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POSITION TITLE

Senior International Communications Associate
(New York City)

STATUS

Full-time, Regular, Exempt

REPORTS TO

Director of Communications

DATE OF POSTING

August 20, 2015

POSITION SUMMARY

Develop and coordinate the dissemination of a broad spectrum of materials (e.g. press releases, fact sheets, social media, web content, infographics) related to international Guttmacher studies and other international work; serve as primary communications liaison with overseas partner organizations, advocates and NGOs; conduct international media outreach; participate in project development, providing feedback on overall strategy and goals, as well as communications components; develop project work plans and assist in managing budgets as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plans and executes the release and dissemination of Guttmacher’s international work.
  • Develops media relations strategies and materials, including news releases, opinion pieces, letters to the editor, blog posts, and web content, or supervises others in these tasks.
  • Conducts outreach to and fields inquiries from journalists in developing regions, Europe and the U.S. to promote Guttmacher's international work and other activities.
  • Serves as primary liaison with the Institute’s overseas communications partners, including those at international and multilateral organizations.
  • Identifies new overseas communications partners and negotiates partner contracts, work plans and schedule of deliverables.
  • Identifies opportunities and coordinates participation by Guttmacher staff in key multilateral meetings and conferences, including United Nations and regional organizations.
  • Works in collaboration with Research, Public Policy and Development divisions in project conceptualization and development, and in drafting funding proposals and funder reports.
  • Works with the social media team to develop social media content and implement campaigns.
  • Develops infographic and short video content and works with designers in their creation.
  • Prepares PowerPoint and other presentations for Institute staff and website.
  • Represents the Institute at meetings with overseas donors, country offices of international organizations, conferences and other gatherings as appropriate.
  • Manages communications activities to promote the Guttmacher-published journal International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health.
  • Performs other reasonably related job duties as assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least five years of relevant experience. Knowledge of sexual and reproductive health and rights issues highly desirable.
  • Strong support for the mission of the Guttmacher Institute.
  • Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Journalism or Development preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to understand statistical materials.
  • Ability to work effectively with overseas partners, often on a long-distance basis.
  • Experience working internationally in developing countries.
  • Ability to travel as needed.
  • Strong computer skills, including PowerPoint.
  • Familiarity with a variety of social media platforms.
  • Self-motivated and team player.
  • Ability to work under deadlines and juggle priorities and projects.
  • Fluency in French and/or Spanish highly desirable.
  • Supervisory experience desirable.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits that include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 401(k) with employer match, commuting subsidy, and generous time off.


Please note that no telephone calls will be accepted
No agencies please


CONTACT

Human Resources Department
The Guttmacher Institute
125 Maiden Lane
New York, NY 10038
Fax (212) 558-6268

If applying by E-mail (preferred), please type in the subject line your first and last name, and title of position you are applying for and send Email resume/cover letter to:

applytoguttmacher@guttmacher.org

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POSITION TITLE

Finance Associate
(New York)

STATUS

Full-time, Regular, Non-exempt

REPORTS TO

Controller

DATE OF POSTING

May 8, 2015

POSITION SUMMARY

The Finance Associate, under the supervision of the Controller, will assist with managing daily financial transactions. The ideal candidate will have finance and/or accounting experience, will be detailed oriented, and must work collaboratively with colleagues and partners on all levels.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Update employee changes in ADP Pay Expert during each semi-monthly payroll.
  • Keep track of employee changes and update funder codes in the Institute’s internal database.
  • Co-prepare and processes semi-monthly payroll.
  • Prepare semi-monthly 401(k) upload.
  • Process cash receipts and maintain cash log.
  • Batch and log checks for deposit.
  • Assist with managing the Concur expense reporting system entries and user activities. Alert staff of un-submitted expense reports.
  • Assist with preparing the monthly government expenditure report.
  • Arrange project reports for monthly meetings as well as the annual audit.
  • Record minutes during board meetings and investment committee calls.
  • Assist with the preparation of IRS form 990.
  • Schedule all travel and related logistics for the VP for Finance and Administration.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned by the Controller.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience in Finance and Accounting.
  • Familiar with ADP Workforce Now and Pay Expert preferred.
  • Strong computer skills and experience in Windows-based applications including MS Word, Excel, and database experience strongly preferred.
  • Must demonstrate initiative and good judgment.
  • Excellent customer (employee) service skills and ability to work with all levels of staff.
  • Strong and effective time management skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate accuracy, attention to detail, and monitor own work to ensure quality.
  • Ability to appropriately handle and process confidential and sensitive information.
  • Highly dependable and punctual.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits that include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 401(k) with employer match, commuting subsidy, and generous time off.


Please note that no telephone calls will be accepted
No agencies please


CONTACT

Human Resources Department
The Guttmacher Institute
125 Maiden Lane
New York, NY 10038
Fax (212) 558-6268

If applying by E-mail (preferred), please type in the subject line your first and last name, and title of position you are applying for and send Email resume/cover letter to:

applytoguttmacher@guttmacher.org

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The Guttmacher Institute is an equal opportunity employer.