OB TITLE: Program Specialist, Business Development
REPORTS TO: Senior Director, Business Development
SALARY RANGE: $62,000 – $75,000 per year
LOCATION: New York Office – 355 Lexington Avenue, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10017, with option for remote work
Concern Worldwide is an international humanitarian organization committed to the relief, assistance and advancement of the poorest people in the least developed countries of the world. Founded in Ireland in 1968, Concern Worldwide has nearly 4,000 personnel working in 23 countries across the globe, reaching 36 million people in 2020. Concern believes in a world where no one lives in fear, where all have access to a decent standard of living and the opportunities essential to a long, healthy and creative life. Our mission is to help people living in extreme poverty achieve major improvements in their lives, improvements that are sustainable without ongoing support from Concern.
Concern Worldwide US (CUS) is an independent affiliate of Concern Worldwide, with offices in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles. CUS advances the Concern Worldwide mission through mobilizing financial and human resources, as well as influencing and activating networks in the US to elevate programs globally.
The Business Development unit in New York provides proposal development support, coordination, and technical assistance to raise new business from the US Government (USG), as well as leadership in the cultivation and management of strategic partnerships with US-based foundations, private sector entities, and other institutions.
Concern Worldwide US seeks a highly motivated team player to help us raise new funds from and expand our partnerships with institutions, with the ultimate aim to maintain and expand support for Concern Worldwide’s global humanitarian and poverty alleviation programs. This is an exciting opportunity to play an important role on a growing team, and to contribute to strategy, proposal development, and negotiation with donors and partners. As a member of the Business Development unit on the Programs Team, the Program Specialist, Business Development will work closely with colleagues in and across departments as well as with Concern colleagues worldwide.
A minimum of two (2) years’ experience working in international development, humanitarian, or social sector.
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