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Office Manager
Responsibilities:
Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Ibis Reproductive Health Cambridge office, liaise with and provide support to other Ibis offices (Oakland and Johannesburg), including managing relationships with building management, Ibis vendors, and equipment maintenance. Provide administrative support for the Ibis President, as well as ad hoc administrative support to Ibis senior staff and other research staff. Organize staff and project meetings, coordinate travel, and manage expenses. Assist President with scheduling, travel, board relations, and other tasks as needed. Assist the Director of Finance and Administration with human resources and IT functions, including acting as system administrator and coordinating all activities with outside technical support representatives.

In addition, as a member of our development and communications team, assist with fundraising activities, including preparation of grant proposals and reports, development of fundraising materials, and monitoring of fundraising systems. Also participate in the development, design, and dissemination of communications materials, help maintain website, coordinate social media activities, and support development of newsletter and other organizational and project materials.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least three years of administrative experience, with a record of increasing responsibility.
  • Highly organized, high initiative, flexible and resourceful, diplomatic, calm, high energy, able to work independently but also as part of a team.
  • Strong computer and technological skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required. Proficiency in Access and comfort working in web design programs and/or content management systems strongly preferred.
  • Strong writing and editing skills. Interest and skill in desktop design (print and electronic materials) a plus.
  • Familiarity with and interest in using social media tools.
  • Sense of humor.

Salary commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits.

 

Start date: Position available immediately

 

How to apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter and a curriculum vitae to admin@ibisreproductivehealth.org before September 30, 2014. Please include “Office Manager” in the subject line of the email. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis; since this is an immediate vacancy, we are seeking to fill the position as soon as possible.

 

Research Intern
Based in Oakland, CA
We seek an individual who has a strong commitment to women’s health and rights, and who is willing to provide both research and administrative support to Ibis staff in Oakland, CA. The intern will contribute to ongoing international and domestic research projects. Tasks may include data entry, data collection, literature reviews, as well as assistance with administrative, development, and communications activities. Applicants should be comfortable working on multiple projects simultaneously and interacting with a variety of people, and should ideally be familiar or have an interest in reproductive health research and reproductive justice.


We are seeking candidates who can work approximately eight hours per week for the fall semester. We encourage students receiving work study or practicum/school credit to apply.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment to women’s sexual and reproductive health
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Flexibility, responsiveness, and willingness to pitch in to a variety of projects

Preferred qualifications:

  • Advanced undergraduate student or graduate student
  • Commitment to reproductive health, rights, and justice
  • Interest in contraception and abortion policy
  • Interest or experience in Native American women’s sexual and reproductive health
  • Proficiency in Spanish a plus

To apply, send a cover letter and CV/resume to slebenkoff[@]ibisreproductivehealth.org. No phone calls please.

Position will remain open until filled.

Organizational and Financial Support Intern
Based in Cambridge, MA

We are seeking one part-time individual with a strong commitment to women’s health and rights, who is willing to provide organizational and financial support to Ibis staff. The intern will be based in Cambridge, MA and will assist with activities critical to the operations of a small non-profit, reporting directly to the Director of Finance and Administration. Tasks may include, but are not limited to, assisting with filing and organization of office and financial materials, working with excel spreadsheets and funder documents, and interfacing with our IT consultants to coordinate support. Applicants should be comfortable working on multiple projects simultaneously and interacting with a variety of people. This position is ideal for someone interested in non-profit management and administration, and/or who has an interest in sexual and reproductive health research.

This position is unpaid, credit provided where available.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Ability to commit 12-16 hours/week
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (in particular, Word and Excel)
  • Demonstrated commitment to women’s sexual and reproductive health
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Flexibility, responsiveness, and willingness to pitch in to a variety of projects

To apply, send a cover letter and CV to admin@ibisreproductivehealth.org. Please specify the name of the position you are applying for in the title of the email. No phone calls please.

Position will remain open until filled. Start date early-mid August is preferable.

 


** We seek to build and maintain a diverse staff with regard to race, culture, ethnicity, class, religion, physical ability, age, gender, and sexual orientation. People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.**




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We maintain a file of resumes that we consider first when we post new jobs or when we seek consultants. If you are interested in working for Ibis, but do not see a specific job posting that matches your interests, you can send a resume and cover letter to:

Ibis Reproductive Health
17 Dunster Street, Suite 201
Cambridge, MA 02138