New York, New York
VOW to End Child Marriage
WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
Launched in October 2018, VOW to End Child Marriage — soon to be reintroduced as VOW for Girls — is an innovative new social change initiative that aims to galvanize the public and socially conscious brands to raise awareness of this critical and solvable issue and unlock catalytic funding to prevent and end child marriage. Co-founded by global human rights activist Mabel van Oranje and Ford Foundation President Darren Walker, VOW seeks to create new resources to support the 12 million girls’ futures a year at risk of child marriage.
VOW is seeking a Head of Partnerships and Business Development (reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer) to spearhead the creation of game-changing partnerships that will create a new source of revenue to support girls around the world to own their futures. Within a few years, we want to see a wide portfolio of brands supporting VOW and raising millions annually. You’ll help us achieve that vision.
Success in this role means meeting most, if not all, of the following needs:
VOW offers a generous benefits package, including:
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, submit your resume and cover letter, including a short summary of why you want to work for VOW. In addition, describe a sale or partnership that you led from start to finish that you would describe as “transformative,” “impactful,” or otherwise particularly challenging to communicate effectively that includes an explanation of why you feel that your example fits this criterion. Please include your salary requirements in the cover letter. Send your application by April 20, 2021 to with the subject line “Head of VOW Partnerships & Business Development.”
VOW For Girls is based in New York City and we plan to be working remotely through 2021 due to COVID-19. We are open to candidates who are not located in New York City but are located near a major airport and willing to travel on occasion only once it is safe to do so.
VOW is committed to racial equity and social justice and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We actively seek applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and identities, to provide a wide range of perspectives, ideas, views, and insights into the strategy, policies, culture, and ambitions of VOW for Girls. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.
Due to the high volume of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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