Program Associate – Women’s Environment & Development Organization

Opportunity Type: Job

The Women's Environment & Development Organization (WEDO) is currently hiring for two positions - a Program Associate and a Grants & Administration Associate - to join their team pushing & building for climate justice, women's rights and feminist futures for people & planet! 

Position Overview

The Program Associate will join the WEDO team in managing an exciting portfolio of projects related to women’s leadership, climate change policy-making and social justice advocacy. The Program Associate plays an essential role in supporting all aspects of implementation of these projects, from strategic planning to budget management and evaluation.

Required Qualifications

  • Masters degree in a relevant discipline (Gender, Environment, Human Rights, Economics, International Development, or other related disciplines) and/or equivalent 3+ years of experience in program roles within human rights, environmental and social justice nonprofit or philanthropic sectors; proven track record in executing the responsibilities of this position, including budget management and evaluation;
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills in English are essential; knowledge of French, Spanish and/or Portuguese is a significant advantage;
  • Familiarity with current issues related to gender, environmental and social justice, in different local, national and global contexts;
  • Willingness to travel internationally for between one to two weeks at a time;

Compensation & Benefits

This is a full-time position located in New York, NY (w/ possibility for remote work) with a salary range of $52k-$65k.  Some international travel is required, COVID permitting.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should submit their application, including Resume and Cover Letter, no later than July 14 2021. Applications are requested as soon as possible, and interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis. 

Please see the link below for the full job description, requirements and to apply.