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World: Job announcement for Hollaback!

in WORLD, 13/06/2012

Hollaback! is an international movement to end street harassment of women and LGBTQ individuals. We are powered by a global activist network that stretches from New York City to Santiago, and from London to Mumbai. Our local activists use mobile and web-based technology to gather data on where, when, and how sexual harassment is taking place in public space. We work together on a global scale to ignite a public conversation surrounding street harassment and to create strategies that will ensure equal access to public space for all.

Source: Hollaback!

Hollaback! Brooklyn, NY, USA.

Closing date: June 30, 2012.
Description:

Hollaback! is an international movement to end street harassment of women and LGBTQ individuals. We are powered by a global activist network that stretches from New York City to Santiago, and from London to Mumbai. Our local activists use mobile and web-based technology to gather data on where, when, and how sexual harassment is taking place in public space. We work together on a global scale to ignite a public conversation surrounding street harassment and to create strategies that will ensure equal access to public space for all.

Hollaback! began in 2005 when a group of youth activists came together to brainstorm solutions to the problem of street harassment and has expanded rapidly over the past 7 years. Its current executive director, Emily May, has led the organization since 2010. The Deputy Director will join our part-time staff, volunteers, and site leaders in leading the movement to end street harassment.
Responsibilities:

We are seeking someone with an entrepreneurial spirit to oversee the operations of our organization. This includes, but is not limited to:

Oversee the delivery of our international movement program. This includes training and three three-month classes per year and on-boarding a total of 30 sites annually. It also includes growing and maintaining our current vibrant network of sites, developing and maintaining systems of site-to-site communication, and managing the performance of our network;
Thought leadership. You’ll oversee the development of resources on street harassment, including an authoritative guide for organizations and schools seeking to address the issue and an extensive set of resources for our site leaders. You’ll also develop and launch new programming;
Oversee all staff. This includes a part time administrative assistant and between 2-4 interns;
Represent the organization at public events and in the press, as needed;
Provide support as needed to executive director on policy, advocacy, communications, marketing, fundraising, and relationship building; and
Any other duties as assigned by executive director.

Requirements:

Must have a college degree and 2-3 years full time work experience;
Must have at least 1-2 years management experience;
Strong written and oral communication skills;
The ability to think strategically;
Must have a genuine passion for ending street harassment and an investment in seeing more women and LGBTQ leaders in the world;
Proficient in a language other than English preferred, but not required;
Ability to work independently and take initiative in a fast-paced environment; and
Dependability and attention to detail.

Hollaback! is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, LGBTQ people, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
To Apply:

To apply, please email a PDF resume to holla@ihollaback.org (as an attachment) and include the cover letter in the body of the email.

The cover letter should describe why you feel you are a fit for this position and include salary history for the past five years.

Applications are due on or before June 30th, 2012. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone calls please.

Website: http://www.ihollaback.org/about/join-our-team-2
 

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