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  • Added Date: Tuesday, 18 September 2018
  • Deadline Date: Friday, 05 October 2018
  • Closing date: 5th October 2018 @ 23.59 EDT
  • Interviews: TBC
  • Location: New York City, New York.
  • Contract: Open-ended, 3 days a week (circa 21.6 hours)
  • Salary: $52,344 gross per annum Full Time Equivalent 1 (36 hours). (3 days/FTE 0.6 = $31,406 gross per annum)

One person in three in the world lives in poverty. Oxfam is determined to change that world by mobilizing the power of people against poverty.Candidates must have and be able to retain the legal right to work in the United States**

Around the world, Oxfam works to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive. We save lives and help rebuild livelihoods when crisis strikes. And we campaign so that the voices of the poor influence the local and global decisions that affect them. In all we do, Oxfam works with partner organizations and alongside vulnerable women and men to end the injustices that cause poverty.

Oxfam is an international confederation of 20 organizations networked together in more than 90 countries, as part of a global movement for change, to build a future free from the injustice of poverty. The Oxfam International Secretariat is currently headquartered in Nairobi, with offices in Oxford, Washington DC, New York, Brussels, Geneva, and a liaison office with the Africa Union in Addis Ababa.

This post will be part of the OI Secretariat Advocacy and Campaigns team and based in the OI Secretariat New York Office

The Role

Do you have a passion for helping people affected by humanitarian crises, poverty and inequality? From local communities to the global stage, Oxfam works for fairness and justice so that people in poverty can influence the decisions that affect them. An exciting position in Oxfam International's New York advocacy office can help you to achieve this goal. You must have a background in office administration, with strong communication skills. A familiarity with the United Nations, and work experience in the non-profit sector, are preferable. Oxfam's office in New York is focused on some of the most difficult crises on earth - if you want to help make a difference, please apply using the link below.

Oxfam International is looking for a person to provide day to day administrative support to the Head of the New York Office and the OI New York (OI-NY) team in order to increase Oxfam International’s influence and impact on policy-making and practice within the United Nations system, and to support collaboration among OI affiliates in support of OI’s lobbying and campaigning on conflict and humanitarian crises.

Fluency in English required and competence in French and/or Spanish is desirable.

This vacancy is archived.

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