Organisation: brave movement
Position: Movement Executive Director
Location: Flexible, global location. This position is a full-time (40-hour per week) remote position.
Salary: Competitive salary adjusted to candidate´s location. Benefits offered will be based on what is customary or required in the country where the candidate resides.
Closing date: 17/07/2022 (day/month/year)
Sexual violence against children and adolescents (SVAC) is one of the largest silent pandemics of our time. It is a problem that festers in homes, online, and in communities in every country on Earth. To end this silent pandemic, the brave movement, a new global networked movement of survivors and allies has been launched. The aim of the brave movement is to drive advocacy and campaigns as a powerful voice for transformative change.
Working with the direction of global survivors and allied partners, this new movement demands an end to the pandemic of sexual violence through: (1) advocacy for bold public policy solutions; and (2) campaigns to shift societal norms, eradicate survivor stigma and break the conspiracy of silence that enables sexual violence to continue. The brave movement is mobilizing survivors and allies that are globally connected, nationally coordinated, and locally grounded. It has adopted a three-pronged advocacy framework of prevention, healing and justice.
At present, the brave movement has identified a number of specific areas of emphasis, including: building a global movement of survivors of sexual violence in childhood; the end to statue of limitations worldwide; creating a safer on-line environment for children; putting prevention and response to sexual violence against children on the agenda of the G7; and increasing exponentially the funding available for this work.
We are seeking a dynamic, innovative leader with significant advocacy and campaigning experience to help realise the full potential of this game-changing effort for children and adolescents worldwide. This is a leadership and facilitation role for a strong manager and convener.The Movement Executive Director will work with and support three key stakeholder and governance groups:
The Movement Executive Director’s direct supervisor will be the Chairperson of the GSG. Initial members of the GSG are selected representatives from The Army of Survivors, End Violence Lab at the University of Edinburgh, Girls Not Brides, Together for Girls, We Protect Global Alliance, World Vision International and representatives from the Global Survivors Advocacy Group.
The Movement Executive Director will coordinate and oversee the brave movement’s development and expansion, being both a leader and a facilitator of this advocacy movement. This accomplished senior advocate and campaigner will have extensive experience in supporting collaborative international advocacy, movements and campaigns, with diverse groups and stakeholders, across a number of continents. The brave movement is global in nature and is open to the coordinator to be based in any location.In August 2021, the brave movement received a funding commitment of over $10 million for its initial 4 years, which is a rare and unique opportunity for a start-up. Together for Girls is acting as the host organization for the movement from 2021-2025. The movement is looking for other funding partners to expand investments as it establishes and grows its strategy. The Executive Director will be a seasoned entrepreneurial leader, who will oversee the development and implementation of its advocacy and campaign strategy. They will hire, supervise, and empower key staff and consultants that will operate on a Movement Action Team (MAT) to achieve the goals of the movement. We are looking for a strong manager and leader, who is politically savvy, has strong campaigning vision, and has energetic and charismatic movement building qualities to drive advocacy and campaigns to end sexual violence against children. A long-term commitment to measured impact is essential. Responsibilities Ensure the continued development evolution of an ambitious advocacy and campaign strategy, including:
Facilitate the growth of the brave movement, including:
facilitating leadership development and self-organizing by members.
Support the Global Steering Group (GSG), including:
Lead and supervise the Movement Action Team (MAT) (aka Secretariat) by managing the brave movement internally by:
Support the Global Survivors Globally Empowered (SAGE), including:
Publicly represent the brave movement, including:
Location and Hours: This position is a full-time (40-hour per week) remote position. All team members are expected to be available during core working hours of 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Standard Time. The other four hours that the team member chooses to work are flexible and the core hours may be adjusted as well if negotiated with their supervisor. Position will also require travel, up to 15-20%.Compensation: This role offers a competitive salary based on the candidate location, i.e. the annual salary for the position for a candidate based in Washington, D.C. will be between $144,400 - $192,500. The salary will be adjusted based on the cost of labor and other required employee benefits in the city/country in which the candidate resides. Benefits offered will be based on what is customary or required in the country where the candidate resides.Work Permits: The candidate must have the ability to legally work in the country where they reside without sponsorship. In the United States, the candidate will be hired directly through Together for Girls on behalf of the brave movement. If the candidate is hired outside of the United States, Together for Girls will work with an intermediary “Employer of Record” that is established in the candidate’s country to hire the candidate as an employee on behalf of the movement. Culture and ValuesThe brave movement is embedded within Together for Girls, which is an equal opportunity employer and committed to maintaining an inclusive and diverse working environment free from discrimination and harassment. Our policy is to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin including ancestry, ethnicity, gender, sex including pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, age, religion, marital status, familial status, military or veteran status, or disability. Qualified applicants from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Given the nature of this movement, we particularly encourage survivor leaders and/or advocates to apply.The brave movement operates within a courageous, inclusive, and flexible culture that empowers staff to have the capacity and ability to deliver change. It strives to build and maintain psychological safety, trust, and accountability among team members in order to foster honesty and openness about needs and challenges while also prioritizing self-care.We are looking to build an ambitious team that punches way above its weight. Our work environment is based on the values of respect, courage, empathy, agility, and collaboration. This is coupled with a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion that underpins our work.
Reporting to: Chairperson, brave movement Global Steering Group Location: Flexible, global location. This position is a full-time (40-hour per week) remote position.Compensation: Competitive salary adjusted to candidate´s location. Benefits offered will be based on what is customary or required in the country where the candidate resides.Work Permits: The candidate must have the ability to legally work in the country where they reside without visa sponsorship.
To apply for the post, please send a letter of application stating the skills and approach you would bring to the role, along with your CV/resume in English, to Karem Armstrong at Karem@darylupsall.com. Please ensure that documents are sent with the titles “your name cover letter” and “your name CV” and state "Brave Movement Executive Director” in the email subject line. The deadline for application is Sunday July 17th, 2022Daryl Upsall International actively promotes equality, diversity, and inclusion. In recruiting candidates, we seek candidates with the proven skills required, irrespective of race, gender, religion or belief, age, disability, or sexual orientation.
Contact person: Karem Armstrong
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Closing date: 2022-07-17
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