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We’re Hiring! Seeking Development and Operations Assistant

Posted 16 July 2021 in EMpower News   |   Share

This position is based in New York and is primarily responsible for supporting USA fundraising through operational support, as well as being responsible for key administrative functions of the New York office. Working as part of a global team of 10 fundraising staff across 5 countries, there is also the opportunity to work with and gain exposure to our global fundraising and communications activity.

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A Word with Pontso Mafethe

Posted 14 July 2021 in EMpower News   |   Share

{image:url:description} Recently Cynthia Steele, EMpower’s President and CEO, spoke with Pontso Mafethe, who has over 25 years of experience working in social justice, particularly women’s and girls’ rights in Africa, and is currently the Director of Programmes at the African Women’s Development Fund and Chair of EMpower UK's Programme Committee.

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We’re Hiring! Seeking Development Manager, Corporate Partnerships

Posted 12 July 2021 in EMpower News   |   Share

This is the lead position to pursue corporate funding in the USA, responsible for initiating new corporate partnerships. The majority of leads and approaches are expected to be self-generated, through research and cultivation through LinkedIn and other networking channels. The postholder will relish operating in a dynamic environment where there is opportunity to contribute to a wide range of strategic initiatives.

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EMpower Awards More Than $900,000 in Grants

Posted 23 June 2021 in EMpower News   |   Share

At the final grants meeting of the 2021 fiscal year, EMpower and its US Board recently approved $906,500 in 17 grants to grantee partners in emerging market countries. For the first time, several of the grants awarded were multiyear, which will reduce transactional costs and allow our partners to focus on strategic initiatives, organisational growth, and implementing their programmes.

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We’re hiring! Seeking Global Communications Specialist

Posted 21 June 2021 in EMpower News   |   Share

We need a communications generalist with digital marketing skills. An excellent writer, who can help us tell uplifting stories and craft effective messages. Someone who’s a creative doer, who is organised and pays close attention to detail. If you’re looking for a positive, supportive, and constantly learning culture where you can work hard and feel good about improving the lives of young people, we want to hear from you!

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EMpower Awards $321,500 in Six Grants to Partners in Asia

Posted 07 June 2021 in EMpower News, Grantee Partner News   |   Share

The final Hong Kong grants award meeting of the fiscal year took place last week, and a total of $321,500 was approved in six grants.

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