We're looking for a Director of Policy & Advocacy!
Vacancy: Director of Advocacy and Policy
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Closing date: Midnight 23 September 2019
Start date: As soon as possible
Type of contract: Full time permanent
Women@theTable is a growing global Swiss Civil Society Organization (CSO) based in Geneva, and the first organization to focus on systems change by helping women gain influence in sectors that have key structural impact: the economy; technology; democracy and governance; sustainability; and peace.
As a strategic communications think tank, Women@theTable supports academics, activists, and International Geneva to build long-term access for a gender equality conversation on the mainstream global stage; advises on the development of gender action plans, and creates synergistic gender equality programs for International Geneva actors. Women@theTable also spotlights and supports women change-makers in order to share multiple varied visions of women’s leadership and innovation.
Duties and Responsibilities
Women@theTable is looking for an experienced, results-oriented, individual to help drive its agenda in Geneva. The Director of Advocacy and Policy will work directly with the Founder / CEO of Women@theTable on developing and implementing initiatives that focus on systems changes to laws, regulations and norms to bring synergies and innovations focused on achieving gender equality and strengthening democracy.
The Director of Advocacy and Policy will work with actors in International Geneva and around the globe to strengthen gender equality in the economy, standards and artificial intelligence, through multilateralism. The individual will work directly to the CEO / Founder of Women@theTable and will play an active role in the preparation and execution of deliverables to the CEO / Founder.
It is highly desirable that the successful applicant has or can demonstrate:
Women@theTable seeks exceptional applicants and offers competitive compensation and employer-paid benefits. Women@theTable will assist employees in obtaining necessary work authorization, if required; citizens of all nationalities are encouraged to apply.
Please submit a motivation letter, curriculum vitae and contact details for two relevant referees via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are open now, and will close at midnight on 23 September 2019.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. For questions on the position or the process contact email@example.com.
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