The Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 1.5 million members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.
Position Summary: The Associate Director, HRC Global reports to the Deputy Director of HRC Global and is based in Washington, DC. The Associate Director will be responsible for planning and hosting HRC’s annual Global Innovative Advocacy Summit, managing HRC’s Global Fellows Program, working with the Deputy Director on implementation of international development programs and building, managing and maintaining key relationships with external stakeholders. Position Responsibilities:· Global Innovative Advocacy Summit: Lead on all aspects of implementation of the annual Global Summit, including but not limited to program design, participant recruitment and program delivery, including facilitating a multi-day event. Coordinate all tasks related to the Global Summit with the HRC Global team and other HRC staff.· Global Fellows Program: Oversee the Global Fellows Program, including the day-to-day management of fellows from across the world, recruitment of new fellows and development of partnerships with professional exchange programs.· International Development: Work with the Director and Deputy Director on implementing international development projects with key partners.· Outreach: Increase HRC’s visibility and presence abroad and improve contacts with LGBTQ NGOs, advocates overseas and other external stakeholders, including the maintenance of the Global Fellows and the Global Innovative Advocacy networks. · Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Position Qualifications:· Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience. At least five to seven years of relevant experience in culturally-competent training/facilitating, executing well-organized international conferences/workshops and evaluating their success.· Must be entrepreneurial and must have the relevant skills to engage in an in-depth planning process required for leading successful programmatic initiatives, bringing enthusiasm to the challenges that arise along the way.· Should have management experience in either direct reporting relationships, volunteer management, or fellow/intern supervision.· Must be highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle multiple projects at the same time.
- Strong planning and time management skills
- Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Foreign language skills are a plus.
- Should have experience building, managing, and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders, including other NGOs and advocates.
- Ability to travel 10% of the time; mainly international travel.
· Should have a strong grasp of international LGBTQ issues and a demonstrated commitment to advancing LGBTQ equality and/or strengthening civil society abroad. All positions at the Human Rights Campaign may require travel on a regular basis or periodically. Where the need arises for business travel, appropriate compensation as outlined by the Fair Labor Standards Act will apply.
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