The Senior Director of Business Development leads the Business Development Unit in the development and execution of a vibrant organizational business strategy that nurtures collaboration and builds partnerships in line with Partners of the Americas (Partners) vision and mission. The Senior Director will secure new business opportunities with US Government (USG), corporate foundations, and other funding sources for Partners in order to build the financial sustainability of the organization, increase presence in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), and strengthen the Partners Network. The Senior Director oversees the business development and communications staff.
Partners of the Americas is seeking a Finance Officer to support its Finance team. This position will be responsible for maintaining the general ledger, performing monthly closing, generating grant reports and assisting with corporate financial reports. The position will support all accounting and audit functions for accurate and timely reporting requirements, both internal and external. He/She should have experience with Government Grants and Contracts cost accounting, A-133 audits, accrual accounting and preparation of supporting schedules including revenue recognition, assets and liabilities. He/She should be very detailed oriented to ensure accuracy of all GL entries. The Finance Officer will provide support to and collaborate with program and administrative managers and other staff to ensure smooth functioning of the overall financial system and will also lend support to new business initiatives and special projects.
Partners is seeking enthusiastic students to participate in our 2018 Traineeship program to assist our Accounting/Finance team. The expected engagement for the traineeship program is one calendar year. In certain circumstances one academic calendar year (ex. September –May) will be approved. This traineeship is paid and the compensation rate will be determined based on prior experience and education.
Partners of the Americas is seeking to hire a Senior Communications Officer to drive the content and creative strategy for Partners. This position acts as a critical liaison between administrative, membership, and program units at Partners to ensure consistency, efficiency, and quality across products and platforms. The Senior Communications Officer is in the unique position to share the story of the organization and our impact.
Partners of the Americas is seeking an entry-level Membership Officer to support its PartnersCampus student chapter network, overall member management and oversight, and higher education membership strategy and event planning. Partners of the Americas administers a robust membership base comprised of Traditional Chapters, Student Chapters, Affiliate Chapters, and HEI Members. Our members are a core element of Partners of the Americas as they promote people to people exchanges, create development projects and initiatives to solve some of the toughest issues in Latin America in collaboration with one another, and support the creation/expansion capacity of study abroad and exchange programs among institutions of Higher Education in both the US and Latin America and the Caribbean.