Program Officer, Central America at the Foundation for a Just Society (in New York City)
The Program Officer for Central America, will serve as the key point of contact for organizations in Central America (priority countries are currently El Salvador and Guatemala), review grant requests, conduct due diligence, make grant recommendations, manage a diverse portfolio of grants, carry out and evaluate regional grantmaking strategies, and manage consultants. In addition, the Program Officer will contribute to the implementation of the other elements of FJS’ Theory of Change (capacity building, strategic communications, and leadership in philanthropy).
The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker, analytical, highly adaptive, technologically savvy, an independent problem solver, meticulous, collegial, and thrives in a dynamic environment. The candidate has strong working knowledge of relevant movements in Central America. This position requires international and domestic travel and is based out of New York City.
Foundation for a Just Society advances the human rights of women, girls, and LGBTQI peopleglobally, with an emphasis on those experiencing the greatest levels of injustice and discrimination. We do so through supporting organizations that use innovative, intersectional,locally-rooted strategies that meet immediate needs while igniting long-term, structural change incommunities and regions that have been overlooked by philanthropy. We seek to strengthenmovements that create a world where all people are valued and lead self-determined lives.
More details about the position and the application process (PDF).