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Committee of 100 is excited to announce plans to expand its team in New York City. We are currently accepting applications for three senior staff positions:

1. Director of Policy Engagement and Research
2. Director of Member Engagement, Development, and Communications
3. Director of Programs and Events

The Organization:

The Committee of 100 (C100) is an international, non-profit, non-partisan membership organization that brings a Chinese American perspective to issues concerning Asian Americans and U.S.-China relations. Founded in 1990 by I.M. PeiYo-Yo MaHenry S. TangOscar TangShirley Young, and the late Chien-Shiung Wu, C100 draws upon the collective experience, knowledge and resources of our members—Chinese Americans who have achieved prominence in a variety of fields—who work in partnership towards our twin missions: to ensure the full inclusion of Chinese Americans in all facets of American life, and to advance constructive relations between the leaders and peoples of the United States and Greater China.

Each year, C100 mobilizes its distinguished members to advance our twin missions through policy engagement initiatives, civic engagement initiatives, and participation in global bridge-building through philanthropy. Programmatic activities include a high-level Annual Conference, briefings on Capitol Hill covering U.S.-China relations, engagement with national policy-makers in China and the U.S., a bi-national survey on U.S.-China public perceptions, white paper publications, regional events on U.S.-China policy and Asian American issues, high-level delegation trips between the U.S. and China, and next generation leadership development initiatives. C100 has also recently launched a legal defense and education fund to support individuals facing civil rights violations and to promote due process.

C100 is headquartered in New York City, and has regional operations in Washington, D.C., Northern California, Southern California, and Greater China.

 

1. Director of Policy Engagement and Research

The Position: The Director of Policy Engagement and Research is a key member of C100’s senior management team. The primary responsibilities for this role, based in New York City, include the following:

  • Work with President, other senior staff, and members in developing and implementing C100’s policy agenda in Washington, D.C., Greater China, and other regions around the United States.
  • Perform research on U.S.-China relations, including quantitative analysis, e.g., U.S.-China “mirror” survey, to support bridge-building between the United States and China.
  • Partner with President, C100 members, senior staff, and D.C. consultants to interface with, manage and strengthen relationships with government, academic, and civic leaders and organizations in order to elevate C100’s strategic positioning as a thought leader, trusted interlocutor and resource.
  • Work as part of team to develop policy proposals and original messaging, both external and internal, including for distribution through press releases, mainstream media, and social/new media channels.
  • Prepare policy-related briefings and talking points for C100 members and leadership.
  • Oversee institutional archives.
  • Partner with and manage the work of independent consultants, staff, and interns on related activities.
  • Translate and polish English-Chinese documents and interprets as needed.

Candidate Profile:

  • Advanced degree or equivalent experience in U.S.-China relations or related areas.
  • At least 7 years relevant work experience.
  • Ability to write professionally and clearly in a fast-paced environment (i.e. within a news cycle).
  • Strong communication skills in English and Chinese (ability to read/write at professional level).
  • Ability to travel, particularly to Washington, D.C., on a regular basis.
  • Good grasp of statistical research and policy implications.
  • U.S. citizen or green card holder.

Compensation:

  • Compensation and benefits are competitive and will be commensurate with experience (factors considered include education level and qualification fit, proven track record of results, previous salary history, and professional recommendations).

How to Apply:

  • Interested candidates should send a CV and cover letter with the subject heading “APPLICANT FOR DIRECTOR OF POLICY ENGAGEMENT AND RESEARCH -<FULL NAME>” to hr@committee100.org

 

2. Director of Member Engagement, Development, and Communications

The Position: The Director of Member Engagement, Development, and Communications is a key member of C100’s senior management team. The primary responsibilities for this role, based in New York City, include the following:

  • Work with President and senior staff to develop and implement member engagement plan, communications plan, and development strategy.
  • Primary responsibility for strategic communications to elevate visibility and strengthen brand globally, including material for distribution through press releases, mainstream media, and social/new media channels.
  • Work with President and senior staff in cultivating and securing philanthropic support, including but not limited to members, corporations, foundations, and individual non-members. This includes research on potential sources of funding and drafting of proposals to potential funders and foundations.
  • Engage with potential supporters, in preparation for solicitation by President and for solicitation by the Director him/herself.
  • Support member committees in their work on approved organizational projects and activities to strengthen member engagement.
  • Assist in executing events, and ensuring all events advance the organization’s development function.
  • Partner with and manage the work of independent consultants, vendors, staff, and interns on related activities.
  • Translate and polish English-Chinese documents and interpret as needed.

Candidate Profile:

  • Demonstrable commitment and interest in C100 missions.
  • At least 7 years relevant experience, preferably including at least two of the following areas of work: hospitality, direct sales, development, and communications.
  • Positive demeanor with great affection for other people, and capable of functioning well in both a leadership and support role.
  • Strong communication skills in English and Chinese (ability to read/write at professional level)
  • Able to understand both American and Chinese cultural contexts in relationship-building.
  • Management experience and strong organizational skills.
  • US citizen or green card holder.

Compensation:

  • Compensation and benefits are competitive and will be commensurate with experience (factors considered include education level and qualification fit, proven track record of results, previous salary history, and professional recommendations).

How to Apply:

  • Interested candidates should send a CV and cover letter with the subject heading “APPLICANT FOR DIRECTOR OF MEMBER ENGAGEMENT, DEVELOPMENT, AND COMMUNICATIONS – <FULL NAME>” to hr@committee100.org

 

3. Director of Programs and Events

The Position: The Director of Programs and Events is a key member of C100’s senior management team. The primary responsibilities for this role, based in New York City, include the following:

  • Work with President, other senior staff, and members in planning and executing a range of program initiatives and events in the United States and China, including the annual conference and other high level convenings. Responsibilities extend to all aspects of event coordination and logistics.
  • Work with President, members, and senior staff to ensure all convenings and programs align with organization’s strategic goals to advance policy engagement, civic engagement, and philanthropic initiatives.
  • Prepare for delegations from the United States to China and China to the United States, respectively, including those sponsored by C100 for non-members, including designing educational content and arranging for high-level visits.
  • Oversee scheduling coordination and logistics to support President, senior staff, and other members in support of a wide range of C100 programs and events.
  • Interact with and supervise independent consultants, vendors, junior staff, interns, and volunteers working on related activities.
  • Translate and polish English-Chinese documents and interpret as needed.

Candidate Profile:

  • At least 7 years relevant work experience, and demonstrable interest in C100 missions.
  • Highly detailed and strong logistical and organizational skills; proven track record in event and/or project management.
  • Work experience in both U.S. and Mainland China a plus
  • Communication skills in English and Mandarin Chinese.
  • US citizen or green card holder.

Compensation:

  • Compensation and benefits are competitive and will be commensurate with experience (factors considered include education level and qualification fit, proven track record of results, previous salary history, and professional recommendations).

How to Apply:

  • Interested candidates should send a CV and cover letter with the subject heading “APPLICANT FOR DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS AND EVENTS – <FULL NAME>” to hr@committee100.org

 

Part time positions not available at this time.

We welcome interested candidates based in New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, the Bay Area, and in Beijing to serve as volunteers for future C100 events. If you’re interested in participating as a volunteer, please forward your resume to hr@committee100.org. Thank you for your interest in supporting our mission!

 

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Organization: Committee of 100 (C-100)
Website: www.committee100.org
Headquarters: New York, New York

The Committee of 100 is an international non-partisan leadership organization of over 150 extraordinary Chinese Americans in business, government, academia, entertainment, and the arts. Founded in 1990 by I.M. Pei, Yo-Yo Ma, Henry S. Tang, Oscar Tang, Shirley Young, and the late Chien-Shiung Wu, the Committee has been committed for over 25 years to a dual mission of promoting the full participation and inclusion of Chinese Americans in all fields of American life, and encouraging constructive relations between the peoples of the United States and Greater China.

Intern – Full-Time and Part-Time Positions Available

Location: New York City

Reports to: Full-Time Staff, with opportunity to work directly with senior level staff  

Tasks:

  • Provide programmatic, event management, and administrative assistance
  • Tasks will depend on skills offered

Qualifications:

  • Committed to Asian American and/or U.S.-China issues
  • Pursuing a bachelors or masters degree in reputable school
  • Highly driven and detail-oriented
  • Professional demeanor
  • Able to produce written deliverables with zero spelling and grammatical mistakes
  • Competency in Chinese language and culture is a plus

Schedule/Compensation:

  • Candidates should be available to work 10-20 hours a week (part-time). Work Study is an option.
  • Unpaid internship

Please describe your qualifications and explain your interest in this position in an emailserving as a formal cover letter, to: hr@committee100.org  (Please attach your CV/resume)

If you’re interested in participating as a volunteer at the Committee of 100, please forward your resume to hr@committee100.org. Thank you for your interest in supporting our mission!
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