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2168 PROGRAM ASSISTANT, MIDDLE EAST NORTH AFRICA (MENA)

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The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a federally funded, private, nonprofit grantmaking organization that works to support freedom around the world, seeks a Program Assistant. This is an entry-level position on our Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regional program team. This position is based in Washington, D.C.

 

Position Summary:

The Program Assistant provides day-to-day administrative and programmatic support to the Middle East and North Africa program staff.

 

Responsibilities:  

  • Ensure logging in of grant proposals.
  • Draft budgets and assist with writing project summaries.
  • Provide support for considering and awarding grants to nongovernmental organizations working on democracy building programs in the assigned region/country.
  • Assist senior director and associate director with general administrative duties.
  • Organize events for visiting grantees.
  • Attend and report on relevant conferences, meetings, and other events.
  • Research information on current political developments in the assigned region/country.

 

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline;
  • 1+ years of work experience in an office environment;
  • Administrative support experience. 
  • Other Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of major political and social issues and trends in the MENA region;
  • Fluency in Arabic and French (reading, writing and speaking) is required;
  • Proficiency in other languages used in the region, including Turkish or Farsi is preferred;
  • Fluency in English with strong writing skills is required;
  • Authorized to work in the United States. 
  • Competencies:
  • Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task;
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills;
  • High degree of organization and initiative.

 

To Apply: 

Applications must include a cover letter, resume, desired salary, a brief writing sample in Arabic and contact information for three professional references. Please, no phone calls. For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org or careers@ned.org

The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a federally funded, private, nonprofit grantmaking organization that works to support freedom around the world, seeks a Program Assistant. This is an entry-level position on our Middle East and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 16, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 13, 2021

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
Associated Location
Washington, DC, USA

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