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We're always on the lookout for bright, passionate professionals to join our growing team. Our hard-working team is composed of dedicated individuals who help ignite change and eliminate extreme poverty in rural Ethiopia.

Programs Coordinator

Job Description

Glimmer is hiring a full-time programs coordinator at our headquarters in Austin, Texas. We are seeking a creative and strategic thinker to support the diverse initiatives of Glimmer’s Programs team and conduct tasks related to data collection, review and analysis. The ideal candidate has cross-cultural exposure and one to two years of work experience. Glimmer is an international nonprofit that is working to end the cycle of extreme poverty in rural Ethiopia. For more information, visit www.glimmer.org.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support implementation of Glimmer's monitoring, evaluation, research and learning (MERL) framework.
  • Own program tracking, data collection and reporting mechanisms for Glimmer programs and MERL teams.
  • Review and analyze programmatic reports, highlight impacts and lessons learned, and summarize findings to share within and across teams.
  • Facilitate development and standardization of program support tools and process documents.
  • Support the communications team in data management for annual and donor reporting.
  • Conduct research to inform Glimmer’s strategic decisions and programming and help Glimmer stay current on global best practices in the development space.
  • Represent Glimmer in peer-to-peer learning and information sharing events.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct research, distill and synthesize information, and communicate clearly and concisely in both verbal and written form.
  • Experience with data analysis and/or data visualization tools preferred.
  • Ability to multitask with strong attention to detail, organization and time management.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow standard practices and procedures, receive general instruction and supervision, and contribute to projects and initiatives.
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness in problem solving and initiative to learn new skills.
  • Independent, innovative and willing to explore out-of-the-box solutions to complex challenges.
  • Multicultural communication skills or previous experience living/working in developing countries preferred; proficiency in a second language a plus.

To apply:

This is a full-time, salaried position based in our office in Austin, Texas, though it will be temporarily remote due to Covid-19. Please submit a one-page cover letter that explains why this position is an ideal fit for your background with salary requirements and a resume at https://glimmer.org/programs-coordinator. No calls, please. Applicants who do not meet these requirements will not be considered.


Glimmer Operations Internship

Specific duties within the operations internship may include:

  • Conducting research on data governance best practices and helping write draft policies
  • Assisting in the development of data dictionaries for Glimmer’s source systems
  • Contributing to the development of an organizational IT Policies & Procedures Manual
  • Helping to streamline and standardize program and project-related information in Glimmer’s databases
  • Helping document and construct visual maps of Glimmer’s internal systems
  • Contributing to projects that build efficiency between Glimmer’s Austin and Addis Ababa offices
  • Assisting with other projects that support Glimmer’s systems integration initiatives
REQUIREMENTS:
  • You're a world changer. Interested in serving humanity? An internship at Glimmer means you'll be a part of something big. Something that helps create change in your world.
  • You're independent and innovative, yet roll with the punches. We expect creative thinking and solutions from everyone here.
  • You are a self-starter who thinks outside the box and provides real-time solutions without handholding. Our close-knit departments constantly overlap, so you can jump right into group projects, and deal with a diverse group.
  • Your organization skills intimidate Martha Stewart. You stay organized throughout the duration of a project, and are able to juggle multiple projects at a time. You're a firm believer that every detail matters.
  • You get things done. You're a pro at meeting deadlines. If you don't know, you ask questions and get what you need to get the job done. You communicate early on if there is a problem. You don't just show up, you perform your best.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced. You have the education and work experience to back up your mad skills as a communicator and data analyst.
COMMITMENT:

We're looking for a part-time intern to come to our Austin office each semester (schedule is flexible). Please only apply if you are located in Austin, Texas.

BENEFITS:

An internship at A Glimmer of Hope is an incredible opportunity for students to gain experience at an international non-profit with a mission to help change the world. This is an unpaid internship but it may count for internship credit at your college or university.

APPLY:

Please submit a resume to jobs [at] glimmer [dot] org with Intern in the subject line. Please also submit the answers to the following questions - please do not apply without submitting answers to the questions:

INTERN QUESTIONS:
  1. Describe yourself.
  2. How did you become familiar with Glimmer?
  3. How did humanitarian work become a priority for you?
  4. Explain why you are applying for this position, and what makes you a good fit.
  5. If you are accepted, what will your personal goals be during your time here?
  6. What are two or three of your favorite websites?
  7. What is the last book that you read and enjoyed? The last book you read and didn’t enjoy?
  8. What are your three favorite movies?

Glimmer Communications Internship

Specific duties within the communications internship may include:

  • Contribute to projects that enhance Glimmer’s communications to our donors through writing, storytelling, synthesis of programs information and more
  • Help organize our media content libraries
  • Contribute to and help build Glimmer's online presence
  • Assist with research related to Glimmer's marketing, communications and fundraising
  • Write and edit copy; assist with visual storytelling
  • Assist with other media projects as needed
Requirements:
  • You're a world changer. Interested in serving humanity? An internship at Glimmer means you'll be a part of something big. Something that helps create change in your world.
  • You're independent and innovative, yet roll with the punches. We expect creative thinking and solutions from everyone here.
  • You are a self-starter who thinks outside the box and provides real-time solutions without handholding. Our close-knit departments constantly overlap, so you can jump right into group projects, and deal with a diverse group.
  • Your organization skills intimidate Martha Stewart. You stay organized throughout the duration of a project, and are able to juggle multiple projects at a time. You're a firm believer that every detail matters.
  • You get things done. You're a pro at meeting deadlines. If you don't know, you ask questions and get what you need to get the job done. You communicate early on if there is a problem. You don't just show up, you perform your best.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced. You have the education and work experience to back up your mad skills as a communicator and data analyst.
Commitment:

We're looking for a part-time intern to come to our Austin office each semester (schedule is flexible). Please only apply if you are located in Austin, Texas.

Benefits:

An internship at A Glimmer of Hope is an incredible opportunity for students to gain experience at an international non-profit with a mission to help change the world. This is an unpaid internship but it may count for internship credit at your college or university.

Apply:

Please submit your resume and answers to the following questions to jobs@glimmer.org with Intern in the subject line. Please do not apply without submitting answers to the questions:

Intern Questions:
  1. Describe yourself.
  2. How did you become familiar with Glimmer?
  3. How did humanitarian work become a priority for you?
  4. Explain why you are applying for this position, and what makes you a good fit.
  5. If you are accepted, what will your personal goals be during your time here?
  6. What are two or three of your favorite websites?
  7. What is the last book that you read and enjoyed? The last book you read and didn’t enjoy?
  8. What are your three favorite movies?

Glimmer Programs Internship

Specific duties within the programs internship may include:

  • Helping to review, evaluate, and analyze programmatic data and data collection strategies.
  • Supporting the implementation of a monitoring, evaluation, and learning framework based on global best practices.
  • Facilitating the design and standardization of programs process documents.
  • Providing overall support to Glimmer’s Programs and Special Projects teams.
Requirements:
  • You're a world changer. Interested in serving humanity? An internship at Glimmer means you'll be a part of something big. Something that helps create change in your world.
  • You're independent and innovative, yet roll with the punches. We expect creative thinking and solutions from everyone here.
  • You are a self-starter who thinks outside the box and provides real-time solutions without handholding. Our close-knit departments constantly overlap, so you can jump right into group projects, and deal with a diverse group.
  • Your organization skills intimidate Martha Stewart. You stay organized throughout the duration of a project and are able to juggle multiple projects at a time. You're a firm believer that every detail matters.
  • You get things done. You're a pro at meeting deadlines. If you don't know, you ask questions and get what you need to get the job done. You communicate early on if there is a problem. You don't just show up, you perform your best.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced. You have the education and work experience to back up your mad skills as a communicator and data analyst.
Commitment:

We're looking for a part-time intern to come to our Austin office each semester (schedule is flexible). Please only apply if you are located in Austin, Texas.

Benefits:

An internship at A Glimmer of Hope is an incredible opportunity for students to gain experience at an international non-profit with a mission to help change the world. This is an unpaid internship, but it may count for internship credit at your college or university.

Apply:

Please submit your resume and answers to the following questions to jobs@glimmer.org with Intern in the subject line. Please do not apply without submitting answers to the questions:

Intern Questions:
  1. Describe yourself.
  2. How did you become familiar with Glimmer?
  3. Why is cross-cultural work important to you?
  4. Explain why you are applying for this position, and what makes you a good fit.
  5. If you are accepted, what will your personal goals be during your time here?
  6. What are two or three of your favorite websites?
  7. What is the last book that you read and enjoyed? The last book you read and didn’t enjoy?
  8. What are your three favorite movies?