Employment

project assistant in cambridge, ma

Ibis is seeking an individual to fill a Project Assistant position in the Cambridge, MA office. The ideal candidate will be committed to work on sexual and reproductive health and rights and is willing to provide administrative support to the team working to move an oral contraceptive (OC) over the counter (OTC) in the United States. The Project Assistant will work closely with the Free the Pill team and the OCs OTC Working Group. 

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and document internal and external meetings; 
  • Manage contact lists; 
  • Manage campaign materials including products and mailings;
  • Contribute to tracking media coverage, policy developments, and new research on the topic;
  • Participate in the development, design, and dissemination of communications materials, including writing/editing working group and Free the Pill newsletters, maintaining websites, and social media activities; 
  • Contribute to the team’s research activities including conducting literature reviews and tracking ongoing data collection;
  • Support the Free the Pill Project Director in other duties as necessary.

Qualifications
Minimum:

  • Self-starter, detail-oriented, highly organized, with demonstrated problem-solving approach and ability to meet deadlines 
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills
  • Strong computer and technological skills including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Flexible, responsive, and willing to pitch in on a variety of projects, and able to work both independently and as a team

We particularly welcome those who have:

  • Experience working on projects related to sexual and reproductive health and rights
  • Comfort working in WordPress, other website content management systems, and/or email marketing systems preferred.
  • Familiarity with and interest in using social media tools
  • Experience searching for and identifying scientific literature, especially in public health  
  • Sense of humor

Ibis seeks to build and maintain a diverse and inclusive workplace; we encourage applications from people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ people, first-generation college graduates, and people from other underrepresented communities.

Salary: Negotiable, depending on qualifications and experience.

Benefits: Ibis employees are eligible to participate in programs including medical, dental, disability and life insurance, retirement contribution fund, professional development opportunities, among others. 

Deadline for applications: Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to admin@ibisreproductivehealth.org. Please note the position for which you are applying in the subject line of the email. Priority will be given to applications received by April 30, 2018.  Position starts as soon as filled. No phone calls, please.

Intern in oakland, ca (summer)

We seek an individual with a commitment to reproductive health and rights, and who is willing to provide both research and administrative support to Ibis staff at our Oakland, CA office. The intern will work with several study teams on ongoing international and domestic research projects. Tasks may include quantitative or qualitative data entry, collection, cleaning, and analysis, scientific literature reviews, as well as assistance with administrative tasks. Applicants should be comfortable working with multiple study teams and should have experience with or an interest in reproductive health research. This is a paid summer intern position for 8-12 weeks in our Oakland, CA office. We encourage students receiving practicum/school credit to apply.

Minimum qualifications:
Demonstrated interest in sexual and reproductive health and rights
Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
Ability to meet deadlines
Flexibility, responsiveness, and willingness to pitch in to a variety of projects
Exposure to qualitative research methods 

Preferred qualifications:
Experience reviewing scientific literature
Experience with Stata and/or Dedoose, Atlas.ti
Working proficiency in Spanish (reading, writing, speaking) 
Qualitative research experience

Ibis seeks to build and maintain a diverse and inclusive workplace; we encourage applications from people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ people, first-generation college graduates, and people from other underrepresented communities.

Deadline for applications: interested candidates should send a resume to internhiring@ibisreproductivehealth.org and complete an online survey here. Please note the position for which you are applying in the subject line of the email. Applications close on April 27, 2018. The position will begin in June (start date is negotiable). No phone calls, please.

Research assistant in cambridge, ma

Ibis is seeking an individual with a commitment to sexual and reproductive health and rights who is willing to provide both research and administrative support to Ibis staff in Cambridge, MA. The Research Assistant will work with multiple study teams on new and ongoing US-based research projects, such as our work on telemedicine and the Hyde amendment, as well as on our global research portfolio. Tasks include, but are not limited to, data collection (paper-based and/or digital), entry, and management, protocol development, study team coordination, and overall project support. The research assistant will also support staff with administrative, development, and communications activities as needed.

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Exposure to quantitative and/or qualitative research
  • Excellent computer skills (e.g. MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Experience working in teams with individuals of varying work styles and ability to manage multiple responsibilities on a range of projects
  • Ability to work independently
  • Self-starter, detail-oriented, highly organized, hardworking, and able to meet deadlines
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills

We particularly welcome those who have:

  • Experience working on projects related to sexual and reproductive health and rights
  • Spanish/French language skills
  • Experience using quantitative software (SPSS or Stata) and qualitative software (ie Atlas.ti, Dedoose, or MaxQDA)
  • Experience searching for and identifying scientific literature, especially in public health  
  • Ability to travel
  • Sense of humor

Ibis seeks to build and maintain a diverse and inclusive workplace; we encourage applications from people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ people, first-generation college graduates, and people from other underrepresented communities.

Salary: Negotiable, depending on qualifications and experience.

Benefits: Ibis employees are eligible to participate in programs including medical, dental, disability and life insurance, retirement contribution fund, professional development opportunities, among others.

Deadline for applications: Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to admin@ibisreproductivehealth.org. Please note the position for which you are applying in the subject line of the email. Priority will be given to applications received by February 9, 2018.  Position starts as soon as filled. No phone calls, please.