With ambitious goals for growth over the next two years, Atlas Corps seeks an internationally-minded team player who is passionate about leadership development and volunteerism to join our team as our new Recruitment Associate. Atlas Corps team members value our intentional focus on professional development, opportunities for influence and autonomy, as well as a culture of fun and excellence.
Our new Program and Communication Associate is an energetic, organized, people-person with excellent communications, project management, and volunteer management skills.
About Atlas Corps: Atlas Corps engages the best social change leaders from around the world in a yearlong Fellowship designed to strengthen organizations, develop leaders and foster innovation. Over the last twelve years, Atlas Corps has grown steadily and demonstrated proof of concept. Now a $4 million nonprofit with fourteen team members, Atlas Corps has engaged over 700 leaders from 94 countries while maintaining a highly competitive selection rate of just 2.5%. Our Fellowship placements have transformed the work of top social change organizations like Ashoka, the Grameen Foundation, InsideNGO, Susan G. Komen, Points of Light, Peace Corps, Special Olympics, and many others. Atlas Corps has been profiled as a “best practice” in international exchange by the Brookings Institute; featured as a model social enterprise in the Washington Post; recognized for excellence in nonprofit leadership by the Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s EXCEL Award; and validated by the U.S. Department of State through multiple, substantial partnerships and support including President Obama’s announcement of the “Emerging Global Leaders Initiative-Atlas Corps Fellowship” at the Clinton Global Initiative. For more information, please visit: http://www.atlascorps.org.
About the Position: The purpose of this role is to lead the recruitment and vetting of applicants for the Atlas Corps Fellowship. The key responsibilities of the Program and Communication Associate include communications to potential candidates for the Fellowship, managing our online application process, managing volunteers, and supporting Fellows during their training programs. The Program and Communication Associate will report to the Senior Program Director.
Communications Responsibilities: The Program and Communication Associate supports the social media, email, and web-based efforts for international promotion of the Fellowship to potential applicants.
Project Management Responsibilities: The Program and Communication Associate coordinates recruitment and vetting of a diverse pool of approximately 10,000 applications each year from talented mid-career international professionals.
Fellow Support Responsibilities: The Program and Communication Associate will share responsibility for Fellow support with other members of the Program Department:
Responsibilities of all Team Members:
As a prerequisite, the ideal candidate will believe in the mission of Atlas Corps and share our vision of developing the largest and best multilateral exchange for nonprofit professionals. Due to State Department requirements, this candidate must be a U.S. citizen.
Additional requirements are:
Preferred, but not required:
Our current team members value the fun and hard-working culture at Atlas Corps. The top reasons why they love their jobs include the focus on professional development, the opportunity to have a voice in decision-making at every level, and working alongside committed high-performing colleagues. The full benefits package includes a flexible work schedule and generous vacation and sick leave; employer-paid health insurance; and pre-tax transportation options. Additionally, Atlas Corps invests in staff professional development to prepare team members for increased responsibility over time. The salary for this position will be based on the skills, experience and education of the selected candidate and range from $35,000-$37,000. Performance is rewarded at Atlas Corps! Salaries increase quickly with achievement, tenure and increased responsibility.
This is a full-time position with excellent opportunity for growth. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter with “Program and Communication Associate Application from [your name]” in the subject of the email. Please include the text of your cover letter in the body of the email. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis but candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
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