Understanding Persecution

Jobs at ICC

International Christian Concern (ICC) is a Washington, DC-area 501(c)(3) nonprofit devoted to providing assistance, advocacy, and awareness for the worldwide persecuted Christian Church.

Our current job openings are:

Are you looking for a job you can believe in that has eternal impact? International Christian Concern is currently searching for a Video Fellow in Silver Spring, MD. The fellowship is a paid full-time temporary position working with the Communications team that could develop into a full-time permanent position. We are looking for a video professional who would like to devote six months to a year of their life to the persecuted church.

The Video Fellow will be responsible for scripting, producing, and editing daily video content for ICC. We are looking for a creative, smart, and dedicated individual who is committed to excellence. We hire people, not positions; you have God-given creativity and the experience to bring a vision to life. We desire to apply your creativity and experience to bring greater awareness to the persecuted church and call the body of Christ to care for and serve them. In this position, you will report to the President.

Potential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Produce video content (storyboarding, scripting, shooting, and editing).
  • Edit and produce podcasts.
  • Work with colleagues in a creative, collaborative, cross-departmental/cross-project environment.
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned by the President.

Required Qualifications

  • We have a strong preference for an individual with a strong Christian witness and history.
  • Strong experience in Adobe Creative Suite (especially Premier Pro and Audition).
  • Experience with speech writing and scripting.
  • 3+ years in a videography field, including shooting and editing.
  • U.S. citizenship, permanent residency or work visa is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalent experience.

Character & Leadership Requirements:

  • Passion: Live a lifestyle that makes your passion for God and His Kingdom obvious to all who interact with you.
  • Humility: Putting others and the mission of the persecuted before yourself.
  • Endurance: Hanging in there and remaining productive even when it’s hard.
  • Flexibility: Being able to adapt when things change or plans fall apart.
  • Stability: Not driven by your emotions.

Generous vacation policy, compensation commensurate with experience.

To Apply:

Please send your résumé, cover letter, portfolio and three references to: jobs@persecution.org. Include the subject line: “Video Fellowship”.  Qualified applicants will be contacted.

Research Fellow

Would you like to participate in a research project with immediate, real-world impact? International Christian Concern is currently looking for a skilled researcher to fill a vacant Research Fellow position in our Silver Spring, MD headquarters. This is a temporary, full-time position and is expected to last from September 2020 to March 2021.

The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, analytical, and justice-oriented and have a passion to serve Christ and the persecuted church. They must be a team player. We have a strong preference for an individual with a strong Christian witness and history. The Research Fellow will work collaboratively with ICC’s Advocacy team to investigate human rights violators around the world for possible submission to the appropriate U.S. authorities.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Research and understand relevant U.S. sanctioning authorities.
  • Assist with collection of the names of particularly egregious human rights violators, from open source and proprietary databases.
  • Verify and cross-check candidates for submission.
  • Compile research into a comprehensive final report.
Experience and Skills
  • We have a strong preference for an individual with a strong Christian witness and history.
  • 1+ years of experience in a research position.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor Degree is required.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and in-person.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Experience in cross-cultural communication.
  • Demonstrated track record of managing tasks and projects, meeting deadlines in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • S. citizenship, permanent residency or work visa is required.
  • Hourly rate of $20-$23, dependent on experience.
To Apply

Send your cover letter, résumé, and contact information for three references to jobs@persecution.org. Please do not call ICC. Qualifying applicants will be contacted.