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Recruiting Organization: The National Organization of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault

POSITION TITLE: Program Specialist

National Organization of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault

The National Organization of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault (SCESA) is looking for a dynamic individual to join their hardworking team as a Program Specialist. SCESA is an advocacy organization of Women of Color. Our core work focuses on ensuring support for Communities of Color organizations working to end sexual assault across the nation as well as influencing and shaping national public policy to ensure the inclusion of the experiences and realities of Women and Girls of Color.

The Program Specialist will work within a team environment to provide training and support

to local communities of color organizations as well as administrative assistance with project related activities that contribute to carrying out organization goals and objectives.

Key responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

à Provide training and technical assistance through telephone, email, and on-site visits

à Plan, develop, implement logistics of webinars, national meetings, trainings and/or conferences

à Provide administrative and project related support to ensure completion of grant deliverables and goals/objectives of projects

à WordPress experience a plus

à Assist with communication and engagement of community-based programs and national partners that address Communities of Color and are relevant to SCESA’s mission

We are looking for a candidate that has:

· Work or volunteer experience in planning and organizing events, trainings, or meetings;

· Lived expertise, commitment and passion for working on issues that impact Women of Color;

· Commitment to ending violence against women and specifically sexual assault;

· Self-motivated and the ability to function effectively both independently and collaboratively within a team environment;

· Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects and deadlines;

· Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with a diverse group of Women of Color both as staff and participants in organizational activities;

· Flexible and able to adapt and effectively handle changes and shifting priorities;

· Detail-oriented, excellent time management, planning, and organizational skills;

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills; and

· Ability to travel across the country as required.

This is a full-time salaried position based in Connecticut or Massachusetts. Salary is commensurate with experience, and includes a generous benefits package.

To apply, please submit a cover letter outlining your interest in the position and a resume to no later thanFriday, March 25, 2022.

SCESA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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Fee Amount: None

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