Mayors Migration Council: City Diplomacy Manager (Switzerland)


City Diplomacy Manager, Mayors Migration Council (MMC is based in New York, but the position will be based in Geneva, Switzerland). Deadline: 15 September 2022.

The Mayors Migration Council (MMC) is a mayor-led advisory and advocacy organization to accelerate ambitious global action on migration and displacement through city diplomacy and city practice, creating the conditions for urban migrants, displaced people, and receiving communities to thrive.uring that study abroad is accessible and inclusive for the entire NC State student population. This role is responsible for directing student advising, supervising the advising team, leading diversity, equity, and inclusion strategic initiatives, and strategic management of exchange, direct enroll programs, and summer partner programs.

The City Diplomacy Manager will support the Head of Policy and Advocacy (based in New York City) to drive strategic and effective engagement of mayors in global migration and displacement policy dialogue and to maximize their impact in the global political stage. The position will support the City Diplomacy Program’s engagement with migration and displacement actors based in Geneva, Switzerland, including Member State Missions to the UN, the UN Migration Agency (IOM), and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). The City Diplomacy Manager will support the program in the lead up to the Global Refugee Forum and the GFMD (end 2023) — including contributing to the MMC’s engagement and advocacy strategies, conducting desk research, drafting presentations, and coordinating event preparation and logistics.

The successful candidate will be an entrepreneurial, strategic thinker with excellent project management, research, and communications skills. They will have experience working with UN Agencies and Member States, good knowledge of global migration and refugee governance, and preferably experience engaging with city governments. They will be a proactive, experienced relationship builder who thrives in a fast-paced, value-driven environment.


Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, the Director of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue, manages this website.

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