Job Opportunities at the Quaker United Nations Office, New York

The Quaker United Nations Office in New York has two vacancies; a Quaker UN Representative and an Outreach & Development Officer

Quaker UN Representative

QUNO’s New York office is hiring for the position of Quaker UN Representative to join our representation team at the United Nations. This Representative position functions as a senior member of the QUNO team, sharing programme responsibilities while taking particular care for the operations of the office. Their principal responsibilities include: taking a lead role under the supervision of the QUNO Director in facilitating the administration and financial management of the QUNO office and Quaker House (including supervising the Office Coordinator); developing and implementing one or more areas of QUNO programme as articulated in the QUNO strategic plan; and supporting the Outreach and Development Officer in respect of fundraising and outreach activities. It is anticipated that their time will be evenly divided between programmatic and administrative responsibilities.

Qualified applications will have a minimum of eight years of experience in non-profit administration and programme implementation, including financial management, grant management and staff supervision. Additionally, applicants need demonstrated programme experience in a related field of QUNO New York’s work. Interested applicants are encouraged to read through the job description and requirements, and apply by April 10, 2021. Find out more on QUNO’s website.

Outreach & Development Officer

QUNO’s New York office is hiring for the position of Outreach & Development Officer. This position will work closely with the QUNO Director, and will coordinate with the AFSC Advancement team, QUNO senior staff and the Quaker UN Committee (QUNC) in all facets of fundraising, outreach and communications for QUNO. This position will focus on building the base of interested and engaged supporters for QUNO. For fundraising, this includes expanding and strengthening the current donor base to significantly increase contributed revenue. This position will also create and implement an effective outreach and communications strategy to raise the visibility of QUNO in anticipation of a public celebration of its 75th Anniversary in 2022 and to maximize QUNO’s public presence in the years beyond.

Qualified applicants will have a minimum of seven years of experience in front-line fundraising, as well as a minimum of three years of experience in outreach and communications. Additionally, applicants will have the ability to navigate complex organizational relationships with grace, to work within a small office and coordinate with a larger remote advancement team. Interested applicants are encouraged to read through the job description and requirements, and apply by March 31, 2021. Find out more on QUNO’s website.