The Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL), leading feminist human rights organization, is seeking a dynamic, innovative and experienced campaigner to lead the implementation of it flagship campaign, 16 Days of Activism to End Gender-Based Violence, and other program related campaigns.
During its next phase, the campaign will shift its focus from awareness to eradication and launch the campaign in the US, including on college campuses. The campaigner will work closely with CWGL’s program team, consultants and global partners. The position reports to the Program Director.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Program Coordinator I to report to the Program Director of the Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL) at the School of Arts and Sciences. The position serves as campaigner for the flagship Global Campaign, The 16 days of activism to end-gender based violence, and other campaign initiatives of CWGL. The 16 Days campaign is implemented in 187 countries among 6000+ organizations including grassroots/community organizations, International Non-Governmental Organizations (INGOs), national governments and UN agencies. CWGL is the campaigns’ global coordinator. During its next phase, the campaign will shift it focus from awareness to eradication and also have a presence in the US including on college campuses. Among the key duties of this position are the following:
• Contributes to the development of overarching research on gender-based violence and campaigning strategies to deliver impact.
• Takes the lead on the development and implementation of specific campaigning strategies to support CWGL’s programmatic priorities.
• Manages and coordinate actions on eradicating violence and advancing human rights of women at global, regional and national levels.
• Conducts research, develops campaign tools, maintains and develops networks of national, regional and international NGOs and other external partners.
• Implements the campaign’s global communications strategy; coordinating the establishment of a national U.S. presence for the campaign and conducting evaluations of campaigning strategies and plans.
• Engages in advocacy at the United Nations, International Labor Organization, and other international institution.
• Facilitate meetings with relevant governments open to implementing the campaign and those who need to be influenced on the eradication of violence.
• Coordinates the establishment of a global journalist working group for media advocacy.
• Writes and devises campaigning and other materials for external and internal use, such as reports, annual report, grant proposals, public statements, web features, audio-visual materials and government correspondence, as well as public speaking.
• Completes additional work consistent with an understanding of the mission, vision, role, and goals of the Center for Women’s Global Leadership.
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