Feminist Jobs & Internships
|Job Title:||Manager, Corporate Research and Programs|
|Organization:||National Council for Research on Women|
The National Council for Research on Women is a network of more than 100 leading U.S. research, policy, and advocacy centers with a growing global reach. NCRW harnesses the power of more than 2,000 experts to provide the knowledge, analysis and thought leadership necessary for fully informed debate, policies, and practices, in order to build a more inclusive, equitable, and secure world for women and girls. The Council and its members serve as a leading source of women's information for policymakers, media, business, and education leaders and advocates.
The Corporate Circle
The National Council for Research on Women's Corporate Circle supports approximately 30 corporations in their efforts to strengthen and advance policies affecting women, families, and communities. The Circle brings together corporate, government, academic, policy and advocacy leaders to further the agenda of closing the gender gap in corporate leadership and broaden perspectives on issues such as talent management, work/family issues, diversity, and new approaches to leadership.
The Circle provides access
-The relevant research of our member centers and network; -Networking and collaborating with colleagues and clients across industries; -The Council's network of leaders and decision-makers across academic, non-profit, and government sectors; -Individually tailored research information; -Timely forums on cutting edge issues; -Extended marketing opportunities and enhanced visibility for members; -Links to members' corporate webpages through the Council's website; and -Consultants from the Council's academic network.
The manager will be responsible for developing the content which will be the key centerpiece of our work with our Corporate Circle members and will be used by them to develop practices and policies within their companies to advance women including the following:
-Identify multiple and reliable sources to determine the current cutting-edge issue areas related to organizational development, diversity, inclusion, women's leadership, and other issues relevant to closing the gender gap in leadership in the corporate sphere; -Gather critical research and data in those areas and synthesize the data to develop comprehensive regular Action Briefs; -Ensure the relevant data produced by our network of Member Centers and partners is included in the final products; and -Develop and execute a plan for sharing Action Briefs and using research as the basis for other programming and cultivation.
In collaboration with the Development Department, the manager will use NCRW research and programs to formulate and execute long-term strategies for cultivating and retaining Corporate Circle members, including:
-Regular visits to current members;
-Identify and cultivate new and lapsed members; -Engage with the Corporate Circle Advisory Board members, comprised of leaders of member corporations and research experts in the Council network, in order to ensure their programmatic needs are being met; and, -Support the work of the Chairs of the Advisory Committee as they take a leadership role in making the Corporate Circle a truly cutting edge think tank of issues related to corporate diversity and workplace equality.
The Corporate Circle annual program includes three-six meetings each year which explore complex issues and offer practical approaches to addressing them. In addition, the Corporate Circle Advisory Board meets twice annually to network, share ideas and benchmark their work. The manager will oversee all aspects of implementation of Corporate Circle programming, including program development, speaker outreach, logistics, and product development. In collaboration with NCRW President and Corporate Circle leadership, s/he will develop an annual calendar of meetings.
-A Bachelor's degree, with preference given to those with a Masters or Ph.D. in a relevant field (e.g. organizational development, business); -Two to four years working in a corporate setting and experience and familiarity with the concept of organizational development particularly as it pertains to issues of diversity, inclusion and women's issues; -Excellent research and writing skills, familiarity with relevant business journals and related corporate websites and databases; -Experienced track record with quantitative and qualitative research needed; -Comfort, ability and willingness to work in a diverse environment; -Attention to detail and excellent organizational, written, and oral communication skills; and, -Exceptional interpersonal communication skills and ability to network comfortably and effectively in both public and private sectors.
Applications must include a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications, your resume (in Word or PDF format), two writing samples, and salary requirements and should be sent firstname.lastname@example.org. In order to expedite the internal sorting and reviewing process, please write your name (Last, First, job title) as the only contents in the subject line of your e-mail.
The National Council for Research on Women is committed to women's full and equal participation in a just and inclusive world. The Council works to advance women's leadership across professional sectors and encourage the development of young women leaders, both in the US and globally. The Council reaches out assertively to diverse constituencies to promote human rights and international cooperation and understanding among women across differences of generation, race, ethnicity, nation, sexual orientation and perspective. The Council embraces the principle of women's rights as human rights and works with diverse organizations to project that understanding on the national and global landscape. The Council works affirmatively to maintain a diverse staff and Board. The National Council for Research on Women considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability. NCRW is an equal opportunity employer.