Employment - Operations and Development Assistant

The Global Justice Center is currently seeking a highly motivated and energetic Operations & Development Assistant. We’re looking for a team member who is familiar with the world of international advocacy, passionate about gender equality and human rights, and excited to learn more about the nonprofit sector. We are seeking candidates with administrative, office management and/or fundraising experience. The Operations & Development Assistant will report directly to the Grants and Development Manager and the Director of Operations.

This position is available immediately and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

I. Duties & Responsibilities

Major duties and responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

Office Operations & Maintenance (30%)

  • Manage daily operations and office logistics, including running errands as needed. maintaining subscriptions and memberships, and coordinate and oversee purchase of new equipment, furniture and office supplies.
  • Field phone calls and requests for information and manage mail.
  • Assist in arranging travel and logistics for staff.
  • Maintain organizational technology, including computers, software and server.
  • Troubleshoot all IT work as needed, including in consultation with external IT contractor.
  • Ensure office upkeep and maintain environment that is friendly and professional.

Finances (15%)

  • Track and code all receipts and daily expenses, including monthly reconciliations.
  • Manage vendors, including contracts and payments.
  • Handle and process reimbursement forms for employees & consultants.
  • Oversee distribution and tracking of petty cash.
  • Assist the Director of Operations on financial management and yearly audit.

Human Resources (5%)

  • Administer new employee orientation and onboarding.
  • Manage and maintain staff and intern personnel files, including staff out days.
  • Update internal operation procedures documents, including Employee Policy and Procedures Manuals, as needed.

Development (50%)

  • Receive, process and acknowledge donations, and track donations in Salesforce.
  • Provide administrative support before, during and after fundraising meetings.
  • Support the Grants and Development Manager with grant applications and reports, including compiling necessary materials, drafting applications and reports, and tracking deadlines.
  • Assist with direct and digital mail campaigns.
  • Maintain an accurate and up to date donor and event attendee database.
  • Assist with the organization and execution of fundraising events.

II. Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree with 2+ years of relevant work experience or Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • 1-3 years administrative management and/or fundraising experience for non-profits.
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and time management skills.
  • Strong computer and database skills, especially with Excel and Salesforce.
  • Ability to work independently within a small team; sense of humor is essential!
  • Experience communicating with donors, vendors and consultants a plus.
  • Experience working with legal organizations or non-direct service non-profits a plus.
  • Interest in nonprofit organizations, philanthropy or previous experience in nonprofits a plus.

How to Apply

To apply for the Operations & Development Assistant position, please send a resume, cover letter including salary requirements, and a brief writing sample to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Deadline to apply is September 7, 2018, but applications will be considered on a rolling basis. 

The baseline salary for this position is $38,000, with a final salary offer based on the candidate's experience.

The Global Justice Center provides equal employment opportunities. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The Global Justice Center encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, and record of arrest or conviction. In addition to federal law requirements, the Global Justice Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Summer Legal Internship

The Global Justice Center (GJC), an international law focused human rights organization, is seeking summer legal interns.

Global Justice Center law interns will be involved in current projects as well as have the opportunity to develop their own areas of research as it fits within the mission of the organization. Interns often work closely with the organization's President, Janet Benshoof, and are supervised by GJC Counsel. In working closely with the GJC leadership and staff (as well as with our in-country partners) the intern will learn directly from experts in the field.

Qualifications
  • Enrolled law student or recent law school graduate.
  • Interest in and knowledge of women's rights, international relations, law, public policy, transitional justice, or nation-building preferred.
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Languages, particularly knowledge of Arabic, a plus.
  • Ability to work independently.

To apply send a current resume, a cover letter, writing sample, and list of 3 references to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Only applicants who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.

All documents should be sent in PDF format and should be labeled in the following format: last name, type of document (Jones Resume.pdf, Jones Cover Letter.pdf, Jones Writing Sample.pdf) Please note: only complete applications will be considered.

Communications Internship

This internship is an exciting opportunity for anyone interested in communications, international affairs, women's studies, human rights and/or international law. In working closely with the GJC leadership and staff, as well as the international women's groups we collaborate with, the intern will learn directly from experts in the field. We value our interns, and give them plenty of opportunities for creativity, academic growth, exposure to current trends and issues in international human rights law, and most importantly, the ability to make a strong contribution to a pioneering international human rights legal organization.

Specific duties may include:
  • Posting content, editing and updating the GJC website.
  • Drafting social content for GJC's Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook accounts.
  • Writing regular blog posts on current events and GJC’s work.
  • Working to strengthen a communications and press outreach strategy.
  • Assisting with the logistics for special events.
  • Other administrative and research duties as needed.
Qualifications
  • Interest in and knowledge of women's rights, international relations, law, public policy, transitional justice, and/or non-profit administration.
  • Familiarity with social media tools, database, desktop, and web publishing software.
  • Strong written skills, comfortable writing daily and under deadline for a variety of channels.
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize, and perform a wide variety of tasks, over the course of the workday.
  • Proactive in suggesting stories and social media strategies.
  • Motivated, enthusiastic, and willing to learn.
  • Experience with graphic design and HTML a plus.

Interns must be willing to work at least 20 hrs/week for the duration of the internship. While the internship is unpaid, the Global Justice Center is willing to assist students in obtaining school credit or outside funding for the internship.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the title "Communications Internship". All documents should be sent as PDFs and should be labeled in the following format: last name, type of document (Jones Resume.pdf, Jones Cover Letter.pdf). Only applicants who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.

We are currently accepting applications for the Spring 2019 Communications Internship.