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Alliance Secretariat

Alliance Secretariat

Co-Director, Alliance for Feminist Movements

Application Closing Date: Applications accepted on a rolling basis 

Location: Flexible / Remote (candidates in the Global South are strongly encouraged to apply)

Term: full time – 35 hours a week 

Organization: Alliance for Feminist Movements / Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID)

Salary: Gross annual salary is $90,959.00

Benefits: Group medical and life insurances. Paid time off (20 vacation days, 15 sick days, 5 personal days and up to 12 public holidays). Contribution of 5% of gross monthly salary to retirement savings. 

The position and profile

The Alliance for Feminist Movements (the Alliance), currently hosted by AWID, is a multi-stakeholder initiative aimed at increasing and improving the quality of resources supporting feminist movements, as well as mobilizing political support for diverse feminist movements. The Alliance brings together governments, private philanthropy, women’s/feminist funds and feminist civil society to increase and improve resources for feminist movements, as well as build political support and the visibility of diverse feminist movements, agendas, and policies.   

The Co-Director is a full time leadership position responsible for overseeing the Secretariat for the Alliance and providing strategic and feminist leadership to develop, implement, and evaluate the key strategies and related work plans as approved by the Alliance’s membership and Steering Group alongside the current co-Director.

The successful candidate should have extensive experience in building and nurturing relationships with stakeholders, developing and implementing organizational strategies and work plans, and providing support to a team. The candidate should have strong grounding in feminist movements, experience navigating multi-stakeholder spaces, and be able to convey information clearly, concisely and in a compelling way. 

In addition, you should have demonstrated the ability to build effective relationships with a diverse range of groups, and relevant connections with feminist movements, governments, and / or feminist funders.  You are someone who can thrive in a virtual environment working with diverse communities and movements across the globe, motivated to take on challenges and collaboratively find innovative and creative solutions.  

Please see the detailed job description by clicking here.

How to apply:

Please submit in English, a current CV, along with a cover letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the role. Include “AFM Co-Director” in the subject line of the email and submit your application to Candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 

We thank all those who apply, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No calls/emails please. To learn more about the Alliance for Feminist Movements, please visit our website at To learn more about AWID and our programs, please visit our website at 

People from and based in the Global South; women, trans, non-binary and intersex persons; Black and Indigenous people; persons with disabilities and other candidates from historically oppressed groups, of all ages, are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. If you fit most, but not all, requirements for this position, please don’t hesitate to apply.

AWID is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at AWID are based on organizational needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex, pregnancy status, age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. If contacted in relation to an employment opportunity, please advise AWID of the accommodation measures, if required, which would enable you to be interviewed in a fair and equitable manner.  All information received in relation to accommodation measures will be treated in confidence.