Hilton Prize Coalition Fellow – Emerging Leaders

Partner Solutions
Alexandria, VA
Full Time

The Hilton Prize Coalition Fellows program offers unique opportunities for growth and learning through exposure to various projects both at the Secretariat, Global Impact, and throughout the Coalition network. Opportunities include skill building in communications, project management, operations, and fundraising.

The Coalition Fellow will have the unique opportunity to grow and shape the collective impact of the Hilton Prize Coalition, the 21 winners of the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, and the work of its Storytelling and Collaborative Models Signature Programs.

The Coalition Fellow will serve as the point of contact between Coalition members with shared thematic competencies or geographic interests and will liaise with academic institutions, foundations, and non-profits – both in and out of the Coalition network.


·       Deliverable management and research:

o   Assist in the up-to-date thematic and geographic mapping of the Coalition members’ global work

o   Identify partnership opportunities both within the Coalition network and with others in the humanitarian and disaster resiliency/relief sector

o   Complete 15 hours of online training with DisasterReady.org to gain insight into the sectors of international development/humanitarian aid/disaster response

·       Internal support:

o   Facilitate communication between Coalition members on operational and programmatic levels

o   Support projects that enhance the capabilities of Global Impact and the Hilton Prize Coalition network

·       Communications:

o   Assist with upcoming Storytelling project involving digital communications, scheduling and external messaging

o   Provide and manage content for Hilton Prize Coalition Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts; prepare content for Alumni newsletter

Fellows will report directly to members of the Global Impact Partner Solutions Team with daily oversight to ensure all projects are aligned with the mission and strategic goals of the Hilton Prize Coalition.

This is an unpaid fellowship; however, Global Impact will pay a transportation benefit up to $90 per month.  Students are eligible to receive class credit upon completion of the Fellowship.


·       Candidate should be pursuing an undergraduate degree, preferably in their junior or senior year

·       Interest in working in international development at a non-profit organization with a global perspective

·       Strong working knowledge of humanitarianism, disaster resiliency and relief, and/or fundraising

·       Academic or professional experience in research

·       Strong written and verbal communication, strategic and critical thinking skills

·       Excellent project management and organizational skills

·       Superior attention to detail

·       Ability to operate independently, with little supervision, as well as collaboratively in a team environment

·       Ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments successfully

·       Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint required

·       Social media management skills; Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Hootsuite, etc.


·       Minimum of 30 hours per week (mutually agreed by Global Impact and Fellow)

·       May/June 2017 through August/September 2017

Application Instructions: 

·       To be considered, applications must include both resume and cover letter

·       Cover letter should explain your interest, relevant experience/coursework and available start date

·       Please apply through the Coalition’s website: http://prizecoalition.charity.org/job/hilton-prize-laureates-collaborative-emerging-leaders/

About the Hilton Prize Coalition

The Hilton Prize Coalition, an independent alliance of the 21 winners of the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, is a network of best-in-class organizations working together to advance their unique missions and to realize significant collective impact in humanitarian assistance, human rights, development, education, and health. The Coalition seeks to leverage the resources, talents, and expertise of each of its members to better achieve their respective missions, to contribute experience and insight to the field through innovation, and to establish and document best practices and thought leadership to be shared with the global NGO and donor communities.

About Global Impact

Global Impact is a leader in growing global philanthropy. The organization builds partnerships and raises resources that help the world’s most vulnerable people by providing integrated, partner-specific advisory and backbone services; workplace fundraising and representation; campaign design, marketing and implementation for workplace and signature fundraising campaigns; and fiscal agency and technology services. Global Impact works with more than 300 public and private sector workplace giving campaigns to generate funding for an alliance of more than 100 international charities. Through strategic council and implementation support, Global Impact equips private sector and nonprofit organizations to achieve their philanthropic goals. The organization also has served as an administrator for the Combined Federal Campaign for more than 20 years, including the two largest campaigns in the National Capital Area (CFCNCA) and Overseas (CFC-O). Global Impact continues to serve in this role, as well as the campaign’s national marketing strategist and implementation partner. Since 1956, Global Impact has generated more than $1.8 billion to help the world’s most vulnerable people.

Follow us on Twitter.  Like us on Facebook.