced degree in a relevant field such as public health, international development, social sciences, public policy.
• Substantial senior management experience managing large scale multi-faceted international development programs and leading multi-disciplinary teams
• Working knowledge and experience with DFAT funded program management, policies, regulations, and procedures.
• Relationship management experience with highly diverse internal and external stakeholders; demonstrated experience working in partnership with host governments, international donors, and implementing partners.
• Demonstrated ability to meet timelines with quality deliverables
• Ability to resolve sensitive and complicated work issues with senior high-level country counterparts, donor representatives, and staff.
• Demonstrated team leader with effective cross-cultural interpersonal skills and proven record in leadership of people, building program team performance, and the ability to communicate and build a common vision.

About Us:

Abt Associates a mission-driven, global leader with a proven track record in complex program implementation in the international development sector. We offer bold solutions and technical excellence in Health, Economic Growth, Governance, Research & Evaluation, Environment & Energy, Gender Equality & Social Inclusion. Working with our many partners, we have driven measurable social impact for more than 55 years, to achieve our mission of improving the quality of life and economic well-being of people worldwide. We operate in remote and challenging environments and employ more than 3,700 staff in over 50 countries. For more information about us and what we do, visit our website at www.abtassociates.com

Equity:

Abt Associates values individuality and celebrates difference with a strong commitment to diversity, equality, racial equity, and inclusion. We encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, skills, and knowledge, so that we can be collectively stronger and have sustained global impact.

Safeguarding:

We are deeply committed to safeguarding, to protect and prevent harm and abuse to individuals we work for and who work for us. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation. We will not tolerate discrimination, harassment, child abuse, sexual abuse, or exploitation in any form, and expect everyone to be treated with respect and dignity.

Development Director

Black Feminist Future Seeks Director of Development

Status: Full Time Employment/ 40 hours a week

Location: Remote

Salary: $85,000 – $100,000 annually with a generous benefits package.

This position will be a welcomed addition as Black Feminist Future’s innovative Black feminist organizing, leadership development and movement building work continues to grow.

About Black Feminist Future

Black Feminist Future (BFF) is an initiative informed by the legacy of Black feminist organizing, grounded in the current pulse of movements, and located at the emergent need to amplify the power of ALL Black women and girls in organizing and building power for the 21st century. BFF is a movement incubator that focuses on the dynamic possibilities of galvanizing the social and political power of those who have the lived experience of being a Black woman or girl including but not limited to trans, cis, gender non conforming, non binary, LGBTQI, and other gender marginalized people. Our vision of Black feminisms values and centers those who are most marginalized within our communities. This project intends to amplify and build the leadership of Black feminist leaders and increase the capacity of Black feminist movement building. Our organizational culture is one of inquiry, debate, experimentation, learning and fun. To learn more about BFF, visit www.blackfeministfuture.org.

SUMMARY:

The Director of Development at Black Feminist Future is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all development fundraising activities including but not limited to, an annual fund, special events, and other targeted campaigns. The Director works closely with the Director of Black Feminist Future and the head of the Advisory Committee /Board of Directors in all development and fundraising endeavors.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop and implement strategies for identifying, cultivating, and successfully soliciting individuals, foundations, and corporate foundations for gifts in support of mission fulfillment.
Manage a portfolio of donors and prospects through an active schedule of cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship to retain current donors and expand donor base in support of strategic priorities.
In conjunction with Director of Black Feminist Future and Advisory Committee (later, Board of Directors), lead annual and strategic fundraising planning and goal setting.
Lead a collaborative process with colleagues and team members to craft annual goals, development plans, budgets, work plans, and calendars that align with broader organizational strategic plan goals
Foster strong communication, cohesion, and morale across departments, ensuring cross-department alignment of messaging and collaboration on the crafting of marketing communications, reports, proposals, and other key external deliverables.
Provide leadership and training to the staff and Board on fundraising efforts, including sharing best practices and providing tools, information, and resources to strengthen fundraising efforts.
Lead, supervise, support, and align additional development team members bringing expertise and recommendations on how to grow the department.
Be the primary liaison for Advisory Committee Development meetings, and partner with the Director of Black Feminist Future and [Chair of Advisory Committee Development Work Group] on the regular assessment, analysis, reporting, and projections of development and campaign activity, income, and pledges, including any significant variances or unforeseen shifts in budget.
Build toward solicitation of midlevel and major gifts in support of the mission of Black Feminist Future.
Establish and steward relationships among funders, current and prospective donors, members, and other constituents to support programs and organizational priorities.
Develop and oversee writing/production of appropriate fundraising materials including, but not limited to, case statements, brochures, solicitation letters, grant proposals, acknowledgement and appreciation letters, donor reports, and campaign status reports.
Maintain information on donors, funders, and prospects including contact reports in EveryAction/CRM system.
Travels to meet with donors, or hosts funders/donors as needed.
Manage, support and/or mentor professionals that may include fundraisers, and/or staff from communications, programming, movement and network building teams to achieve organizational goals.
Perform other related duties as assigned.

CANDIDATE PROFILE:

BFF is seeking an accomplished Director of Development who has at least 7-10 years of development experience, ideally in in-house organizational leadership roles, and covering areas such as designing development strategy, donor outreach and relationship management from small to major gift levels and team leadership skills. The ability to share the powerful message of BFF with current and potential donors to expand the critical mission of BFF. Experience in movement organizations, BIPOC-serving organizations, women-serving organizations and knowledge of Black feminist thought preferred.

The most successful candidates will:

Embrace the mission and values of Black Feminist Future.
Promote a culture of philanthropy in and around Black Feminist Future.
Demonstrate integrity, professionalism, ethical conduct, transparency and grace under pressure.
Have strong interpersonal and writing skills.
Proven track record in leading fundraising within a nonprofit organization, [with preference for combined c3 and c4 experience]
Have knowledge of and experience in development techniques, annual giving, foundation/corporate solicitations, communications, and special events management and fundraising. [building a major gifts program?]
Strong experience using a race, class, gender lens in verbal and written communications
Communicate in ways that are donor-centric and further the strategic goals and priorities of Black Feminist Future.
Possess the skills to work with and motivate staff, leadership and other constituents to grow Black Feminist Future’s resources.
Be a “self-starter” and goal driven – excited to initiate donor visits, fundraising calls, and funder outreach to promote Black Feminist Future, and build/sustain external relationships.
Exhibit “follow through” to complete tasks and goals in a timely fashion.
Display a positive attitude, show concern for people and community, demonstrate presence, confidence, common sense and good listening ability.
Ability to write clearly and concisely as well as edit copy for clarity and grammatical accuracy; strong public speaking skills
Excellent team building, facilitation, and organizational skills, with the ability to work effectively under pressure
An expert relationship-builder, with the EQ to support and coach staff at all levels
Impeccable judgment and discretion in dealing with sensitive and confidential information.
Have the ability to travel as needed, including overnight travel for events, donor meetings, etc. when COVID-related restrictions are lifted, and it is safe to do so.
Experience serving on a senior level organizational leadership team
Undergraduate degree and/or equivalent training, with a minimum of 5-8 years of experience in fundraising and/or donor/community relations activities, at least three years at the Director level or above
Prior work in grassroots organizing or with Black womxn and/or girls, LBGTQI community, or BIPOC-led groups, a plus.

Benefits: Excellent benefits package including IRA with employer contributions, medical and dental coverage and professional development.

Travel: 20-25% post COVID19

Location: Black Feminist Future is an Atlanta based national organization. This position is full-time remote. Occasional in-person meetings and activities may be required (in accordance with public health guidelines).

EEO: Black Feminist Future (BFF) is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Details at a Glance:

Time Commitment – Full-time 40 hours/week
Start Date – ASAP
Application Deadline – May 2022
Professional Level – Senior Staff

Digital Communications Associate

Digital Communications Associate

Posting Number: 1154

Location: Remote position

The Public Health Institute (PHI) is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting health, well-being, and quality of life for people throughout California, across the nation and around the world. As one of the largest and most comprehensive public health organizations in the nation, we are at the forefront of research and innovations to improve the efficacy of public health statewide, nationally, and internationally.

About Rise Up:

http://www.riseuptogether.org/, based at the Public Health Institute, activates women and girls to transform their lives, families and communities for a more just and equitable world through investing in local solutions, strengthening leadership, and building movements. Since 2009, Rise Up’s powerful network of over 600 leaders have successfully advocated for 120 new and improved laws and policies impacting the lives of 135 million people in Africa, Latin America, South Asia, and the U.S.

Rise Up is at an exciting time of growth and expansion—we have a new strategic plan that will maximize the organization’s impact to more effectively support Rise Up Leaders to create large-scale change for gender equity globally, and we recently received our largest gift ever from MacKenzie Scott. As a new member of Rise Up’s diverse team, you will have the opportunity to contribute to our organization’s voice and digital strategy and raise awareness about the importance of advancing gender equity globally.

Position Summary:

Rise Up seeks a Digital Communications Associate to join our growing communications team and develop and implement strategies and content to grow our audiences and raise visibility of the impact of our global programming through social media, email communications, Rise Up’s website, and other channels. The Digital Communications Associate will focus on leveraging Rise Up’s digital channels and tools to streamline and strengthen the execution of our communications strategies.

Candidates in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area or other areas in California are preferred. Working remotely is a possibility.

Pay: $26.17 to $31.74 per hour. The typical hiring range for this position is $26.17 to $31.74 per hour (with an approximate annualized salary of $54,431 to $66,011 based on 100% FTE). The starting wage is determined based on the candidate’s knowledge, skills and experience.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Email Campaign and Website Communications (40%)

• Draft, curate and edit content for newsletter, fundraising and other email communications
• Set up e-blast communications in Mailchimp and create design and text elements
• Contribute ideas for newsletter stories, campaigns, and blogs
• Publish blogs, updates, and announcements and make edits to WordPress website
• Collect and analyze data to monitor and improve the effectiveness of communications by compiling digital analytics (social media, e-communications, website)
• Maintain contact management system in Salesforce and Mailchimp, including contact segmentation

Programmatic Communications (30%)

• Provide editing and copywriting support for Rise Up programs team, including on grant announcements, program launch materials, and program impacts
• Serve as liaison to programs team by staying up-to-date on upcoming programmatic activities to help address communications needs and fulfill funder requests
• Support Rise Up Leaders to amplify their voices and leverage and respond to communications and development opportunities

Social Media (30%)

• Help Rise Up build support and visibility on social media (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram) by drafting, strategizing, and curating content, scheduling all social posts, and engaging on social platforms through retweets, comments, and active monitoring.
• Create text and design graphic posts for social media channels highlighting Leader stories, programmatic and fundraising successes, and updates, in alignment with our communications and fundraising strategies
• Amplify posts from Rise Up Leaders and partners and create social media toolkits and resources to help stakeholders share our work to grow our audiences
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Minimum 1 year of professional communications experience is required. Experience at a non-profit or foundation is preferred.
• Strong writing and editing skills
• Relevant digital communications experience
• Experience creating content for social media
• Strong attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Deep commitment to advancing gender equity globally
• Experience working in a multi-cultural work environment
• Willingness and ability to travel 10-20% of the time, both domestically and internationally (when it is safe to do so)

Desired Qualifications:

• Experience with Mailchimp and WordPress
• Graphic design skills / experience in Canva
• Experience creating and monitoring digital ads
• Spanish language proficiency
• Video editing experience is a plus

Education:

Associate degree is required, or you can substitute with two additional years of related experience.

Important Information:

Rise Up is committed to advancing social, gender, and racial justice. We value having a team that brings a wide range of perspectives and identities including ethnicity, race, gender, socio-economic background, language, political and religious beliefs, sexual orientation, and abilities. We believe that the lived experiences of our employees and their unique ideas inspire innovative solutions. As such, we especially seek applications from people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color, transgender, gender-nonconforming, LGBQ+, and people living with disabilities.

The Public Health Institute is proud to be an EEO/AA employer. We recognize the value of having a staff that brings a wide range of perspectives to this work based on language, ethnicity, race, gender, socio-economic background, political beliefs and sexual-orientation. We are committed to maintaining a diverse, multicultural working environment and particularly support applications from individuals with lived experience in the communities we seek to serve.

PHI WORKFORCE MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY:

Per the PHI Workforce Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, it is a condition of employment for all domestic based employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless they are granted a reasonable accommodation under applicable law.

New hires need to provide proof of full vaccination prior to their start date or apply for an exemption/accommodation within three business days after their start date. Depending on the circumstances, new hires who do not comply with this Policy, or who cannot be reasonably accommodated, will either have their employment suspended or terminated. Candidates who are non-compliant will have their offers rescinded.

EEO Statement

The Public Health Institute is committed to a policy that provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition including genetic characteristics, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identification and expression, sexual orientation, and to make all employment decisions so as to further this principle of equal employment opportunity. To this end, the PHI will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition including genetic characteristics, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identification and expression, sexual orientation, and will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are offered employment and employees are treated during employment without regard to these characteristics.

For further information regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, copy and paste the following URL into your web browser: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

ADA Statement:

The Public Health Institute is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Recruitment Team at least 48 hours in advance at mailto:Recruitment@phi.org.

To apply for any position, you must create an account on the Public Health Institute’s job application site. After creating your account, you may search the open positions and apply for the specific position that interests you. Please note, mailed and emailed applications will not be accepted.

We’re so pleased the Public Health Institute is an organization you would like to work with. Do you have questions about this opportunity? If so, email our recruitment team at mailto:Recruitment@phi.org.

Grants and Contracts Manager

The Organization and Role:

About Us:

Access Now is a growing international human rights organization dedicated to defending and extending the digital rights of users at risk around the world, including issues of privacy, security, freedom of expression, and transparency. Our Policy, Advocacy, Helpline, RightsCon, Grants, and Operations teams have staff presences in Europe, Latin America, the Middle East/North Africa (MENA), North America, and South/Southeast Asia, to provide global support to our mission.

About the Role:

The Grants and Contracts Manager plays a key role with both the finance and development teams of our growing, global organization. Leveraging their strong financial management experience, the Manager is responsible for collaborating across the Organization to ensure smooth and timely grant processing, grant reporting, grant allocation, accurate spending against grants budgets, and compliance with funder requirements and applicable laws. The Grants and Contract Manager brings a detail-oriented approach to managing competing priorities and deadlines, and coordinates exceptionally well across cross-functional teams.

The Grants and Contracts Manager reports through the Director of Finance, and works closely with the Financial Controller and other Finance Team leads, and with Access Now’s Development Director.

What You Will Do:

As the Grants and Contracts Manager you will be responsible for the day-to-day coordination of the Organization’s financial management of its grants, donations, and fundraising efforts in a dynamic, collaborative, and mission-based environment.

Financial Grant Analysis and Compliance:

  • Coordinate all financial reporting aspects of Access Now’s grants by working closely with accountants to allocate expenses to specific funders according to budget and need
  • Provide timely and accurate financial reports for donors to Director of Finance and to Development Director to meet rolling deadlines across all funding relationships
  • Review time allocation to grants to ensure that allocations meet funding requirements, and that grant funds are being spent down appropriately
  • Support Director of Finance on audits and agreed-upon-procedures as needed, providing documentation and drafting responses to audit questions
  • Track all incoming grant agreements for their financial requirements to provide advice on their application, feasibility, and practical implementation
  • Work with directors and managerial staff to ensure that they understand and comply with funders’ terms and conditions as set out in grant agreements
  • Maintain documentation of financial documents for funding agreements and strong internal processes which intersect with Development team
  • Analyze and report on general ledger account activity for variances from budget
  • Prepare a periodic and annual restricted revenue release schedule
  • Support decision-making on grant expenses in coordination with the Development Director and team, interpreting whether the expense is appropriate and allowable within the grant framework, budget, goals, and general conditions
  • Work closely with EU counterparts to align and ensure financial reporting and compliance obligations as they relate to grant revenue and expenses
  • Keep abreast of accounting pronouncements and industry best practices with respect to revenue recognition and grant financial reporting for not-for-profits

Budget Preparation and Adjustments:

  • Develop and review budgets for grant proposals aligned with organizational priorities (and available expense categories), being responsive to funder interest in close coordination with the Development Director and team
  • Support Development Director in responding to and managing follow-up financial requests from funders.
  • Work closely with the Financial Controller to track adjustments and projections
  • Support creation of the organizational budget, primarily from a “budget by funder” and an unrestricted vs. restricted perspective.
  • Other financial projects/tasks as assigned

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Keep abreast of accounting pronouncements and industry best practices with respect to revenue recognition and grant financial reporting for not-for-profits
  • Pursue additional training in grant management requirements/regulations, as needed
  • Perform administrative tasks (information management, maintenance of financial aspects of grant files, document destruction, etc.) as needed
  • Other financial projects/tasks as assigned

Skills, education, and mindset you will bring:

  • Non profit accounting experience, including basic accounting concepts, TRNA (Temporary Restricted Net Assets)/funding with restrictions, deferred revenue, balance sheet items, projection, fund budget building
  • Detailed familiarity with principles of GAAP as it relates to grant-making and revenue recognition, as well as typical not-for-profit policies, procedures, and best practices
  • An adaptability, flexibility and creativity to get the job done
  • Familiarity with grants from a diverse range of sources in a not-for-profit global context
  • Advanced Excel skills, including creation and use of complex pivot tables, lookup functions, and other features for formatting, manipulating, and analyzing data
  • Ability to show initiative, set and manage priorities, manage horizontally/vertically, and exercise sound judgment
  • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, and multi‐task
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a fast-paced team, building strong and trusted relationships
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills
  • A detail-oriented approach, possessing keen analytical skills organization
  • Multi-year foreign government grant financial management and reporting experiences
  • Revenue recognition per GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles)
  • Familiarity with FundEZ and/or Salesforce
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent, through a combination of education, training, and/or experience, plus four years of related experience

The Details

Location:

This is a full-time position, ideally aligned with either our New York City (Manhattan) or Washington, DC-metro area presences, with ability to attend occasional in-person meetings. At this time US-based Access Now Team Members are working in a hybrid remote/office environment. The successful candidate must have the legal right-to-work in the location in which they will be based. We are unable to sponsor visas or relocations for this role.

Remuneration:

Access Now offers competitive salary – commensurate with experience – and benefits packages that align with our office localities. Initial placement within the salary range for this role is anticipated between $75,000 and $87,500 USD annually, and will be determined by depth of experience and preparation. Benefits for this specific role, include, paid healthcare – medical, dental, and vision – insurance, as well as access to a 401k retirement savings program match. Team Members also benefit from a strong global culture aligned around:

  • Work-life balance…including a generous paid time-off program
  • Professional development and growth opportunities
  • Extensive workplace flexibility
  • Connection to a diverse, global team of passionate, principled professionals
  • Organizational resilience and support for all team members
  • Opportunities to recharge (including one month of paid refresher leave after 4 years)

We are a global human rights organization committed to inclusivity and equity, and seek the most talented team members who bring their true selves, with diverse backgrounds, cultures, perspectives, and experiences. As an equal opportunity employer, we value and encourage diversity and consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. Our commitment applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits, and termination.

Bookkeeper

The Organization and Role:

About Access Now:

Access Now is an international human rights organization dedicated to defending and extending the digital rights of users at risk around the world, around issues of privacy, security, freedom of expression, and transparency. Our policy, advocacy, technology, grants, and operations teams have staff presences in Europe, Latin America, Middle East/North Africa (MENA), North America, and South/Southeast Asia, to provide global support to our mission.

About the Role:

Supporting our global Operations Team, the Bookkeeper maintains correct and compliant records for Access Now’s financial transactions, according to US-based Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and works to continually improve internal financial controls across the organization. The role functions in a highly-detailed and fast-paced environment, using sound initiative at all times.

This position reports through the Senior Accountant, works in close consultation with the Financial Controller, and aligns under the Director of Finance. The Bookkeeper works closely with the Operations Team in the fiscal management of the organization.

What You Will Do:

  • Reconcile US bank statements, in addition to monthly corporate credit card account statements
  • Process and create invoices, pledges and donations – and manage accounts receivable
  • Enter reconciliations of all reimbursements, advances, credit card and debit card transaction data
  • Record monthly journal entries and assist in accounting transactions
  • Reconcile all accounts monthly
  • Create time allocations forms and follow up monthly status reviews
  • Enter payroll and related time allocations on a monthly basis
  • Capitalize assets and maintain a depreciation schedule to post the annual journal entry
  • Generate monthly budget-versus-actual reports and related initial analysis, particularly in preparation for Board Meetings
  • Assist with annual audits and special project audits required by grant agreements
  • Research minor-scope work related to banking and foreign currency transactions
  • Assist with grant allocations and ad hoc reporting
  • Perform base-level budget preparation tasks in Excel as required
  • Review and complete documentation tasks across procurement and fixed assets registers
  • Assist on new software implementation, as needed
  • Assist with other assignments from Senior Accountant (or Financial Controller)

Skills, Education, and Mindset that You Bring:

  • Demonstrated professional-level work experience in accounting/bookkeeping
  • Intermediate skill level in MS Excel (data filter, sort, basic formulas, Vlookups, pivot tables, etc)
  • Hands-on knowledge and use of accounting software; e.g. FundEZ
  • Not-for-Profit/NGO organization experience
  • Ability to work with a team and work independently
  • Strong written and verbal office communication skills, with ability to work across global teams, both financial and non-financial in role
  • Exceptional attention to detail, with caution and capability to account for all transactions
  • Strong ability to prioritize, plan, organize, execute, and bring tasks to completion
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment across competing priorities and deadlines
  • Adaptability, accuracy and independence
  • Comfortable working with virtual environment and culture
  • Experience with and proficiency in G Suite, including Gmail, Calendar, Drive, and Docs

Location:

This is a full-time position, ideally aligned with either our New York City (Manhattan) or Washington, DC-metro area presences, with ability to attend occasional in-person meetings. At this time US-based Access Now Team Members are working in a hybrid remote/office environment. The successful candidate must have the legal right-to-work in the location in which they will be based. We are unable to sponsor visas or relocations for this role.

Remuneration:

Access Now offers competitive salary – commensurate with experience – and benefits packages that align with our office localities. Initial placement within the salary range for this role is anticipated between $50,000 and $55,000 USD annually, and will be determined by depth of experience and preparation. Benefits for this specific role, include, paid healthcare – medical, dental, and vision – insurance, as well as access to a 401k retirement savings program match. Team Members also benefit from a strong global culture aligned around:

  • Work-life balance…including a generous paid time-off program
  • Professional development and growth opportunities
  • Extensive workplace flexibility
  • Connection to a diverse, global team of passionate, principled professionals
  • Organizational resilience and support for all team members
  • Opportunities to recharge (including one month of paid refresher leave after 4 years)

We are a global human rights organization committed to inclusivity and equity, and seek the most talented team members who bring their true selves, with diverse backgrounds, cultures, perspectives, and experiences. As an equal opportunity employer, we value and encourage diversity and consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. Our commitment applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits, and termination.

Web and Digital Assistant

The Center for Global Development (CGD) is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit policy research organization in Washington, DC and London, UK that focuses on the issues and institutions that are critical to inclusive development. Through rigorous empirical research and active engagement with the global policy community, we focus on the policy intersections of low- and middle-income countries and the governments, institutions, and corporations that can be partners in delivering greater progress.

Since its creation in 2001, CGD has earned a global reputation as a highly effective “think-and-do tank.” Headquartered in Washington DC with a Europe presence led from our London office, the Center has about 130 full-time staff and an annual budget of approximately $37 million.

CGD is seeking a proactive and tech-savvy web and digital assistant to join our talented communications team. Reporting to the Assistant Director, Digital Communications, this role will be responsible for supporting the Center’s web and email needs – from managing site updates to troubleshooting email code. The selected candidate will play a pivotal role in championing web and email best practices with the goal of optimizing user experience and engagement, growing subscriber numbers and website traffic, and more.

Responsibilities include:

• Manage day-to-day of the CGD website: Publish blogs and publications, field requests from fellows, and assist communications staff with complex coding updates or fixes. This includes advanced formatting of tables, data viz and other multimedia, and more.
• Create new web pages, forms, and site features as requested.
• Execute the day-to-day of CGD’s email marketing system, Pardot: Format, proof, and send all email newsletters and updates.
• Build and maintain email drip campaigns and engagement programs; work with researchers and communications staff to create targeted outreach lists; and support colleagues with the technical execution of campaigns as needed.
• Propose and implement improvements to website and email systems to ensure optimal usability and accessibility; systematically test and assess new ideas.
• Analyze and report on CGD’s performance and engagement across various digital platforms.
• Align efforts across web, email, and social, collaborating closely with other members of the digital team.
• Stay abreast of and integrate the latest digital trends, tools, and technologies.
• Provide general support to CGD’s digital team as needed.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and skills:

• Fluency in HTML and CSS and experience with content management systems (Drupal, WordPress) required; JavaScript a plus
• Experience with email marketing platforms such as Pardot, Mailchimp, or Marketo
• Proficiency in data analytics tools including Google Analytics
• Experience with data viz libraries and/or tools like Tableau, Datawrapper, and Flourish a plus
• Experience with A/B testing and tools (Optimizely, CrazyEgg, etc) a plus
• The ability to troubleshoot technical issues independently
• A proactive approach to work
• The ideal candidate will have a keen interest or experience in global development and/or foreign policy
• Bachelor’s degree in a related field and at least 2 years of work experience

Salary: $54,000

Due to the pandemic our organization is working hybrid with all staff required to be in the office two days per week. CGD is registered to employ staff living in DC, Maryland, or Virginia. Candidates who cannot relocate to the area, even while the office remains closed, cannot be considered at this time.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document upon hire. CGD is unable to sponsor work authorization for this position.

CGD celebrates fostering a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, parental status, or veteran status.

Global Lead of Digital Research

The International Communications Hub Incubator, a collaboration of civil society partners and donors, is supporting the hire for a Global Lead of Digital Research to join a new organization called Foundation International Communications Hub (FICH) that will be established in the summer 2022.

To learn more about the job please follow the link: https://www.comms-hub.org/lead-research

Once fully incorporated, FICH will promote democratic values, reflection, and debate in societies. It will foster dialogues that support healthy, equal, diverse, empathic, creative, and sustainable societies by providing pro-democracy civil society with cutting-edge opinion research, narrative research and social insights. FICH will use digital tools and technologies suited to scale communications in complex environments.

We’re an all remote team and open to applicants from around the world.

Apply by submitting a brief cover letter (1 page maximum) that highlights your relevant work experience and a CV to team@comms-hub.org, with “Your Name – Position title” in the email subject. Both cover letter and CV must be in English to be considered.

Application deadline for all three positions is: April 30, 2022.

We aim to build an inclusive workforce and actively seek applications from those who are marginalized and underrepresented globally.

Looking forward to receiving your applications!

Global Lead of Campaigns

The International Communications Hub Incubator, a collaboration of civil society partners and donors, is supporting the hire for a Global Lead of Campaigns to join a new organization called Foundation International Communications Hub (FICH) that will be established in the summer 2022.

To learn more about the job please follow the link: https://www.comms-hub.org/lead-campaigns

Once fully incorporated, FICH will promote democratic values, reflection, and debate in societies. It will foster dialogues that support healthy, equal, diverse, empathic, creative, and sustainable societies by providing pro-democracy civil society with cutting-edge opinion research, narrative research and social insights. FICH will use digital tools and technologies suited to scale communications in complex environments.

We’re an all remote team and open to applicants from around the world.

Apply by submitting a brief cover letter (1 page maximum) that highlights your relevant work experience and a CV to team@comms-hub.org, with “Your Name – Position title” in the email subject. Both cover letter and CV must be in English to be considered.

Application deadline for all three positions is: April 30, 2022.

We aim to build an inclusive workforce and actively seek applications from those who are marginalized and underrepresented globally.

Looking forward to receiving your applications!

Managing Director

The International Communications Hub Incubator, a collaboration of civil society partners and donors, is supporting the hire for a position of a Managing Director to join a new organization called Foundation International Communications Hub (FICH) that will be established in the summer 2022.

To learn more about the job please follow the link: https://www.comms-hub.org/managing-director

Once fully incorporated, FICH will promote democratic values, reflection, and debate in societies. It will foster dialogues that support healthy, equal, diverse, empathic, creative, and sustainable societies by providing pro-democracy civil society with cutting-edge opinion research, narrative research and social insights. FICH will use digital tools and technologies suited to scale communications in complex environments.

We’re an all remote team and open to applicants from around the world.

Apply by submitting a brief cover letter (1 page maximum) that highlights your relevant work experience and a CV to team@comms-hub.org, with “Your Name – Position title” in the email subject. Both cover letter and CV must be in English to be considered.

Application deadline for all three positions is: April 30, 2022.

We aim to build an inclusive workforce and actively seek applications from those who are marginalized and underrepresented globally.

Looking forward to receiving your applications!

Director of People Operations

The Center for Global Development, an independent, nonpartisan think tank in Washington, DC and with a CGD Europe office in London, seeks a Director of People Operations to lead the DC office’s human resources/people operations function, including recruiting, onboarding, compensation, benefits, employee relations, culture/DEI, performance management, organizational initiatives, internal communications around HR issues, HR technology and other people systems, workforce planning (in collaboration with CFO and other senior leaders), policy administration, retirement plan administration, and compliance.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer/Vice President of Administration, this is an excellent opportunity for an experienced, empathetic, HR expert to have a significant impact on CGD’s operations and mission in the field of international economic development.

Responsibilities include:

Human Resources/People Ops

– Develop, implement, and drive key HR initiatives across the organization to support CGD’s talent and culture. Promote a rewarding, people-centric culture that aligns with organizational mission, vision, and goals.
– Drive organizational effectiveness and change management, partnering to support new initiatives, significant policy changes, process improvements, adoption of new tools, and other key activities.
– With the Assistant Director of Operations, manage and carry out full range of HR processes and functions. Provide guidance and line management, while supporting the professional development of the AD to ensure a deep bench of people expertise and service within the organization.
– Ensure that recruiting processes are consistent, streamlined, and targeted toward diverse applicant pool. Train colleagues on inclusive recruitment strategies to help produce a diverse candidate pool and work with leadership and directors on workforce planning and hiring needs. Line manage the recruitment function with one direct report.
– Ensure equitable, transparent, and competitive compensation and benefits programs which incentivize and reward performance. Oversee performance management/annual review plans and processes.
– Provide employee relations support to leadership, directors, and staff, counseling employees on work-related issues while interpreting and applying organizational polices.
– Ensure all HR programs are effective and in compliance with local and national regulations. Keep abreast of current guidelines, legislation and new regulations, as well as changes and trends in the field related to GDPR/data privacy, background screening programs, recruitment, employment law, FMLA, etc.
– Recommend to leadership improvement in policies, procedures, and programs to improve operations.
– Oversee various technology platforms like HRIS, ATS, benefits administration technology, payroll (with AD), and retirement platforms.
– Consult with legal counsel on employment matters as appropriate.
– Participate on internal committees, working groups, and special projects.
– Maintain comprehensive approach for dealing with employee complaints or concerns. Serve as a coach and mentor to staff, as appropriate, to improve performance. Conduct investigations when employee issues or concerns arise. Partner with leadership team, external support, other staff, and/or legal counsel to resolve employee issues fairly, consistently, and expeditiously.

CGD Operations

– Serve as lead of operations team, overseeing space planning, facilities, office administration/office services, and technology.
– Partner with the Director of IT to ensure staff technology needs are met and IT team goals are aligned to organizational goals and strategy. The IT Director will report to the Director of People Operations.
– Collaborate with wider operations team and leadership on COVID response and future of work planning.

The ideal candidate is:

– An empathetic leader who can inspire confidence and build credibility within the team and the wider organization.
– Able to zoom in and out frequently. On a given day, the Director might participate in strategic conversations which affect the entire organization and then pivot to an employee relations issue that might require 1:1 coaching and advising.
– A true partner. Can work across every function to solve people operations issues. Effective at collaborating both remote and in-person, with colleagues in DC and London.
– A true generalist. Has broad experience and in-depth knowledge in all functional areas of HR, with specialized expertise in at least two.
– Has an established network of HR peers from which to draw upon. This should include networks of DEI practitioners, facilitators, and/or experts.
– Comfortable with ambiguity. The incumbent must be able to gather and synthesize input from a range of others that might be contradictory, unclear, or reflect divergent priorities and make sense of the way forward, then guide a process which build consensus and get results.

Qualifications:

– Bachelor’s degree in a related field and a minimum of 8 years experience
– Experience managing a team, including other HR and/or operations professionals
– Exceptional writing and communication skills
– Poise, confidence, discretion required
– Experience partnering with a ride range of internal constituents including leadership, board members, managers, associates, early-career colleagues, and interns.
– Proficiency with Office365, applicant tracking systems (ATS), HRIS, onboarding, and performance management tools
– Excellent follow-through and attention to detail, with the ability to track and manage multiple critical initiatives
– Bonus points for: Experience with evaluation, selection, and implementation of a PEO with a global partnership (ADP for example).

Starting salary: $140,000 – $150,000

Due to the pandemic our organization is working hybrid with all staff required to be in the office two days per week. CGD is registered to employ staff living in DC, Maryland, or Virginia. Candidates who cannot relocate to the area, even while the office remains closed, cannot be considered at this time.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document upon hire. CGD is unable to sponsor work authorization for this position.

CGD celebrates fostering a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, parental status, or veteran status.