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Company Profile: The World Bank

The World Bank Group has set two goals for the world to achieve by 2030: (i) End extreme poverty by decreasing the percentage of people living on less than $1.25 a day to no more than 3%, (ii) Promote shared prosperity by fostering the income growth of the bottom 40% for every country.The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development. The World Bank Group comprises five institutions managed by their member countries. Established in 1944, the World Bank Group is headquartered in Washington, D.C. We have more than 10,000 employees in more than 120 offices worldwide.

Vacancies: Short Term Consultant, Poverty Economist for the Water and Sanitation Program

The TOR for this position can be viewed here (https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2oa4X_zs6uxYXlNNklUZlEzLUE/edit?usp=sharing).  

 

Company Profile: Global Communities

Global Communities is an international non-profit organization that works closely with communities worldwide to bring about sustainable changes that improve the lives and livelihoods of the vulnerable. Development is not something we do for people; it is something we do with them. We believe that the people who understand their needs best are the people of the community itself. We make a difference by engaging with communities, governments, the private sector and NGOs as partners for good – bringing together complementary strengths and shared responsibilities to work toward common goals. We envision a world where everyone has the freedom, means and ability to live and prosper with dignity. Global Communities has existed for 60 years. Most recently we have been known as CHF International and, before that, the Cooperative Housing Foundation. We began in 1952 as the Foundation for Cooperative Housing. Global Communities currently works in more than 20 countries around the world in Africa, Asia, Europe & the Caucasus, Latin America & the Caribbean and the Middle East.

Vacancies: Global Communities, Media Officer

Tracking Code: 2168

Job Description: Global Communities is an international development non-profit organization. Our mission is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe.  

Global Communities is seeking a Media Officer to join the Communications and Public Affairs team at the Headquarters in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland. The Media Officer will work under the direction of the Director of Global Communications and the Senior Communications Officer.  

The ideal candidate is an emerging communications and media relations professional looking for an opportunity to advance his/her skills in an international development organization with a growing profile. She/he will support all aspects of Communications to position the organization favorably with a broad range of audiences including the media, donors, and other organizations. Primary job functions will include the following:

  • Build relationships with reporters, editors and bloggers. Pitch stories on a regular basis to a wide range of outlets on various subjects.
  • Work with organizational experts, country directors and others to write stories/opinion editorials/blogs on their behalf.
  • Work with Online Communications Officer on social media initiatives.Develop angles for stories and pitches.
  • Research new tools and techniques for conducting effective media outreach.Work closely with team to coordinate information gathering, response and planning on events affecting organizational strategy.
  • Assist with writing web content and external newsletter content.
  • Build and manage media lists, maintain media database and research appropriate outlets and reporters.
  • Help develop and maintain editorial calendar for department.Travel up to 10% annually overseas and represent the organization effectively.
  • Undertake all other duties and projects as needed.
Required Skills 
  • Demonstrated experience pitching stories to journalists, editors and bloggers.
  • Proven ability to place stories in traditional and non-traditional media.
  • Fluency in English required and advanced Spanish or Arabic preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong research and writing skills.
  • Proven ability to write compelling copy for publications.
  • Effectively communicate concepts to team, colleagues at HQ and in the field.
  • Extensive experience working across social media platforms.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and related software.
  • Ability to work well both independently and collaboratively as part of an integrated team.
  • Strong follow-through and attention to detail.
  • Meet deadlines and prioritize effectively
Required Experience 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, or related discipline.
  • Minimum three years of experience in communications and media relations.
  • Experience in a PR agency preferred.
  • Experience in or knowledge of international development preferred.U.S. work authorization required.  

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples.

EEOC Job

Location: Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Weblink: https://globalcommunities.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobInfo&version=1&jobid=303983 

 

  

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Company Profile: The Partnership for Public Service

The Partnership for Public Service (ourpublicservice.org) is a dynamic nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that works to revitalize the federal government by inspiring a new generation of Americans into federal service and by transforming the way government works. Through a combination of cutting-edge research, innovative legislative initiatives, leadership training and campus-based outreach programs, the Partnership advocates reforms to build a more effective government for the American people. We believe that good organizations start with good people, and we strive for excellence in pursuit of our mission through the values that guide our work:

  • Passion for public service and our work toward a more effective government
  • People who promote a culture of learning, leadership, collaboration, inclusion and respect
  • Persistence to drive change, take strategic risks and deliver results
  • Promise to be trustworthy, nonpartisan and fiscally responsible

Vacancies: The Partnership for Public Service

Senior Research Program Manager

As Senior Research Program Manager at the Partnership for Public Service, you will manage projects as part of a portfolio of high-visibility research activities and products, developed with in-house program staff and outside consultants and partners. The Senior Research Program Manager is responsible for all aspects of a research project from start to finish, including project design, budgeting, data collection and analysis, data synthesis and writing. The Senior Research Program Manager is also responsible for day to day interactions with our sponsors and other partners. As a key member of the Research team, you will also contribute to the Partnership's overall research agenda.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design, plan, conduct and manage research projects
  • Lead diverse project teams, often including members from federal agencies and private-sector partners
  • Analyze qualitative and quantitative data and identify learnings
  • Write reports, issue briefs, presentations and web content
  • Deliver presentations on research results and how they can be applied
  • Manage project budgets and timelines
  • Work with the Partnership's Government Affairs, Education and Outreach, Government Transformation and Communications teams to publicize and put research results into action, including guidance or content for legislative briefings, position papers and articles
  • Build and maintain relationships with government officials, corporate partners and other experts to ensure the successful design and implementation of projects
  • Work with the Partnership's senior management and Development teams to identify and secure funding for projects
  • Supervise, mentor and coach junior staff and interns

Qualifications

  • A demonstrated track record of producing research reports designed to make an impact based on quantitative or qualitative data
  • Outstanding oral, writing and presentation skills; including organizing and conveying information clearly and persuasively to a variety of audience.
  • Experience moving projects from concept to finished product
  • Ability to think analytically and critically, including translating ideas and insights into real-world research projects with specific and measurable outcomes of value to managers, policy makers and the public
  • At least 6-8 years of demonstrated project management experience, including designing and leading complex and/or multiple projects and completing them on time, under challenging deadlines, and within budget.
  • Demonstrated broad knowledge of management and organizational change; familiarity with federal government operations, general management and/or human capital issues preferred
  • Ability to work as part of a team, sharing information and insights, engaging in ongoing intellectual exchanges, and operating with minimal supervision
  • Experience in managing and motivating staff through effective leadership, mentoring, communication, coaching, development, facilitation, evaluation and rewards
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to manage complex relationships with federal officials, private sector firms, nonprofit foundations, consultants and other partner organizations
  • Commitment to public service and the mission of the Partnership for Public Service
  • Highly-energetic, entrepreneurial and creative
  • Bachelor's Degree required; Master's Degree in public policy, public administration, political science, human resources, social science, economics, or a related field a plus
  • Prior work with federal government a plus
  • Advocacy experience strongly preferred; statistics expertise a plus

Salary and Benefits

The Partnership offers a compensation package that includes a competitive salary, plus potential for an annual performance bonus. Benefits include medical, dental and vision coverage; life insurance; long- and short-term disability insurance; a 401K program with immediate vesting and a 4 percent employer match; opportunities for training and development; 15 days of annual leave per year, 10 days of sick leave per year, plus all federal holidays and the day after Thanksgiving; and subsidized use of an onsite exercise facility.

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Accountant

The accountant will support the organizations accounting department through tasks such as general ledger management, account reconciliations, journal entry postings, financial reporting, budgeting and special projects.

Primary Responsibilities

As a member of the Partnership's Administration team, the Accountant will be expected to:

  • Support the Controller in the month end and year end closing process;
  • Support the Controller in generating timely and accurate monthly financial statements to appropriate departments;
  • Support the Controller in reporting financials to external stakeholders such as foundations;
  • Process weekly accounts payable by reviewing invoices, coding to appropriate account, issuing checks, and maintaining vendor files;
  • Issue accounts receivable invoices in a timely and accurate manner, while providing weekly aging reports to departments;
  • Reconciling the monthly American Express statements in a timely and accurate manner;
  • Perform check and credit card deposits as needed. This includes making appropriate check copies and passing along the information to the Partnership’s database team in a timely and accurate manner;
  • Complete state registrations and be liaison to the Attorney's office;
  • Assist in preparing annual budgets;
  • Assist with annual audit (performed by CPA);
  • Serve as back up to Human Resources for processing payroll
  • Supervise the accounting fellow; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business from an accredited university
  • Minimum of 2-4 years of relevant experience
  • A general understanding of GAAP
  • Organized, reliable and dependable professional with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to keep financial and personnel matters confidential
  • Proficient with MS Excel and Word
  • Familiarity with Great Plains a plus
  • Ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and assume responsibility for projects assigned
  • Nonprofit experience a plus
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

A basic accounting test will be administered for all potential candidates.

Salary and Benefits

The Partnership offers a compensation package that includes a competitive salary, plus potential for an annual performance bonus. Benefits include medical, dental and vision coverage; life insurance; long- and short-term disability insurance; a 401K program with immediate vesting and a 4 percent employer match; opportunities for training and development; 15 days of annual leave per year, 10 days of sick leave per year, plus all federal holidays and the day after Thanksgiving; and subsidized use of an onsite exercise facility.

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Program Associate, Government Transformation and Agency Partnerships

The Program Associate will be responsible for assisting the Government Transformation and Agency Partnerships team in developing and implementing assessment tools for the federal acquisition workforce. The Associate will serve as the “face” of the organization and its work to the clients. The Associate will be primarily working on-site with Federal clients in support of a larger team, and occasionally working from his or her home office. This is a one-year contract position, with option to renew.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Monitor help-desk virtual inbox, preparing responses from repository of previously-prepared responses and researching and drafting original responses as needed
  • Perform light project management duties, including tracking tasks, scheduling assignments and meetings, following-up on task completion
  • Prepare weekly team reports to the Project Director and monthly reports to the Federal client
  • Serve as the assistant to the Program Manager onsite with the Federal client
  • Provide administrative support to a team of co-workers, including scheduling meetings and copying documents
  • Prepare Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations
  • Follow up on team activities and deliverables, interfacing with the Federal client
  • Perform tasks for mapping course offerings to job competencies and skills with guidance from senior personnel

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and minimum of 1-2 years of experience required
  • Passion for public service and/or federal government
  • A self-starter with a positive attitude and willingness to go the extra mile to support the program and the work; providing excellent customer service along the way
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills and superb customer service
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, flexible and dynamic work environment
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Office suite, particularly Word, Excel PowerPoint, and SharePoint
  • Ability to work independently, on- and off-site, and collaboratively with virtual and on-site team members
  • Ability to conduct work in a professional and ethical manner; representing the client and the organization in a positive way to stakeholders, customers and team members
  • Preferred experience working with learning and assessment management, philosophy, industry and systems

Salary and Benefits

The Partnership offers a compensation package that includes a competitive salary, plus potential for an annual performance bonus. Benefits include medical, dental and vision coverage; life insurance; long- and short-term disability insurance; a 401K program with immediate vesting and a 4 percent employer match; opportunities for training and development; 15 days of annual leave per year, 10 days of sick leave per year, plus all federal holidays and the day after Thanksgiving; and subsidized use of an onsite exercise facility.

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