Human Rights Watch (HRW)

Manager (Development and Outreach)

Human Rights Watch (HRW)

Job Description

FIXED-TERM JOB VACANCY Manager Development and Outreach Department Multiple Locations Considered Application Deadline: August 28, 2020 The Development and Outreach Department of Human Rights Watch (“HRW”) is seeking highly-qualified candidates for the fixed-term vacancy of Manager in the Toronto office. This is a fixed-term, six month role and will report to the Toronto City Director. Responsibilities: 1. Manage and help produce Fundraising, outreach and cultivation events in Toronto, including HRW's annual Voices for Justice Dinner, Film Festival, researcher briefings, advocacy and cultivation events; 2. Work with the City Director to identify, cultivate, service, and solicit individual donors and prospects, including Committee members, foundations and corporations; 3. Liaise with Committee and sub-committees: schedule meetings, create agendas, prepare background materials, lead meetings, take minutes and conduct follow-up to meetings; 4. Coordinate select initiatives and help to manage the Human Rights Watch Canada based Circle Affinity groups; including donor lists, fundraising strategies and event production 5. Conduct prospect research and track prospect and member activities in HRW’s Salesforce database 6. Work with the City Director on the management of visiting HRW program staff; including arranging media interviews, coordinating donor and prospect meetings, Committee briefings; 7. Create agendas, prepare background materials, and conduct follow-up to meetings; 8. Manage communications with constituents via phone, mail and electronic media; 9. Provide membership Support Services for the Toronto office including mailings, gift tracking, gift processing and acknowledgments, using HRW's Salesforce database; 10. Manage communications with and create content for the Canada Committee and donor community including programmatic updates, Social Media, and targeted outreach; 11. Manage monthly donations; cultivate & steward current monthly online donors and expand the visibility of the program to increase membership; 12. Manage local media contacts; 13. Assist with the needs of Canada Director where applicable; 14. Model inclusive behavior and consistently adhere to HRW’s internal values; 15. Promote inclusive and positive work environment including by soliciting diverse points of views, encouraging staff to participate in DE&I efforts, and proactively addressing bias, discrimination, microaggressions, etc.; and 16. Performing other responsibilities as required. Qualifications: Education: A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is required. Experience: A minimum four to five years of experience in fundraising. Related Skills and Knowledge: 1. Experience coordinating events, preferably large-scale events, is required. 2. Creativity, initiative, follow-through and excellent organizational skills are required. 3. Excellent oral and written communications skills in English are required. 4. Strong interpersonal skills in order to work collaboratively within HRW as well as with local partners, government officials and external media partners are required. 5. Ability to multi-task effectively, including having good planning and organizing skills and ability to work under pressure are required. 6. Demonstrated commitment to human rights and/or international issues and the capacity to master and represent the mission and programs of HRW is essential. 7. Strong technology skills, including experience with donor databases and knowledge of social media are highly desirable. 8. An entrepreneurial spirit and the discipline to work independently, but also the ability to function as a member of a development team is highly desirable. Other: Candidates must possess valid Canadian work authorization. Salary and Benefits: HRW seeks exceptional applicants and offers comprehensive compensation and benefits. How to Apply: Please apply immediately or by August 28, 2020 by submitting a resume/CV and letter of interest here. Only complete applications will be removed. If experience any technical difficulties submitting your application please email recruitment@hrw.org. Human Rights Watch is strong because it is diverse. We do not discriminate in hiring practices and actively seek a diverse applicant pool. We encourage candidates of all abilities, ages, gender identities and expressions, national origins, races and ethnicities, religious beliefs, sexual orientations, and those with criminal records to apply. We welcome all kinds of diversity. Our employees include people who are parents and nonparents, the self-taught and university educated, and from a wide span of socio-economic backgrounds and perspectives on the world. Human Rights Watch is an equal opportunity employer. Human Rights Watch is an International Human Rights monitoring and advocacy organization known for its in-depth investigations, its incisive and timely reporting, its innovative and high-profile advocacy campaigns, and its success in changing the human rights-related policies and practices of influential governments and international institutions.
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