Regional Campus: Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Posting Number: 17ST2010
Job Type: Full Time
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Program Coordinator I to report to the Program Director of the Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL) at the School of Arts and Sciences. The position serves as campaigner for the flagship Global Campaign, The 16 days of activism to end-gender based violence, and other campaign initiatives of CWGL. The 16 Days campaign is implemented in 187 countries among 6000+ organizations including grassroots/community organizations, International Non-Governmental Organizations (INGOs), national governments and UN agencies. CWGL is the campaigns’ global coordinator. During its next phase, the campaign will shift it focus from awareness to eradication and also have a presence in the US including on college campuses. Among the key duties of this position are the following:Contributes to the development of overarching research on gender-based violence and campaigning strategies to deliver impact.
Takes the lead on the development and implementation of specific campaigning strategies to support CWGL's programmatic priorities.
Manages and coordinate actions on eradicating violence and advancing human rights of women at global, regional and national levels.
Conducts research, develops campaign tools, maintains and develops networks of national, regional and international NGOs and other external partners.
Implements the campaign's global communications strategy; coordinating the establishment of a national U.S. presence for the campaign and conducting evaluations of campaigning strategies and plans.
Engages in advocacy at the United Nations, International Labor Organization, and other international institution.
Facilitate meetings with relevant governments open to implementing the campaign and those who need to be influenced on the eradication of violence.
Coordinates the establishment of a global journalist working group for media advocacy.
Writes and devises campaigning and other materials for external and internal use, such as reports, annual report, grant proposals, public statements, web features, audio-visual materials and government correspondence, as well as public speaking.
Completes additional work consistent with an understanding of the mission, vision, role, and goals of the Center for Women's Global Leadership.
Home Location Campus: Douglass (RU-New Brunswick)
Preferred Qualifications:Master's degree is preferred.
International experience and fluency in a foreign language and/or American Sign Language, in addition to the English language preferred.
Worked internationally on campaigns .
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Familiarity with international policy arenas and at least three to five years' experience working on campaigns.
Excellent organizational, time management and computer skills required.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in multi-cultural and international settings.
Solid understanding and experience integrating gender, race and other identities from an intersectional perspective.
Foundation in transnational feminism with relevant experience in eradicating gender-based violence at the national, regional and/or international levels.
Excellent writing and communications skills are required, e.g., op-eds, briefs, public speaking and social media.
Requires frequent domestic and foreign travel.
Record of taking initiative and following through.
Ability to manage multiple priorities.
Must be a team player.
Ability to work within a fast paced environment.
Department: SAS - Women's Global Center