Hilton Prize Coalition Fellow - Emerging Leaders

Global Impact
Alexandria, VA
Mar 07, 2017
Sep 15, 2017
Full Time

Job Description

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.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Deliverable management and research:

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

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

Complete 15 hours of online training with[[http:DisasterReady.org|DisasterReady.org]] to gain insight into the sectors of international development/humanitarian aid/disaster response

  • Internal support:

Facilitate communication between Coalition members on operational and programmatic levels

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

  • Communications:

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

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


  • Alexandria, VA

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