NGO CSW SEEKING GENDER PROGRAM COORDINATOR AND OFFICE MANAGER

The NGO Committee on the Status of Women, New York, are looking for a full-time Gender Program Coordinator and Office Manager who will be responsible for the overall management of office operations, supervise a cadre of interns and oversee the programmatic areas as directed by the Chair and Executive Committee. The incumbent will serve as a representative to NGO Committees and/or Major Groups or Other Stakeholder Groups of the NGO Community at the UN. The successful candidate will be an advocate and champion for the advancement of Goal 5 of the Sustainable Development Goals and the upcoming Beijing+25 global campaign.

Major Duties & Responsibilities

Office Coordination

  • Maintain efficient office services
  • Lead operations coordination for NGO CSW Forum
  • Oversee work assignments of part-time employees/consultants
  • Take direction from Chair and Executive Committee
  • Work closely with Treasurer in financial management
  • Schedule rooms and send out notices for meetings
  • Coordinate public relations functions including website and social media working in close collaboration with IT support.

Supervision of Interns

  • Recruit, train and supervise interns
  • Organize interns’ assignments/schedules (programmatic and clerical assignments)
  • Assign interns to attend UN events, meetings with UN officials and mission visits
  • Plan work assignments during the internship and during two weeks of CSW

Program Management

  • Serve as a representative of NGO CSW/NY to an NGO Committee and/or Major Groups, as determined by Chair
  • Keep abreast of the 2030 Development Agenda and other relevant processes related to programmatic assignments
  • Review and analyze special reports; identify trends
  • Attend meetings with Member States and UN entities

Skills/Knowledge Required

  • BA/BS or equivalent work experience; MA preferred
  • Non-profit experience preferred
  • Computer literacy
  • Proficiency with social media platforms; develop media relationships
  • Knowledge of CRM (NEON), Paypal, and Quickbooks a plus
  • Background in international relations, gender equality and/or women’s human rights a plus
  • Experience with the United Nations and international relations a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to set clear priorities, delegate and achieve consensus among differing opinions
  • Able to work occasional evenings during the year and evenings and weekends
  • during the two weeks of the Commission on the Status of Women in March
  • Ability to listen and work well with others

To apply and for further information, please visit the official NGO CSW job advertisement here.