Position: Country Leader and Impact Facilitator (Consultant/Part time)
Country: Brazil – Based in Sao Paulo or Rio de Janeiro
WomanChangeMakers is a Fellowship 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.
We believe in the value of anchoring our WomenChangeMakers program in the specific reality of the target countries (presently Brazil and India). Together with our WomenChangeMakers Fellows we elaborate goals that will motivate local partners to support the Fellows’ development and growth. Local and global collaborations with thought leaders, social and business entrepreneurs, as well philanthropic and social investment institutions are core to our approach.
In order to grow our team and further consolidate the WomanChangeMakers (WCM) program in Brazil, the Womanity Foundation is looking for a part-time Country Leader and Impact Facilitator to manage all aspects of our program and enhance the impact of our Fellows. The Country Leader will be tasked with elaborating strategies of growth with and for our Fellows in Brazil; assisting them in identifying their key needs to realize such growth, in particular by creating strategic collaborations with relevant professional experts and partners; and supporting the Womanity Foundation’s efforts in measuring and communicating the impact of our Fellows and of our program. The new Country Leader and Impact Facilitator will be required to significantly expand the existing strategic partnerships and opportunities for our Fellows, and to animate the Fellowship to the benefit of its members.
Responsibilities include: assessing WCM Fellow’s needs and identifying adequate solutions to address these needs, in particular by engaging experts and professional partners; facilitating and strengthening the relationship between the WCM Fellows and the professional program partners; cultivating the relationship with existing and newly acquired WCM professional program partners; developing a results-based action plan for the WCM Fellows and the WCM program in Brazil; supporting monitoring and evaluation efforts and creating an impact-based reporting process on progress made by the Fellows and the WCM Fellowship program; building a pipeline of candidates for the WCM Fellowship; building a local pipeline of potential co-funders for the WCM program or for its Fellows; facilitating the flow of information between WCM Fellows and the Womanity Foundation; customizing WCM marketing materials and visuals for Brazil updating the Brazil news section on the WCM website and strengthening WCM’s presence in (social) media outlets and in the public sphere; representing WCM in the relevant forums and meetings with the aim of increasing its visibility and connections for the benefit of its Fellows and of their social impact.
The Country Leader will report to the Global Program Leader.
Location, Qualifications, Skills and Core Competencies Required:
The person may be located in either Sao Paulo or Rio de Janeiro and should possess excellent spoken and written Brazilian and English language skills. The candidate will have demonstrated a 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 a high motivation and initiative to work towards supporting social entrepreneurs who accelerate progress for women.
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 (via skype, e-mail etc.)
Extensive and positive relations with Brazilian citizen, corporate and public sectors
Excellent strategic planning abilities
Experience in reporting, monitoring and measuring social impact and reporting
Avid user of web 2.0 properties for social change (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
The Womanity Foundation offers a competitive monthly salary for 20 hours x week within the range of R$ 4,200 – R$ 5,500. The salary offer will reflect the applicant’s experience and qualifications. The Womanity Foundation invites applications from candidates regardless race, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or religion.
Please email your resume and a motivation letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position and what motivates you to apply, to Gaston Wright, email@example.com, subject line “WCM Country Leader Brazil”.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with a final application deadline on 31st July 2012.