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4 Top Notch Gender Equality Jobs For You To Consider


Gender Justice & Women’s Rights Director

A contracted position in Oxford of about eighteen months, the Gender Justice and Women’s Rights Director will assist Oxfam in their goal to empower impoverished women all over the world to seek and claim their rights. The position entails taking a leadership role within the Oxfam community, and charging forward with initiatives steadfastly and in line with Oxfam principles. Moreover, the Gender Justice and Women’s Rights Director is the face of this branch of Oxfam, and will be expected to liaison with the media as required. Oxfam is offering a generous salary of £46,875 to £62,849. To be eligible applicants must be able to travel for up to seventy days per year, possess firm understanding of NGOs and have a proven track record of leadership experience. Applications will be received until February 16 and interviews will begin on March 16.

Head of Communications

Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marriage is an organization devoted to the rights of children and the fight to end underage marriage and empower girls so that they may reach their full potential. Based out of London, the Head of Communications is expected to coordinate media strategies, monitor website content and activity, and actively review all communication with the public and outside authorities. The salary for the position is £48,000 to £62,000 a year, and includes a hefty package of benefits. The education requirement for the position is the possession of a degree, presumably in a related field though that aspect is not specified. In addition, applicants must possess exceptional leadership and human rights experience. Applications must be received by March 4.

Women’s Protection and Empowerment Program Advisor

The WPEP Advisor is a region-specific post in support of the International Rescue Committee’s world-wide mission to provide aid in conflict-stricken areas. Based out of the Congo, this position will tackle the issues of gender-based violence that have been afflicting certain areas of the Congo in recent years, as well as providing resources to women in need in order to assist their personal and financial growth. The WPEP Advisor specifically oversees many of the initiatives in the area, as well as providing the framework for new ones. Renumeration for the position has not been specified – though housing will be provided. To be eligible, candidates must have an upper level degree in a related field, be fluent both in English and French, and have demonstrated experience in a leadership role. And application deadline for the role has not been set.

Director of Development

The New York City Anti-Violence Project is an organization that assists in the dissemination of information and resources to the LGBTQ community and HIV-positive individuals in the New York area. The Director of Development will oversee AVP’s fundraising activities, as well as the planning and coordination of other helpful initiatives. They will evaluate the systems in place to assist those in need and make changes as necessary in order to better serve their demographic. To apply candidates must have at least five years of nonprofit experience, as well as a deep knowledge and understanding of the cause of LGBTQ and HIV affected people. The salary is to be discussed though it is mentioned as being paired with a generous benefits scheme. The deadline for applications is February 29.

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