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The Senior Development Officer (SDO) plays a key role in the Women's Refugee Commission's fundraising operations ($7.1 million annual budget). Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the SDO's responsibilities are to manage foundation, corporate, national and international government funding portfolio. S/he will lead efforts to renew and expand support with special focus on international governments and prospecting for new donors. The SDO will work closely with the Executive Director, Senior Director for Programs, Program staff, Finance Controller and Senior Development Officer, Major Gifts and Events on developing strategies, identifying new prospects and executing work plan in a disciplined manner in order to meet ambitious goals and demand for our work. This position is ideal for an individual who enjoys challenges, is results driven, is an experienced conceptual writer, is flexible and responsive in a fast-paced environment and brings a sincere belief in the mission of the Women's Refugee Commission.
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.