IPPF WHR Advocacy Associate Job Opportunity


Dear Colleagues,
Happy New Year!
Advocacy Associate
Under the supervision of the International Advocacy Officer, the Advocacy Associate will support the coordination of IPPF/WHR’s global and regional advocacy efforts with the United Nations. S/he will provide administrative and logistic support to the international advocacy work at the UN, including the ICPD and the Beijing Conference monitoring and review processes, the Post-2015 Development Agenda process and MDG Review, and the follow up to Rio+20.
LOCATION: New York, NY
SUPERVISOR: International Advocacy Officer
DESIRED START DATE: February 2013
MAIN TASKS:
• Provide programmatic and logistic support to international advocacy initiatives
• Support monitoring and advocacy efforts at the Commission on Population and Development, the Commission on the Status of Women, the Post-2015 Development Agenda, and the Millennium Development Goals Review
• Assist in drafting briefing notes, reports, and training materials on international advocacy initiatives
• Serve as the focal point for youth-related advocacy initiatives with IPPF Member Associations (MAs) and other likeminded organizations; facilitate participation in relevant international meetings and collaboration with other youth networks
• Carry out research as needed to inform advocacy efforts on key advocacy issues
• Assist in liaising with MAs and UN Missions
• Provide additional assistance as needed
REQUIREMENTS:
• BA required, Masters’ degree or equivalent preferred
• Understanding of current key development trends in sexual and reproductive health and rights, gender equality, and youth and adolescents at the global level and in Latin America and the Caribbean
• Two years of experience in advocacy
• Ability to build and maintain alliances with key likeminded organizations
• Demonstrated commitment to IPPF/WHR mission
• Strong oral and written communication skills in English and good writing and oral communications skills in Spanish
• Well organized and ability to work well under limited supervision
• Excellent computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook)
COMPENSATION: Competitive salary and excellent benefits.
TO APPLY: Send cover letter and resume along with references and salary requirements to: bgoldklang@ippfwhr.org
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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2 thoughts on “IPPF WHR Advocacy Associate Job Opportunity

  1. Dear Brian, thank you for your generosity to share this job opportunity. Please do not stop here but share more opportunities. Iam a Social and Development worker . Happy New Year and God bless you.

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