Offer: Job: WomanChangeMakers, Country Leader and Impact Facilitator (Part-time Consultant), India (Deadline 22 September 2012)
WomanChangeMakers is a program of Womanity Foundation that focuses on identifying, supporting and connecting social entrepreneurs (men or women) who head established successful organizations that work for women’s empowerment, address systematic gender inequalities and positively transform society. (http://www.womenchangemakers.org) By focusing on how leading entrepreneurs solve problems and help build their communities we aim at helping them catalyze their social impact and scale up their organization. Connections with thought leaders, social and business entrepreneurs, as well philanthropic and social investment institutions is core to what we do everyday.
We believe in the value localizing our programs to the specific reality of Womanity Foundation strategic countries (India/Brazil). The result is a set of goals for India that will spark the interest of potential local partners to support our Fellows.
In order to grow our team and revamp WomanChangeMakers program in India, Womanity Foundation is looking for a part-time Country Leader and Impact Facilitator to lead our program and enhance the impact of our Fellows. The Country leader will be tasked both with strengthening our established and growing network of Fellows in India and supporting Womanity Foundation efforts in measuring and communicating the impact of our Fellows. While we have a program in India, the new Country Leader and Impact Facilitator will be required to significantly expand the strategic partnerships and opportunities for our Fellows.
Other responsibilities include: create a strong impact reporting process, building a pipeline of potential Fellow’s candidates; asses WCM Fellow’s impact and needs; be in touch with the WCM partners; build and coordinate the relationship between the fellows and the partners; build a local pipeline of potential financial sponsors for WCM; facilitate the flow of information structure between WCM Fellows and Womanity Foundation; customized program marketing materials and visuals for India, updating India news section on the website and strengthen WCM presence in
social media outlets. The country leader will report back to Global Program Leader.
Location, Qualifications, Skills and Core Competencies Required
The person may be located in either Mumbai or Delhi and should possess excellent spoken and written English language skills, candidate should have demonstrated a strong personal passion for social change, as well as the ability to work with a cross cultural and international team. We are looking for an individual with strong personal initiative to work towards supporting women social entrepreneurs in India.
- Strong communicator and persuasive deal-maker
- Minimum of 5 years experience working in the citizen sector (mid-level)
- Ability to work on a virtual team
- Strong and positive relations with Indian citizen and corporate sector
- Experience in measuring social impact projects and reporting
- Avid user of web 2.0 properties for social change (Facebook, Twitter, etc)
- Minimum travel availability
Womanity Foundation offers a competitive monthly salary for 25 hours x week within this range (INR 70,000 – INR 90,000). The salary will reflect applicants experience and qualifications. Womanity Foundation invites applications from candidates regardless race, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or religion.
The position is based either in Mumbai or Delhi.
Please email resume and cover letter, both in word format, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position to Gaston Wright (gaston [at] womanity [dot] org); subject line “Country Leader and Impact Facilitator India”.
Applications reviewed on the rolling basis with final application deadline on September 22nd.