The Atlantic Institute was established in 2016 with the support of The Atlantic Philanthropies, and in collaboration with the Rhodes Trust, Oxford (UK).
At the Atlantic Institute we are committed to building a lifelong community of courageous changemakers who together will accelerate the eradication of inequity and injustice resulting in fairer, healthier and more inclusive societies. Our Fellows and Staff are accomplished leaders working in diverse settings and contexts, who together think, learn, incubate and implement strategies for greater impact. The diversity of our fellows is unprecedented and we are committed to the radical inclusion of these leaders as agents of change in communities most impacted by social, economic, racial and health inequities. We provide them with the networks, architecture and resources to connect, learn and act to address the underlying systemic causes of inequity.
In the current global environment of a pandemic, the courageous work to eradicate inequities is more urgently needed than ever. To support, deepen and sustain our community’s impact at this critical juncture, we have therefore created several new permanent roles, including:
- Associate Executive Director (Community, Programming and Impact)
- Augmented and Virtual Realities Lead
- Program and Impact Lead (Innovation and Special Projects)
- Learning and Evaluation Lead
- Data Insight Analyst.
Associate Executive Director - Community Engagement, Programming and Impact
We’re looking for an Associate Executive Director who will lead a strongly connected lifelong community of Senior Fellows and Program staff who together will amplify their impact in the world and ultimately accelerate the eradication of inequities. You will be responsible for Institute’s community engagement, programing and impact strategy and you will have lead responsibility for the design and implementation of programs in support of the work of Senior Fellows and program staff.
Consistent with all roles at the Atlantic Institute, it is essential that you demonstrate a critical understanding of the diverse root causes of inequities and show a commitment (in thinking and in action) to fairer, healthier and more inclusive societies. In addition, you will have the following skills and experience:
- Effective leadership skills, ability to motivate, engage and develop a team and community of purpose in an agile and complex environment
- Significant experience, ideally at least five years, in an executive leadership role with demonstrated success in transformative community engagement, strategy and programming for impact
- Demonstrated exceptional performance in building high performing teams and guiding and managing staff
- Strong intellectual capability with the capacity to engage with senior academics, business leaders, government officials, other leaders in a range of settings
- An undergraduate degree is essential. The successful candidate will ideally have a post-graduate qualification in a thematic area relevant to the Atlantic Fellows mission, public sector or business management.
To find out more on the role and how to apply, please view the attached job description.
Please submit your application to us by 12:00 (BST) on Friday 24th July 2020.
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