We are storytellers. We uncover untold truths. 

We are explorers. We break down barriers.

 We are citizens of the world. We go where others don’t. 

JOIN US!

We are a collection of people committed to fostering dialogue and understanding among the world’s youth. Bridging culture gaps and shattering misconceptions, we work at the intersection of education, cultural exchange, and conflict resolution. 

We value the diverse perspectives of our colleagues and are inclusive of all members of our team in producing the best work product. As a multicultural organization made up of individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, we welcome applicants who will contribute to our goal of building a strong, diverse, and thriving organization that is  capable of producing outstanding results as it grows.

 

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO) 

 

WHO YOU ARE

You have successfully scaled an organization or large department—either public or private, preferably in Education—and are eager to apply your experience to a brand new challenge.

Your experience with technology means that you see its potential as an effective tool for scale. You are prepared to take risks on big ideas in order to position the organization at the forefront of its field.  

You don’t settle for small gains and partial successes; you dream big. You think strategically and excel at bringing out the best in everyone around you. You are financially savvy and have a strong track record as an effective fundraiser and relationship builder.

Your extensive experience in change management and your ability to navigate cultural differences will help you successfully lead our multi-cultural, multi-lingual organization. Finally, your commitment to performance and outcomes-based management, as well as data-driven program evaluation, will ensure continued program quality as we scale.

Primary Responsibilities

Leadership & Management

  • Develop and execute a 3-5-year strategy for organizational growth;

  • Develop, maintain, and support a strong Board of Directors;

  • Lead, coach, develop, and retain high-performing senior staff.  

Fundraising & Communications

  • Bear ultimate responsibility for fundraising, working closely with the development department to execute an ambitious fundraising strategy;

  • Function as the face of the organization, communicating our values, programs, and accomplishments;

  • Provide direction to the communications team on a multi-year strategy and implementation;

  • Build partnerships in new markets, establishing relationships with funders and political/community leaders at each expansion site.

  • Steer organization’s finances, ensuring budgets are effectively developed and managed, and spending stays on-track;

  • Ensure effective systems to track progress, and regularly evaluate program components so as to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the board, funders, and other constituents.

 

PROGRAM DIRECTOR 

 

WHO YOU ARE

You bring with you at least five years’ experience managing programs and staff using a performance and outcome-based approach. You spent time on the ground, in classrooms and in the field, so you know first-hand the challenges your team is facing. Now, you combine that ground-level understanding of the finer details with your ability to see and draw connections to the bigger picture of what it takes to achieve program and organization-wide success. Your flexibility and capacity to quickly process new information allow you to ensure that GNG’s programs are responsive to the data and the needs of our stakeholders. Your proven ability to structure complex projects, delegate responsibility, plan for the unexpected, and problem-solve as you go will make you a critical support for the programs team. Leading by example, you will set the tone for a productive and engaged team that represents all of GNG’s core values while implementing the programs that are key to our mission and vision. Lastly, your cultural fluency will enable you to successfully lead our multi-cultural, multi-lingual programs team spread across two continents.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead execution of overall program vision and strategy;

  •  Ensure GNG reaches its program goals each year;

  • Recruit, develop, and manage all GNG program managers;

  • Set the direction and pace of program execution internally;

  • Design programs team’s internal structure and processes;

  • Align program managers across regions on high-quality execution;

  • Work closely with the Director of Program Quality & Innovation and Research & Evaluation team to ensure strong design and evaluation of all GNG programs;

  • Plan and execute program step-backs and retreats;

  • Support ongoing cultivation of new districts;

  •  Other tasks as necessary.

 

PROGRAM MANAGER - PULSE

 

WHO YOU ARE

You bring at least five years of relevant work experience, including project management, event planning, and partnership coordination. You are inspired by bringing people together, exploring complex topics in multiple contexts, and providing the space for youth to share their stories. You recognize the power and potential of young people and seek to design experiences that will help them realize it for themselves, leveraging your high energy and creativity to do so. You connect easily and authentically with students, teachers, parents, and community members alike - and you’re not thrown off by the cameras or technology. You are comfortable owning a project A-Z, and are able to think big picture even while sweating the small stuff. More than anything, you are a professional problem solver, equipped with poise, a smile, and inherent curiosity.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage Students Rebuild project and associated partner relationships;

  • Manage Pulse projects—short-term programs, webcasts, and other special events;

  • Coordinate project execution with relevant staff and consultants—marketing,

    programs, VR, production, etc.;

  • Support design and manage execution of partner deliverables—videos, curriculum,

    VR experiences;

  • Plan and execute all additional program components including webcasts, exchanges,

    and/or extension activities;

  • Ideate and implement compelling program content designed to engage audiences;

  • Implement approved budget;

  • Provide information for and review of reports to funders;

  • Prepare regular program updates to program director.

 

PROGRAM MANAGER ( AMMAN, JORDAN)

 

WHO YOU ARE

You bring with you at least five years’ experience coordinating programs, and have demonstrated a talent for managing interns or fellows, if not full-time staff. You spent time on the ground, in classrooms and in the field, so you know first-hand the challenges your team is facing. Now you’re ready to use that ground-level understanding to inform your leadership of a high-performing team. You are a problem solver at heart, ready to support your team with immediate solutions, but maintaining a strong focus on the greater implications of every challenge and making time to address the root cause. The interpersonal skills you honed while coordinating programs will serve you well as you bring them to bear on managing the relationships with GNG’s partner organizations for Campfire, MENA. Additionally, you have at least an introductory understanding of budgets and are eager to jump into managing your team’s budget as well as sub-grants to partner organizations. Leading by example, you will set the tone for a productive and engaged team that represents all of GNG’s core values while implementing the programs that are key to our mission and vision. Lastly, your cultural fluency will enable you to successfully collaborate with the Campfire, US program manager and be a contributing member to our multi-cultural, multi-lingual programs team spread across two continents.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage Campfire, MENA program and collaborate closely with Campfire, US program manager so ensure alignment;
  • Recruit, hire, orient and manage Campfire, MENA program team;
  • Support design and manage delivery of educator professional development trainings;
  • Plan and execute all additional program components including community festivals, exchanges, and/or extension activities;
  • Onboard and manage partner organizations;
  • Cultivate existing partner relationships and build new partnerships in existing program communities;
  • Support design and manage implementation of internal program structure and processes;
  • Implement approved budget;
  • Provide information for and review of funder reports to the development team;
  • Prepare regular program updates to program director;
  • Other tasks as necessary.

APPLYING FOR A JOB WITH US!

These are full-time exempt positions based out of New York, NY. Compensation is commensurate with experience. 


To apply for NEW YORK OFFICE positions, please send your cover letter and resume as a single PDF file to jobs@gng.org, with the "Position Title" in the subject line. To apply for AMMAN, JORDAN OFFICE positions, please send your cover letter and resume as a single PDF file to menajobs@gng.org, with the "Position Title" in the subject line. All applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the search will remain open until the position is filled. Due to the large volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates selected for an interview; no phone calls, please.

*Global Nomads Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

* GNG is Equal Opportunity Employer