The Institute for African Women in Law (IAWL) is a Washington, D.C. based Pan-African non-profit, non-governmental organization. IAWL is committed to supporting the formidable works of women in law across Africa and the African diaspora. Our goal is to be a focal point for addressing issues across the legal and judicial professions.

Are you self-motivated with an acumen for innovative ideas? Are you looking to join a team that promotes justice and equity for women? Are you looking to develop your talent, skills, and networks?

The Institute for African Women in Law (IAWL) is seeking to fill the following positions:

  1. Public Relations Associate

  2. Outreach Coordinator

  3. Research Analyst

Deadline for applications: 15 August 2022


1. The Public Relations Associate (PRA) is responsible for building and maintaining a positive image of the Institute and will work closely with the Media and Communications Specialist. The PRA is in charge of establishing and maintaining relationships with our partners, networks, teams, and public interest groups by writing press releases and other media communications, responding to requests for information, and representing IAWL positively to the public. The PRA will be responsible for conducting interviews and performing other front-facing tasks as may be assigned. The PRA reports directly to the Director of Operations (DO). The PRA will also be responsible for drafting communication for the Executive Director (ED).

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Public Relations Associate – Job Description
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2. The Outreach Coordinator (OC) is responsible for identifying key partners, networks, grants, and outreach opportunities for the Institute and will work closely with the Director of Operations. The OC will build strategic partnerships with organizations, individuals, and associations with the goal of meeting the vision of the Institute. The OC will coordinate activities that promote stakeholder engagement and coordinate activities that promote the growth of the Institute.

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Outreach Coordinator (Memberships, Partnerships) – Job Description
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3. The Research Analyst (RA) is responsible for conducting research, analyzing data, and contributing to the knowledge production goals of the Institute. The duties of the RA will include conducting research, collecting and analyzing data, producing graphs and PowerPoint presentations for the Institute. The RA will work with the research team and report directly to the Research and Innovation Lead. The ideal candidate must possess strong analytical skills and the ability to develop interesting and innovative research ideas. The RA must be able to work independently, be a team player, and be ready to contribute to the research agenda of the Institute.