Membership and Operations Coordinator

Network for Religious and Traditional Peacemakers

About the organization

The Network for Religious and Traditional Peacemakers (the Network) was founded in 2013 as a concrete response to the growing awareness among peace mediation organization and the United Nations, that religious and traditional actors are vital, but underutilized, actors in peacemaking processes. Since its founding, the Network has grown into a community of peacemakers ranging from grassroots religious and traditional actors to international NGOs, think tanks, and academic institutions. The Network strengthens peacemaking through collaboratively supporting the positive role of religious and traditional actors in peacebuilding processes and through connecting them to national and international peacebuilders. Since its founding, the Network Secretariat has been hosted by Finn Church Aid (FCA), Finland’s largest development agency and provider of humanitarian aid, while the steering body of the Network, the Core Group, consist of variety of actors from UN Agencies to the Organization of Isl


Reporting to the Director of Finn Church Aid Americas, the Membership and Operations Coordinator supports membership development and member relations for the Network for Religious and Traditional Peacemakers (Network) by implementing strategies and initiatives to recruit and retain members. The Coordinator serves as the first line of contact for prospective member inquiries and is critical in increasing engagement by current members. Additionally, the Coordinator provides administrative support to DC-based staff and is responsible for general office operations, including coordinating event logistics, data entry, and invoice processing. The role requires strong self-direction and significant interaction with members, prospects and staff. The incumbent will be employed by FCA Americas but seconded to the Network for Religious and Traditional Peacemakers.


A bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of membership experience at an association or NGO is required.
• Substantial familiarity with nonprofit membership best practices, tools, and techniques and with organizations in the peace-building and international development sectors.
• Ability to communicate with individuals / organization in an enthusiastic, passionate, and persuasive manner to promote Network membership.
• Ability to deal effectively and tactfully with a wide variety of people in correspondence, on the telephone, and in person.
• Possess a strong attention to detail, high standards, and a passion for accuracy, especially error‐free data entry and writing.
• Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, independent and pro-active way of working/problem-solving.
• Fluency in English is essential; knowledge of other languages is an asset.
• Unpredictable working hours and frequent travel may be required.
• Must be authorized to work in the United States.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]i

To apply, please submit a resume and a cover letter to [email protected] detailing your interest in the Network and your relevant experience working with membership programs. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis.

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