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Outreach Coordinator 

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The Center for International Policy (CIP) is a non-profit founded in 1975 to advocate for a foreign policy that promotes cooperation, transparency and accountability in global relations. The International Secretariat of the Financial Transparency Coalition (FTC), which CIP hosts, seeks a motivated and highly adaptive Outreach Coordinator to join its team.

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the success of an influential coalition of civil society, governments, and experts who have joined together to curb illicit financial flows leaving developing countries. The Outreach Coordinator role will assist the team to engage new constituencies around the globe to work together to tackle the problems of tax evasion and money laundering, with a particular emphasis on the Global South.

The Financial Transparency Coalition (FTC) is composed of over 150 civil society organisations, 13 governments, and dozens of the world’s foremost experts on illicit financial flows. The FTC’s mission is to curtail illicit financial flows through the promotion of a transparent, accountable and sustainable financial system that works for everyone. Since its inception in 2009 (when it was known as the Task Force on Financial Integrity and Economic Development), the FTC has successfully mobilized governments and civil society stakeholders to take action against the outflow of illicit money from developing countries, which is estimated at seven times the flow of official development assistance coming in.

The Outreach Coordinator will report to the Southern Regions Program Advisor and be based at the FTC Secretariat in Washington, DC. This is a grant-funded position until December 31, 2015, with the possibility for extension.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Southern Regions Program Advisor in the coordination of the FTC’s Southern Regions Program, which encompasses advocacy, outreach, and movement-building activities in Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, and Asia.
  • Coordinate the annual coalition conference, including researching locations and conducting an initial scoping trip, creating and tracking event budget, negotiating vendor contracts, serving as primary logistical contact, managing registration, overseeing the production of conference materials, coordinating visa applications and travel, and on-site event management, with support from other team members.
  • Work with stakeholders to develop and implement a new member outreach strategy, including leading on a plan to maximize the potential of our current Allied Organizations network of 150+ civil society organizations around the world. Conduct new member outreach, coordinate projects across network members, maintain regular communications, and assist in region-specific outreach and activities where a need is identified.

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in relevant field
  • 1-3 years’ experience
  • Commitment to The Financial Transparency Coalition’s goals and mission
  • Past experience in campus organizing, social activism, or outreach
  • Ability to travel internationally
  • Prior event planning experience
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task
  • Fluency in English

Desired:

  • Proficiency with a foreign language, especially Spanish
  • Experience using social media as an outreach tool
  • Experience living in or traveling to developing countries

Salary commensurate with experience and includes full health benefits, dental insurance, life insurance and a retirement plan.

PLEASE APPLY by emailing a cover letter and resume to jobs@ciponline.org using “FTC Outreach Coordinator position” as the subject of your email.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and should be submitted as soon as possible.

Start date: December 1, 2014

 

The Center for International Policy is an equal opportunity employer. All CIP staff members shall be employed without regard to race, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability (if otherwise qualified with or without reasonable accommodations), genetic information, family responsibilities or any other factor protected by applicable law. CIP seeks diversity in its workforce and is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity.