International Justice Mission

Advocacy & Mobilization Coordinator

Position Type
Jobs | Regular Full-Time

The Need

IJM is looking for an Advocacy & Mobilization Coordinator who will provide administrative support to the full Advocacy and Mobilization team. This individual will provide effective problem-solving and project coordination within a fast-paced, professional environment. The Advocacy & Mobilization Coordiantor will equip the Advocacy & Mobilization team to effectively recruit, equip, and develop top-notch volunteer leaders as IJM seeks to mobilize a movement to end modern day slavery in our lifetime.


This role is based in Washington DC and reports to the Senior Director of Advocacy & Mobilization.


Provide administrative support for Advocacy & Mobilization team

  • Assist in all areas of event planning, including logistics, shipping resources, participant inquiries, and follow-up; 
  • Coordinate department meetings and retreats including agenda creation, material preparation, equipment set-up, and arrangement of tech support;
  • Manage team inventory and reorder materials when necessary;
  • Ship resource requests as needed; and
  • Provide additional administrative support to the Senior Director, as needed.

Provide Program Support

  • Manage the Abolition Postcard Campaign, including resourcing outward-facing teams, shipping resources, processing returned postcards, managing inventory, and ensuring timely delivery; 
  • Serve as initial point of contact for incoming constituents interested in advocacy, volunteer, and college mobilization opportunities; 
  • Provide support with interviews for college chapter president interviews and reference checks for volunteer leaders;
  • Master data management systems; create and ensure implementation of efficient systems for data management and reporting for volunteers and college mobilization;
  • Assist team in keeping volunteer information and contacts updated and accurate; 
  • Provide reporting and data analysis to team to track impact;
  • Manage the Advocacy & Mobilization Intern; and
  • Manage headquarters volunteers, both day-time and monthly volunteer nights.


Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of experience and/or education;
  • Minimum of and 1 – 2 years providing program coordination support and at least one-year experience providing administrative support in a fast-paced, professional environment;
  • Superior administrative capacity to manage a large number of projects and tasks simultaneously and to complete them with minimal oversight; 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage data and systems with a high level of detail and accuracy; 
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills; 
  • Ability to appropriately manage the complex nature of relationships within and outside of the organization; 
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential and sensitive information professionally; 
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office; 
  • Experience with Salesforce preferred; and
  • Experience with Eventbrite, Knowlegis, or CQ Engage a plus.

Travel Requirements

  • This position may require domestic travel once per quarter to support events. 

Critical Qualities

  • Mature orthodox Christian faith as defined by the Apostles’ Creed;
  • Meticulous attention to detail, and strong organizational skills;
  • Patience and flexibility during high-pressure situations;
  • Disciplined with priorities;
  • Strong initiative and self-disciplined work habits;
  • Effective as a team player; 
  • Poised, confident demeanor; and
  • Professional


The mission of International Justice Mission is to protect the poor from violence by rescuing victims, bringing the criminals to justice, restoring survivors to safety and strength, and helping local law enforcement build a safe future that lasts.


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*What is a statement of faith?

A statement of faith should describe your Christian faith and how you see it as relevant to your involvement with IJM.


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