PROGRAM & PUBLICATIONS ASSOCIATE
November 13, 2013
Deadline for Applications: November 30, 2013 or until filled
Women's Learning Partnership (WLP), a partnership of twenty autonomous organizations primarily in Muslim-majority countries, trains and supports women leaders and advocates to work toward creating a just, peaceful world. WLP creates culturally-specific participatory and transformative leadership trainings on democratic participation and partners with local organizations to help women gain the skills they need to fulfill greater leadership roles at the family, community and national level. Over the past decade, WLP's programs and training materials, published in twenty languages, have reached tens of thousands of women in over forty countries, strengthening local organizations to become self-sustaining and to power the women's movement across the globe.
Job Description: The Program Associate is based at the WLP liaison office in Bethesda, Maryland. The position will support two key areas of WLP’s work: (1) partner programs and evaluation, and (2) production and dissemination of WLP’s publications and media productions.
Liaise with select WLP partner organizations and assist with coordinating the implementation and evaluation of training workshops, and training of trainer institutes.
Write reports for funders, board, and partners based on program results from the field.
Oversee all aspects of the production of culture-specific editions of WLP curricula, manuals, multimedia materials, and other training tools which includes:
Coordinate deadlines with writers, reviewers, translators, editors, graphic designers and printers
Manage processes for incorporating culturally specific adaptations, case studies, updates generated by partner organizations, etc
Handle multiple deadlines, and shifting priorities with accuracy and precision to detail
Coordinate outreach by strategically identifying recipients and managing the dissemination of WLP manuals, toolkits, multimedia materials, and other training tools.
Work with WLP partner organizations, staff, and other stakeholders to identify potential organizations to utilize WLP publications for training.
Assist with planning and implementing international conferences and meetings.
Assist with writing proposals.
Other tasks as needed.
Qualifications: Commitment and dedication to women's empowerment. Masters degree. Minimum 3 years working in the non-profit sector. Excellent writing skills and ability to communicate with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Proficiency with computers/word processing/spreadsheets. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to manage multiple tasks and work under pressure.
Preferred Skills: Familiarity with international development, women’s rights, politics, and cultures in Africa, Asia, or the Middle East. Arabic language skills preferred. Other foreign language skills (French, Spanish, or Russian) beneficial. Project management/coordination experience. Outreach experience. Experience with Adobe InDesign or other publications and graphic design tools, beneficial.
Salary and Benefits: Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent medical, dental, and retirement benefits.
Please email your cover letter, resume, writing sample, and a list of three references to:firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line ‘Program and Publications Associate.’
No calls please
Women's Learning Partnership (WLP), a partnership of twenty autonomous organizations primarily in Muslim-majority countries, trains and supports women leaders and advocates for a just, peaceful world. WLP creates culturally-specific leadership trainings on democratic participation and partners with local organizations to help women gain the skills they need to fulfill greater leadership roles at the family, community and national level. Over the past decade, WLP's programs and training materials, published in twenty languages, have reached tens of thousands of women in over forty countries, strengthening local organizations to become self-sustaining and to empower women's movements across the globe.
Publications Internship Description: Women's Learning Partnership (http://www.learningpartnership.org) is looking for a motivated individual to assist with coordination, distribution and tracking of WLP publications through August 30, 2013.
Education and Mentoring Plan:
The intern's supervisor will work closely with him/her to co-develop a work plan by which the intern can monitor their own work, and by which his/her performance will be evaluated. The intern will have access to professionals with extensive experience in the nonprofit world for feedback and guidance throughout the internship.
Preferred commitment: Minimum one semester, 15-20 hours per week
Compensation: $10 per hour
Start date: Immediate
Please submit your resume or a description of relevant qualifications to email@example.com the subject line ‘Publications Internship.’
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