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Current Vacancies

Status of the hiring process

Last updated: 28 June

  • English-French Interpreter: applications for this position are now closed. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted soon.
  • Paid Internship: Several candidates have been contacted for an interview.
  • Fundraising/Communications Lead: the recruitment process for this position is complete.

Call for English-French Interpreter

The UNCAC Coalition is looking for an English-French interpreter for approximately 2 hours every two-three months for long term collaboration.

Role of the Interpreter

The Interpreter is expected to:

  • Provide simultaneous interpretation – English to French and French to English – during the UNCAC Coalition Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Meetings.
  • Meetings  (1,5 hours long) will be held every 2-3 months. The upcoming meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, 13 July from 4-5:30 pm (CEST).
  • Be familiar with anti corruption topics that will be discussed during the meetings. For instance, the upcoming  meeting’s topic will be: Public and political integrity, related to asset declarations.
  • Be comfortable interpreting for French or English speakers with different accents and speeds. Diverse countries are represented at the Sub Saharan regional meetings.

About the Coalition

The UNCAC Coalition is an umbrella organization, uniting civil society actors from all backgrounds committed to promoting the ratification, implementation and monitoring of the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC). The Convention is the only binding universal anti-corruption instrument and has been ratified by 189 countries. 

The Coalition has a membership of over 150 civil society organizations and individuals on all continents, as well as a wider network of additional 215  organizations. This community harnesses a broad range of issues: human rights, anti-corruption, freedom of information, financial transparency and environmental expertise. 

How to apply: 

Please submit:

  • Your CV clearly stating your level of experience in simultaneous interpretation; and of anti-corruption issues (PDF, maximum two pages, no pictures) 
  • Your proposed gross hourly rate in Euros. This rate should include any applicable VAT as well as other taxes and social contributions; 
  • Information about your availability on Wednesday, 13 July from 15:45 -5:45 pm (CEST).

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Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until 27 June 2022.

The best offer will be selected and the selected candidate will be contacted at the beginning of July.

Please contact us at the above email in case you require further information.

Starting date: Wednesday, 13 July from 15:45 -5:45 pm (CEST).

At the UNCAC Coalition, we value diversity and welcome applications from qualified individuals, irrespective of nationality, origin, race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation or other personal characteristics. Our policies encourage a workplace free from discrimination and any form of harassment. 


Paid Internship

For its Vienna office, the UNCAC Coalition is looking for an intern (30 to 38.5 hours) for a duration of 6 months.

Starting date: End of August – Beginning September

The UNCAC Coalition is a globally active umbrella organisation, uniting civil society actors from all backgrounds and committed to promoting the ratification, implementation and monitoring of the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC). The Convention is the only binding universal anti-corruption instrument and has been ratified by 187 States Parties.

The Coalition has a membership of over 100 civil society organisations and individuals on all continents, as well as a wider network of an additional 250 organisations. This membership harnesses a broad range of issues: human rights, anti-corruption, freedom of information, financial transparency and environmental expertise.

Your role:

  • Provide policy research support to the Coalition and member organisations (in particular relating to the implementation of the UN Convention against Corruption);
  • Draft blog posts, work on improving and updating the Coalition’s website;
  • Draft and edit communication outputs (newsletter, letters, statements, reports, etc.);
  • Contribute to advocacy activities and outreach work;
  • Assistance in the organisation of events, including around governmental meetings at the UN (panel discussions, workshops, etc.);
  • Engage with member organisations, non-member organisations and partners;
  • General administrative assistance in day-to-day operations.

We offer:

  • Insights into the work of anti-corruption groups globally;
  • Steep learning curve and the possibility to work on various different topics;
  • Small team in a start-up like environment;
  • Salary: 1.400€ gross/month (based on 38.5 hours/week; plus 13th/14th salary, proportionally).

Your profile:

  • Keen interest in the field of anti-corruption, government transparency and good governance;
  • Recent graduate or enrolled student of law, international relations, political science, or other relevant fields towards the end of your degree;
  • Excellent English language skills (essential, as it is the Coalition’s working language), including strong writing and editing skills. A preference will be given to candidates who also have advanced French language skills.
  • Writing and editing experience is a plus. Familiarity with WordPress is a plus.

A valid work permit for Austria that allows you to work 30 or more hours per week is required. Unfortunately, the UNCAC Coalition is unable to sponsor work permits.

Interested?

To apply, please fill out this form and send your CV (PDF, maximum 2 pages, no pictures please), a letter of motivation (PDF, 1 page), a relevant writing sample in English (PDF, essay, paper, blog post, article, etc.) and information about your availability to email hidden; JavaScript is required with the subject line “Internship”. Please confirm in your email that you have filled out the form as well.

Only applicants who have filled out the form and sent the email with the required documents will be considered.

For the successful candidate, there may be an opportunity to receive a grant by the European Solidarity Corps. If awarded, this would include a relocation allowance, a travel allowance, organizational support and a free online language course. More information on how to apply for the grant will be provided to the successful candidate.

Closing date: 30 May 2022

Due to the high volume of applications, we may not be able to provide individual feedback on your application. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 2-3 weeks of the deadline with a writing assignment.

At the UNCAC Coalition, we value diversity and welcome applications from qualified individuals, irrespective of nationality, origin, race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation or other personal characteristics. Our policies encourage a workplace free from discrimination and any form of harassment.


Fundraising/Communications Lead

About the Role

The UNCAC Coalition is looking for a Communications/Fundraising Lead to join its global Hub.

In a multi-faceted role in a start-up like environment with a small team, the Communications/Fundraising Lead will take responsibility for different communication outputs of the Coalition, raise awareness about the organization’s work; ensure that outputs are of high quality, innovative, have clear messaging and reach the relevant stakeholders; lead fundraising efforts; produce persuasive funding proposals; coordinate advocacy efforts and campaigns; and support the production and editing of submissions and reports (co-)produced by the Coalition in its efforts to advance the monitoring and implementation of the UN Convention against Corruption.

We would be very interested in hearing from you if you: have a track record in communications, campaigning, and fundraising; a passion for writing and editing; the ability to make complex policy issues accessible to different stakeholder groups; and have a strong interest in governance, human rights or anti-corruption issues, among others.

Your Responsibilities

  • Lead external communication efforts of the UNCAC Coalition, ensuring that information on our activities is shared in a timely and effective manner with  our wider network;
  • Coordinate fundraising efforts with other team members, identify possible funding opportunities, draft grant proposals, collaborate on proposals with partners, engage with potential donors;
  • Coordinate advocacy efforts and campaigns within our membership as well as with other partner organizations, and provide advocacy support to the Coalition’s issue-specific working groups;
  • Produce and review internal and external communication outputs: draft blog posts, statements, website updates, social media posts, letters, advocacy materials, press releases, design banners, and basic graphic content (posters, infographics for website and social media);
  • Lead and oversee the Coalition’s monthly email newsletter;
  • Lead the UNCAC Coalition’s social media activities, boosting growth and monitoring analytics across several different social media channels;
  • Develop and implement innovative communication approaches to better communicate the Coalition’s messages and to effectively engage key target audiences, including by possibly producing videos and audio outputs;
  • Organize and coordinate events (panel discussions, webinars, etc.) in close coordination with other team members and external partners;
  • Support and facilitate training, workshops, advocacy meetings, and other activities the UNCAC Coalition is involved in with external stakeholders (both in person and virtual).

Your Profile

  • You have a degree in communications, public relations, journalism, political science, or another relevant field;
  • You are an excellent writer, with native-level English;
  • In addition to an excellent command of English, the Coalition’s working language, command of other languages – particularly of one or several other UN official languages – is desirable;
  • You have at least three years of relevant experience working on communications and related to the tasks and responsibilities of the position, working for civil society organizations, media outlets, governmental bodies, or international organizations (experience working with civil society organizations or think tanks, in particular in an international setting, is preferred);
  • You are an avid and outgoing communicator and people-person;
  • You have experience in fundraising and proposal writing;
  • You have demonstrated experience producing and editing different types of written outputs (blog posts, policy briefs, website content, etc.) and enjoy communicating online and offline while accounting for cross-cultural contexts;
  • You are interested in policy issues and can translate technical information into easily accessible communication outputs;
  • You can demonstrate interest in anti-corruption, good governance, or human rights, and have ideally worked on related issues;
  • You are a diligent self-starter, show initiative, are reliable, pay attention to detail and feel passionate about our cause;
  • You feel comfortable working in a small team and taking on new tasks and responsibilities;
  • Ideally, you have experience with graphic design software and with video editing and production, have used WordPress, and don’t shy away from teaching yourself to use new software and apps.

Part-time (min. 25h/week) and full-time candidates will be considered. 

The candidate can be based in Vienna, Austria (requirement: valid work permit). 

We will also consider qualified candidates based elsewhere (max. 6 hour time difference to Austria [CET]) to work on a consulting contract. 

Contract Duration: We can currently offer a limited contract until early 2023. There is a prospect of extension subject to organizational need, continuing, additional funding being confirmed, and strong performance – and the Coalition is interested in a stable and long-term cooperation.

Starting Date: as soon as possible.

What we offer

  • An opportunity to work on one of the defining issues of our time, while connected to both international-level diplomacy and grassroots action;
  • A small team, in a start-up like environment, with an established organization, and with the opportunity to help shape the organization’s activities and impact;
  • A consultancy or full-time position with flexible working hours;
  • A salary of EUR 2,400 per month (38.5h/week), with 14 salaries a year in the case of a full-time salaried position (i.e. EUR 33,600 annual gross) – with the potential for higher remuneration depending on the candidate’s profile and relevant experience.

How to apply:

To apply, please fill out this form and send us the following documents (in English) to email hidden; JavaScript is required with the subject line “Communications/Fundraising Lead”:

  • CV (max. 2 pages, no pictures, PDF)
  • Motivational letter (max. 1 page, PDF)
  • Three communication outputs you have produced (in English) that are relevant for this role – if available, we would also encourage you to include a fundraising proposal you have written or contributed to. 

Only applicants who have filled out the form and sent the email with the required documents will be considered.

Application deadline: 8 May 2022 

At the UNCAC Coalition, we value diversity and welcome applications from qualified individuals, irrespective of nationality, origin, race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other personal characteristics. Our policies encourage a workplace free from discrimination and any form of harassment. 


Relevant Documents

A global civil society network promoting the implementation and monitoring of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC)