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JOBS

1. Co-Manager of Voices for Change and Education Program

2. Director of Development

3. Senior Director of Communications

4. Internships


The Somaly Mam Foundation Cambodia is recruiting a full-time Co-Manager of Voices for Change and Education Program, based in Phnom Penh with availability travel to provinces as needed.

1. CO-MANAGER, VOICES FOR CHANGE & EDUCATION PROGRAM

The Co-Manager reports to Program Director and responsible for:

•  Carrying out Vision, Mission and Values of SMF,
Determining and defining a model and options of training/education to satisfy needs of the VFC survivors compatible with their natural behaviors and attitudes, ability, skills, and interest,
Developing VFC and Education programme policies and procedures, training/education curriculums and training modules, 
Preparing and developing training/education materials to satisfy needs of the training curruculums and the training moduels, 
Maintain and build communication and networks with government ministries and like-minded NGOs/INGOs to improve the programe and activities. 
Day to day monitoring, follow-up and evauation implementation of the VFC and Education program to identify results/ achievements whether it replies vision, mission and values of the program. 
Managing all aspects of activities implementation and coordination of the VFC and Education Programme, 
Preparing work-plan, protection plan, and budget plan for the programme activities implementation adapting to annual strategic plan of actions.
Preparing weekly, monthly and annual activities reports.
Provide mentorship and encouragement to VFC survivors 
Perform other tasks as assigned by SMF and abide SMF staff policy and manual. 
 
Qualifications Requirements:
 
University Degree, preferably in Education, Educational Science. A degree in Social Work, Psychology or Human Rights may be considered;
At least 5 years experience in practice, development, managment and implementation of education /training programme;
At least 5 years experience working in the field of human right or human trafficking and sexual exploitation with the in-centered victims and/or with the in-centered education/training programme;
Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, e-mail/ internet, etc)
Fluency in English writng, speaking and listening;
Good interpersonal skill/ability;
Be dynamic and trustworthy.
Women are encouraged to apply.
 
How to apply:
Interested candidates can submit CV and cover letter (and any other supporting documents) via email: info_cambodia@somaly.org, no later than January 4, 2013.  Short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. 

2. DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director (ED), the Development Director (Director) will spearhead development efforts as SMF continues to grow. The Director will have the opportunity to build the development function for SMF.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the Executive Director in the development and execution of the Foundation’s annual fundraising and development plan
  • Develop new and foster ongoing relationships with major donors through networking and direct contact; secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations (75% focused on foundation and corporations and 25% of individuals);
  • Develop and track proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising; Conduct research, prospecting, and applications for multiple donor sources;
  • Continuously develop new target lists of corporations and private foundations to be contacted with a targeted ask. Focus on the target’s previous history of annual giving, both in amount and in what causes the targets have supported historically;
  • Develop and maintain key long-term relationships with donors and prospects; creating and executing a strategy for a large sustained base of annual individual donors;
  • Work with event consultants and SMF team to ensure that the foundation’s annual gala is successful by managing table sponsorships, ticket sales and by appointing a gala committee that will contribute to the financial success of the event;
  • Organize and facilitate small donor events with objective of cultivating relationships, which will lead to financial support for the foundation;
  • Manage the implementation of SalesForce including the entry of existing donor records and funding history, and oversee staff responsible for data entry, contact records, and gift processing;
  • Work directly with staff in all areas and activities that communicate the foundation's image, message, mission, priorities and accomplishments including publications, the website, program and fund raising events;
  • Work directly with Director of Operations and Director of Communications to obtain regular updates from the organization’s service partners in Southeast Asia;
  • Train and mentor development staff; communicate annual and targeted fundraising goals and progress toward goals regularly throughout the organization.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Education & Training

  • BA required, MA a plus
  • Minimum 5-plus years experience in development
  • Excellent writing, editing, interpersonal, and oral communications skills.
  • Experience working with women, girls, and sex trafficking community a plus
  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills

Experience

  • Project Leadership: Experienced in planning, leading, and managing development projects,including coordinating with peers to achieve desired outcomes, and tracking and reporting on progress to senior managers/board of directors
  • Influencing: Gets others to accept ideas by using convincing arguments, creates a win-win situation and responds appropriately to key stakeholders
  • Relationship Building: Skilled at establishing and cultivating strong relationships with peers, across different levels of the organization and externally

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Knowledge of Raiser's Edge, Salesforce or similar CRM software
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit: Takes initiative and actively seeks to deepen current donor relationships and to forge new ones
  • Communications: Skilled in creating powerful, compelling written and oral communications for fundraising. Ability to convey complex ideas through brief, simple materials. Experience and credibility when presenting materials to external audiences
  • Collaboration: Effective at working with others to reach common goals and objectives

Compensation

Salary is commensurate with experience. Actual salary will be dependent on qualification and anticipated contribution to the foundation.

Please send cover letter, resumes and references to: jobs@somaly.org. Please no phone calls.


3. SENIOR DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS

Reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director (ED), the Senior Director of Communications will develop and coordinate the implementation of a strategic communications plan that supports SMF’s constituency building, advocacy efforts, and fundraising initiatives. The Senior Director of Communications will be responsible for the positioning and management of the SMF brand through ongoing communications efforts, including local and national activities, press outreach, marketing materials, and high-profile events.

Working closely with the Foundation's ED, she/he will be responsible for supporting collaborative planning with partners and communications consultants to support the development and implementation of communications strategies. Positions reporting to the Senior Director of Communications include the Director of Partnerships & Business Development.

Major Duties and Responsibilities
Planning

  • Manage the development, implementation, and evaluation of a prioritized, budgeted communications plan that supports discreet audiences in collaboration with SMF growth objectives, increases the visibility of the brand, and aligns with the SMF Foundation’s general principles
  • Understand the SMF team’s mission, strategy, goals, current operating plan, and event calendar: meet the day-to-day communications needs of the SMF objectives

Media

  • Manage writing and pitching news announcements; scheduling staff media appearances; planning media and other events; supporting on on-line engagement; developing e-mail and newsletter content; coordinating with SMF staff and managing communications consultants
  • Develop messages, materials, and other content for target audiences; facilitate ongoing media relations; track and measure over time the level of engagement within the network
  • Prepare media briefings; facilitate social media conversations; and support special events and briefings
  • Manage all media contacts
  • Help the Foundation's Executive Director develop metrics to measure the impact of communications activities and share data on outputs with relevant partners and with the team
  • Respond to local issues and mitigate negative press; act as direct company spokesperson as needed
  • Train and provide advice to Foundation executives for media interviews, press conferences, and presentations

Online Engagement

  • Oversee work of Director of Partners & Business Development, including all social media programs
  • Work closely with the Director of Partnerships & Business Development to prioritize and manage projects, plan the website's features and enhancements, and produce updates to the current website Serve as liaison with IT consultants for structural changes and new feature rollouts
  • Educate SMF audiences about SMF’s opportunities for grassroots engagement, and provide target audience with communications tools, including materials, guides, videos, and reusable content and stories
  • Coordinate website maintenance and ensure that new, vetted information (article links, stories, and events) is posted regularly

Other Engagement

  • Manage development, distribution, and maintenance of all print and electronic collateral, including but not limited to newsletters, brochures, annual report, e-newsletters, and press kits
  • Coordinate and organize annual meetings that engage the network's discrete audiences
  • Represent SMF as an active member of the anti-trafficking community
  • Coordinate communications with media outlets, grantees, partners, influential thought leaders, and policy makers as needed

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Education & Training

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, international affairs, public policy, or journalism, or equivalent experience required
  • MA degree is preferred
  • Minimum of 8 years experience in communications, public relations, and/or media outlets

Experience

  • Excellent writing, editing, interpersonal, and oral communications skills
  • Experience working with women, girls, and anti-trafficking community
  • A keen sense of what makes and shapes the news, and the ability to make well-informed decisions in targeting appropriate media outlets and reporters
  • Experience working with diverse cultures and willingness to travel
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced, often rapidly changing environment

Knowledge

  • In-depth knowledge and passion for global development, women and girls’ rights, contextual global development issues, and for educating citizens about solutions
  • Experience in building a movement; innovative ideas and approaches to challenges
  • A basic knowledge of new media including blogs, social networking, and online news outlets
  • Attention to detail and adherence to deadlines
  • Strong skills working in teams and across many types of organizations: collaborator, problem solver, relationship-builder, and strong inter-personal skills
  • Resilience under pressure, sense of humor, highly organized, ability to work efficiently and effectively in managing several shifting priorities

The above provides a general description of the position’s responsibilities. It is not an exhaustive statement and should not be construed to exclude other assigned responsibilities or other responsibilities that might be assigned.

Compensation

Salary is commensurate with experience. Actual salary will depend on qualification and anticipated contributions to the Foundation.

Please send cover letter, resumes and references to jobs@somaly.org. No phone calls, please.


4. INTERNSHIPS

Somaly Mam Foundation is currently seeking interns based in our New York office. All positions are unpaid, and we ask for a commitment of at least 15-20 hours per week.

To apply, please send your resume, a cover letter, and a brief writing sample to internships@somaly.org. Please include your name and the position that you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

For Spring internships, please apply by December 1. For Summer internships, please apply by May 1. For Fall internships, please apply by August 1. We consider applications on a rolling basis.

Cause Marketing Intership

Development Internship

Volunteer Coordinator Internship

Cause Marketing Internship

SMF is currently seeking a Cause Marketing Intern to assist the Director of Marketing and Development. This position is unpaid and based in our New York office. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Basic design work: creating flyers, editing images, updating web content
• Research and develop innovative ways to promote SMF and raise awareness of human trafficking
• Writing and editorial tasks, including but not limited to drafting and sending press releases, newsletter and promotional material support, and blogging
• Online research, social media support
• Campaign development and messaging
• Event promotion and production
• Some administrative duties as needed

Qualifications:
• Passionate with a strong commitment to ending sex slavery and human trafficking
• Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills • Strong research abilities and organizational skills
• An eye for good design and clean branding
• Able to work independently and collaboratively, to take initiative, and to build valuable tasks to benefit the organization
• Good sense of humor, able to work in fun environment!
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)
• Photoshop, InDesign, Drupal, and basic HTML skills (or the desire to learn) are a plus but not required
• Non-profit experience preferred but not required

Development Internship

SMF is currently seeking a Development Intern to assist the Director of Marketing and Development. This position is unpaid and based in our New York office. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Researching funding sources, speaking engagements, and other development opportunities
• Researching and applying for grants
• Assisting the development and marketing team in tracking and evaluating fundraising campaigns
• Campaign development, messaging, and execution
• Donor database maintenance: updates, upkeep, data reporting
• Donor interactions: relationship management, other communication as needed
• Event planning and production support as needed
• Some administrative duties as needed

Qualifications:
• Passionate with a strong commitment to ending sex slavery and human trafficking
• Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
• Strong research abilities and organizational skills
• An eye for good design and clean branding
• Able to work independently and collaboratively, to take initiative, and to build valuable tasks to benefit the organization
• Good sense of humor, able to work in fun environment!
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point) • Photoshop, InDesign, Drupal, and basic HTML skills (or the desire to learn) are a plus but not required
• Non-profit experience preferred but not required

Volunteer Coordinator Internship

PROJECT FUTURES global, SMF’s grassroots activist program, empowers volunteers to take action and join the fight against slavery. Volunteers can use their skills and interests, their communities, and their social networks to speak out, increase awareness, and raise funds for the Somaly Mam Foundation. Apply to be an important part of building our new program, PROJECT FUTURES global, creating an exciting movement against sex slavery via social media and talented young volunteers!

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Work closely with the program director of PROJECT FUTURES global to assist in day-to-day program activities
• Manage and respond to incoming local and international volunteer inquiries
• Support ongoing volunteer initiatives
• Upkeep of volunteer database
• Assist in planning and production of fundraising and awareness events and activities
• Website and social media support, including blogging
• Event production and promotion
• Other administrative and research tasks as needed

Qualifications:
• Passionate with a strong commitment to ending sex slavery and human trafficking
• Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
• Strong research abilities and organizational skills
• Able to work independently and collaboratively, to take initiative, and to build valuable tasks to benefit the organization
• Good sense of humor, able to work in fun environment!
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)
• Photoshop, InDesign, Drupal, and basic HTML skills (or the desire to learn) are a plus but not required
• Non-profit experience preferred but not required