Join the Team

You can get involved with Hollaback! at a lot of different levels. You can host an event. You can volunteer with an existing Hollaback! site near you. If there aren’t any, you can go through our leadership training and start up a Hollaback! chapter in your own community. If you want to work with us as a board member or at our New York City headquarters, as a fellow, or as a staff member, we’ve got these options for you.

 

OPEN FULL-TIME POSITIONS:

Director of Finance and Human Resources

Program Director

 

2018 fellowships offered:

Communications Fellowship 

Legislative and Development Fellowship

Graphic Design Fellowship

The following roles will require an entrepreneurial spirit that combines a strong work ethic, a solutions-driven ethos, self-awareness, a comfort with taking risks, passion for social justice, and critical attention to detail. We’re looking for candidates who can hold a strong desire to meaningfully address harassment alongside a strong racial justice analysis and desire to bridge difference.

 

FULL-TIME POSITIONS

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND HUMAN RESOURCES

The Director of Finance and Human Resources will be a strategic thought-partner, and report to the executive director (ED). The successful candidate will be a hands-on and participative manager and will lead and develop an internal team to support the following areas: finance, business planning and budgeting, human resources, administration, and IT.
The Director of Finance and Human Resources will play a critical role in partnering with the senior leadership team in strategic decision making and operations as Hollaback! continues to enhance its quality programming and build capacity. This is a tremendous opportunity for a finance and operations leader to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of a well-respected, high-impact organization.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Financial Management

  • Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements; collate financial reporting materials for all donor segments, and oversee all financial, project/program and grants accounting.
  • Coordinate and lead the annual audit process, liaise with external auditors and the finance committee of the board of directors; assess any changes necessary.
  • Oversee and lead annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the ED; administer and review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes; and keep senior leadership team abreast of the organization’s financial status.
  • Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting.
  • Implement a robust contracts management and financial management/ reporting system; ensure that the contract billing and collection schedule is adhered to and that financial data and cash flow are steady and support operational requirements.
  • Update and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices; improve the finance department’s overall policy and procedure manual.
  • Effectively communicate and present the critical financial matters to the board of directors.

Human Resources, Technology and Administration

  • Further develop Hollaback!’s human resources and administration, enhancing professional development, compensation and benefits, performance evaluation, training, and recruiting.
  • Ensure that recruiting processes are consistent and streamlined.
  • Establish and manage a comprehensive training program to educate employees regarding staff tools, policies, and procedures.
  • Work closely and transparently with external partners including third-party vendors and consultants.
  • Oversee administrative functions as well as facilities to ensure efficient and consistent operations as the organization scales.
Qualifications
  • Minimum of a BA, ideally with an MBA/CPA or related degree
  • At least seven to 10 years of overall professional experience; ideally six-plus years of broad financial and operations management experience
  • The ideal candidate has experience of final responsibility for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting and audit coordination for either a division or significant program area, and has preferably overseen a human resources function previously
  • Ability to translate financial concepts to – and to effectively collaborate with — programmatic and fundraising colleagues who do not necessarily have finance backgrounds
  • A track record in grants management
  • Technology savvy with experience selecting and overseeing software installations and managing relationships with software vendors; knowledge of accounting and reporting software
  • Commitment to training programs that maximize individual and organization goals across the organization including best practices in human resources activities
  • A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills which support and enable sound decision making
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • A multitasker with the ability to wear many hats in a fast-paced environment
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of Hollaback!

Salary to commensurate with experience. Offices are based in Brooklyn, NY. Candidates can choose to work out of our headquarters or work remotely from anywhere in the US.
To apply, please email a PDF resume to [email protected] (as an attachment) and include the cover letter in the body of the email.

 

Program director

Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), the Program Director will be responsible for the operational success of Hollaback! ensuring seamless team management and development, program delivery, and quality control and evaluation. In this newly established role, the Director of Programs will manage a growing staff that includes a Training Coordinator, trainers operating globally, and fellows.

The Program Director will travel 30% of the time.

 

Primary Responsibilities

Program Leadership & Management

  • Enhance, flesh out, and implement organizational vision as established in Hollaback!’s Strategic Growth Plan.
  • Ensure ongoing programmatic excellence.
  • Develop, coach, and retain high-performance team members, empowering them to elevate their level of responsibility, span of control, and performance.
  • Work with staff to develop systems to ensure consistent, high-quality project management.
  • Provide leadership in development of inter-team communication and cohesiveness, sustaining culture and supporting staff during organizational growth.

External Relationships

  • Expand revenue generating activities to support existing programs and the growth of Hollaback!; cultivate existing relationships and develop new funder relationships.
  • Manage relationships with partner organizations and clients.

Knowledge Management

  • Develop the necessary systems, processes, and tools to better support the facilitation, collection, and sharing of knowledge that is generated by the programs.
  • Ensure that key project outcomes are evaluated and leveraged for maximum community and organizational impact.
  • Work collaboratively with the senior management team to integrate cross program activities and functions.
Qualifications

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual with team management experience to grow and further develop a proven program. The successful candidate will lead programs, partner with the ED and work collaboratively with a high-performance management team.

Specific requirements include:

  • Minimum of a BA, MA preferred
  • At least 10 years of experience with three of those in a team management role
  • Demonstrated success developing and evaluating program models, and selecting and successfully operationalizing innovative programs
  • Strong project management skills managing complex, multifaceted projects resulting in measurable successes and program growth
  • Experience having worked with a high-performance, collaborative, constructive peer group
  • Strength in managing, developing, coaching, and retaining individuals and teams, empowering them to elevate their levels of responsibility, span-of-control and performance
  • Demonstrated results in managing through complex systems and proven experience negotiating win-win agreements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to details
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for Hollaback!’s mission

Salary to commensurate with experience. Offices are based in Brooklyn, NY. Candidates can choose to work out of our headquarters or work remotely from anywhere in the US.
To apply, please email a PDF resume to [email protected] (as an attachment) and include the cover letter in the body of the email.

 

FELLOWshipsyourestrong

 

The Hollaback! headquarters in Brooklyn is currently offering a series of year-long fellowships.

Interested applicants should send a resume with a cover letter to [email protected] Candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis.

Fellowships will run for a full year with an estimated time commitment of 16-20 hours per week. We offer a $400 stipend per month. The candidate will work from our office in downtown Brooklyn for the first six months, and then will be given the option to work from home 1-2 days a week based on performance.

 

COMMUNICATIONS FELLOWSHIP

The Hollaback! communications fellowship offers an exciting opportunity for an energetic people-person with a can-do attitude and an eagerness to learn. The fellow will assist with media outreach, social media, writing and editing, event support, special projects, research, and administrative work.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Maintain and develop exciting social media content about ending harassment for platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
  • Communicate and engage with our followers through social media messages.
  • Monitor media contacts, build our growing media lists and coordinate our press archive.
  • Draft our weekly blog updates on Hollaback! headquarters and site activity.
  • Monitor international movement activity by tracking blog posts from each site.
  • Participate in communications strategy meetings.
  • Work with staff to finalize our annual report.
  • Ongoing administrative assistance as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS
  • A current student or recent graduate with a strong commitment to Hollaback!’s mission
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, results-driven, and motivated by project management and deadlines
  • Has excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Has strong familiarity with monitoring and developing social media content
  • Knowledge of Google Drive and Apps
  • Able to work both independently and collaboratively with others
  • Quick thinker: can boil a great amount of information into takeaways and next steps
  • Excited to work in a fast-paced environment with aggressive growth plans
  • Eager to take on challenges with a sense of humor
  • Flexible with work tasks

 

To apply, please email a PDF resume to [email protected] as an attachment and include the cover letter in the body of the email.  The cover letter should include answers to the following questions:

  • Why do you care about ending harassment?
  • Tell us about a time when you identified something that either wasn’t working or was unjust, and what steps you took to change it.

 

LEGISLATIVE & DEVELOPMENT fellowship

The Hollaback! Legislative and Development Fellowship offers an exciting opportunity for an energetic people-person with a can-do attitude and an eagerness to learn. The legislative and development fellow will assist with our legislative work in NYC and support our development team.

 

Primary Responsibilities
  • Develop and mail an outreach letter and map of harassment in their district to all NYC Councilmembers.

  • Set up and attend budget meetings with 10 NYC Councilmembers.

  • Attend NYC legislative hearings and rallies on behalf of the organization.

  • Assist with donor cultivation and messaging via fundraising databases, enter new donors into database.

  • Develop social media content and email messaging for our spring individual giving campaign.

  • Research foundations and other fundraising opportunities

  • Participate in organization brainstorms and meetings.

  • Provide administrative support as needed.

 

Qualifications
  • A current student or recent graduate with a strong commitment to Hollaback!’s mission

  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, results driven and motivated by project management and deadlines

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • Strong familiarity with monitoring and developing social media content

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Google Drive

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with others

  • Quick-thinker – can boil a great amount of information into takeaways and next steps

  • Excited to work in a fast-paced environment with aggressive growth plans

  • Eager to take on challenges with a sense of humor

  • Flexibility with work tasks

To apply, please email a PDF resume to [email protected] (as an attachment) and include the cover letter in the body of the email. The cover letter should include answers to the following questions:

  • Why do you care about ending harassment?
  • Tell us about a time when you identified something that either wasn’t working or was unjust, and what steps you took to change it.

 

Graphic Design Fellowship

 

Primary Responsibilities
  • Assist in designing resources for work around public harassment and online harassment to use on social media.
  • Publicize events using creative work and material.
  • Develop and design resources to distribute to our communities. Examples of programs you’ll be designing for include: our site leader program, trainings, HeartMob, and The People’s Supper.
  • Design social media images.
  • Design graphics for our campaigns and fundraising efforts.
  • Design PowerPoint presentations.
  • Provide other graphic design support as needed.

 

Qualifications
  • A current student or recent graduate with a strong commitment to Hollaback!’s mission
  • Prior experience with graphic design (even if it is in an informal setting) and a willingness to learn
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, results-driven, and motivated by project management and deadlines
  • A quick thinker who can boil a great amount of information into appealing text and graphics
  • Able to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Eager to take on challenges
  • Flexible with work tasks
  • A passionate drive to end harassment — in all its forms

 

To apply, please email a PDF resume to [email protected] (as an attachment) and include the cover letter in the body of the email. The cover letter should include answers to the following questions:

  • Why do you care about ending harassment?
  • Tell us about a time when you identified something that either wasn’t working or was unjust and what steps you took to change it.

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

We are not currently seeking applicants for our board of directors.