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Iran Human Rights Documentation Center


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July 24, 2020
July 10, 2020

Description

The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center


The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) is an independent, non-profit and strictly non-partisan organization located in New Haven, Connecticut that promotes human rights and the rule of law in Iran by documenting and reporting on human rights abuses that are ignored, supported, and often perpetuated by the Iranian government. IHRDC's in-depth reports and legal analysis are published in Persian and English and are disseminated world-wide. IHRDC focuses on allegations of the most serious violations of human rights, such as murder, torture, unlawful imprisonment, enforced disappearance, sexual violence, and persecution on political, religious or gender grounds.


Available Position

The Executive Administrator assists with general administrative duties, grant administration, fundraising and development, administration of financial matters, and provides support to the Executive Director on all other matters. The Executive Administrator reports to the Executive Director. The position is available immediately. Salary offered will be based on experience and qualifications.

The Executive Administrator will be responsible for the following:

Grant Administration:

- Assist with managing budget processes, including single and multi-year grant budgets

- Assist with timely grant reporting requirements and drafting progress reports for Grantors

- Maintain up-to-date files with relevant documents for each grant program


Administrative Duties:

- Manage IHRDC insurance programs and 401k plan

- Manage subscriptions held by IHRDC

- Prepare documents for new employees

- Maintain office files

- Maintain organization’s contact list

- Facilitate logistics for new interns and volunteers

- Record the value of services donated by interns and volunteers

- Provide administrative support for Board meetings, including organizing attendance, assembling background packets, drafting board minutes and maintaining Board meeting files, working with the Board Chair as necessary to perform the aforementioned tasks

- Maintain and update organization policies and procedures manual and other organizational documents

- Maintain the organization's calendar

- Purchase software, hardware, equipment, furniture, supplies, and stationary as requested

- Send out occasional bulk mailings

- Serve as primary contact with building management for lease and maintenance issues

- Act as receptionist and answer telephone for the organization during business hours

- Perform support tasks for the Executive Director as requested for the smooth functioning of the organization

- Liaise with financial accounting firm in order to oversee day-to-day transactions of the organization and facilitate monthly closing and financial statements

- Assist with managing revenue process from various funding sources, including but not limited to State and other Government agencies, private foundations, individual and corporate donors

- Review of IHRDC general info email inbox to monitor for media requests, information requests and other important communications to flag to the Executive Director


Fundraising and Development Duties:

- Manage donor databases

- Facilitate relationships with individual donors, including drafting of thank you messages

- Coordinate with financial accounting firm regarding donations and grants

- Assist with organizing and coordinating fundraising events

- Measure impact of fundraising efforts

- Research potential donors and funding opportunities

- Draft letters of inquiry, grant proposals, appeal letters, web postings and news releases

- Assist in managing IHRDC's social media presence, including Facebook, Twitter, Telegram and Instagram

- Monitor and update charity and nonprofit websites with IHRDC profiles

- Collect, develop and organize data regarding outputs, outcomes, and impacts of IHRDC activities, including those set out by grant Monitoring and Evaluation plans

- Perform additional tasks as determined by the Executive Director


Job Requirements

- Bachelor's Degree

- Two (2) or more years of relevant experience

- Strong MS Excel/Google Sheets skills

- Ability to analyze and report on complex data in an easily digestible format to present to Executive Director

- Ability to manage and make progress on multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines

- Ability to work with multiple grant budgets, both single year and multi-year plans


Desired Skills

- Digital and print media production

- Familiarity with social media

- - Persian language skills

- Familiarity with Iranian current events and international human rights conventions including the ICCPR and Universal Declaration of Human Rights.


Characteristics and skills

- Organizational and administrative skills

- Detail oriented

- Motivated

- Professional

- Flexible

- Ability to work well with others


Details at a glance

On-site location desirable. During the pandemic, the office is working remotely but applicants based in or nearby New Haven, CT are preferred.

Full Time Schedule

4-Year Degree Required


Benefits

Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance; 401(k)


How To Apply

Applicants should email their resume and cover letter to shahin@iranhrdc.org.


Location

129 Church Street, Suite 423, New Haven, CT 06510

Description

The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center


The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) is an independent, non-profit and strictly non-partisan organization located in New Haven, Connecticut that promotes human…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

How to Apply

Applicants should email their resume and cover letter to shahin@iranhrdc.org.

Applicants should email their resume and cover letter to shahin@iranhrdc.org.

Location

New Haven, CT

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