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International Labor Rights Forum | Washington, DC
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International Labor Rights Forum


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Published 18 days ago

June 1, 2020
April 30, 2020
$100,000 - $120,000

The Board of the International Labor Rights Forum (ILRF), a 34-year old non-profit based in Washington, D.C., seeks an Executive Director to lead the organization. ILRF is a human rights organization with a budget of almost $2 million a year, dedicated to promoting dignity and justice for workers in the global economy.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Detailed knowledge of international human rights, international labor standards, and issues affecting workers in globalized industries.
  • A commitment to movement building and grassroots organizing. An understanding of global labor movements, especially trade union movements in the Global South, strongly preferred.
  • A post-graduate degree in law, development, human rights, or other relevant field.
  • Extensive experience managing in the social justice sector. Experience managing in a unionized staff environment strongly preferred.
  • Fluency in English required. Proficiency in another language or other languages strongly preferred.
  • Strong track record of non-profit fundraising from a diversity of sources.
  • Experience developing and implementing advocacy strategies, including experience producing high-quality written material.
  • Willingness to travel extensively, both domestically and internationally.
  • Commitment to anti-oppression principles and practice, and experience and sensitivity in working in multicultural, multiracial environments.

Responsibilities of the Executive Director will include:

Strategic Leadership and Positioning:

  • Play a leadership role with Board, staff, and allies to continuously evaluate opportunities and generate effective strategies in the context of changing landscape and evolving issues in this field, consistent with the ILRF’s mission, vision and values.
  • Represent the organization in public fora, and guide relations with allies in the field.

Fundraising:

  • Cultivate and manage funder relations, including with an engaged network of individual donors.

Administration:

  • Organizational planning, monitoring, and evaluation.
  • Financial management (including developing and managing program budgets).

Board Relations:

  • Engage and convene a Board of trade unionists, non-profit leaders, faith leaders and other committed social justice activists to further the work and stature of ILRF.

The ILRF is an equal opportunity employer and actively recruits women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and persons with diverse gender and sexual identities.

The Board of the International Labor Rights Forum (ILRF), a 34-year old non-profit based in Washington, D.C., seeks an Executive Director to lead the organization. ILRF is a human rights organization with a budget of almost $2 million a year…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Executive

Benefits

Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance; paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave; SIMPLE IRA plan; and transportation reimbursement.

Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance; paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave; SIMPLE IRA plan; and transportation reimbursement.

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in English required. Proficiency in another language or other languages strongly preferred.

Fluency in English required. Proficiency in another language or other languages strongly preferred.

How to Apply

To apply: Please send resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to the ILRF Board. Applications will be considered as they are received.

To apply: Please send resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to the ILRF Board. Applications will be considered as they are received.

Location

1634 I St NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20006

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