At CARE, we seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live with dignity and security.
This has been our vision since 1945, when we were founded to send lifesaving CARE Packages® to survivors of World War II. Today, CARE is a global leader in the movement to eradicate poverty. In 2016, CARE worked in 94 countries and reached 80 million people with an incredible range of life-saving programs. We also put women and girls at the center of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities. We seek dynamic, innovative thinkers to further our mission. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us.
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The Global Emergency Response Coalition (GERC), through CARE USA, seeks a bold and creative leader with a real passion for inspiring large-scale impact by generating attention and momentum for under-reported, man-made emergencies. In partnership with GERC member organizations, donors, and partner companies, the Managing Director will lead the strategy, design and execution of disaster appeals to bring to bear collective and coordinated networks and fundraising capacity. Based in Washington, DC, and reporting to the GERC Board, you will drive the branding efforts for the coalition and build trusted relationships with the media, the public, and other donors to craft groundbreaking partnerships. We are seeking a proven, inventive, and resourceful leader with a deep understanding of the NGO sector and campaign fundraising. This role requires someone who possesses a deep and existing corporate and private donor network in the USA.
Formed in April 2017, the Global Emergency Response Coalition (GERC) is a lifesaving humanitarian alliance made up of eight of the world’s largest U.S.-based international aid organizations whose unified goal is to work collectively to deliver relief to millions of children and families in need. The Global Emergency Response Coalition was formed in response to starvation threatening more than 20 million people in Nigeria, Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and neighboring countries, including Niger, Uganda, Chad, Cameroon, Kenya and Ethiopia, where there is severe hunger. The causes of this humanitarian crisis range from drought to ongoing violence, but the devastating consequences are the same: children and their families are struggling to survive, and some are literally starving to death. They are at increased risk of succumbing not only to starvation but also to diseases – including cholera and measles.
While this position will lead the Coalition, our member organization CARE USA will serve as the employer for this role, so it will be eligible for CARE USA’s full time benefit offerings and it will be hosted by Mercy Corps, another member of the consortium.
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