The United Nations Foundation (the UN Foundation) was created in an act of innovative philanthropy to be a strategic partner for the United Nations in advancing its highest goals and values. The Foundation works to mobilize ideas, people, and resources to solve global challenges at scale, from global health security to climate change, and grow a diverse and durable constituency for effective collective action. The Foundation focuses on issues at the heart of the Sustainable Development Goals, building initiatives across sectors to and engaging diverse influencers and constituencies to drive global progress.
The Manager, Policy and Stakeholder Engagement, is responsible for supporting the UN Foundation’s stakeholder engagement in the New York-based UN community by helping design, organize, and execute events and engagement strategies that build relationships and advance key policy priorities and processes. These range across issues at the top of the global agenda, including climate change, global public health, inequality, innovations in multilateralism, as well as the SDGs overall. The successful candidate will support the Senior Vice President in New York, and work closely with policy leads across the Foundation, to curate events that build and diversify relationships and connections across the broader UN community of Member States, civil society, academia, business, and other partners. These will be expected to range from small private discussions to larger public events, and the successful candidate will be adept at a mix of in-person, virtual, and hybrid convenings.
The Manager, Policy and Stakeholder Engagement, reports to the Senior Vice President/Head of New York Office and will work closely with the events team as well as policy and program leads across the Foundation.
Benefits & Compensation
For full-time, benefit eligible employees, UNF offers an excellent range of benefits, including:
Additionally, all benefit eligible employees have 12 paid holidays, 20 vacation days, 10 sick days, 3 personal days, and 8 weeks of family leave care.
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