Job opening in Washington: Inter-American Affairs Assistant (Part-Time)

Job opening in Washington: Inter-American Affairs Assistant (Part-Time)

The ICRC Regional Delegation in Washington is hiring an Inter-American Affairs Assistant (Part-Time, 25 hours per week). Motivation letter along with resume and short Spanish and English writing samples (maximum 500 words each) should be sent to lmacabrey@icrc.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The position will remain open until filled. Desired starting date: September 4, 2018.

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ICRC in New York is Hiring a Legal Intern/Attache

ICRC in New York is Hiring a Legal Intern/Attache

The ICRC in New York is Hiring a Legal Intern/Attache. This is a full-time, paid internship position with benefits. Contract Period is 12 months, non-renewable. Expected start date June 18, 2018. Please submit resume and cover letter to Dolorosa ArrummBrungs (darrummbrungs@icrc.org) by the deadline of April 13, 2018. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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A Story of Love: The Story of the ICRC

A Story of Love: The Story of the ICRC

Amidst some of the harshest conflicts on earth, we assist with the basics of life: food, water and shelter.  Often first on the ground and the last to leave,  neutral, impartial and independent, we are the International Committee of the Red Cross. 

Check out the latest video from the ICRC. And find out more about our work here

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The ICRC in DC is Hiring an Organization of American States Intern

The ICRC in DC is Hiring an Organization of American States Intern

The ICRC in Washington is hiring an Organization of American States Intern. Must have an excellent command of Advanced Business English and Advanced Business Spanish. Please note: Motivation letters and resumes should be sent to lmacabrey@icrc.org. The closing date for applications is November 20.

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Intercross the Podcast: Episode #33 Policy and Peacekeeping in South Sudan with Trevor Keck and Lauren Spink

Intercross the Podcast: Episode #33 Policy and Peacekeeping in South Sudan with Trevor Keck and Lauren Spink

In this episode of Intercross the Podcast, we sit down with ICRC in Washington’s Deputy Head of Communications Trevor Keck and Lauren Spink, the Center for Civilians in Conflict Peacekeeping Advisor. Trevor recently returned from a brief mission to South Sudan and Lauren is headed out to the country this week. We took the opportunity to chat with them both about the current challenges facing aid worker and peacekeepers. What are some of the protection issues? Are aid organizations able to secure humanitarian access? And as the largest donor to South Sudan (is that true)—the US has spent nearly $10 billion since independence 6 years ago and pays more than a quarter of all international aid to the country each year—what does the current U.S. policy review for its approach to South Sudan mean for the situation on the ground?

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We're Hiring: Finance and Administration Manager

We're Hiring: Finance and Administration Manager

We're hiring a Finance and Administration Manager! The Finance and Administration Manager is responsible for the set up and management of the administrative structures of the ICRC regional delegation in Washington.  In line with corresponding professional guidelines, coordinates and supervises all administrative files (finances, premises, logistics, IT and welcome). As a member of the management team, contributes to the delegation's decision-making process, with particular focus on administrative matters. Apply before October 15, 2017. 

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Intercross the Podcast: Episode #32 Introducing ICRC Spokesperson Marc Kilstein

Intercross the Podcast: Episode #32 Introducing ICRC Spokesperson Marc Kilstein

In this episode of Intercross the Podcast, Head of Communications Anna Nelson sits down with our newest team member, ICRC in Washington's Spokesperson Marc Kilstein. Anna and Marc talk about nerding out over radio, the importance and honor of storytelling, Marc's hope for his new position and their (not-so-secret) dreams of being poached by This American Life's Ira Glass. Or at the very least, making him a dedicated Intercross the Podcast listener. Hosted by Anna Nelson.

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Intercross the Podcast/Episode #30 Diversity in Delegates: Recruiting within the ICRC with Markus Dolder

Intercross the Podcast/Episode #30 Diversity in Delegates: Recruiting within the ICRC with Markus Dolder

In this episode of Intercross the Podcast, we are joined by ICRC's Head of Human Resources Marketing Markus Dolder. In the 1990s, the ICRC's staff was composed of about 80 percent Swiss. Now, that number is closer to 15%. Why has this makeup changed, and how had diversity contributed to furthering our mission? What skills are needed to be a successful delegate? Plus Markus shares the influence of the Iraq war on his career and the joy of bringing great people into an organization he's proud to work for. Hosted by Sara Owens and Niki Clark.

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Meet ICRC in Washington's New Spokesperson Marc Kilstein

Meet ICRC in Washington's New Spokesperson Marc Kilstein

ICRC in Washington is happy to announce Marc Kilstein, an experienced journalist and radio producer, is joining the team. In his role, he'll be taking over from head of Communications Anna Nelson to serve as the official Spokesperson, working closely with U.S. media markets. With his strong newsroom background--Marc has worked for NPR, the BBC World ServiceThe Nation Magazine and most recently as a founding producer for NPR's newest national news program, 1A--Marc has spent his career fine tuning his craft for journalism and is excited to bring his experience and talent to the ICRC. 

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ICRC in New York is Hiring a Communications Advisor & Spokesperson

ICRC in New York is Hiring a Communications Advisor & Spokesperson

ICRC in New York is now hiring a Communications Advisor & Spokesperson. The main purpose of this position is increase awareness of and support for the ICRC's goals in terms of policy, operations, and public positioning towards the United Nationsand in relation to this with other key stakeholders through outreach to UN accredited media and other influential traditional/social media as well as serve as Spokesperson.  Apply by April 21, 2017. 

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ICRC in DC is now Hiring a Deputy Legal Advisor

ICRC in DC is now Hiring a Deputy Legal Advisor

ICRC in DC is now hiring an Deputy Legal Advisor. The main purpose of this position is to provide legal advice and analysis to the delegation on matters of International Humanitarian Law (IHL)/Law of Armed Conflict (LOAC) and U.S. domestic law, to support the ICRC’s mission in the United States and Canada.  Apply by March 17, 2017. 

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