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Nutrition Advocacy Officer
RESULTS UK
Location: London

ACTION partner, RESULTS UK, has an exciting opportunity for a well organised advocate to plan and implement our nutrition work to build on the momentum of the 2013 Nutrition for Growth summit through to the follow-up nutrition summit planned for Brazil in 2016, and to ensure nutrition is well-represented in the Post-2015 framework. RESULTS UK is a small but highly effective advocacy-focussed NGO working  at a grassroots, national and international level to create the political will to end the worst aspects of poverty and hunger

You will have good experience in advocacy, and of issues of under-nutrition in developing countries. Experience in policy work or grassroots campaigning is also valuable. You will manage a Nutrition Advocacy Assistant and work as part of a dynamic team of eight health advocacy specialists.

You must have right to work in the UK. If so please apply by sending a CV (max length 3 pages) and covering letter (max 2 pages) to jobs@results.org.uk  Your covering letter should show how you meet the requirements of the Person Specification and why you want the job.

Salary will be in the range £26,000 to £29,000 + pension depending on experience.

Application deadline is Thursday 30 Jan at 5pm, however we may review applications as they come in.

For the full job description and person specification, please download the attachment on the website  http://results.org.uk/jobs

Senior Grants Associate,
RESULTS Educational Fund (REF hosts the ACTION Secretariat)
Location: Washington, D.C.

RESULTS Educational Fund (REF) is seeking a candidate with experience in grants management for the position of Senior Grants Associate to work with a dynamic and growing team in Washington, D.C. The candidate will report directly to the Director of Grants Administration, and work with other grants team members and finance and program staff to advance proposals, donor reporting, and sub-grantee budget coordination.

RESULTS Educational Fund (REF) is a nonprofit citizens’ advocacy organization dedicated to generating the public and political will to end hunger and the worst aspects of poverty. REF has more than 100 volunteer chapters around the country who are well-known on Capitol Hill for their commitment and leadership on issues of poverty. RFF also works with partners and allies around the world, including leading international NGOs in Asia, Africa, and Europe. REF focuses advocacy and educational efforts on addressing diseases of poverty including TB and HIV/AIDS, increasing coverage of new and basic vaccines for children, improving childhood nutrition, achieving education for all, and expanding access to microfinance for the very poor. 

The Senior Grants Associate position plays a critical role in the budgeting, reporting, and compliance processes for a portfolio of grants with partners around the world. We are looking for candidates who understand grants management and compliance; love budgeting and related analysis, and embrace Excel; thrive in the day-to-day details of multiple projects and systems; communicate and coordinate effectively as part of a team; and enjoy supporting diverse partners through detailed budget work to maximize their resources and achieve their goals.

This is a full-time position based in Washington, D.C. Salary and benefits package are competitive and based on experience.

Responsibilities:

Qualifications:

Interested applicants should submit a resume, a cover letter explaining why they are interested in this specific position with REF and a focus on grants management, and a brief writing sample related to a budget narrative or providing instructions for a specific task or project -- to grantsjobapplications@results.org ASAP or by January 17, 2014. Feel free to delete any sensitive information from your writing sample if necessary. Applicants will be contacted by e-mail should their submission match the skill set required. No calls please.

Grants Assistant,
RESULTS Educational Fund
Location: Washington, D.C.

RESULTS Educational Fund (REF) is seeking a candidate with experience in grants administration for the position of Grants Assistant to work with a dynamic and growing team in Washington, D.C. The candidate will report directly to the Director of Grants Administration, and work with other grants team members and program staff to coordinate the regular coding and submission of grants expenses and support tracking tools for grants reporting.

RESULTS Educational Fund (REF) is a nonprofit citizens’ advocacy organization dedicated to generating the public and political will to end hunger and the worst aspects of poverty. REF has more than 100 volunteer chapters around the country who are well-known on Capitol Hill for their commitment and leadership on issues of poverty. REF also works with partners and allies around the world, including leading international NGOs in Asia, Africa, and Europe. REF focuses advocacy and educational efforts on addressing diseases of poverty including TB and HIV/AIDS, increasing coverage of new and basic vaccines for children, improving childhood nutrition, achieving education for all, and expanding access to microfinance for the very poor. 

The Grants Assistant position plays an important role in the processing of grants expenses and administrative support around the organization’s grants. We are looking for candidates who love working with organizational systems and processes and embrace Excel as a tool; thrive in the day-to-day coding details of multiple project expenses and systems; communicate and coordinate effectively as part of a team; and enjoy supporting REF’s program staff in their submission of expenses.

This is a full-time position based in Washington, D.C. Salary and benefits package are competitive and based on experience.

Responsibilities:

Qualifications:

Interested applicants should submit a resume, a cover letter explaining why they are interested in this specific position with REF and a focus on grants management, and a brief writing sample that shows how you have provided or would provide instructions for a specific task or project -- to grantsjobapplications@results.org ASAP or by January 17, 2014. Feel free to delete any sensitive information from your writing sample if necessary. Applicants will be contacted by e-mail should their submission match the skill set required. No calls please.

Internships

Global Health Research Internship (Spring 2014)

Background


ACTION is a global partnership of advocacy organizations working to influence policy and mobilize resources to fight diseases of poverty and improve equitable access to health services. ACTION partners work across five continents in both donor and high burden countries. ACTION’s primary areas of focus include: the fight against global tuberculosis, expanding access to childhood vaccines, and ending undernutrition.

The ACTION Secretariat hosted at RESULTS Educational Fund is seeking 1 intern to support policy research.

Main activities:

Desired Skills and Qualifications

This position could be part-time (15–20 hours a week) or full-time (40 hours a week). Candidates who can work full days are greatly preferred. Desired skills and qualifications include:

Any duties listed are subject to change based on interest and organizational needs. This position is not compensated, but there is a possibility to receive school credit.

How to apply

Please send cover letter, resume, two writing samples of any length, and your availability for the spring (days and times) to Alison Root at internships@results.org.
Applicants will be accepted on a rolling basis thus early submission is encouraged. RESULTS Educational Fund is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, age, religion, handicap, gender, or sexual preference.

 

 

ACTION Global Health Internship (Spring 2014)

The ACTION Secretariat hosted at RESULTS Educational Fund is seeking 2 interns to support its international partnership of advocacy organizations focusing on global health.

Interns will:

·         Work directly with senior team staff to support overall project needs.

·         Prepare, updating, reviewing, and editing fact sheets, website content, memos, correspondence, policy briefs, reports, press releases, or other written materials related to projects.

·         Assist research efforts (including literature reviews, data analysis, internet searches, etc.) and supporting the development of briefing materials on global policy issues, research and development for new tools, tuberculosis, TB-HIV coinfection, childhood vaccines, nutrition, advocacy opportunities, etc.

·         Assist with staff travel arrangements and logistics for events, conferences, and meetings.

·         Support media efforts, partner activities, conference sessions, and other advocacy activities.

·         Support global/international advocacy efforts around the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria and the GAVI Alliance amongst others.

·         Stay up to date on campaign priority items, compiling daily clips and preparing short educational presentations where needed.

·         Provide overall administrative support to staff and project needs.

Desired Skills and Qualifications

This position could be part-time (15–20 hours a week) or full-time (40 hours a week). Candidates who can work full days (9 am to 6 pm) are greatly preferred. Part-time intern candidates must be available on a Monday-Wednesday-Friday or Tuesday-Thursday schedule for full days. Desired skills and qualifications include:

  • Experience and/or interest in international development/poverty issues.
  • A background in Public Health, International Affairs or other related fields.
  • Office experience desired, preferably in a non-profit setting on a team-oriented project.
  • Ability to work individually in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks efficiently often with a lot of autonomy
  • Strong writing, proofreading and editing skills.
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills, including a good telephone manner.
  • Excellent organizational skills and a high level of attention to detail are absolutely necessary.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Must be personable and able to work well with others
  • Excellent follow-up, time management and organizational skills.
  • Be a team player and hard worker, able to thrive in a fast paced, open environment.

Any duties listed are subject to change based on interest and organizational needs.

Check out our website for more information.

How to apply

Please send cover letter, resume, two writing samples of any length, and your availability for the spring (days and times) to Alison Root at internships@results.org.

Applicants will be accepted on a rolling basis thus early submission is encouraged. RESULTS Educational Fund is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, age, religion, handicap, gender, or sexual preference.

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