The Africa program of Thousand Currents is hiring an African Diaspora Partnerships Manager. The deadline for applications is July 31, 2018.
Working within the Africa Program team, and collaborating with the Philanthropic Partnerships team and the Communications team, to engage the African diaspora to learn more about Thousand Currents’ Africa program, partners and alliances, the African Diaspora Partnerships Manager is responsible for integrating Africans In the Diaspora (AiD)* into Thousand Currents’ Africa program strategy and organizational strategy by building and implementing an AiD strategy that: a) leads and further develops the program’s African diaspora outreach, philanthropic engagement, and communications activities; b) conceptualizes and implements activities and vehicles that translate diaspora engagement into diaspora funding for Thousand Currents’ Africa program partners.
The African Diaspora Partnerships Manager brings with them; deep ties to African diaspora communities; knowledge of African grassroots social movements; a commitment to human rights and social justice values; a proven track record in public facing communications; strategy development experience; a commitment to Thousand Currents’ vision and values of courage, humility, experimentation, creative collaboration and interdependence; and an ability to ensure that any engagement with donors and other stakeholders is consistent with our Fundraising Vision and with the Association of Fundraising Professionals Code of Ethics.
Note: Thousand Currents’ African diaspora program, Africans in the Diaspora (AiD), builds community and works to engage diaspora African participation in social justice giving. Africans in the Diaspora and Thousand Currents merged in 2017, making Thousand Currents the first U.S.-based funder to rearrange its structure to include diaspora engagement.
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