Mercy Corps is hiring a
Location: Any Mercy Corps office location or Remote US
Valid unrestricted work authorization in the country in which you will be based (United States) is required at the time of application for this position.
Position Status: Full-time, Regular, Exempt
Salary: Starting salary for this role will be $76,800 – $91,200 commensurate on experience
Mercy Corps is powered by the belief that a better world is possible. To do this, we know our teams do their best work when they are diverse and every team member feels that they belong. We welcome diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills so that we can be stronger and have long term impact.
In support of that mission, the Foundations team (CFT) manages Mercy Corps’ relationships with major US foundations by co-creating strategically restricted grants and leading Big Bet proposal processes. We set bold agency-wide strategies, manage relationships with foundation partners, and support relationships initiated by our RD and program colleagues around the world.
TRACKING AND REPORTING COODRINDATION
PIPELINE AND FUNDRAISING SUPPORT
Reports Directly To: Senior Director, Foundation Partnerships
Works Directly With: Directors of Foundation Partnerships, key stakeholders in Resource Development, Regional Program Team, including Program Officers, Country Directors, and Technical Advisors; Finance, and the Technical Support Unit.
Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our program participants, community partners, other stakeholders, and to international standards guiding international relief and development work. We are committed to actively engaging communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.
Proven ability to manage projects and competing priorities. Excellent project and work management skills: ability to organize, determine priorities, and follow through promptly.
5+ years increasingly responsible work with program or fundraising teams. Fundraising campaign management experience, a plus.
Outstanding written and verbal communications skills
Excellent problem solving, interpersonal, and intercultural skills.
Ability to work in teams to develop and execute strategy.
Understanding of climate adaptation, international aid and development required
Ability to handle multiple tasks with diverse strategic outcomes.
Knowledge and proficiency at an intermediate or higher level of the Microsoft Office suite, including Teams, Sharepoint, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
The successful Climate Campaign Program Manager will be an outstanding project manager and relationship builder, particularly with internal Mercy Corps stakeholders. They will skillfully coordinate cross-functional teams to complete projects and work required to move relationships forward and help Mercy Corps reach its campaign goals. They will be able to articulate Mercy Corps’ mission and engagement opportunities with passion and professionalism.
Living Conditions / Environmental Conditions
The position is U.S. based, open to remote, location subject to review and approval. Most of the team is based in Portland, OR, with representation in Washington, DC and a presence in NY.
In support of our belief that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities we serve, we empower all team members to dedicate 5% of their time to learning activities that further their personal and/or professional growth and development.
Achieving our mission begins with how we build our team and work together. Through our commitment to enriching our organization with people of different origins, beliefs, backgrounds, and ways of thinking, we are better able to leverage the collective power of our teams and solve the world’s most complex challenges. We strive for a culture of trust and respect, where everyone contributes their perspectives and authentic selves, reaches their potential as individuals and teams, and collaborates to do the best work of their lives.
We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a journey, and we are committed to learning, listening and evolving to become more diverse, equitable and inclusive than we are today.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Mercy Corps is an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination on any basis. We actively seek out diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills so that we can be collectively stronger and have sustained global impact.
We are committed to providing an environment of respect and psychological safety where equal employment opportunities are available to all. We do not engage in or tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability (including HIV/AIDS status), marital status, military veteran status or any other protected group in the locations where we work.
Mercy Corps is committed to ensuring that all individuals we come into contact with through our work, whether team members, community members, program participants or others, are treated with respect and dignity. We are committed to the core principles regarding prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse laid out by the UN Secretary General and IASC and have signed on to the Interagency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. We will not tolerate child abuse, sexual exploitation, abuse, or harassment by or of our team members. As part of our commitment to a safe and inclusive work environment, team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner, respect local laws and customs, and to adhere to Mercy Corps Code of Conduct Policies and values at all times. Team members are required to complete mandatory Code of Conduct elearning courses upon hire and on an annual basis.
As a safeguarding measure, Mercy Corps screens all potential US-Based employees. This is done following the conclusion of recruitment and prior to assuming full employment.
Our screening process is designed to be transparent and completed in partnership with new Team Members. You will have the opportunity to disclose any prior convictions at the conclusion of the recruitment process before the check is initiated. We ask that you do not disclose any prior convictions in your application materials or during the recruitment process.