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Organization Name: New Media Advocacy Project
Location: NYC, United States
Apply email: Not Specified
Start Date: 15-July-2020
Closing Date: 12-August-2020

New Media Advocacy Project (NMAP) is a team of narrative strategists working at the intersection of narrative change, movement building, and cultural engagement. Our roots are in human rights advocacy and visual storytelling, and we work with grassroots groups to understand the nuanced picture of beliefs, values, and behaviors that underlie entrenched and polarizing issues. The narrative change strategies that arise from this work are informed by the science of framing, impact measurement, and strategic distribution. In the last 10 years, we’ve worked with more than 100 human and environmental groups in 40 countries to make measurable impact on a range of issues, from the death penalty to indigenous rights to corporate abuse by mining corporations.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Statement
NMAP is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive, anti-racist, multicultural workplace. As a human rights organization that addresses systemic injustices in all facets of society, we strive to promote the kind of equitable world we fight for alongside our global partners. We see diversity, equity, and inclusion as a core part of our mission and responsibility.

Position Overview
NMAP is seeking a project manager to coordinate our project work on extractives in Guinea, DRC, and Haiti. The project manager will be primarily responsible for managing relationships with partners and coordinating trainings and community screenings in the region as well as laying the groundwork for a community-focused survey of attitudes towards mining and development. The ideal candidate should have experience managing international projects and work well remotely as a part of our distributed team. This position is remote and part time at 32 hours per week.

Responsibilities
Oversee NMAP’s environmental justice work in Guinea, DRC, and Haiti
Work with the leadership team on the strategic development of programmatic work.
Manage day to day relationships and communications with international partner organizations, across languages and time zones.
Lead field production and project implementation, including coordinating schedules, travel, equipment, and logistics.
Recruit and manage contractors, particularly media production assistance, translators, and editors.
Assist with grant reporting and evaluation for environmental justice work in Guinea, DRC, and Haiti.
Implement outreach, audience engagement efforts and strategic distribution, which are unique to each project.

Qualifications
Fluent in English and French
Experience working in sub-Saharan Africa, especially Guinea (Conakry)
Experience managing cross-cultural projects.
Knowledge of climate justice and the extractives industry.
A demonstrated commitment to environmental rights, social justice, and public interest work.
Experience with grassroots community organizing.
Some knowledge of media production is a plus.

Compensation
$49,600 at 80% schedule, (equivalent to $62,000 at full time) plus PTO, medical, dental and vision benefits.

How to Apply
Please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@newmediaadvocacy.org with the subject line “Project Manager.”

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