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Institute for Economics and Peace
The Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) is a global think tank dedicated to studying the intersection between business, peace and economics. Its core product is the Global Peace Index, an internationally renowned index and the leading measure of world peacefulness. The Institute also develops a series of National Peace Indices as well as many other indexes, measures and economic analyses, funded both by IEP and other organizations.
The Institute’s core funding is in place and guaranteed. IEP has an aggressive research budget and is connected with many of the world’s leading institutions and thinkers in its focus disciplines. IEP has ground breaking knowledge on the statistical correlations of peace, measuring the economic value of peace to the global economy and analyzing the impact of peace and violence on business, its markets and products.
IEP-USA has been granted 501 c 3 status.
The Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) is dedicated to promoting a better understanding of the social and economic factors that develop a more peaceful society. It achieves its goals by developing new conceptual frameworks to define peace; providing metrics for measuring peace; and, uncovering the relationship between peace, business and prosperity.
Based in New York, the Executive Director of IEP-US will report to the Executive Chairman and will be responsible for the development of the Institute for Economics and Peace in the US including the building of its team and its American profile. This will entail responsibility for the overall management and day-to-day operations of IEP-US ensuring compliance with the Institute’s directives and applicable regulations as well as responsibility for fundraising and outreach. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who can work independently, but within the organization’s structures and guidelines, as the Executive Chairman is located in Sydney, Australia.
The Executive Director is responsible for the operations, marketing and development of IEP-US. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Other responsibilities as determined by the Executive Chairman.
Personal and Professional Qualifications
The ED-US must be highly intelligent, a leader and a self-starter who shares the IEP vision. Ideally he or she will have a compelling background with substantial experience in the not-for-profit environment or another relevant field, especially in national outreach, donor cultivation, and business development. Some business experience would be highly desirable. The successful applicant will possess outstanding leadership, management, planning, marketing and organizational skills and strong fundraising expertise.
The role entails frequent US-wide travel and some international travel to meet key stakeholders, make presentations and attend events in line with raising the visibility and relevance of IEP. Travel to Australia to attend strategic planning meeting and for other activities will also be required.
For more information about the Institute for Economics and Peace, please visit www.economicsandpeace.org.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Institute for Economics and Peace US (IEP-US) has retained the services of Harris Rand Lusk to conduct this search. Inquiries, nominations, and applications may be directed in confidence to:
Jack Lusk, Managing Partner
Debbie Farrell Nelson, Practice Leader, Development
Harris Rand Lusk
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