Program Associate

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/5/2023 3:59 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Criminal Justice and Legal-Related
Fiscal Sponsorship Organizations
Location : Name
Integrity Initiatives International


 Integrity Initiatives International ( is an international NGO focused on combatting grand corruption by strengthening the enforcement of criminal laws against corrupt leaders, also known as kleptocrats. III works to end grand corruption by: supporting national measures, such as the High Anti-Corruption Court in Ukraine; promoting understanding of the close connection between human rights and anti-corruption; forging a network of young people dedicated to combatting corruption in their own countries and around the world; and catalyzing a campaign to establish the International Anti-Corruption Court (IACC).


III is a fiscally-sponsored organization of TSNE (


III seeks an exceptional Program Associate who – in collaboration with the Program Director, Chair, and members of its Board – will play an important role in advocacy for an IACC, supporting the work of the IACC treaty drafting process, and in designing and executing a communications strategy to inform and educate key governments, the public, media, and other audiences about III’s activities and accomplishments.


Essential Functions



  • Support III advocacy efforts by participating in meetings with existing and potential civil society and government partners and assisting with follow up on action items.
  • Initiate outreach and maintain partnerships as the main contact person for a subset of existing and potential partners in a world region.
  • Hold meetings to update partners on campaign developments and discuss potential joint activities.
  • Research and report on developments such as elections, protests, government changes, and anti-corruption initiatives to identify potential openings for outreach.
  • Produce regular reports on publications, including reports by NGOs and governments, regarding grand corruption and anti-corruption efforts.

IACC Treaty Drafting Process

  • Support the Chair of the Treaty Committee and III’s Senior Treaty Advisor on communication with members of the IACC Treaty Committee, Advisory Committee, and Drafting Committee.
  • Track assignments given to the Drafting Committee members.
  • Maintain the virtual workspaces of the committees on Google Drive.


  • Collaborate with communications specialists at IACC campaign coalition partners in governments and civil society to ensure consistent messaging and best practices in communications and outreach for the IACC campaign.
  • Draft communications and outreach materials for specific audiences and stakeholders, including government ministries, civil society organizations, the public, and current and prospective donors.
  • Manage III’s social media presence, including posting updates, tracking engagement, and moderating comments.
  • In collaboration with external partners, oversee development of visual materials, including infographics and video content.
  • Provide quality control, including proofreading, on all print and electronic public information produced by III colleagues.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of records and files of communication and outreach content – for III institutional memory and quick staff access.


We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.

  • Bachelor’s degree (required) or master’s degree (preferred) in international relations, international law, journalism, or a related field;
  • 1-3 years of applicable work experience;
  • Knowledge of and a passion for combatting grand corruption;
  • Research experience regarding international relations, international law, or a related field;
  • Experience writing for a variety of print and social media channels;
  • Ability to transform technical jargon into communications messages for a variety of audiences;
  • Experience with MailChimp, Squarespace, Canva, Adobe Suite, and similar applications is a plus.
  • Capable of balancing multiple competing activities and working independently,
  • Can excel in a fast-paced organization;
  • Able to travel as needed including travel abroad;
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States. (This position is not open to candidates requiring sponsorship).

Physical Demands/Work Environment


The physical demands described here are representative of those for this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

Ability to sit and/or for extended periods of time in front of a computer screen is an essential aspect of the position. There may be a need to lift and/or move materials or equipment.


While performing the duties of this position, the employee may be required to:

  • Reach; traverse; sit (usually for longer periods of time); occasionally ascend/descend; and position self (to) move;

  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds;
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate;
  • Job is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards;
  • Likelihood of personal injury would be relatively slight;
  • Environmental and work hazards are not present to a measurable degree.

Compensation and Benefits


Location: Work will be primarily performed remotely, from home office. Travel within the United States and abroad required.

Schedule: Full-time Monday – Friday including early mornings and occasional nights and weekends.

Compensation: The starting salary for this position is $50,000/yr and is commensurate with experience.

Benefits: This position is eligible for a full benefits package including:

  • Generous Paid-Time-Off (PTO): 12 paid holidays, 3 weeks vacation, 1 week personal holiday, and health leave time for full-time staff;
  • 80% Employer-paid, offering some $0 deductible Health Insurance through Harvard Pilgrim along with several low-deductible plans;
  • Low-cost MetLife Dental and Vision;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Health and Dependent Care;
  • Employer-paid Life, Long- and Short-Term Disability Insurance;
  • Employer-paid Pension through TIAA;
  • ...and more!

TSNE/III strives to achieve excellence through a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment that embraces all of our individual and collective differences. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, Middle Eastern and North African, Bilingual and/or Bicultural candidates, and LGBTQ2SIA+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. We value and honor the unique talents, learning styles, and lived experiences of each individual that enrich and strengthen our workplace culture, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


All employment conditions are based on an individual’s performance and job qualifications. TSNE/III prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, creed, color, religion, native language, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, race-based hairstyles, or any other protected characteristic stated by federal and state law. Regardless of any class’ protection under the law or lack thereof, TSNE/III celebrates diversity and values the strengths that come with having a diverse team of employees. It is represented in our workplace culture, and it is who we are.


TSNE/III's EEO statement extends to volunteers, interns, contractors, vendors, and clients.


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