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Manager, Public/Private Sector Engagement

Women Deliver believes that when the world invests in girls and women, everybody wins. As a leading global advocate for girls’ and women’s health, rights, and wellbeing, Women Deliver brings together diverse voices and interests between civil society, UN agencies, governments, the private sector, and youth constituencies, to drive progress in maternal, sexual, and reproductive health and rights (SRHR).

Women Deliver has an immediate opening in it New York Office for a Manager of Public/Private Sector Engagement. This position will manage Women Deliver’s private sector functions aligned with the organization’s goals and initiatives.

Essential Duties:

  • Conduct landscape analysis to define Women Deliver’s value propositions for current and prospective private sector partners. Adapt private sector strategy based on findings and constantly monitors the landscape to ensure Women Deliver’s strategy aligns with relevant trends and opportunities.
  • Manage Women Deliver’s C Exchange, including, but not limited to coordination of events, organization of outreach efforts, and recruitment of new corporations to work with Women Deliver.
  • Build and manage relationships with Women Deliver’s partners, including, but not limited to donors and sponsors.
  • Work with internal staff and consultants to develop traditional and social media strategies to promote Women Deliver’s partnership programs.
  • Assure all communications and materials related to the public/private partnership initiatives are compelling, current, accurate, and complete.
  •  Assist in drafting grant proposals and sponsorship agreements.
  • Participate in other partnership initiatives, including, but not limited to Every Women Every Child and Clinton Global Initiative.
  • Liaise with members of Women Deliver’s advocacy team, Young Leaders Program team and communication team to ensure the overall partnership engagement strategies are aligned with the overall strategic plans of the organization
  • Serve as an effective spokesperson and representative to support and advance Women Deliver’s objectives at select meetings and conferences.
  • Coordinate and support Women Deliver’s senior leadership’s partnership and outreach efforts including developing evidence-based briefs on current and prospective partners, identifying and securing thought leadership opportunities, drafting talking points, responding to relevant partner inquiries and moments with messages and materials, and other documents as necessary.
  • Provide support in producing a diverse range of partnership communications materials including messaging documents, presentations, meeting notes, articles, op-eds, blogs, web and social media content.
  • Conduct other duties as assigned.

Experience, Qualifications and Education:

  •  BA/BS and Master’s Degree required.
  •  Minimum 4-6 years of work experience, working with diverse cultures on global health or international development campaigns, programs, or initiatives. Within this experience, at least 3-5 years should be in new business development and/or public-private partnerships.
  • Strong understanding of private sector initiatives related to global health and gender equality.
  • Proven interpersonal and relationship building skills to work with diverse individuals and groups on all levels.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and work independently while meeting tight deadlines.
  • Ability to apply strategic and creative thinking, while being persistent, motivated, proactive, energetic, and detail-oriented.
  • Superb writing and editing skills with professional communication and presentation skills in English.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to diplomatically handle sensitive situations with key stakeholders, cultures, and organizations to ensure productive partnerships.
  • Ability to design and implement creative, analytical approaches to improve partnerships and projects.
  • Proven problem solving and complex decision making skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as effectively in a team environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and adept at creating professional Power Point presentations.
  • Intermediate budgeting skills.
  • Fluency in Spanish and/or French, a plus
  • Ability to travel about 20%, both domestically and internationally.
  • Must be eligible work in the United States.

If interested, please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Linda Stone at lstone@womendeliver.org.

Women Deliver is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Senior Associate of Communications - Youth Program 

Women Deliver believes that when the world invests in girls and women, everybody wins. As a leading global advocate for girls’ and women’s health, rights, and wellbeing, Women Deliver brings together diverse voices and interests between civil society, UN agencies, and partner governments to drive progress in maternal, sexual, and reproductive health and rights (SRHR).
Women Deliver has an immediate opening in its New York Office for a Senior Associate of Communications for its Youth Program. This position will lead in the development and implementation of the Youth Program’s communications strategy in alignment with Women Deliver’s Young Leaders Program (a three-year fellowship for 200 individuals across 90 countries designed to support their work in sexual and reproductive health and rights) and Women Deliver’s overall organizational advocacy and communications priorities.

Essential Duties:

  • Develop and implement the Youth Program’s communications plans for key programmatic and advocacy moments (including commissions, conferences, and consultations) to promote youth voices and messages, including in the lead up to and during the Women Deliver Conference in May 2016.
  • Contribute to the development of the Young Leaders Program digital storytelling strategy and develop the content of this new web-based platform, with a focus on this platform serving as an advocacy monitoring and evaluation tool.
  • Organize the Youth Program’s editorial calendar and coordinate the Youth Program’s external communications.
  • Conduct and oversee writing, editing, production, dissemination, and tracking of Youth Program content, including coordination of content within all promotional materials (across multiple platforms –  including, but not limited to, video, photography, written content, online content, blogs, social media posts, e-blasts, and reports), and align with Women Deliver’s broader communication efforts.
  • Develop key messages and talking points for Young Leaders and staff, especially for key advocacy opportunities and events.
  • Maintain and routinely update a compendium of the latest youth-related data, reports, publications, initiatives, and campaigns to inform and enhance communications efforts.
  • Seek out and/or support communications activities with multi-sector partners (e.g., Twitter chats, Google Hangouts, etc.), as well as support partner communication efforts.
  • Seek out and/or support media opportunities for young leaders in international and global south outlets.
  • Assist with tracking communications relationships and projects plans, timelines and budgets with work that required external consultants or vendors (e.g., designers, printers, editors, videographers, photographers, digital and communications consultants, etc.).
  • Coordinate Youth Program-specific social media outreach and engagement, including twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google+, LinkedIn, etc., to engage with Young Leaders and their networks, and promote youth engagement in global advocacy for sexual and reproductive health and rights.
  • Organize the evaluation and tracking of communications and advocacy activities related to the Youth Program to be able to demonstrate results and guide enhancements to efforts along the way. Liaise with Women Deliver communications team and consultants to ensure coordination of the Youth Program’s communications within broader Women Deliver communications mandate and efforts.
  • Support the visibility of the Women Deliver Young Leaders Program at the Women Deliver 2016 Conference in Copenhagen (e.g., general conference program and pre-conference activities as well).

Qualifications, Skills, and Knowledge:

  • BA/BS in related field such as communications, journalism, international affairs, public health, human rights, or gender studies; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Four to six years of media/communications experience in an NGO, UN agency, a communications agency, a media outlet or corporation.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with communications consultants and vendors on creative outputs across multiple platforms.
  • Experience developing highlight-effective digital media content (including, but not limited to, website development for concept to completion, blogs, photo essays, videos) and storytelling.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong project coordination skills.
  • Ability to effectively work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines and conduct work independently.
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality work.
  • Experience with advocacy campaigns, monitoring and evaluation techniques, youth-led/youth-serving programs, and adolescent health preferred, but not required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility, and resourcefulness in solving problems.
  • Ability to travel, both domestically and internationally, if needed.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States.


If interested, please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: lstone@womendeliver.org

Women Deliver is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Senior Associate, Policy and Advocacy

Women Deliver believes that when the world invests in girls and women, everybody wins. As a leading global advocate for girls’ and women’s health, rights, and wellbeing, Women Deliver brings together diverse voices and interests between civil society, UN agencies, governments, the private sector, and youth constituencies, to drive progress in maternal, sexual, and reproductive health and rights (SRHR).

Women Deliver has an immediate opening in its New York City office for a Senior Associate of Policy and Advocacy.  As the world transitions from the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to a broader, more ambitious set of UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015, we seek an additional team member who is energized by the challenge to seize the unique opportunities on the horizon.

Essential Duties:

  • Assist with developing and implementing strategic plans for advocacy activities including, but not limited to: Women Deliver’s 2016 conference; Women Deliver’s Post-2015 advocacy push; thematic meetings; country consultations; and other advocacy events around key calendar dates (e.g., UNGA week).
  • Conduct desk research to inform Women Deliver’s advocacy strategy, messages and materials.
  • Follow ongoing policy debates and development at the UN and in-country, as appropriate and relevant.
  • Organize advocacy outreach efforts including developing evidence-based policy briefs, presentations, advocacy statements, toolkits, talking points, responding to relevant advocacy moments with messages and materials, as well as drafting grant proposals and other documents as necessary.
  • Provide support in producing a diverse range of advocacy and communications materials including messaging documents, presentations, meeting notes, articles, op-eds, blogs, web and social media content.
  • Help to conceptualize and implement advocacy trainings for partners and program teams.
  • Aid in building and coordinating partnerships and coalitions with UN entities, NGOs, private sector partners, nonprofits, foundations, and affected communities.
  • Organize and attend meetings, briefings, conferences, and other events.
  • Liaise with Women Deliver’s Young Leaders Program team members to align the overall advocacy strategies and plans with that of the Young Leaders Program.
  • Serve as an effective spokesperson and representative to support and advance Women Deliver’s objectives at select meetings and conferences.
  • Support preparations for the Women Deliver 2016 Conference as needed — including developing content areas, managing conference events, liaising with speakers, liaising with sponsors, and handling other opportunities that may arise.
  • Assist in negotiating contracts and managing vendor relationships with contractors.
  • Establish, monitor, and improve work plans to ensure timely completion of deliverables.
  • Help evaluate the results of Women Deliver’s advocacy messages and activities.
  • Supervise interns and consultants, as needed.
  • Contribute to Women Deliver’s organization-wide strategic planning efforts.
  • Carry out other duties as assigned.

Experience, Qualifications and Education:

  • BA/BS and Masters in a related field such as public health, international relations, gender studies, political science, or human rights.
  • Minimum 4-6 years of work experience, working with diverse cultures on global health or international development campaigns, programs, or initiatives.
  • Expertise in and passion for international maternal, sexual and reproductive health and rights issues, with an emphasis on girls and women.
  • Solid knowledge of advocacy and communications campaigns using research, public events, and media.
  • Strong organization and project management skills with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and work independently while meeting tight deadlines.
  • Ability to apply strategic and creative thinking, while being persistent, motivated, proactive, energetic, and detail-oriented.
  • Superb writing and editing skills, and professional communication and presentation skills in English.
  • Strong interpersonal skill and ability to diplomatically handle sensitive situations with target audiences, cultures, and organizations to ensure productive partnerships.
  • Ability to design and implement creative, analytical approaches to improve programs and projects.
  • Experience translating dense research materials and technical content into material that is relevant for broader audiences.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel, and adept in creating professional PowerPoint presentations.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally.
  • Intermediate proficiency in French, a plus.
  • Must be able eligible to work in the United States.

If interested, please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Linda Stone at lstone@womendeliver.org.

Women Deliver is an Equality Opportunity Employer.

 

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