London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and in 22 US cities, the IRC restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
The External Relations (ER) department is comprised of four complementary functions: Private fundraising, Mobilisation & Marketing, Policy & Advocacy and Operations & Analytics. To enable IRC to deliver our Strategy100 commitments, the ER department has established a bold new approach that will enhance our ability to raise diverse and flexible funding aligned with IRC’s top priorities, while raising our profile and influence. The ER team is an international team, with colleagues in more 10 offices globally.
To provide a high standard of assistance to the Mass Markets’ Department Manager to ensure smooth running of the global team.
The role is varied in what it covers and will suit somebody who’s good at prioritising effectively, multi-tasking, working autonomously and combining a great eye for detail with an interest in supporting the Department Manager with whatever the day brings. The right candidate can make judgements on what’s strategically important, will have the ability to problem solve, be efficient, diplomatic and have the inter-personal skills to deal with senior staff, colleagues and networks internationally.
Key Working Relationships
- VP - Mass Markets
- Department Manager - Mass Markets
- US Fundraising
- UK Fundraising team
- Germany Fundraising team
- Sweden Fundraising team
- Supporter Retention Team
- Digital Engagement team
- Supporter Acquisition team
- Executive and Administrative Assistants in External Relations department
- International HR, Finance & IT teams
- External consultants and networks of the VP and Mass Markets team