Development Careers With Open Society Foundations (Locations: London, New York, Washington, DC, Brussels, Berlin, Mexico City)

    The Open Society Foundations

    Current Openings




    Location: New York, 

    Deadline: 12/30/2018

    Job profile

    Open Society Foundations is recruiting for an Associate Legal Officer to join its Equality and Inclusion team and be based out of New York or Berlin. The Associate Legal Officer will report to the Senior Managing Legal Officer for Equality and Inclusion.

    The ideal candidate has practical experience combining litigation, community engagement, policy advocacy and strategic communications, among other tools, to enforce legal norms and bring about substantive equality. The ALO will be part of a team of diverse, compassionate, and committed professionals with a common drive to think creatively about how to use law and legal remedies.




    Location: London 

    Deadline: 12/21/2018

    Job Profile

    The Human Resources Information Systems Analyst is responsible for supporting the global HR group with system configuration, analysis, reporting, data entry and data integrity for all HR related systems for 24 national and regional foundations. The HRIS Analyst will be working within Workday therefore, knowledge of this system is required.

    Deadline: 12/11/2018

    The Open Society Foundations seeks a Program Administrative Officer for its recently opened Mexico City office.

    The Open Society Foundations seeks a Program Administrative Officer for its recently opened Mexico City office.

    The Fund for Policy Reform (FPR) is part of the Open Society Foundations (OSF) network, which works to build vibrant and tolerant societies whose governments are accountable to their citizens. The Latin America Program (LAP) of OSF has established regional offices in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Bogotá (Colombia) and Mexico City (Mexico), to support its mission in Latin America and the Caribbean.

    Location: New York 

    Deadline: 12/10/2018

    Internship Profile

    • Perform desk research and writing assignments to support grant making initiatives under the supervision of program staff
    • Analyze grant concepts and proposals, drafting summaries, talking points, and contributing to team discussions
    • Assess grantee reports, extracting and summarizing key stories and information on the progression of Eurasia Program funded projects for internal and external use
    • Participate in Eurasia Program team calls, staff meetings, peer review committees, and events— taking notes as needed
    • Attend external events relevant to the work of the Eurasia Program, taking notes and reporting back to EP staff
    • Assist in planning events and convenings under the supervision of program staff
    • Communicate with grantee organizations, providing updates and soliciting information as needed
    • Translate short documents from Russian to English
    • Monitor regional local language and English language news outlets for information on the political, social and economic context relevant to the Eurasia Program
    • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned

    Location: Berlin

    Deadline: 11/30/2018 

    Job Profile

    OSIFE is seeking a Team Manager to be in charge of a portfolio of grants called “Reclaiming Local Public Spheres in Central Europe”. The grants support organizations working with civil society organizations to strengthen, revive, and above all widen the constituencies that support open society values, as well as local initiatives to solve problems at community level through participation, inclusion and equality. The work focuses on Hungary, Poland, Czechia and Slovakia.

    Locations: Brussels

    Deadline: 11/30/2018 

    Job profile

    The Head of Operations is in charge of OSEPI’s Administration and Operations (A&Ops) Team of four full-time staff, which is responsible for human resources, finance, facilities, IT, legal compliance and compliance with OSF internal policies. This position requires close collaboration with the internal departments of the Open Society Foundations, principally Operations, Human Resources and the General Counsel (legal), and contributing substantially to the development of their organisation-wide strategies and systems.

    The position reports to OSEPI’s Director, ensuring mission alignment of HR and operations with the whole team and all activities. The Head of Operations will also work closely with the Deputy Director, who leads on advocacy strategies and is responsible for OSEPI’s interactions with policy-makers and political actors at EU and national levels.