The Center for Civil Society and Democracy seeks a qualified candidate for the position of
The Centre for Civil Society and Democracy (CCSD) seeks a consultant Manager to help set-up its office to be based in Washington D.C.
Key responsibilities of this position include renting and registering CCSD’ new office space, maintenance of the organization’s registration, securing a bank account, development of the organization policies and procedures, and providing strategic decisions related to program design and partnership building. The Office Manager will work with the CCSD Grant Manager. Based in Washington D.C., reports to Directors of Center for Civil Society and Democracy, who reports to the Board of CCSD.
We look forward to adding a full-time, dynamic, self-starter to our team, who is eligible to work in the United States at time of hire, and has the ability to develop the Washington D.C. office while leading with a collaborative and communicative approach. The Office Manager must be flexible and adaptable, and responsive to needs as they arise while still meeting all deadlines. They must also have experience of office management.
The Center for Civil Society and Democracy in Syria (CCSD) is a U.S.-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our mission is to educate the American public about the efforts of non-violent moderate Syrian civic leaders who are working to strengthen civil society and democracy in Syria, and to provide support to sustainable peace-and-democracy-building activities in Syrian communities. To fulfil this mission, CCSD partners with different local organizations, particularly those groups participating in the civil society networks co-established by CCSD and its partner the Center for Civil Society and Democracy.
Center for Civil Society and Democracy (CCSD) in Turkey was founded in December 2011 by a group of Syrian civil society activists with the aim of supporting sustainable and long term Syrian-led movements for peace, justice and democracy in Syria. CCSD is an independent, non-governmental Syrian non-profit organization with a mission to support and strengthen civil society and democracy and promote the values of freedom, justice and coexistence. CCSD works on empowering Syrian women leadership and participation; civil society capacity development; good governance; peacebuilding, transitional justice, conflict mitigation, and independent media. CCSD’s work takes place in Syria, Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraqi Kurdistan.
CCSD is an equal opportunity employer and offers a stimulating professional environment and the opportunity to work with a network of dedicated and committed professionals.
Key responsibilities of this position will include:
Qualifications and skills
Ideal candidates for this position will:
Employment may begin as soon as a candidate is hired and continue for a period of up to one year (January 2019 to December 31, 2019) with possible extension for a permanent position.
Salary will be commensurate with experience based on a 35-hour work week.
Please apply before midnight (EST), January 9, 2019. Both a letter of motivation and resume must be submitted in English to CCSD via e-mail to email@example.com. Please use subject line “Vacancy: Office Manager”.