Why Work at IWHC?
We are a passionate group of professionals based in New York and Washington, DC, that envisions a world where all women and girls are free to make their own choices about their life and health—free of violence, discrimination, and coercion. We have a diverse staff who bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our issues. From supporting community-based programs in countries like Cameroon and Uruguay to advocating with government officials at the United Nations, our impact is both immediate and long-lasting.
Perks & Benefits
We offer employees a highly competitive salary and excellent benefits, such as generous vacation time and a no-contribution option for medical coverage. Other benefits include:
- Flexible Spending Account for health care and dependent care.
- Paid time-off (vacation, personal, sick days, and holidays).
- Medical and dental insurance.
- Commuter benefits.
- Gym reimbursement.
- 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer contributions.
- Professional development opportunities.
This two-year program officer position will work in Washington, DC as part of IWHC’s US Foreign Policy team to resist regressive laws and policies, build new alliances and strengthen champions for sexual and reproductive health and rights. In particular, the Program Officer will play a leading role in shaping and executing IWHC’s advocacy strategies, with a focus on developing highly strategic and impactful advocacy messages, campaigns, materials and events.
The Communications Officer works closely with the Director of Communications to ensure that IWHC’s holistic approach—including grantmaking programs; technical assistance and trainings; field research and evaluation; and direct advocacy— are properly conveyed to multiple audiences and secure prominent spaces in global media.