Global Partnerships Officer

Helping Hand International
  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Nov 13

Position description

As a member of the United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth (UNMGCY), Helping Hand International was first established in 2016 in India, and works on youth empowerment, capacity building, awareness advocacy, social activism, humanitarian engagements, and global partnerships for the SDGs. The New York Branch is founded in August 2020, working under this main vision with specific focus on: equity (especially gender and race), access to policy making and justice, human rights, civil participation, health awareness (especially COVID-19), income generation, education, environmental protection, promoting the mentality of peace, and cultivating a next generation of righteous leaders. Through local efforts and collaboration with global partners and other HHI branches, HHI New York contributes to rights protection, shared prosperity, and sustainable development via people-centered and result-focused initiatives. We are looking for a Global Partnerships Officer to join our new team, supporting organizational global partnerships, donor relations, fundraising, and public communications. This position reports directly to the President of the HHI New York Branch, working in collaboration with the HHI New York Program Management Team and Social Media Team.


Position: Global Partnerships Officer

Location: New York; remote work possible

Duration: Open-ended; part-time

Payment: Unpaid volunteer


Primary Responsibilities:

●     Lead efforts in global partnerships, donor relations, fundraising, and public communications, especially in New York. 

●     Perform detailed research on potential local, national and global partners and funders.

●     Assist the President in managing relationships with partners and funders (including but not limited to: governmental offices and programs, high-profile organizations such as the United Nations, NGOs, think tanks, foundations, academic institutions, and individual experts).

●     Accompany the President in outreach meetings and assist with event planning as needed.

●     Draft organizational reports and public communications in collaboration with the Program Management Team and the Social Media Team.

●     Work in collaboration with other global HHI branches in joint projects. 

●     Support budget management as needed.

●     Other functions in support of the team as needed.


●     3-5 years of demonstrated experience in strategic partnerships, donor relations, fundraising, and/or public communications, ideally at international level, with experience in NGO.

●     Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in related field, or equivalent work experience. 

●     Exceptional understanding of and interest in youth empowerment, human rights, humanitarian, sociopolitical, and SDGs-related issues, especially in New York.

●     Experience working with high-profile professionals, including government officials and international organizational leaders preferred. 

●     Knowledge of working relations with the United Nations is a plus.

●     Strong communication, relationship management, research, and drafting skills. 

●     Ability to work independently and manage multiple deadlines and priorities.

●     Demonstrated ability to work in a cooperative and supportive manner in a diverse team environment.

●     Excellent attention to details. 

●     English language proficiency required; proficiency in other languages are plus. 

●     Excellent computer skills, including MS Office and Google Suite.


Application instructions

Send cover letter and resume with subject title "Global Partnerships Officer". Open until filled.

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