Program Manager

Website Women's Equality Center

Women’s Equality Center (WEC)

Position: Program Manager

Location: Remote (location flexible within the US)

Status: Exempt, Full Time

Position Summary:

The Women’s Equality Center provides strategic communications and campaign support to the  reproductive health, rights, and justice field at all levels, developing long-term, big-picture  messaging frameworks around emerging issues and complementing and strengthening the  work of organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean via grants, integrated policy and  communications campaigns, and rapid-response operations.

We’re an unusual organization. WEC is a highly collaborative environment in which we keep  structure, hierarchy, and reporting lines intentionally loose and the boundaries between roles  flexible to ensure that we’re bringing the full range of expertise, experience, and perspective of  every team member to the strategies we’re developing and work we’re doing. Everyone does a  little bit of everything here. We’ve worked very hard to establish an organizational culture based  on collaboration, candor, transparency, and a great deal of mutual respect and trust. We take it  very seriously, and we will need you to as well.

Reporting to the Director of Campaigns & Advocacy Programs, the Program Manager is a  strongly detail-oriented and proactive problem-solver with demonstrated project management  skills. The Program Manager will support the smooth implementation of the organization’s  programmatic strategies and tactics. The Program Manager will need to be bilingual, and  fluently speak, write, and read in Spanish and English.

Essential Responsibilities and Activities: 

  • Support the execution of programming strategies – with a focus on managing critical  workflows including team logistics, operations, and events
  • Serve as liaison between WEC’s program team and operations team to move forward  vendor and partner contracts, payment documentation, and invoices
  • Manage grant reporting with an external consultant
  • Work across strategic teams, consultants, agencies, and partner organizations to  manage and implement strategies.
  • Provide written materials as needed in both English and Spanish.
  • Support special projects and other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate must have the following skills and qualities: 

  • 4+ years of experience in program management work aimed at pushing policy, political, or cultural progress.
  • Complete fluency in both Spanish and English. Strong writing, editing, and proofreading  skills, with a knack for creative and engaging copywriting and an eagle eye for editing.
  • Strong virtual communication and collaboration skills: efficiency and comfort with Zoom,  Slack, and Google Suite, responsiveness via email, and willingness to participate in  group calls or as needed.
  • Comfortable multitasking and managing many projects simultaneously, and under tight  deadlines.
  • Comfortable working in a collaborative environment, and open to criticism and  compromise. High attention to detail and follow-through.
    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with and respect  people of different cultures and viewpoints.
  •  Passion for making a difference; a growth mindset, can-do attitude, versatility, and  openness to engaging in a spectrum of work.
    Ability to travel both domestically and internationally, up to 25% of the time, some of  which may occur over holidays and weekends.

Salary + Benefits: 

The salary range for this position is between $70,000 to $79,199, based upon years of  experience and education.

Our generous benefits package includes: 

4 weeks paid vacation, the week between Christmas and New Year off,
80 hours of health leave,
16 hours of casual leave,
20 hours of volunteer leave,
13 paid holidays,
fully employer-paid health/dental/vision insurance for employees and their families,
12 weeks of paid family and medical leave after 90 days of employment,
401k retirement plan with a 3% automatic contribution and up to a 3% employer match,
cell phone and fitness stipend,
professional development stipend,
Pre-tax transportation benefits,
short/long term disability insurance, and
a flexible work environment.

To Apply:

Send resumé, cover letter, and a writing sample (please include a sample in both English and  Spanish that reflects your bilingual writing skills) to [email protected], using the following subject  line format “Last Name, First Name_Program Manager”. For shortlisted candidates, there will be  a written exercise and up to two additional forms to complete, to which we’ll send you a link  when at that stage.

New Venture Fund Careers:

Women’s Equality Center is a project of New Venture Fund (NVF), a 501(c)(3) public charity that  incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. NVF is  committed to attracting, developing, and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work  environment that is dynamic, rewarding, and enables each of us to realize our potential. NVF’s  work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum  of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political  affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other  classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.

To center the safety and well-being of its employees, New Venture Fund requires that any  employee who is required to conduct in-person activities for their job must be fully vaccinated  against COVID-19 within four weeks of their start date. This position may require candidates to  be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Accommodations may be sought and approved in  accordance with the law by contacting human resources at [email protected]


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