U.S. Campaign to Ban Landmines – U.S. Cluster Munition Coalition Coordinator
Job Title: U.S. Campaign to Ban Landmines – U.S. Cluster Munition Coalition Coordinator
Branch: U.S. Office of Humanity & Inclusion
Reports to: U.S. Executive Director
Direct reports: 0
Job Type: Part time; 5-8 hours per week; Short-term, 1-2 year commitment
Deadline: June 18, 2021
Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is an award-winning, international humanitarian organization that works to improve the living conditions of people living in disabling situations in post-conflict or low-income countries. Founded in France in 1982, the Humanity & Inclusion Network counts more than 4,200 personnel working in 55 countries. Eight national associations, based in the United States, France, Switzerland, Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, Great Britain and Canada, provide overall support for the field programs, which are implemented through the headquarters in Lyon, France. In 2019, HI donors brought care, safety, housing, access, dignity, independence and more to more than 2.8 million people.
Humanity & Inclusion's programs reduce and address the consequences of disabling accidents and diseases; prevent mine-related accidents by clearing landmines and unexploded ordnance, and through education; respond fast and effectively to natural and civil disasters in order to limit serious and permanent injustices and to assist survivors with social and economic reintegration; and advocate for the universal recognition of the rights of the disabled through national planning and advocacy and for the elimination of landmines and cluster munitions.
- Lead and coordinate development of policy and advocacy approaches for USCBL - USCMC
- In coordination with the Chair of the Steering Committee, lead meetings of and conversations within the U.S. Campaign to Ban Landmines – U.S. Cluster Munition Coalition (USCBL – USCMC), including organizing and running regular meetings of the Campaign and Coalition, including setting and disseminating the agenda, and drafting and disseminating the meeting minutes.
- In coordination with the Chair, organize three meetings per year of the USCBL – USCMC Steering Committee, including setting the agenda, and drafting and disseminating minutes.
- Coordinate and run meetings of the emergency communications committee of the USCBL – USCMC to ensure timely drafting and dissemination of certain public-facing communications.
- Track and disseminate news and developments related to US landmine policy via the Campaign and Coalition’s email listserv.
- Maintain lists of members and other contacts
- Coordinate outreach to members of the Administration and Capitol Hill concerning U.S. landmine and cluster munition policy.
- Liaise with staff of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines.
- Utilize appropriate USCBL - USCMC communication channels (email listserv, twitter, Facebook) to communicate on behalf of the Campaign and Coalition
- Update website
- Carry out any other tasks as may be assigned by the U.S. Executive Director.
People with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
- Bachelor’s degree, preferably in international development, or a related field.
- At least two years of professional experience
- Excellent communications skills
- Attention to detail
- Familiarity with anti-personnel landmines policy
- Strong work ethic and commitment to teamwork
- Excellent web-based skills
- Proficiency with MS Office suite applications
- Strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills
- Commitment to equity and social justice
Pre-existing authorization to work in the United States is required. Applicants without existing work permission in the United States should not apply.
ABOUT THE U.S. NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
The U.S. National Association of Humanity & Inclusion, a 501(c)3 organization with an independent Board of Directors, is a constituent member of the Humanity & Inclusion Network. Humanity & Inclusion U.S. has offices in Silver Spring, MD. The mission is to support the work of the HI Network by administering grants and contracts, raising awareness of the needs among the populations we serve, mobilizing private and public financial support, representing Humanity & Inclusion with national, international bilateral and multilateral institutions based in the U.S., facilitating the recruitment of personnel, and raising the organization’s profile. Humanity & Inclusion U.S. also engages in education programs with the general public and advocates for U.S. accession to the landmine and cluster munitions treaties, as well as the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The organization raises approximately $30 million per year, of which 98 percent derives from grants and cooperative agreements with the U.S. Government. The organization conducts active outreach to the U.S. public through digital and other media.
CONDITIONS OF THE POSITION
HI is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. HI is committed to maintaining a work environment that is free of discrimination based on any grounds. These grounds generally include race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information or carrier status, pregnancy, victims of domestic violence, military status, alienage, citizenship status, or any other legally protected status. Applicants for employment are recruited and hired based on their qualifications for the job. Promotion decisions will be made without discrimination and based on performance and qualifications.
All applicants must indicate that they have read and understood Humanity & Inclusion's safeguarding policies:
- Child Protection
- Protection against Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment
- Anti-Fraud, Bribery, and Corruption
HOW TO APPLY
Qualified applicants with existing permission to work within the U.S. should submit a resume, as well as a cover letter explaining (1) why this role appeals to you, (2) how it connects to your prior experience, and (3) how you’ve coordinated or helped to coordinate other advocacy campaigns to [email protected] with the subject line “USCBL-USCMC Coordinator.”
Reminder: Pre-existing authorization to work in the United States is required. Applicants without existing work permission in the United States should not apply.
Humanity & Inclusion is happy to meet any reasonable accommodations that an applicant requires.
To request such reasonable accommodations at any point in the recruitment process, please contact: Diana Hromockyj by email at [email protected] or phone at (301) 891-2138. All self-disclosure is voluntary and personal information is strictly confidential.