The Hunger Project: Fundraising & Communications Associate

Job Description

The Hunger Project (THP) is a global non-profit organization whose mission is to end hunger and
poverty by pioneering sustainable, grassroots, women-centered strategies and advocating for their
widespread adoption in regions where hunger persists. We operate in 22 countries with 390 staff
and have mobilized 395,000 volunteer leaders worldwide. Our programs throughout Africa, South
Asia and Latin America are based on an innovative, holistic approach, which empowers women and
men living in rural villages to become the agents of their own development and make sustainable
progress in overcoming hunger and poverty.

Position Summary

The Fundraising & Communications Associate will work to empower global fundraising and
communications activities across country teams, with a particular focus on content creation, reporting and
information sharing to advance the mission of The Hunger Project and accelerate the flow of resources.

This is a full-time position based out of the Global Office in New York City, though remote candidates
may be considered. It reports to the Global Vice President and will work closely with the Senior
Manager, Communications, as well as fundraising and communications colleagues worldwide.

Key Responsibilities

Creates, curates and edits compelling content for a variety of global audiences, ensuring a
cohesive global brand across Hunger Project countries.
• Participates in implementing a comprehensive global social media strategy; to support The
Hunger Project’s brand awareness, advocacy efforts and fundraising.
• Coordinates and facilitates global calls and meetings to enhance internal collaboration in
fundraising and communications.
• Compiles materials for internal communication, including for the Global Board of Directors.
• Regularly analyzes and produces reports on performance metrics to share with team and
assess progress. Skilled with queries and report building in Salesforce.
• Stays up-to-date and shares the latest news on topics of relevance, as well as the latest
technologies and tools for effective communications and fundraising.
• Liaises with consulting firms, marketing partners, and fundraising platforms to support
project management, access reports and carry out other tasks as needed.
• Supports Global Vice President with project management, proofreading, editing and
occasional travel-related administration.
• Participate in collegial office environment including helping with office-wide initiatives
outside of own job area such as events.

Qualifications

BA, preferably in fields relating to international relations or development, or in
communications or marketing.
• 2+ years of related work experience, non-profit setting strongly preferred.
• Resourceful self-starter with demonstrated ability to manage projects, multi-task and
prioritize.
• Excellent editing, proofreading and writing skills, with an unwavering commitment to
accuracy.
• Comfort with new technologies, and a quick learner. Experience with Salesforce preferred.
Facility across social media platforms, with demonstrated professional experience strongly
preferred. Experience with Blackbaud/Luminate Online, Adobe Creative Suite products and
Wordpress a plus.
• Ability to work the flexible hours which are at times required as part of a global
organization across multiple time zones.
• Commitment to The Hunger Project’s values, including an understanding of and
compatibility with our principles and philosophy. As part of the Global Fundraising &
Communications team, this entails a deep commitment to communicating The Hunger
Project’s work with integrity and complete respect for the dignity and self-reliance of
women and men ending their own hunger. The successful candidate will be working with a
team who loves what they are doing and feels it is a privilege to be working in service of this
mission.

Benefit Highlights

Defined contribution for each staff member to be spent on choice of authorized benefits
including gold level medical, dental and vision, or toward alternative medical coverage or
student loans.
• 20 days paid leave to start, plus 9 holidays and 12 sick days.
• Progressive parental leave: 2 months’ full time pay, with 3-month gradual return.
• Flexible work hours and arrangements.
• Retirement plan: gradual vesting in 401(a) Fund over 5 years. Match provided to 403(b)
pre-tax Annuity

How to Apply

Please forward your letter of interest, resume, salary requirements and references for immediate
consideration to jenna.recuber@thp.org. Note “Fundraising & Communications Associate” in the
subject line of your e-mail.