Project Manager, North America and United Nations 

Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office
  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
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  • Posted
    Jan 09

Position description

The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Inc. is the U.S. affiliate of the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, an internationally operating, progressive non-profit institution for civic education funded by the German federal government. The Foundation’s New York Office opened in fall 2012. It serves two major tasks: to work on issues concerning the United Nations, including collaboration with people and political representatives from the Global South, and to work with U.S. and Canadian progressives in universities, unions, social movements, and progressive institutions.

We are now hiring for the following position:

Project Manager, North America and United Nations

  • Conceptualize new projects as well as screen and evaluate project proposals
  • Plan, monitor, and evaluate projects in terms of budget, content, and documentation
  • Organize international events, conferences, and workshops
  • Provide analysis and advice on relevant socio-economic and political trends
  • Network with institutions, universities, NGOs, and media
  • Contribute to publications and reports
  • Assist with general office tasks
  • Be willing to travel


  • Relevant academic background (Advanced Degree, or B.A. plus 5 years of relevant work experience)
  • Excellent knowledge in the field of U.S. and Canadian as well as international politics
  • Experience in project and event management, particularly in cooperation with NGOs, social movements, and other actors in civil society
  • Excellent computer skills 
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Editing experience/skills, excellent proofreading skills
  • Willingness to work in German and European contexts
  • Understanding of and affinity for the foundation's topics and goals
  • Language skills very desirable, German language skills are a plus

We offer:

  • A diversified suite of responsibilities in a small team with great spirit, good working conditions and benefits.

Application instructions

Applications should include a meaningful cover letter, CV, copies of academic certificates, references, and must be submitted to Andreas Günther by January 20, 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. U.S. work permit required. The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. Employment is to start at the earliest available date.

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