Program Assistant, Eurasia – (Job #1821)


Job Type

Full Time

Published:

05/04/2018

Address

1025 "F" Street, NW
Suite 800
Washington
District of Columbia
20004
United States

Description


The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a congressionally funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support freedom around the world, seeks a Program AssistantThis is an entry-level position on our Eurasia 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 Eurasia program staff.


Responsibilities: 


·        Provide general administrative support to the Eurasia Section staff;

·        Receive, process and distribute incoming proposals and grantee materials;

·        Respond to general inquiries regarding the proposal process;

·        Assist in preparing proposal summaries, budgets and related materials;

·        Provide programmatic support to Program Officers and the Senior Director;

·        Maintain a database of contacts in the region;

·        Help to organize meetings, roundtables and other events on Eurasia-related topics;

·        Provide logistical support for staff and grantee travel.


Qualifications:

·        Knowledge/Experience:

­   Bachelor’s degree in political science, regional studies, international relations, history or other relevant discipline;

­   Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications;

­   Administrative and/or programmatic experience, preferably in the nonprofit sector.


·        Other Qualifications: 

­   Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of the political and civil society issues in Eurasia;

­   Strong written and oral communications skills in English required;

­   Fluency in Russian (reading, writing and speaking) is required;

­   Proficiency in other languages used in the region is an advantage;

­   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.


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

jobs@ned.org


Applications must include a cover letter, resume, completed NED employment application, salary history with requirements, and contact information for three professional references. Please send a brief email to jobs@ned.org, with Job #1821 – PA, Eurasia - YOUR NAME in the subject line. The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org. Please, no phone call inquiries. www.ned.org/NED-Full-Employment-Application.pdf



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