Beyond Conflict: Chief Program Officer (USA)

“JobChief Program Officer, Beyond Conflict, Boston, MA. Deadline: none listed, posted September 30, 2020.

Beyond Conflict is searching for an entrepreneurial, innovative, and ambitious team player to lead its program team. The Chief Program Officer will oversee all program and research activities and bear primary responsibility for programmatic strategic planning and growth. The Chief Program Officer will also build and manage the organization’s emerging Science-Informed Design consulting practice.

The successful candidate for this role should have extensive experience facilitating strategic mission-driven planning processes, overseeing a diverse portfolio of projects, coaching and mentoring staff, generating revenue for nonprofit organizations, and enabling evidence-based learning. The Chief Program Officer will work with the Director of Development to construct a revenue generation strategy. Together with program staff, they will help secure grants, contracts, and major gifts that further Beyond Conflict’s work.

Beyond Conflict: Director of Philanthropy (USA)

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Director of Philanthropy, Beyond Conflict, Boston, MA, USA. Deadline: Open until filled; posted January 11, 2020.

 

A recent transformational gift has allowed Beyond Conflict to move to the next level in their growth. As a result, the Director of Philanthropy (DOP) position has been created to focus on strategically growing philanthropic partnerships in order to maintain a healthy and sustainable financial position. This role will report to and work with the Executive Director, and support the CEO/Founder, the Board of Directors, and other colleagues as needed.

Beyond Conflict is looking for an entrepreneurial, high energy, and optimistic experienced development professional to take on this exciting opportunity. The DOP will be responsible for co-creating and executing a comprehensive frontline fundraising strategy. This involves building new relationships while also nurturing and growing current ones with individuals and institutions by partnering with staff and board members. There will be a focus on creating giving opportunities at the six-figure and higher levels to Beyond Conflict’s priority areas.

Founded in 1992, Beyond Conflict is a global non-profit organization based in Boston that works with government, nonprofit and community leaders to create powerful and innovative frameworks to open pathways in peace talks, transitions to democracy, and national reconciliation in the aftermath of division and violence.

Beyond Conflict: Project Lead for Decoding Dehumanization (USA)

“JobProject Lead for Decoding Dehumanization, Beyond Conflict, Boston, MA. Deadline: Open until filled.

Beyond Conflict Innovation Lab is seeking a Project Lead for its Decoding Dehumanization project: a research and policy initiative designed to create evidence-based approaches to preventing group-targeted harm (such as systemic discrimination, or mass atrocities) by interrupting the dehumanization process or developing interventions which rehumanize. The Project Lead will work with the team at Beyond Conflict and the Innovation Lab, and will be located in Boston.

The Beyond Conflict Innovation Lab, a research and development unit within Beyond Conflict, was created to apply behavioral and brain science to real-world issues by discovering, developing and deploying new tools that reduce conflict and facilitate positive social change.

The Decoding Dehumanization project aims to develop and test interventions aimed at reducing dehumanization and support for violence and apply the research to real-world policy through partnerships with governmental and non-governmental organizations, in the US and internationally. Current project intervention sites include Nigeria, and working with US-based groups focused on migrant issues.

This is a grant-funded position that begins in the Fall of 2019 and will last until September 2020 with potential for an extension through February 2023. The Project Lead’s primary responsibility will be to coordinate and manage the implementation of the Decoding Dehumanization project. In this capacity, (s)he will work closely with Beyond Conflict Innovation Lab staff members, Beyond Conflict scientists, and other internal and external stakeholders to advance the mission of the Beyond Conflict Innovation Lab and the Decoding Dehumanization project.