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The primary role of the Women's Refugee Commission's Advocacy Officer in New York is to advance the WRC's priorities with the UN system, diplomatic missions and non-governmental organizations working on human rights and humanitarian issues.
As a member of the WRC's advocacy team, the Advocacy Officer will contribute to the design and implementation of the organization's advocacy strategy and work plan. The Officer will coordinate closely with the WRC's program staff and with advocacy team colleagues in Geneva and Washington, D.C. The Advocacy Officer is expected to be very well-informed on issues of concern to displaced women, children and youth in order to advocate effectively for the organization. This position reports to the Senior Director of Advocacy and External Relations.
The Development Manager will provide essential support for our institutional fundraising portfolio (foundations, governments and some corporate) including development of proposals prospect research; management of the reporting process; coordinating and tracking grants and reports; and assisting with donor cultivation and events.
The Disability Program Officer, under the coordination of the Senior Disability Program Officer, will be responsible for ensuring that the organization's disability projects are fully implemented. These projects include four key areas of work: