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Details-at-a-glance

Full-time Position

Salary range: $58,000-$66,000

Location requirement: Washington, DC

Application deadline: August 13, 2021

Desired start date: August 23, 2021

About ACTION

ACTION is a partnership of 15 locally rooted organizations around the world that advocate for life-saving care for millions of people who are threatened by preventable diseases. We work to enhance our impact, influence, and partnership to galvanize political will around the sustainable development agenda.

Our mission is to influence policy and mobilize resources to fight diseases of poverty and achieve equitable access to health. In 2017, ACTION launched its Strategic Framework for 2017–2021 to focus its advocacy on three thematic pillars: 1) ending the epidemics; 2) giving all children a healthy start, with equal opportunity for girls and women to thrive; and 3) building equitable and sustainable systems. These pillars represent objectives that we seek to achieve by enhancing our impact, influence, and partnership, so we can galvanize political will to achieve the ambitious sustainable development agenda.

Summary

Reporting to the ACTION Secretariat Director, the Senior Associate, Child Health and Nutrition is responsible for leading the Secretariat’s portfolio on child health and nutrition and ensuring ACTION meets its strategic plan and grant-funded objectives in nutrition and child health advocacy.

The Senior Associate, Child Health and Nutrition contributes significantly to ACTION work planning, strategy, and reporting on child health and nutrition and works closely with RESULTS’ Development Team to provide evidence of impact and best practices. The Senior Associate, Child Health and Nutrition also coordinates the child health and nutrition advocacy of partners to ensure efforts are more than the sum of their parts, represents ACTION in key coalitions, and collaborates with other team members on development finance work and other cross-cutting areas.

Key responsibilities

Child Health and Nutrition Advocacy Portfolio Leadership

  • Drive the planning, coordination, and implementation of ACTION’s child health and nutrition portfolio with the ACTION Secretariat Director and partner advocacy staff, including partnership-wide strategy, engagement, and activities.
  • Coordinate partner engagement with governments, multilaterals, global forums, and donors under this portfolio and monitor progress.
  • Provide customized support to partners engaging in advocacy campaigns.
  • Manage portfolio meetings and calls, including scheduling across multiple teams and organizations, developing and distributing agendas, and recording and disseminating notes and follow-up items.
  • Develop and maintain high-level relationships in the child health and nutrition communities and represent the ACTION Secretariat or ACTION partnership on boards, technical working groups, and steering committees and in external-facing events and meetings.
  • Lead and manage the production of policy briefs, advocacy materials, issue updates, grant reports, and messaging for the ACTION partnership on child health and nutrition.
  • Lead the collection of monitoring, evaluation, and learning data from team members and partners for the purposes of reporting to donors, including creating monthly updates of partner activities and preparing progress reports of key grant milestones and deliverables in this portfolio and ensure that donor reporting aligns with grant objectives.
  • Work closely with ACTION Secretariat Director on budget decisions within this portfolio and contribute to the program development related to the portfolio.
  • Support cross-cutting work on development finance and COVID-19 related to child health and nutrition.

Lead communication related to the portfolio

  • Lead communications to share and showcase the work of ACTION under child health and nutrition, including social media, talking points, briefing materials, research reports, and presentations.
  • Amplify the work of the ACTION partnership and identify thought leadership opportunities.
  • Maintain databases.

Backstopping of Director, and partner engagement on International Institutions

  • Leads process supporting ACTION engagement in Gavi’s CSO Steering Committee, constituency, and Board including through:
  • Developing ACTION strategy in coordination with partner staff on the Gavi CSO Steering Committee
  • Coordinating cross-partner work to engage Gavi CSO Steering Committee, constituency, and Board
  • Joining external calls and disseminating intel to partners
  • Informing partners of events, deadlines for input, and joint communications
  • Harmonizing partner-wide messaging and positioning for Gavi and Global Fund in coordination with Senior Associate, Stop TB Partnership & Global Fund
  • Leads process supporting ACTION engagement in the SUN Civil Society Network Steering Group (SUN CSN SG) including through
  • Representing ACTION on the Steering Group and feeding ACTION’s input to important SUN documents and strategies
  • Joining external calls and disseminating intel to partners
  • Informing partners of events, deadlines for input, and joint communications
  • Tracks processes, objectives, discussions, and policies to identify opportunities for ACTION to influence policies or statements on health in major institutions and platforms (e.g., Gavi, GPEI, SUN Movement, Nutrition for Growth, SUN Global Gathering, World Health Assembly, G7 annual summits, and UN General Assembly)

Qualifications

A successful candidate will have:

  • 4-6 years’ experience in global health and international advocacy and policy, preferably in child health and nutrition.
  • At least a BA in a related discipline such as health/science policy, international relations/development. MA or MPH in related field is preferred.
  • Ability to represent a global organization and work effectively in coalitions.
  • Detail-oriented to uphold structures and systems necessary to delivering on ambitious goals and strategy.
  • Strong presentation and meeting facilitation skills, communications skills, both written and verbal in English, and with knowledge of social media.
  • Self-motivated, strategic, creative, and able to work comfortably both independently and as part of a team with a positive demeanor.
  • Able and willing to manage up and across teams to meet deadlines and drive priorities forward.
  • Experience working internationally, in a developing country, or within an international network or secretariat.
  • Ability to work effectively across cultures, time zones, and work styles.
  • Ability to travel internationally if needed.
  • French, Japanese, and other language fluency is a plus.

How to Apply

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and interviews will be scheduled with qualified candidates. Due to the volume of submissions, we will not be able to respond to all applicants. Please send cover letter with a 1-page writing sample accompanied by your resume to [email protected] subject line: “Senior Associate, Child Health and Nutrition.”

RESULTS believes that poverty cannot end as long as oppression exists and is committed to creating an equitable workplace. People of color, members of LGBTQ+ communities, and people with firsthand experience of poverty are strongly encouraged to apply.

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.

Benefits

Health Insurance

  • For all staff and their families, RESULTS Educational Fund pays 100% of the premiums and out-of-pocket costs (deductibles, co-pays, prescriptions, etc.) for our CareFirst reference plan, which includes medical and dental coverage.
  • Coverage begins on the first day of the month following (or coinciding with) your start date.
  • Employees may opt to select a plan with higher coverage by paying the difference in premiums between the reference plan and the plan they select.

Flexible Spending Accounts

  • RESULTS offers flexible spending accounts for medical, dependent care, and transportation/parking costs to which employees may contribute with pre-tax payroll deductions.
  • Employees are eligible for flexible spending accounts on the first day of the month following 90 days of employment up to the limits allowable by the IRS.

Retirement & Other Benefits

  • RESULTS offers a 401(k) Retirement Plan which has both pre- and post-tax contribution options.
  • Employees are eligible to enroll on the first day of the month following their date of hire.
  • To enroll, an employee must designate an individual contribution (via payroll deductions) and choose from among a variety of investment options.
  •  In addition, RESULTS will begin making an employer match on the first day of the month following an employee’s one-year service anniversary. Under a Safe Harbor Agreement, RESULTS has agreed to match 100% of the employee contribution up to 3% of salary, then match 50% on any additional contributions up to 5% of salary.
  • RESULTS also offers short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage at no cost to employees. Short term disability insurance monthly benefit maximum: 60% of weekly earnings to a maximum of $1,500. Long-term disability insurance monthly benefit maximum: 60% of monthly earnings to a maximum of $6,000. The life insurance benefit amount is one year’s salary up to $150,000 maximum. The effective date for this coverage is the employee’s date of hire.

Annual Leave

  •  RESULTS offers generous paid annual leave earned on an accrual basis and carried forward from year-to-year but capped at the following levels: 15 days of vacation, 10 days of sick leave, and 5 days of personal leave.
  •  All leave (other than emergency sick leave) must be approved in advance by the supervisor.
  • New employees will earn leave pro-rata based on their date of hire

Details-at-a-glance

Full-time Position

Salary range: $58,000-$66,000

Location requirement: Washington, DC

Application deadline: August 6, 2021

Desired start date: August 16, 2021

About ACTION

ACTION is a partnership of 15 locally rooted organizations around the world that advocate for life-saving care for millions of people who are threatened by preventable diseases. We work to enhance our impact, influence, and partnership to galvanize political will around the sustainable development agenda.

Our mission is to influence policy and mobilize resources to fight diseases of poverty and achieve equitable access to health. In 2017, ACTION launched its Strategic Framework for 2017–2021 to focus its advocacy on three thematic pillars: 1) ending the epidemics; 2) giving all children a healthy start, with equal opportunity for girls and women to thrive; and 3) building equitable and sustainable systems. These pillars represent objectives that we seek to achieve by enhancing our impact, influence, and partnership, so we can galvanize political will to achieve the ambitious sustainable development agenda.

Summary

Reporting to the ACTION Secretariat Director, the Senior Associate, Global Health is responsible for supporting ACTION partnership advocacy, policy research, and policy analysis. Relevant issues under this portfolio of work include health financing, health systems, World Bank, multilateral development banks (MDBs), Maternal, Newborn Child Health (MNCH), COVID-19, and primary health care (PHC).

The Senior Associate, Global Health is accountable for supporting ACTION partners and coordinating their implementation of advocacy on relevant issues. They will help ACTION partners achieve partnership strategic goals, work planning, grant reporting and donor engagement related to the issue areas in this portfolio. The Senior Associate, Global Health will work directly with the ACTION Secretariat Director and ACTION’s Manager of Development Finance and play a crucial role in integrating the workstreams across the various issues to coordinate partnership efforts and meet grant objectives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support ACTION’s Manager of Development Finance with the implementation of the MNCH, health systems, and health financing advocacy portfolio
  • Coordinate and develop ACTION partner advocacy under the relevant issues.
  • Coordinate ACTION relationships with World Bank and MDBs, track resources, and measure accountability across issues to support advocacy strategies that increase the World Bank’s leadership.
  • Drive the planning, coordination, and implementation of logistics supporting the annual World Bank Advocacy Week during the RESULTS International Conference, ACTION engagement during yearly World Bank Meetings, and other related World Bank moments.
  • Coordinate and facilitate the ACTION partnership-wide strategy and engagement on the Global Financing Facility (GFF), including development of position papers, policy briefs, analysis, and accountability tools on the GFF and ACTION partner activities tied MNCH.
  • Lead ACTION partnership strategy and support ACTION partners in COVID-related work to achieve related partnership and grant objectives
  • Lead integration of COVID-19 work across all portfolios and support ACTION partners in achieving COVID-19 partnership and grant objectives.
  • Coordinate ACTION’s COVAX resource mobilization work, facilitate development of the ACTION partner strategy on this issue, streamline work that overlaps with the child health/vaccines portfolio, and support ACTION partners in implementing the strategy.
  • Facilitate calls and meetings for collaborative work and strategic planning on COVID-19 across the ACTION Partnership.
  • Support enhanced integration of various ACTION partner work streams through programmatic and communications work
  • Facilitate sharing, capture learning, enhance MLE, and support integration of all workstreams.
  • Support internal and external communications materials including talking points, briefing materials, social media, thought leadership, research reports, and factsheets.
  • Facilitate ongoing reporting process for ACTION partner work and prepare reports.
  • Coordinate with the grants and development teams on grant compliance and donor engagement.

Qualifications

A successful candidate will have:

  • 4-5 years’ experience in global health, international advocacy and/or policy, or relevant field.
  • Detail-oriented to uphold structures and systems necessary to delivering on ambitious goals and strategy.
  • Strong presentation and meeting facilitation skills, communications skills (both written and verbal in English) and knowledge of social media.
  • Self-motivated, strategic, creative, and able to work comfortably both independently and as part of a team with a positive demeanor.
  • Undergraduate degree preferred (a Bachelors in a related discipline such as health/science policy, international relations/development, political science, economics, sociology, social sciences, etc.).
  • Able and willing to manage up and across teams to meet deadlines and drive priorities forward.
  • Familiarity in global development including issues such as women and girl’s health, health systems, health financing, COVID-19, and its linkages to all pillars of ACT-A and the Global Fund.
  • Understanding of advocacy to sustain and expand financing, donor commitments, and political support for critical MNCH+ nutrition programs, TB, HIV, malaria, and broader PHC.
  • Experience working internationally, in a developing country, or within an international network or secretariat.
  • Ability to work effectively across cultures, time zones, and work styles.
  • Ability to travel internationally if needed.
  • Fluency in French or Japanese is helpful.

How to Apply

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and interviews will be scheduled with qualified candidates. Due to the volume of submissions, we will not be able to respond to all applicants. Please send cover letter with a 1-page writing sample accompanied by your resume to [email protected] subject line: “Senior Associate, Global Health.”

RESULTS believes that poverty cannot end as long as oppression exists and is committed to creating an equitable workplace. People of color, members of LGBTQ+ communities, and people with firsthand experience of poverty are strongly encouraged to apply.

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.

Benefits

Health Insurance

  • For all staff and their families, RESULTS Educational Fund pays 100% of the premiums and out-of-pocket costs (deductibles, co-pays, prescriptions, etc.) for our CareFirst reference plan, which includes medical and dental coverage.
  • Coverage begins on the first day of the month following (or coinciding with) your start date.
  • Employees may opt to select a plan with higher coverage by paying the difference in premiums between the reference plan and the plan they select.

 Flexible Spending Accounts

  • RESULTS offers flexible spending accounts for medical, dependent care, and transportation/parking costs to which employees may contribute with pre-tax payroll deductions.
  • Employees are eligible for flexible spending accounts on the first day of the month following 90 days of employment up to the limits allowable by the IRS.

 Retirement & Other Benefits

  • RESULTS offers a 401(k) Retirement Plan which has both pre- and post-tax contribution options.
  • Employees are eligible to enroll on the first day of the month following their date of hire.
  • To enroll, an employee must designate an individual contribution (via payroll deductions) and choose from among a variety of investment options.
  • In addition, RESULTS will begin making an employer match on the first day of the month following an employee’s one-year service anniversary. Under a Safe Harbor Agreement, RESULTS has agreed to match 100% of the employee contribution up to 3% of salary, then match 50% on any additional contributions up to 5% of salary.
  • RESULTS also offers short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage at no cost to employees. Short term disability insurance monthly benefit maximum: 60% of weekly earnings to a maximum of $1,500. Long-term disability insurance monthly benefit maximum: 60% of monthly earnings to a maximum of $6,000. The life insurance benefit amount is one year’s salary up to $150,000 maximum. The effective date for this coverage is the employee’s date of hire.

Annual Leave

  • RESULTS offers generous paid annual leave earned on an accrual basis and carried forward from year-to-year but capped at the following levels: 15 days of vacation, 10 days of sick leave, and 5 days of personal leave.
  • All leave (other than emergency sick leave) must be approved in advance by the supervisor.
  • New employees will earn leave pro-rata based on their date of hire

Details-at-a-glance

Full-time Position

Salary range: $53,000 – $57,000

Location requirement: Remote

Desired start date: August 2, 2021

Summary

RESULTS is seeking a Senior Associate to join its Grassroots Expansion & Communications team who will contribute to the organization’s ability to recruit and engage people with firsthand poverty experience as new advocates and future leaders in our grassroots advocacy base.

RESULTS is an organization committed to ending poverty in the United States and around the world by using our voices to influence political decisions. We have helped pass legislation that has protected the health of millions of people in low-income countries and helped millions of families globally move out of extreme poverty. We also have backed policies and programs here in the United States that help people put food on the table and remain stably housed as well as tax policies that move millions of families over the poverty line.

We have done this over the last 40 years by creating a grassroots movement across the country, building strong relationships with members of Congress, engaging the media, and working with an array of partners throughout the country and around the world. We are committed to undoing systemic oppression and bringing an end to poverty such that every person has the opportunity to flourish.

Reporting to the Associate Director, Grassroots Expansion, the Senior Associate will play a leading role in our efforts to recruit and support people who have been directly impacted by RESULTS global & US poverty campaign issues to become advocates and future leaders within our grassroots base. This includes people who have experienced poverty in the US. It also includes people who have direct experience with RESULTS global poverty campaigns to improve global maternal and child health, ensure all kids have access to quality education across the world, address global malnutrition, and end diseases of poverty like AIDS, TB, and malaria.

In conjunction with other members of the Grassroots Expansion Team, the Senior Associate will ensure that the growing RESULTS network reflects diverse communities with direct connection to RESULTS US and global poverty campaigns, and that new advocates with lived poverty experience receive support, training, and opportunities to take meaningful action.

Responsibilities

New Advocate Recruitment, Support, and Retention

  • Lead RESULTS efforts to recruit, welcome & engage new advocates with direct experience related to RESULTS global and US policy campaigns
  • Collaborate with other teams to provide training & support to grassroots volunteers & RESULTS groups on creating inclusive spaces & centering the voices of people with firsthand poverty experience
  • Support new advocates with firsthand poverty experience to build leadership and advocacy skills by building relationships with them & providing coaching, training, and mentoring opportunities
  • Gather feedback from new advocates with firsthand poverty experience about their RESULTS experience and provide feedback and recommendations to the organization on how RESULTS can continuously improve to meet the needs of volunteers with firsthand poverty experience

New RESULTS Group Development

  • Assist in efforts to start new RESULTS chapters in key geographic areas and support advocates in RESULTS cohort programs to start RESULTS groups when they are interested (African Leadership Cohort, Experts on Poverty, BIPOC Caucus)

New Advocate Orientation & Onboarding

  • Collaborate with the Grassroots Expansion Team members on RESULTS New Advocate Orientation & onboarding content, processes, and tools to ensure they meet the needs of advocates with lived poverty experience
  • Ensure new advocates with firsthand poverty experience are connected to and attending orientations and onboarding meetings.

Organizational Support

  • Support RESULTS ongoing work to become an anti-oppressive organization
  • Support other organizational goals such as the RESULTS International Conference and provide occasional support to other RESULTS Expansion & Communications programs such as the RESULTS Fellowship

Qualifications

  • Personal experience with RESULTS global or US poverty issues required
  • Experience sharing firsthand lived experience of poverty in advocacy settings
  • Experience recruiting, training, and supporting others to engage in advocacy and share firsthand poverty experience
  • Clear commitment to the mission of the organization, to anti-oppression values, and to the leadership of people with firsthand experience of poverty
  • Ability to navigate and engage in difficult conversations on sensitive issues, especially related to oppression and oppressive incidents. Willingness to actively confront issues of oppression, manage conflict, and engage different parties in dialogue.
  • Ability to build relationships with diverse communities, especially communities impacted by RESULTS global and US poverty issues
  • Demonstrated experience with group facilitation both online and in person
  • Ability to build and maintain remote relationships with new advocates and partners
  • Self-motivated, ability to work independently from a home office as well as part of a remote team
  • Ability to use technology, particularly email, Skype, Zoom, online volunteer recruitment and management platforms, other communication and scheduling platforms like Textedly, Calendly, and social media
  • Open to travel occasionally with overnight stays, when public health allows
  • Willingness to maintain a flexible schedule to meet the needs of volunteer advocates, including some evening and weekend work

How to Apply

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and interviews will be scheduled with qualified candidates. Due to the volume of submissions, we will not be able to respond to all applicants. Please send a one page writing sample, cover letter and your resume to [email protected] subject line: “Senior Associate, Grassroots Expansion .”

RESULTS believes that poverty cannot end as long as oppression exists and is committed to creating an equitable workplace. People of color, members of LGBTQ+ communities, and people with firsthand experience of poverty are strongly encouraged to apply.

Benefits

Health Insurance

  • For all staff and their families, RESULTS Educational Fund pays 100% of the premiums and out-of-pocket costs (deductibles, co-pays, prescriptions, etc.) for our CareFirst reference plan, which includes medical and dental coverage.
  • Coverage begins on the first day of the month following (or coinciding with) your start date.
  • Employees may opt to select a plan with higher coverage by paying the difference in premiums between the reference plan and the plan they select.

Flexible Spending Accounts

  • RESULTS offers flexible spending accounts for medical, dependent care, and transportation/parking costs to which employees may contribute with pre-tax payroll deductions.
  • Employees are eligible for flexible spending accounts on the first day of the month following 90 days of employment up to the limits allowable by the IRS.

Retirement & Other Benefits

  • RESULTS offers a 401(k) Retirement Plan which has both pre- and post-tax contribution options.
  • Employees are eligible to enroll on the first day of the month following their date of hire.
  • To enroll, an employee must designate an individual contribution (via payroll deductions) and choose from among a variety of investment options.
  • In addition, RESULTS will begin making an employer match on the first day of the month following an employee’s one-year service anniversary. Under a Safe Harbor Agreement, RESULTS has agreed to match 100% of the employee contribution up to 3% of salary, then match 50% on any additional contributions up to 5% of salary.
  • RESULTS also offers short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage at no cost to employees. Short term disability insurance monthly benefit maximum: 60% of weekly earnings to a maximum of $1,500. Long-term disability insurance monthly benefit maximum: 60% of monthly earnings to a maximum of $6,000. The life insurance benefit amount is one year’s salary up to $150,000 maximum. The effective date for this coverage is the employee’s date of hire.

Annual Leave

  • RESULTS offers generous paid annual leave earned on an accrual basis and carried forward from year-to-year but capped at the following levels: 15 days of vacation, 10 days of sick leave, and 5 days of personal leave.
  • All leave (other than emergency sick leave) must be approved in advance by the supervisor.
  • New employees will earn leave pro-rata based on their date of hire and may use vacation and personal leave upon successful completion of 90 days of employment.

RESULTS generally observes nine (9) official holidays each year. In addition, all offices are closed between the Christmas Day and New Year’s Day holidays with no requirement to use annual leave.

Details-at-a-glance

Full-time Position

Salary range: $105,000 – $115,000

Location requirement: On-site Location (Washington, DC) or Remote Possible

Desired start date: July 26, 2021

Summary

RESULTS is seeking a Director of Development Operations to join its development team in a senior management role that will contribute to the organization’s ability to engage those whose financial support and partnership make it possible to build the political will to end poverty.

RESULTS is an organization committed to ending poverty in the United States and around the world by using our voices to influence political decisions. We have secured tens of billions of dollars in new funding for vital health, education, and economic opportunity programs. We have helped pass legislation that has saved the lives and protected the health of millions of people in low-income countries and helped millions of families globally move out of extreme poverty. We also have backed policies and programs here in the United States that help people put food on the table and remain stably housed as well as tax policies that move millions of families over the poverty line.

We have done this over the last 40 years by creating a grassroots movement across the country, building strong relationships with members of Congress, engaging the media, and working with an array of partners throughout the country and around the world. We are committed to undoing systemic oppression and bringing an end to poverty such that every person has the opportunity to flourish.

Reporting to the Vice President for Philanthropy, the Director of Development Operations will provide leadership in fostering a culture of philanthropy, design and sustain systems to meet the organization’s ambitious development goals, and strengthen and maintain structures and processes within the development program. Supervising at least one staff member supporting development operations, the Director of Development Operations will partner with the Vice President for Philanthropy in setting the development program’s annual rhythm, elevating team performance, centering donor relationships, and creating conditions for transformational giving.

Responsibilities

Leadership

  • Build and maintain relationships with peers across a complex, multifaceted organization to create a culture of philanthropy.
  • Understand and track the organization’s top programmatic funding priorities and opportunities for impact.
  • Work with peers to ensure compelling grant requests and impactful reporting that deepen relationships and advance partnerships with donors.
  • Plan and monitor key development metrics including those identified in the organizational strategic plan.
  • Contribute to the success and professional growth of others on the development team.
  • Engage as a thought partner to the Vice President for Philanthropy.

Systems/Operations

  • Engineer and maintain processes that align expectations and roles across organizational teams for developing high-quality reports and proposals to donors.
  • Manage production of reports and proposals with program and development teams and coordinate financial reporting with grants management team.
  • Oversee the work of staff who carry out gift processing, maintain the CRM, and support a range of development operations.
  • Provide structure, analytics, and departmental leadership within development. Prepare routine and special reports on the overall development program. Convene regularly recurring team meetings.
  • Lead the implementation and ongoing review of a relationship management system to support cultivation and stewardship of an array of current and prospective donors including individuals and foundations.

Budget/Finance

  • Ensure financial priorities are understood and informing development’s activities.
  • Generate regular revenue projections based on historical data and input from others on the development team and monitor with regular reviews and analysis.
  • Manage contracts with consultants and vendors, and track actuals against approved departmental budget expenses.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following qualifications:

  • Commitment to development that is relationship-centered and data-driven with a sense of ambition appropriate to the mission of ending poverty
  • More than ten to twelve years of experience in the sector–preferably including leadership experience in a high-performing development program for an organization with an annual budget of more than $10 million
  • Expertise in developing an array of working relationships with finesse
  • Strong expertise designing and implementing structures and systems that require a consultative and collaborative approach
  • Strong interest in structuring and generating data and analytics; experience in business planning
  • Steady leader and mentor invested in talent development
  • Experience implementing a system of relationship management and structuring gift officers’ portfolios with a high degree of donor segmentation across a development team, a huge plus
  • Familiarity with reporting to and stewarding individual, foundation, and large institutional donors
  • Emotional intelligence and self-awareness; committed to continuous learning and anti-oppression values
  • Basic familiarity with the content of our work in mobilizing public financing to end poverty in the United States and globally
  • Skills and experience in the following are preferred:
    • Background in organizational development and/or change management
    • Mission-driven marketing with multiple discrete audiences, development communications, exceptional writing/editing
    • Annual fund work, major or principal gift work, prospect research, capital campaigns
    • Experience in a membership-based organization

Limited travel may be required as is some evening and weekend work.

How to Apply

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Due to the volume of submissions, we will not be able to respond to all applicants. Please send cover letter and your resume to [email protected] subject line: “Director of Development Operations.”

In lieu of a writing sample, and not required, we invite you to share a story about the change you hope to see in the world and/or a story about a professional accomplishment that showcases your talents.

RESULTS believes that poverty cannot end as long as oppression exists and is committed to creating an equitable workplace. People of color, members of LGBTQ+ communities, and people with firsthand experience of poverty are strongly encouraged to apply.

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.

Benefits

Health Insurance

  • For all staff and their families, RESULTS Educational Fund pays 100% of the premiums and out-of-pocket costs (deductibles, co-pays, prescriptions, etc.) for our CareFirst reference plan, which includes medical and dental coverage.
  • Coverage begins on the first day of the month following (or coinciding with) your start date.
  • Employees may opt to select a plan with higher coverage by paying the difference in premiums between the reference plan and the plan they select.

Flexible Spending Accounts

  • RESULTS offers flexible spending accounts for medical, dependent care, and transportation/parking costs to which employees may contribute with pre-tax payroll deductions.
  • Employees are eligible for flexible spending accounts on the first day of the month following 90 days of employment up to the limits allowable by the IRS.

Retirement & Other Benefits

  • RESULTS offers a 401(k) Retirement Plan which has both pre- and post-tax contribution options.
  • Employees are eligible to enroll on the first day of the month following their date of hire.
  • To enroll, an employee must designate an individual contribution (via payroll deductions) and choose from among a variety of investment options.
  • In addition, RESULTS will begin making an employer match on the first day of the month following an employee’s one-year service anniversary. Under a Safe Harbor Agreement, RESULTS has agreed to match 100% of the employee contribution up to 3% of salary, then match 50% on any additional contributions up to 5% of salary.
  • RESULTS also offers short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage at no cost to employees. Short term disability insurance monthly benefit maximum: 60% of weekly earnings to a maximum of $1,500. Long-term disability insurance monthly benefit maximum: 60% of monthly earnings to a maximum of $6,000. The life insurance benefit amount is one year’s salary up to $150,000 maximum. The effective date for this coverage is the employee’s date of hire.

Annual Leave

  • RESULTS offers generous paid annual leave earned on an accrual basis and carried forward from year-to-year but capped at the following levels: 15 days of vacation, 10 days of sick leave, and 5 days of personal leave.
  • All leave (other than emergency sick leave) must be approved in advance by the supervisor.
  • New employees will earn leave pro-rata based on their date of hire and may use vacation and personal leave upon successful completion of 90 days of employment.

RESULTS generally observes nine (9) official holidays each year. In addition, all offices are closed between the Christmas Day and New Year’s Day holidays with no requirement to use annual leave.

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