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Concern Worldwide has nearly 3,000 staff working in 30 countries, who are committed to transforming concern into action and working toward a common goal. Join us.

 

US opportunities

The Concern communications team is responsible for sharing information about our work in 29 of the world’s poorest countries with audiences across the United States and North America. In simple terms, this involves telling stories, especially about the communities and people we partner with to address the root causes of extreme poverty and achieve lasting change. In practical terms, it means developing and disseminating high-quality communications product for use across all media and platforms, and keeping pace with the constantly growing and changing information marketplace. The primary goal of this internship opportunity will be to assist the Concern communications team in the production and organization of high quality content across multiple platforms, to include web, social media, other digital channels, and print applications.

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The Events Officer is an integral member of the individual giving team and is responsible for supporting the planning, project management, logistics, and administrative needs for several of Concern’s most important annual events including: The Concern Spring Run, The Women of Concern Annual Award Luncheon, The Aengus Finucane Memorial Golf Tournament, the Concern Marathon Team, The Seeds of Hope Annual Award Dinner, The Concern Winter Ball, as well as numerous smaller donor cultivation events. It will fall under the purview of the Events Officer to logistically manage these events as well as recruit donors, sponsors and supporters.

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In September 2001, Concern Worldwide US launched Global Concerns Classroom (GCC), an innovative global education program that seeks to raise awareness of current international humanitarian issues in U.S. youth and to empower them to take meaningful action. The Education Program intern will assist GCC staff with: curriculum and resource development for educators and secondary students; national outreach efforts through online (web and blog) and social media outlet; event coordination and content development for GCC’s annual Global Youth Summits in NYC, Chicago, and Boston.

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The Innovations intern will: gain experience in strategy development, partnership cultivation and stewardship, and marketing and communications for global health and international development programs; work closely with the Innovations Partnership and Business Development Manager to imagine and design the future of individual innovations programs and the Innovations initiative writ large; learn what it takes to translate a visionary strategy into an actionable work plan; learn the value of cross-functional collaboration and assist the development, communications, and programmatic teams to create actionable micro-strategies that meet shared goals.

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Concern Worldwide US is seeking a high-energy individual to serve as the Reception/Administrative Coordinator for our office in New York, NY.  This position is responsible for maintaining a welcoming and hospitable tone for the organization. Through pleasant, prompt, and efficient interactions, the Coordinator responds to incoming calls, routes calls to appropriate areas of the organization, greets visitors, and communicates general information to callers and visitors. The Reception/Administrative Coordinator also handles maintenance of the visitor log, paying invoices, ordering office supplies, credit card reconciliation, international and domestic travel arrangements, and helps with the processing of donations.

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Reporting directly to the Vice President of Development and managing a team of four staff, the Director of Institutional Giving has overall responsibility for the pursuit, engagement, and administration of grants from organizational funders, including private and corporate foundations as well as government agencies and bilateral/multilateral funders. Concern is working to increase annual revenue to $50 million by 2018.

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Concern is a global leader in content that tells the stories of the world’s poorest people. It will be the responsibility of the Communication Officer, Content to uphold and improve the quality of our storytelling and to help ensure that the content produced is used to the maximum benefit of the organization and the people we serve. In part, this will entail traveling to the countries where Concern works to report on our impact especially through human stories – approximately 30% international travel.  It will also involve working from the New York office as a liaison with field staff and colleagues based in Dublin and London to coordinate and meet global content needs. Just as important will be the packaging and placement of material across a broad range of channels, and playing an important part in a team approach to pitching high-value media outlets.

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International opportunities

For a full listing of Concern Worldwide’s current overseas job opportunities, please click here. Applications for overseas positions should be submitted to Concern Worldwide’s international headquarters in Ireland.

Volunteering in the US

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Please check this page often, as we update the vacancy page regularly. Concern aims to ensure that all employees are valued for their contribution and are given the opportunity to realize their full potential with the organization. Concern Worldwide U.S. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.