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POSITION TITLE: Project Coordinator/Consultant
PERIOD OF TIME: July 1, 2015 - September 30, 2015
POSITION SUMMARY: Working closely with the Steering Committee, the project coordinator/consultant coordinates advocacy, communications, and administration of the Post 2015 Women’s Coalition.
POSITION REPORTS TO: Executive Director

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Working with the Steering Committee,

 Advocacy

  • Serves as coordinator of multiple and varied advocacy efforts at regional and international level
  • Drafts position papers and other documents as required
  • Plans public events, including briefings
  • Collaborates with member and partner organizations
  • Represents the Coalitions at meetings and planning discussion

Communications (working with part-time Communications Consultant)

  • Contributes to the Coalition’s advocacy documents and ensure that they are translated in other languages
  • Ensure that members, partners and stakeholders are kept abreast of the Coalition’s positions and events
  • Maintains records of events and provides written and verbal reports as necessary
  • Updates and maintains the Coalition’s website and prepares content for website. Manages the Coalition’s listservs, and social media channels and updates with current news, upcoming events, statements and resources on the post 2015 sustainable development agenda
  • Ensures that key documents are accessible in multiple languages
  • Disseminates advocacy materials

 Administrative

  • Assists in development of strategic and other plans
  • Organizes meetings of Steering Committees and other committees as necessary
  • Contributes content on grant proposals and reports
  • Supports media and communications needs
  • Coordinates all logistics and related aspects (accommodations, travel, meals, speakers, reports, etc.) of the Coalition’s face-to-face and teleconferencing/virtual meetings, enabling active collaboration with partners worldwide
  • Ensures that all necessary arrangements and participant reimbursements are processed in a timely manner
  • Responsible for performing other duties as assigned

 POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • A master’s degree in international development, global affairs, or a related field with knowledge of development policy and the United Nations
  • Excellent writing, communications, planning and organizational skills
  • Candidate should be able to manage multiple priorities with ease
  • Ability to build collaborative relationships with diverse partners

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Three to five years’ experience in international development or global affairs, preferably in women’s organizations, rights-based or social justice work
  • Project management experience
  • Foreign language proficiency and experience working with women’s and social justice organizations, a plus
  • Expertise with web content management, listservs and social media
  • Financial literacy

Some international travel required.
Must be legally able to live and work in the US. NJ residency preferred.

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Subject: Project Coordinator/Consultant

Deadline: May 29, 2015

CWGL Changes in Organizational Structure

I would like to take this opportunity to share recent changes in the leadership structure at the Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL). Over the last five and a half years, I have served as Executive Director of CWGL while maintaining my position as a full-time Professor in the Women’s and Gender Studies Department at Rutgers University. 

As CWGL’s work continues to expand in the areas of economic and social rights, promoting an end to gender-based violence, and strengthening women’s coalitions at the international level, it needs to expand and diversify its management structure. The first step will be to recast the executive director position, removing all academic and university directed responsibilities, so that this position can focus exclusively on the overall management and development of programmatic initiatives. The second step is to create a Faculty Director position which will work with the Executive Director to shape programmatic direction and to link the work of the Center to the academic community. The Executive Director will be responsible for the day-to-day management of operations, staff and consultants, fundraising and programmatic reporting as well as work with the Faculty Director for strategic direction and program development and implementation. 

I will stay on as Faculty Director, bridging the work of CWGL with the academic mission of Rutgers University. Please note that the executive director is a staff position, not a faculty post. We ask that you share the position announcement with interested colleagues. 

The direct link to the job posting is http://uhrapps.rutgers.edu/jobs/JobDetail.aspx?pst_num=15-000101

We appreciate your assistance in helping us find qualified candidates and thank you for your continued support of CWGL! 

In solidarity, 

Radhika Balakrishnan

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