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:

Operations Manager

Are you looking for a job you can believe in and has eternal impact? International Christian Concern is currently looking for an organized and detail-oriented individual for our Operations Manager in Silver Spring, MD. This is a full-time position.

The successful candidate will be an organized, detail-oriented, analytical and multi-tasking individual with a passion to serve Christ and the persecuted church. They must be a team player and we have a strong preference for an individual with a strong Christian witness and history. The Operations Manager works collaboratively with ICC’s President and Chief of Operations.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Oversight of ICC operations and our admin team.
  • Oversee bookkeeper and accountant and annual audit.
  • Manage ICC’s human resource functions, including recruiting.
  • Oversee ICC’s IT systems.
  • Maintain office licenses and fillings.
  • Prepare financial materials and quarterly Board of Director reports.
  • Monitor and manage ICC’s culture and help create a “coaching” culture within ICC.
Experience and Skills
  • We have a strong preference for an individual with a strong Christian witness and history.
  • 5+ years of experience serving as a head operations leader of an organization or ministry.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor Degree is required.
  • Excellent managerial, organizational and planning skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Demonstrated track record of managing multiple tasks and projects, meeting deadlines in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • U.S. citizenship, permanent residency or work visa is required.
Salary and Benefits
  • Salary range from $50,000 to $75,000 depending on experience.
  • Group hospitalization, dental benefits, and retirement plan available.
  • Generous paid time off and holiday schedule.
To Apply

Please send your résumé, cover letter, and three references to: jobs@persecution.org. Qualified applicants will be contacted.

Digital Media Specialist

Are you looking for a job you can believe in that has eternal impact? International Christian Concern is currently looking for a Digital Media Specialist in Silver Spring, MD. This is a full-time position.

The Digital Media Specialist is responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating multilayered marketing and digital strategies to fully leverage all aspects of the organization’s brand in support of its mission. In this position, you will report to the president.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Integrate all aspects of the organization’s digital presence and oversee the organization’s website.
  • Oversee a wide variety of communications initiatives (print and digital).
  • Graphic Design.
  • Video production.
  • Co-develop and maintain a digital content calendar.
  • Develop a social media growth strategy.
  • Work collaboratively with content producers to ensure the development of digital content via all digital distribution platforms to impact stakeholders.
  • Work collaboratively with the president, other Comm Dept. staff, and other internal departments to create and distribute digital and print products.
  • 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 InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop, Illustrator.
  • Strong experience with WordPress and website design
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years in digital media.
  • U.S. citizenship, permanent residency or work visa is required.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Extensive  experience with, social media platforms (particularly as they related to increasing audience numbers and public awareness of services)
  • Strong writing ability
  • Strong experience with video production
Salary and Benefits
  • Salary range from $45,000 to $70,000 depending on experience.
  • Group hospitalization, dental benefits, and retirement plan available.
  • Generous paid time off and holiday schedule.
To Apply

Please send your résumé, cover letter, portfolio, and three references to: jobs@persecution.org. Qualified applicants will be contacted.

Advocacy Assistant

International Christian Concern (ICC), is a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit 501(c)(3) devoted to providing assistance, advocacy, and awareness for the persecuted Christian church worldwide. ICC is seeking an exceptionally talented and motivated public policy professional for the position of Advocacy Assistant. The Advocacy Assistant will report to ICC’s Advocacy Director to support the strategies and initiatives of the Advocacy Department. Working collaboratively with other members of the ICC team, the Advocacy Assistant will assist the Advocacy Department to accomplish identified goals for the department and expand ICC’s advocacy efforts. This is a full-time exempt position in Silver Spring, MD.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for managing departmental reporting and scheduling.
  • Initiate and organize quarterly Advocacy campaigns which includes organizing Advocacy tours, briefings, meetings, and other events.
  • Assist in building and maintaining key relationships with congressional offices, government agencies, and NGOs.
  • Conduct in-depth research for various departmental goals including sanctions-related research projects
  • Write and edit press releases, op-eds, policy papers, and petitions
  • Help organize and participate in all internal and external Advocacy-related meetings.
  • Brief the Advocacy team on a daily basis on relevant updates and developments.
  • Assist in editing and publishing Advocacy-related materials.
Experience and Skills
  • We have a strong preference for an individual with a solid Christian witness and history.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1+ year of experience working as either personal, committee, or leadership staff on Capitol Hill preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills as well as research skills.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • A team player, personable, values driven, flexible, well-spoken and a strong presenter.
  • Demonstrated track record of managing multiple tasks and projects and meeting deadlines in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • US resident with U.S. citizenship or work visa.
Salary and Benefits
  • Competitive salary based on skills and experience.
  • ICC’s group hospitalization and dental benefits plan after an initial two calendar months of employment.
  • Generous vacation and holiday schedule.
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.

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 May to December 2020.

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.
Compensation
  • 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.