Employment Opportunities

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URI staff gathered at the 2017 Global Leadership Conference in Sarajevo.

We work with hardworking, compassionate, and innovative peacebuilders from a wide array of backgrounds around the world. Check this page for opportunities to join our team.

Open Position

Executive Team Coordinator

Job Description Summary

URI is looking for an experienced Executive Team Coordinator to support the Executive Director (ED) while working closely with members of the Senior Team and Global Council (URI Board of Directors), who live and work in diverse locations and time zones worldwide. This role will coordinate and manage executive scheduling and travel, prepare and organize documentation and presentations needed to support the executive team and Global Council as needed.

The dynamic nature of this role requires that the ideal candidate have exemplary time management skills and the ability to identify and anticipate how best to strengthen and support team productivity, communications, and efficiency for the ED, Senior Staff, and the Global Council. The role must interact seamlessly with a professional demeanor (and a healthy sense of humor) across a broad range of individual stakeholders, including seven members of the Senior Leadership Team, Senior Advisors, and officers and trustees on the Board of Directors (Global Council), as well as other lead partners, donors, and staff as needed. To perform this job successfully, the individual is expected to handle sensitive financial, legal, personnel, and institutional information while exercising professional discretion and confidentiality. The candidate is committed to continued practice of appreciative inquiry as well as advancing diversity and equity learning and advocacy at the core of the organization's purpose and guiding principles (PPPs).

The ideal candidate will also be open to learn and adapt to available and forthcoming innovations in technology, systems, and processes. The role will help drive innovation in administration and operations by helping various stakeholders continue to upgrade systems and processes, including emerging technology tools and AI applications.

See the full job description below. 

Both a resume and a cover letter (addressing the interest in the position) need to be sent to [email protected] by November 15, 2023.


About URI

The United Religions Initiative (URI) is the largest grassroots interfaith network, with members and activities in more than 110 countries. URI was founded in the year 2000 as a non-profit organization. 

The Purpose of URI is threefold: to promote enduring, daily interfaith cooperation, to end religiously motivated violence, and to create cultures of peace, justice and healing for the Earth and all living beings. URI connects grassroots groups and individuals working in support of its Purpose across the globe into a vibrant network.

Group members of the network are called Cooperation Circles (CCs). There are currently over 1,100 CCs in 110 countries. These Cooperation Circles address local issues that impact their communities through community projects focused on 14 action areas.

The URI global support office and 20 regional offices on six continents support its decentralized global network of grassroots groups – providing them with training, mentoring, coaching, communications systems, and connection to a global network.