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The Global Interdependence Center is hiring a Manager of Operations.

Job Description for the Manager of Operations

The Manager of Operations is a full-time position responsible for supporting the many operational facets of the organization as well as all event planning and logistics.

The Manager of Operations will support the planning and execution of GIC’s virtual and in-person conferences. Typically, GIC holds 15-18 live in-person conferences annually throughout the US and abroad. The Manager of Operations must be able to provide support leading up to and on the day of the event for our regional events while simultaneously supporting the virtual programming. The Manager of Operations will also prepare each component of the international and domestic events for a seamless transition to the Executive Director to administer on the ground in the host city.

The Manager of Operations should be comfortable working on a small team. They must be able to interact effectively with members of the Executive Committee, Board of Directors, and corporate executives, as well as professionals in government, academia, and the nonprofit sector.

This individual works in collaboration with and reports to the Executive Director.   Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree, refined communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively and independently. Prior experience in nonprofit project management is preferred.  Currently, this position does not involve travel beyond the greater Philadelphia region.

Responsibilities
Operational

  • Work with Governance Committee on developing and strengthening the organization’s policies and procedures
  • Organize and prepare material for quarterly Board Meetings
  • Work with Executive Director and Finance Committee on preparing the annual audit

Event Preparation and Management

  • For Virtual Events: Liaise with the Manager of Marketing to prepare speakers for participation, assist with troubleshooting webinar technology
  • For In-person events: Liaise with various venue event contacts to coordinate conference logistics, including travel and lodging, room setup, catering, and audio-visual/technology requirements for programs in the US and abroad
  • Write conference briefing documents for speakers
  • Manage registration lists and assist with creating event material
  • Effectively liaise with speakers, guests, and media
  • General administrative responsibilities

Media Relations

  • Work with the Manager of Marketing & Communication to coordinate with the press at GIC events, arrange interviews and coordinate with the venue for the media’s technical requirements as needed

Administrative

  • Scheduling calls
  • Supplies and machine maintenance
  • Overseeing accounts payable and receivable
  • Drafting correspondence (donor acknowledgments, proposals, membership documents, others)

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Polished, professional demeanor
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to interact with staff, volunteers, board members, corporate executives, and professionals in government, academia, media, and the nonprofit sector
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to problem solve, work both collaboratively and independently, and with a high degree of pro-activeness
  • 2+ years of operations and event management experience, preferably in a nonprofit setting.

GIC Benefits

  • Competitive medical and dental insurance package for employee-only coverage
  • Opportunity to participate in a 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Hybrid in-office/work-from-home schedule
  • Well-appointed office building with fitness center and cafeteria in Old City, Philadelphia.

About the GIC

The GIC was established in 1976 and is headquartered inside the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. GIC brings together a network of international experts in policymaking, central banking, industry, and academia to explore issues and policies concerning global interdependence that impacts world economies and quality of life. We provide a neutral, nonpartisan forum to expand awareness, advance shared interests, and promote social stewardship. Our College of Central Bankers provides a distinguished forum for former leaders of monetary policymaking organizations to share their insights and thought leadership on critical issues facing central banking and global monetary policy. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Cover letter, resume, and salary requirements may be submitted to Jillian Fornito at [email protected] Applications must be received by May 31, 2023.

The Global Interdependence Center (the “Agency”) is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state and local fair employment practices laws.

The Global Interdependence Center is hiring an intern.

Job description:

The Global Interdependence Center is looking for an intern. Primary responsibilities will be website maintenance and email and social media marketing, with other responsibilities including administrative duties and data entry. Interns will have the opportunity to work on developing programming and events. GIC’s interns are a critical component of our organization and are expected to have a sincere interest in our mission and contribute to the organization’s overall administration.

Qualifications:

Candidate must be detail-oriented and have proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office, with experience in Excel and Word. Familiarity with WordPress and Mailchimp are beneficial but not required. Must be capable of working independently and willing to take initiative. Interns must be willing to commute into the GIC office in Center City.

The internship role is part-time: 2 days per week at $12 an hour.

Cover letter and resume may be submitted to Jillian Fornito at [email protected]. Applications must be received by May 12, 2023.

The Global Interdependence Center is hiring a Manager of Marketing and Communication.

Manager of Marketing and Communication

The Manager of Marketing and Communication is a full-time position responsible for all of GIC’s program and organizational marketing, member relations and retention, media relations, and website maintenance and enhancement.

The Manager of Marketing and Communication is responsible for all of GIC’s public facing material including managing the social media presence; maintain the GIC website; and composing email marketing campaigns, program promotional flyers, and event invitations. The individual will serve as GIC’s liaison to the press and support the organization’s preparation for all events, as well as on-site event management for regional events.

The Manager of Marketing and Communication also serves as the main point of contact for GIC’s membership database and is responsible for member retention and recruitment through attending regional networking events.

The Manager of Marketing and Communication should be comfortable working on a small team and must be able to interact effectively with members of the Executive Committee, Board of Directors, and corporate executives, as well as professionals in government, academia, and the nonprofit sector. Additional responsibilities will include supporting the Manager of Operations with administrative tasks related to event planning.

This individual works in collaboration with and reports to the Executive Director.   Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree, refined communication skills and the ability to work both collaboratively and independently. Prior experience in marketing and communication is required.  This position does not involve travel beyond the greater Philadelphia region.

Responsibilities

Promotion & Marketing

  • Create communications calendar/outreach plan for each event.
  • Develop and implement marketing campaigns to increase GIC program registration.
  • Manage the website and develop it further as an integral piece of the organization’s marketing.
  • Play an integral role in future rebranding project, building a brand kit, and website redevelopment.
  • Maintain monthly blog posts.
  • Provide periodic reports on marketing metrics.

Media Relations

  • Write media alerts and identify regional media to invite to events.
  • Coordinate with speakers’ media relations offices and sponsors regarding interviews and media advisories.
  • Provide post-event reports on media engagement and coverage.

Event Management

  • Manage registration lists and assist with event preparation and creation of marketing material.
  • Effectively liaise with speakers, guests and media.
  • Produce periodic virtual events via zoom.
  • General administrative responsibilities.

Member Relations

  • Maintain GIC’s membership database.
  • Support the Membership Liaison serving on the Board of Directors with Membership resources.
  • Develop strong member relations, affinity to the organization and networking between members.
  • Communicate with the Board of Directors regarding meetings, events and dinners.
  • Provide monthly reports on member engagement, retention, and recruitment.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Polished, professional demeanor.
  • A fundamental understanding of the current economic landscape/financial markets preferred.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to interact with staff, volunteers, board members, corporate executives, and professionals in government, academia, media, and the nonprofit sector.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to problem solve, work both collaboratively and independently and with a high degree of

pro-activeness.

  • Proficiency in WordPress, Adobe Suite, HootSuite, and building email campaigns in MailChimp.
  • Proven experience with social media marketing.

GIC Benefits

  • Competitive medical and dental insurance package for employee-only coverage
  • Opportunity to participate in a 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Hybrid work schedule, with 3 days/week in the office and 2 days/week remote
  • Public transportation reimbursement
  • Well-appointed office building with fitness center and cafeteria in Old City, Philadelphia.

About the GIC

The GIC was established in 1976 and is headquartered inside the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. GIC brings together a network of international experts in policymaking, central banking, industry, and academia to explore issues and policies concerning global interdependence that impacts world economies and quality of life. We provide a neutral, nonpartisan forum to expand awareness, advance shared interests, and promote social stewardship. Our College of Central Bankers provides a distinguished forum for former leaders of monetary policymaking organizations to share their insights and thought leadership on critical issues facing central banking and global monetary policy. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Cover letter, resume, and salary requirements may be submitted to Jillian Fornito at [email protected]. Applications must be received by May 12, 2023.

The Global Interdependence Center (the “Agency”) is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state and local fair employment practices laws.