Job Openings

Applications must include cover letter describing interest in position, resume, and salary requirements. Incomplete applications may not be considered. Please email applications to jobs@zakat.org with job title in subject line. No phone calls will be accepted regarding these positions.

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist

The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist reports to the Director of Programs and closely works with Program Coordinators along with field level M&E and/or program officers. S/he is responsible for developing and establishing effective M&E system that is capable of efficiently capturing the necessary information for informed decision making. Moreover, s/he will be responsible for designing and facilitating M&E related trainings; prepare quarterly and annual ZF level project reports; develop and maintain database; and participate in grant writing exercises. Furthermore, s/he will provide M&E related technical support to country office and partner staff, within the Program Department.

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Receptionist

The receptionist is the first point of contact at Zakat Foundation of America and is integral in forming a positive and warm first impression for guests, businesses, and callers. The receptionist answers and accurately directs phone calls professionally, greets visitors positively and maintains the programming and maintenance of the telephone system and handles all mail.  In addition to those responsibilities, he/she will take on administrative projects and tasks assigned by the Executive Director or Office Manager.

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Fundraising/Development Director (New York)

The Fundraising/Development Director will spearhead development efforts as Zakat Foundation of America (ZF) continues to grow. A new position in the New York/East Coast area, the Director will have the opportunity to build the development function. He/She will oversee all ZF New York/East Coast fundraising, including major individual donors, corporate, foundations, UN agencies, diplomats and special events. This will involve designing and building processes and systems as well as managing them and delivering increased revenue and partnerships for ZF. This will include but not limited to pursuing event-sponsorship opportunities, organizing fundraising events and activities, building institutional relationships and developing and expanding donor and volunteer databases. The position is based in our New York Office and will report directly to the Executive Director.

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Videographer/Photographer (Turkey)

The Videographer/Photographer will be responsible for capturing photos and video footage for Zakat Foundation of America’s (ZF) programs and events. The Videographer/Photographer will be based in ZF Turkey Office and work closely with the ZF Communications Dept. in Chicago, IL. He/she should be able to travel to project sites in Turkey as well as other project locations in other countries. Start date will be immediately.

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Program Officer - Turkey (Syrian Refugees)

The Program Officer is responsible for assisting the Country Program Manager in the implementation of ZF humanitarian programs for Syrians living as IDPs inside Syria or as refugees in the neighboring countries in a timely and efficient manner. Moreover, the Program Officer will be responsible for documentation of the program progress reports and assist in identifying communities and program interventions. He/she will also be responsible for coordinating/conduct needs assessment of the target communities. 

This position will report directly to the Country Program Manager, the incumbent requires the ability to work with a team, and the utmost respect and professionalism when dealing with impoverished communities.

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Admin & Finance Assistant - Turkey

The Admin & Finance Assistant is responsible for providing administrative and financial support to the Turkey ZF office.  The incumbent reports directly to the Program Manager, he/she will be assisting the Country Office in the administration and HR issues.

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