Director of Strategic Partnerships

Worker-driven Social Responsibility Network (WSRN)


  • Location: New York City or remote
  • Salary: $60,000 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 10/07/2020

The Worker-driven Social Responsibility Network (WSRN) focuses on ending abuses against workers in corporate supply chains in the United States and globally.  Network members are committed to a worker-driven social responsibility model that prioritizes enforcement of legally binding agreements and worker leadership in the design and implementation of social responsibility programs.

The Director of Strategic Partnerships supports grassroots worker and human rights organizations seeking to design and implement a Worker-driven Social Responsibility (WSR) program in corporate supply chains. This includes identifying possible practitioner organizations and assessing the feasibility of WSR adaptation in that context. Support for feasible projects may be in the form of consultation, tools, and technical assistance for all stages of a WSR adaptation, including program design, implementation guidance, and impact evaluation.

The Director of Strategic Partnerships will also work closely with the Director of Outreach and Communications and the Director of Transnational Strategy to develop the strategic plan for the WSRN, coordinate activities, and evaluate the program of the WSRN. The Director of Strategic Partnerships will additionally represent the WSRN in public presentations, including conferences and media, as needed. Finally, the Director of Strategic Partnerships will support fundraising efforts of the WSRN, including funder cultivation, grant writing and reporting, and maintenance of the WSRN budget.