New job 10528 - Specialist, United States Domestic Policy in Massachusetts

10528 - Specialist, United States Domestic Policy

Company : Oxfam America
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Massachusetts

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Company Description
Oxfam is a global organization working to end the injustice of poverty. We help people build better futures for themselves, hold the powerful accountable, and save lives in disasters.

Job Description
Provide overall support to US domestic programming including for partner grants, campaign and partner events and actions, research, monitoring, evaluation and learning; annual operation planning and reporting; liaising with interns; financial management and special projects.
Campaign support and coordination (35%)
 Oversee and support special projects and events for US domestic programs, including
agency and partner events.
 Provide leadership and project management on logistics for high-level public facing
events and lobby days.
 Participate in team planning and meetings, and help with coordination, scheduling, and
 Compile data about program issues.
 Conduct, collaborate in, and/or coordinate research in support of team, projects,
 Keep informed of all aspects of the team’s activities.
 Provide project management as appropriate and necessary.
 Participate in agency meetings, as necessary.
 Facilitate communication and collaboration with a broad range of internal and external
 Support in recruitment, hiring and oversight of interns including delegation of
Finance (10%)
 Assist with managing budgets for programs and events (e.g. tracking, allocating,
 Arrange payment for vendors and consultants.
 Submit and track check and wire requests.
 Arrange travel advances and honorariums.
 Manage and track small partner grants coming from campaign budgets.
Grant Management (35%)
 Maintain system for large grant administration, including overseeing grant approval
process, reporting and disbursals.
 Track and develop reporting templates.
 Coordinate information and knowledge management.
Systems and Information Management (20%)*
Work with department interns and campaign leads to:
 Manage and maintain strong knowledge management systems, ensuring efficient
availability, dissemination, and archiving of US domestic programming related information
products across all team functions (research, policy, organizing, media, private sector, and
international engagement).
 Provide administrative, logistical, communications, and documentation support to the
 Perform other administrative and support functions as needed.

 Will stay abreast of professional standards, trends and issues affecting this set of
responsibilities, demonstrating continuous learning of the field.
 Will work effectively and collaboratively in support of a team-based, problem-solving work
 Will have an understanding of gender justice, and diversity within key areas of
responsibility and a commitment to promoting gender justice and diversity in our
workplace and programs.
 Within key areas of responsibility, will have a commitment to providing a safe
environment for staff, partners, and beneficiaries, and a commitment to promoting
safeguarding in our workplace, programs, and the communities we serve.
 Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, international relations, related field or an equivalent
combination of education, training and experience.
Experience and Core Competencies:
 3-5 years experience in a campaign, policy, program or similar environment.
 Volunteer recruitment and management skills.
 Experience in meeting and event planning and facilitation.
 Financial and database management skills.
 Good judgment, initiative and ability to anticipate problems and follow through with
 Ability to work in a team setting.
 Strong oral and written communications skills.
 Ability to organize work and set priorities among a varied set of tasks.
 Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
 Fluency in Spanish.
 Experience in a non-profit setting.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Oxfam America is a Gender Just organization and an equal opportunity employer. We have a zero tolerance policy for any sexual harassment, exploitation, and/or abuse. We welcome all persons to apply and do not discriminate. We take measures to prevent discrimination against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
We are an E-Verify employer.
For more information, please click on the following links:
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Job Type: Full-time

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