Miss Hall's School
Pittsfield, MA, USA
The Dean of Equity and Inclusion will provide visionary direction and active leadership for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Miss Hall’s School. A strategic leader, the Dean is an advocate for girl-centered education and social justice, and a passionate steward of the mission and values of the School. Working closely with students, faculty, staff, administration, and the Board of Trustees, the Dean of Equity and Inclusion will launch new DEI initiatives and strengthen ongoing institutional efforts towards our strategic goal of an inclusive community. This inaugural position is a member of the School’s senior Leadership Team and reports to the Head of School.
The Dean of Equity and Inclusion is a full-time, year-round senior leadership position with an anticipated start date of July 15, 2019. The full position description can be found at www.misshalls.org/employment.
Union of Concerned Scientists
Washington, DC, Cambridge, MA, Chicago, IL
Outreach Campaign Organizer
Global Security Program
Union of Concerned Scientists
Cambridge, MA; Washington, DC; Chicago, IL
The Outreach Campaign Organizer will conceive, coordinate, and implement outreach and capacity-building activities in select states and congressional districts in support of the program’s strategic campaigns. The right candidate will also assume primary responsibility for working with Communications staff and campaign staff to develop and coordinate national and local/state digital outreach strategies and activities in support of the overall campaign. The ideal candidate will bring a strong combination of organizing experience, political savvy, and bold, creative thinking focused on bringing new energy, ideas and approaches. They’ll be comfortable working with experts, activists, elected officials, and partners and people from a wide variety of backgrounds.
UW-Madison School of Education Career Center
Madison, WI, USA
*Provide individualized career-decision making, planning, and job search counseling for undergraduate and graduate students and alumni; assist students in developing job search skills and graduate school application materials; and advise undergraduate and graduate students and alumni regarding career and professional development.
*Use a variety of modalities, including individual appointments, drop-ins, group advising, class presentations, events, and written communications to support students' career exploration, career readiness, experiential learning, and job search/graduate school pursuits. *Use culturally-responsive strategies to assist undergraduate and graduate students and alumni in clarifying personal and career goals; identifying strategies and alternative means for reaching goals; developing internship/job search skills including written communication, introductory advertisement, and interviewing and negotiation skills. *Use the career-decision model to facilitate student and alumni life-long knowledge, skills, and resources to facilitate personal career development plans and job search strategies *Acquire in-depth knowledge of specific academic programs to serve as key liaison to students in the programs. Build relationships with program constituents that lead to increased collaboration in career services program delivery*Support the design and implementation of a school wide internship program:~Take proactive steps to ensure students have equitable access to internship experiences~Develop and leverage relationships with faculty and staff through individual meetings, training sessions, and communications to increase awareness of the value of internships for student learning and career readiness. Initiate and sustain departmental partnerships which lead to tailored, discipline-oriented internship opportunities for students.~Provide support and guidance to students at all phases of internship including searching and securing internships, preparing for on-site success, trouble shooting, and organized reflection that advances learning.~Follow updates to federal and state internship regulations and policy changes. Communicate changes in policy to students and colleagues.~Maintain data on student intern sites and experiences.
Work directly with the Director and Career Center colleagues to:*Coordinate and facilitate recruiting events and fairs for School of Education candidates.*Create promotional and informational materials for the Center regarding School of Education majors/careers.*Introduce and explain Handshake to students and alumni; utilize Handshake as a Center management tool; provide assistance to WECAN (Wisconsin Education Career Access Network) users, employers and applicants, in using the online application for recruitment and hiring.*Provide administrative leadership for one or more designated program areas:~Event management/presentation coordinator, program promotion/social media, data management, Handshake, Career Ambassadors, Webmaster, Credential Files, Technical & service documentation*Serve on one or more Career Services Council standing committees and/or School of Education Committees:~Employer Relations, Professional Development, Handshake Career Center Approval Team (CCAT), Data and Assessment; Internship, Elementary Education, SOAR presenter*Complete other duties as assigned.
Washington, DC, USA
Join Global Witness as a Communications Officer and help us create powerful and persuasive messages across the US and beyond.
About Global Witness
When someone is murdered defending their home because big business wants their land this is corruption. When people struggle for shelter while empty mansions are used to launder money – this is corruption. When a child breathes polluted air because coal companies and politicians put profits before people – this is corruption.
Our mission is to campaign to end this and we do this by carrying out hard-hitting investigations, exposing the facts, and pushing to change the system. We are independent, not for profit, and we work with partners around the world in our fight for justice.
About the role
As Communications Officer based in Global Witness’ Washington, D.C. office you will support the organization’s communications efforts by creating engaging and targeted content to help amplify our campaigns and investigations, secure advocacy wins, build our profile in the US, and increase our power base.
You will be part of a talented communications team – always on the frontline of new digital and media trends, and producing high-quality communications outputs that help Global Witness’ campaigns and investigation break-through the increasingly saturated political and media landscape in the US.
You are a motivated and passionate about communications and social justice. You have experience creating compelling and relevant content – whether blogs, social media, film scripts or reports – that is both fresh and engaging. You are organized, diligent and work well under pressure. You bring creative ideas to the table and are proactive in turning this ideas into reality.
You know how to write a clear and strong pitch, and understand what drives media consumption and what kind of stories would fly with the press, public and policymakers. You want to make the world a better place and fight for social justice.
Working for us
Global Witness has a committed team of people worldwide with offices in Washington DC, London and Brussels. We aspire to be a diverse and inclusive place to work, where difference is respected and celebrated. We know that a diverse and inclusive workplace is an asset to any organization and that different views and experiences improve the way we work.
Our benefits are competitive. We offer 25 vacation days (exc. Federal holidays), healthcare insurance and flexible and agile working arrangements.
You can learn more about Global Witness at https://www.globalwitness.org/en-gb/about-us/
To support effective functioning of Global Witness’ communications team, and help campaigners to use powerful, persuasive communications to achieve their goals and influence key targets in the US and Latin America.
Key responsibilities and accountabilities:
Drafting and editing high quality content for the Global Witness website and social media channels.
Identify and help build relationships with key journalists covering our campaign areas.
Monitor, research and identify relevant articles, stories, resources, or other content that is pertinent to our campaigns, with a focus on the U.S. and Latin America, and assist with posting to our social media accounts.
Help grow Global Witness’s online social networks by developing tactics and campaigns to increase followers and interactions, with a focus on the U.S. and Latin America markets.
Support communication, campaign and fundraising teams as required in production of multi-media materials and creating packages of social media content for campaign launches;
Carry out media monitoring and evaluation – including news roundups, recording coverage and helping to compile monthly and annual monitoring and evaluation reports.
Support the US Communications Manager to manage our website and social channels in view of organizational and campaign objectives, using audience analysis to improve results. This includes:
Uploading materials to website and publishing, checking and optimizing site structure and content, monitoring and reporting on user analytics to help us get better results.
Managing and updating Spanish-language website pages
Flagging relevant coverage and reactive opportunities to campaigners for social media and helping draft wording and coordinate sign-off, in light of campaign messaging and any legal risks to maintain excellent daily social media output to grow our audience, reach and engagement in line with KPIs.
Provide administrative support and project management for key communications projects and systems, helping to organize media and communications trainings, workshops and other events.
Help to construct and maintain systems to support effective communications, for example contact database, asset management systems, internal communications, etc
Support delivery of digital outputs for key campaign moments, including leading on specific areas such as web publishing, briefing adwords or social media advertising with line manager’s oversight, and helping to troubleshoot technical and other problems.
General admin and support jobs as needed for effective running of communications team.
Support with recruiting, training and supervising communications interns/trainees.
Ways of working and collaborating
Work collaboratively with colleagues across Global Witness to collectively deliver our mission, vision and aims.
Make a positive contribution to the team and the wider organisation by playing an active role in campaign and organisation-wide working groups and meetings.
Demonstrate a strong commitment to creating an inclusive, equal and diverse workplace.
Work within Global Witness’ policies, processes and procedures at all times.
Any other duties equal to the skills and responsibilities required for this role.
This role is based in Washington D.C.