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Advocates in front of Capitol

Details-at-a-glance

Full-time Position

Salary range: $66,000-$84,000

Location requirement: Washington, DC

Desired start date: December 1, 2021

RESULTS is seeking a Manager, Global Education Policy to join its Policy team. The right candidate will contribute to the organization’s advocacy strategy and policy portfolio on global education and building support for greater accountability within donor and international organizations.

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.

Summary

Reporting to the Director, Global Policy and Advocacy, the Manager, Global Education Policy is responsible for developing and driving RESULTS’ advocacy strategy and policy portfolio on global education across a set of core objectives including: mobilizing resourcing for learning outcomes in low- and middle- income countries; increasing political support for action in key donor markets; and building support for greater accountability for learning outcomes within donor and international organizations.

Responsibilities

Global Education Advocacy

  • Lead the development and implementation of RESULTS’ global education advocacy strategy.
  • Lead the development of policy analyses, resource tracking, accountability tools, advocacy messages, and materials related to global education.
  • Lead efforts to build political champions for action and accountability to address the global learning crisis.
  • Represent RESULTS in global education coalitions, working groups, and events
  • Provide supervision, management, and mentorship to at least one full time staff in support of RESULTS’ global education strategy.

Partnership Management

  • Coordinate international partner global education advocacy efforts.
  • Facilitate effective communication among global education advocacy partners.
  • Support the development and track the implementation of global education advocacy partner workplans.  
  • Lead the development of timely, high-quality reports to donors.
  • Facilitate regular communication and coordination with institutional donors.

Supporting Grassroots advocacy impact and mobilization

  • Support with issue-based content the Grassroots Impact Team in mobilizing grassroots volunteers in their engagement with members of Congress.
  • Liaise with and provide issue content to the RESULTS Organizing and Advocacy Fellowship and collaborate with the program lead for the Fellowship to expand training on education issues and increase the effectiveness of advocacy and engagement by Fellows with policy makers.
  • Support the inclusion of education as a top policy priority in our efforts to develop and strengthen partnership engagement with ally organizations.

Campaigns Team Support and Collaboration

  • Ensure the effective integration of global education with RESULTS’ broader anti-poverty policy agenda and grassroots advocacy.
  • Provide materials, training, and support to RESULTS grassroots network issue-based content for training and educational activities for the RESULTS grassroots volunteer network on global education advocacy.

Qualifications

  • Three to five years of professional work experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of key global education policy issues, frameworks, and institutions.
  • Experience developing and executing multi-stakeholder advocacy strategies.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively within a team and within the global advocacy network.
  • Ability to work effectively across cultures, time zones, and work styles.
  • Strong written communication skills in English, including the ability to synthesize complicated policy issues and tailor communications to a wide variety of external audiences.
  • Commitment to RESULTS anti-oppression values.

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 and 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.

Location

On-Site: 1101 15th Street NW, Suite 1200, Washington, DC 20005, United States

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: “Manager, Global Education Policy .”

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.

Details-at-a-glance

Full-time Position

Salary range: $58,000-$66,000

Location requirement: Washington, DC

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: $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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