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July 19, 2013

Program Assistant, One Voice Movement

http://www.idealist.org/view/job/Dd8WChJZHccp/?utm_source=Indeed&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=Indeed

The PeaceWorks Foundation is seeking a Program Assistant to support a dynamic team at the OneVoice Movement in New York City.

OneVoice, the flagship undertaking of the PeaceWorks Foundation, is a multinational organization with offices in Tel Aviv, Ramallah, Gaza City, London and New York. The OneVoice teams work together to build and steward a grassroots movement with over 660,000 signatories in roughly equal numbers both in Israel and Palestine. The movement aims to amplify the voice of Israeli and Palestinian moderates, empowering them to seize back the agenda for conflict resolution and demand that their leaders achieve the two-state solution, ending the occupation and establishing an independent Palestinian state living alongside the State of Israel in peace and security.

The Program Assistant will work directly with the Deputy Director providing administrative support and helping to coordinate across a variety of programmatic initiatives including OneVoice's communications and fundraising.

The ideal candidate will provide initiative, energy, and imagination in helping to achieve OneVoice's mission and development goals.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Supporting the leadership of the office in scheduling meetings, conference calls, and coordinating travel logistics;
Serving as primary administrative support to the Senior Counsel and coordinating a DC and NY-based calendar of appointments;
Overseeing day to day office management to ensure the office runs smoothly;
Managing a contact database of high-level contacts and board members;
Assisting in coordination across all OneVoice offices;
Facilitating engagement and outreach with donors on behalf of the executive leadership;
Supporting the OneVoice US team in development, outreach, and stewardship;
Working with the Deputy Director to manage and oversee the OneVoice US internship program;
Ensuring that all promotional materials are up to date and drafting substantive content as needed.

Qualifications:

B.A. in international affairs, Middle East studies, conflict resolution, or a related field;
Computer literacy a must – All Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work in a fast paced, challenging environment;
Excellent attention to detail;
Excellent communications skills – both written and oral;
Strong understanding of the political dynamics in the Middle East;
SalesForce, SharePoint, and InDesign experience a plus.

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with experience and skills and includes a competitive fringe benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage.

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter, resume, and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references to: Amy Herrmann at Amy@OneVoiceMovement.org.

Posted by sjadrich at July 19, 2013 10:25 AM

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