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RESULTS Staff

RESULTS is a movement of passionate, committed, everyday people. Together we use their voices to influence political decisions that will bring an end to poverty.

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RESULTS Staff

Details at-a-glance

Classification: Full-time, Exempt

Location requirement: Flexible, with Washington, District of Columbia strongly preferred

Salary starts at: $62,000

Desired start date: March 1, 2024

Overview

RESULTS is a movement of passionate and committed people whose mission is to create the political will to end poverty in the United States and around the world. RESULTS empowers individuals to exercise their personal and political power for change by mobilizing the voices of grassroots constituent advocates throughout its nationwide network to leverage public investment in programs and improved policies that reduce poverty and inequality. Over the last 40 years, RESULTS advocates have been building strong relationships with members of Congress, engaging with the media, and collaborating with an array of partners throughout the country and around the world.

Summary

Reporting to the Director of Global Policy, the Senior Associate provides policy, research, and project support for the global policy team. This position will work closely with issue portfolio leads within the team, as well as with colleagues focused on grassroots advocacy, government affairs, and international partnerships.

A successful candidate will bring a deep passion for global equity issues, experience with the nuances of political advocacy, strong project management skills, and a keen interest in the behind-the-scenes research and analysis that helps power an advocacy movement. The Senior Associate will be responsible for key research, policy tracking, and project management tasks, as well as coordination of the global policy team’s work. This will at times include detailed document review, data analysis, and fact checking, along with ongoing operational responsibilities.

The largest portion of the Senior Associate’s time will be focused on tuberculosis and health equity, in addition to a broader portfolio of global poverty issues, including access to vaccines, education, development financing, and nutrition. The Senior Associate will have the chance to work with advocates and partners on these issues both in the U.S. and globally.

Responsibilities

Policy and Research Analysis

  • Contribute to a robust cross-cutting global policy agenda, with a particular focus on tuberculosis and health equity.
  • Conduct desk research and oversight on U.S. government and multilateral programs focused on global health, education, and other poverty issues.
  • Review and analyze complex policy reports and data, translating them into digestible and actionable advocacy tools.
  • Monitor key policy developments and funding trends for priority issues.
  • Draft, edit, and fact-check policy materials, including fact sheets, research briefs, tracking/data tools, and advocacy materials for grassroots volunteers.
  • Prepare talking points and presentation materials appropriate for both policymaker and grassroots audiences.
  • Backstop senior policy staff in engagement with government and multilateral institutions, including document review and analysis, tracking policy developments, and relationship coordination.
  • Respond to relevant policy and research inquiries from grassroots volunteers and RESULTS staff.

Project Coordination and Policy Team Operations

  • Support the ongoing collaboration between policy, government affairs, and grassroots teams to maximize collective impact on global poverty campaigns.
  • Compile and analyze internal data for donor reporting and monitoring, learning, and evaluation of impact.
  • Lead team operational needs, including relevant scheduling, note taking, and travel needs, aligned with organizational processes and systems.
  • Provide coordination and support for RESULTS’ role in relevant advocacy meetings, public events, and coalitions.
  • Contribute to other campaigns team and organization-wide activities as needed, such as monthly webinars and events for grassroots volunteers.

Experience and education

  • Four years of experience relevant to the position, to include two years of professional experience working collaboratively as part of a team in the non-profit advocacy space.
  • Experience working with multilateral institutions, congressional/parliamentary offices, development banks, or U.S. federal agencies is a plus.
  • People with firsthand lived experience of poverty are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Experience functioning at a high level in a remote/hybrid work environment and in using MS Office, file sharing and various virtual meeting platforms in a professional setting.
  • Experience in quantitative data analysis or data visualization is a plus.

Knowledge and skills

  • Demonstrated interest in global education, health, and poverty issues.
  • Impeccable attention to detail, strong writing and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Excellent research and project management skills; demonstrated ability to absorb complex information, analyze with nuance, and distill into actionable and relevant materials.
  • Political acumen and understanding of policy change.
  • Emotional intelligence and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Competence working effectively across cultures, time zones, and work styles.
  • High level of proficiency in utilizing and leveraging file-sharing tools including but not limited to MS Office, Outlook, SharePoint, and various virtual meeting platforms.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and in-depth understanding of how to effectively function, collaborate, and move work forward in a remote/hybrid team-oriented work environment; understanding of appropriate and effective use of email and other platforms.
  • Dedication to detail, organization, and meeting deadlines in order to deliver a quality work product.
  • Reliable team player; able to work collaboratively with others as well as independently in a way that maximizes efficiency and optimizes output; knows how to be a key part in a sequential operational workflow and understand the accountability related to it.
  • Solid critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Able to perform at a high level in a remote/hybrid work environment, be flexible, multi-task, stay organized and pivot on priorities when needed; can meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism, discretion, and dependability.

Other requirements

  • Travel, evening and weekend work as needed (up to 10%).
  • Physical demands of the position include the ability to sit and work at the computer for prolonged periods.
  • Constructive approach, cultural sensitivity and commitment to being a team player in a mission-driven global organization. 
  • Commitment to the mission of the organization; support and communicate to others RESULTS’ values of justice, diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-oppression; know how to demonstrate these values in everyday work.

Benefits summary

  • Health Insurance: RESULTS Educational Fund pays 100% of premiums and out-of-pocket costs for employees and their dependents for medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage. We offer flexible spending accounts to which employees may contribute with pre-tax payroll deductions.
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan, with both pre- and post-tax contribution options; employees are eligible to enroll on the first day of the month following their date of hire. RESULTS will begin making an employer match on the first day of the month following an employee’s one-year service anniversary: 100% of the employee contribution up to 3% of salary, then match 50% on any additional contributions up to 5% of salary.
  • Short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage at no cost to employees.
  • Paid Leave: 15 days of vacation, 10 days of sick leave, and 5 days of personal leave; in addition, offices are closed during the last week in December.

About RESULTS

Equal Opportunity Statement and Commitment to Anti-Oppression, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice

RESULTS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, disability, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, or sexual orientation.

RESULTS is a movement of passionate, committed everyday people. Together we use our voices to influence political decisions that will bring an end to poverty. Poverty cannot end as long as oppression exists. 

We commit to opposing all forms of oppression, including ableism, ageism, biphobia, classism, colonialism, homophobia, racism, religious discrimination, sexism, transphobia, white saviorism, and xenophobia. 

At RESULTS we pledge to create space for all voices, including those who are currently experiencing poverty. We will address oppressive behavior in our interactions, families, communities, work, and world. Our strength is rooted in our diversity of experiences, not in our assumptions. With unearned privilege comes the responsibility to act so the burden to educate and change doesn’t fall solely on those experiencing oppression. When we miss the mark on our values, we will acknowledge our mistake, seek forgiveness, learn, and work together as a community to pursue equity. 

There are no saviors — only partners, advocates, and allies. RESULTS strives every day to make its movement a respectful, inclusive space. 

Process for applying

Please send cover letter and your resume to [email protected] with subject line: Senior Associate, Global Policy. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and interviews will be scheduled with qualified candidates.

Please note all applicants must be authorized to work in the United States; RESULTS is unable to sponsor work visas for this position at this time.

Details at-a-glance

Position Title: Senior Advisor, ACTION Global Health Advocacy Partnership

Department: ACTION Secretariat

Classification: Full-time, Exempt

Location requirement: Washington, District of Columbia

Salary starts at: $85,000.00

Overview

RESULTS is a movement of passionate and committed people whose mission is to create the political will to end poverty in the United States and around the world. RESULTS empowers individuals to exercise their personal and political power for change by mobilizing the voices of grassroots constituent advocates throughout its nationwide network to leverage public investment in programs and improved policies that reduce poverty and inequality. Over the last 40 years, RESULTS advocates have been building strong relationships with members of Congress, engaging with the media, and collaborating with an array of partners throughout the country and around the world.

Reporting to the ACTION Secretariat Director, the Senior Advisor is responsible for providing strategic guidance, coordination and technical support to all portfolios.  A key function of the role will be leading the ACTION Secretariat in leveraging synergies among three pillars of work: Ending the Epidemics, Healthy Start, and Equitable and Sustainable Systems.

The Senior Advisor is an expert in global health and will lead efforts in developing high-quality advocacy strategies. They will provide technical expertise, analysis, and programmatic leadership to the Secretariat team and ACTION Partnership to guide priorities, implement campaigns, and facilitate engagement with key actors in global health.

The Senior Advisor will also contribute significantly to efforts to advance donor engagement and reporting across the portfolios. Working closely with the Secretariat Director, the Senior Advisor will support ACTION’s mission and vision to align our approaches and create synergies across our work to mobilize resources, influence policy, and build accountability. Some weekend and evening work is required.

Responsibilites

Strategic Planning and Alignment

  • Maintain high visibility of the work of all ACTION partners across all issue areas in order to guide and ensure strategic alignment.
  • In collaboration with the Director, develop and implement high-impact advocacy strategies and campaigns while supporting the alignment of priorities on our policy, resource mobilization, and accountability work.
  • Contribute to the reporting, monitoring, and evaluation of ACTION partner’s work for the purposes of donor reporting, including creating monthly updates, preparing progress and annual reports of key grant milestones and deliverables.
  • Coordinate with the Grants team on grant compliance and workplan-budget comparisons.
  • Advise and support process development for both the Secretariat and ACTION partners; create tools for internal and external use to track and share resources, policy positions, and accountability on key issues.
  • In collaboration with the Secretariat issue leads and the Director, facilitate the development of high-quality partnership-wide strategic planning processes for each issue area and mid-year updates.
  • Map out policy analysis and research needs, conduct data analysis and research, and develop presentations on global health issues to identify emerging trends, opportunities, and challenges.
  • Advise and assist the Secretariat team on the development, production, and dissemination of reports, policy briefs, advocacy materials, and messaging/communication for the partnership.
  • Facilitate internal ACTION strategic coordination including the implementation of working groups and key special projects as well as supporting external meetings and events.

Thought Leadership and Relationship Management

  • In collaboration with the ACTION Secretariat Director, conceptualize and drive ACTION’s thought leadership by developing and providing informed opinions and advice on global health policies, programs, and initiatives, and supporting the Secretariat in coordinating and authoring blogs and op-eds and participating on panels.
  • Identify and drive engagement of ACTION with global health institutions and platforms, including the United Nations, World Health Organization, World Bank, and G7/G20 and track processes, objectives, discussions, and policies to identify opportunities for ACTION to influence policies or statements on health in major institutions and platforms.
  • Facilitate and maintain high-level relationships in global health and other sectors (e.g., climate, gender, humanitarian, etc.) and represent ACTION on boards, technical working groups, steering committees, and in external-facing events and meetings as needed.
  • Advise and support the ACTION Secretariat Director to deliver on ACTION’s strategic framework, goals, and grant objectives through the development of joint strategy initiatives, partner meetings, special projects, and leveraging key global moments and opportunities.
  • Support the Secretariat Director in the management of the ACTION Leadership Group to facilitate new initiatives around partnership impact, accountability, risk mitigation, and other governance structures.
  • Advise and support the ACTION Secretariat Director in identifying donor opportunities, cultivating new donor relationships, developing proposals, and leading key donor engagement.

Qualifications

Experience and Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline such as health/science policy, international relations/development, or its equivalent in work or life experience. MA or MPH in related field is preferred.
  • Six years of experience in global health and international advocacy and policy, with two of those years functioning in a manager level or above in the core ACTION issues, which include child health and nutrition; infectious diseases and epidemics (particularly HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis); primary healthcare systems and health systems strengthening; and pandemic prevention, preparedness, and response.
  • Experience working internationally, in a developing country, or within an international network or secretariat.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Expertise in the area of global health; advanced knowledge and mastery of a range of advocacy principles, practices, and procedures at the global, regional, and national level (particularly within LMICs) required, including influencing policy, resource mobilization, and accountability.
  • Strong presentation and meeting facilitation skills.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills to establish effective working relationships across divisions of the organization, as well as with external stakeholders; high degree of emotional intelligence and decision-making ability.
  • Sharp project management skills; ability to understand how multiple projects connect and to leverage those synergies to add the most value to ACTION. Uses skills in influence and navigation to foster alignment, support, and action.
  • Self-motivated, strategic, creative, and able to work comfortably both independently and as part of a team with a positive demeanor.
  • Ability to represent a global organization and work effectively in coalitions.
  • Detail-oriented to uphold structures and systems necessary to deliver on ambitious goals and strategy.
  • Leads by example; able and willing to manage up and across teams and interact with senior management to meet deadlines and drive priorities forward.
  • High level of proficiency in utilizing and leveraging file-sharing tools including but not limited to MS Office, Outlook, SharePoint, and various virtual meeting platforms.
  • Strong writing skills with a clear understanding of appropriate use of email, text messaging and other platforms.
  • Highly organized with the ability to manage ongoing conflicting workload demand of both planned and short-lead time requests in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed and work with minimal supervision.
  • Maintain confidentiality and discretion.
  • Ability to work effectively across cultures, time zones, and work styles.
  • French, Japanese, and/or other language fluency is a plus.

Other Requirements

  • Travel, evening and weekend work as needed (up to 20%).
  • Physical demands of the position include the ability to sit and work at the computer for prolonged periods.
  • Positive attitude, cultural sensitivity and commitment to being a team player in a mission-driven global organization. 
  • Support RESULTS’ values of justice, diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-oppression and demonstrate these values in everyday work.

Benefits Summary

  • Health Insurance: RESULTS Educational Fund pays 100% of premiums and out-of-pocket costs for employees and their dependents for medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage. We offer flexible spending accounts to which employees may contribute with pre-tax payroll deductions.
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan, with both pre- and post-tax contribution options; employees are eligible to enroll on the first day of the month following their date of hire. RESULTS will begin making an employer match on the first day of the month following an employee’s one-year service anniversary: 100% of the employee contribution up to 3% of salary, then match 50% on any additional contributions up to 5% of salary.
  • Short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage at no cost to employees.
  • Paid Leave: 15 days of vacation, 10 days of sick leave, and 5 days of personal leave; in addition, offices are closed during the last week in December

About RESULTS

Equal Opportunity Statement and Commitment to Anti-Oppression, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice

RESULTS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, disability, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, or sexual orientation.

RESULTS is a movement of passionate, committed everyday people. Together we use our voices to influence political decisions that will bring an end to poverty. Poverty cannot end as long as oppression exists. 

We commit to opposing all forms of oppression, including ableism, ageism, biphobia, classism, colonialism, homophobia, racism, religious discrimination, sexism, transphobia, white saviorism, and xenophobia. 

At RESULTS we pledge to create space for all voices, including those who are currently experiencing poverty. We will address oppressive behavior in our interactions, families, communities, work, and world. Our strength is rooted in our diversity of experiences, not in our assumptions. With unearned privilege comes the responsibility to act so the burden to educate and change doesn’t fall solely on those experiencing oppression. When we miss the mark on our values, we will acknowledge our mistake, seek forgiveness, learn, and work together as a community to pursue equity. 

There are no saviors — only partners, advocates, and allies. RESULTS strives every day to make its movement a respectful, inclusive space. 

Process for Applying

Please send cover letter and your resume to [email protected] with subject line: Senior Advisor. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and interviews will be scheduled with qualified candidates.

Please note all applicants must be authorized to work in the United States; RESULTS is unable to sponsor work visas for this position at this time.

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