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Associate, External Affairs

Meridian International Center
El trabajo se debe realizar en o cerca de Washington, District of Columbia
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Title: Associate, External Affairs

Employment Status: Non-Exempt

Salary: $21.71 per hour

Supervisor Title: Senior Director, External Affairs

Date Revised: April 2024

Summary of Position:

The Associate, External Affairs will work to support development activities and private sector program development, with a focus on programming, foundation fundraising, and events. The position will serve under the supervision of the Senior Director, External Affairs to provide administrative support for programs and events, including preparing program documents and donor tracking in the Salesforce database. The Associate supports the External Affairs team with administrative activities including financial reconciliations, donor acknowledgements, scheduling, and general operating duties.

This position is located in Washington D.C. and Meridian requires MD, DC, or VA residence for all employees. The position may work partially remotely until further notice.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Draft, send and track programmatic correspondence including speaker invitations, event invitations, confirmation emails and thank you notes.
  • Support day-of management and production of all programs (approx. 30 events annually, primarily in-person with occasional hybrid or virtual) designed and/or implemented by the External Affairs team.
  • Maintain program data and related event websites with accurate content including event details, registration functionality, and post event summaries. Assist in updating past event descriptions and stakeholder bios.
  • Coordinate and liaise with Meridian Events team for logistics of programs.
  • Coordinate with Meridian Communications team for collateral development, invitations, social media content, etc.
  • Database Management to include regular maintenance/cleaning, updating of donor records in Salesforce including but not limited to contact records, opportunities, campaigns, affiliations, and dashboards.
  • Work in close partnership with team members to track, draft, and submit proposals and letters of interest to foundations.
  • Research relevant diplomacy related topics and Meridian-related matters to contribute to written content.
  • Schedule and attend meetings, as needed, for External Affairs leadership. Distribute any relevant notes to the greater team that adequately summarize the discussion.
  • Responsible for completing all organizational administrative responsibilities in a timely manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Employer's Statement

Meridian is committed to creating a diverse environment. We believe in empowering global leaders and amplifying voices of a wide variety of backgrounds to create pathways for greater understanding, shared value and respect for all cultures as connecting people has been our foundation for over 60 years. If you share our values and enthusiasm to promote non-partisan collaboration to address global challenges and opportunities, you can find a home at Meridian.

As an equal opportunity employer, Meridian promotes equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, personal appearance, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, family responsibilities, marital, veteran or military status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, matriculation, political affiliation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Equal employment opportunity will be offered and maintained to all persons at every stage and condition of employment, including recruiting, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall, and termination.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should apply here. Only candidates being considered for this position will be contacted. NO PHONE CALLS in reference to this position will be accepted.


  • Undergraduate degree preferred.
  • 1 year of experience in a non- profit preferred.
  • Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Understanding and interest in non-profit development and fundraising activities.
  • Exceptional writing skills - experience writing a variety of forms of correspondence including solicitation letters, thank you notes and briefings.
  • Familiarity with organizing and staffing events.
  • Excellent phone and interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, detail-oriented and proven ability to prioritize multiple concurrent projects.
  • Knowledge of U.S. government agencies, Capitol Hill, and/or foreign embassy community a plus.
  • Strong inter-cultural communication skills; maturity, cultural sensitivity, and tact suitable for working with individuals from around the world.

Technical Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Outlook and Teams is necessary for this role.
  • Experience with Adobe, Canva, Concur, Linvio, Salesforce, Zoom and/or Pardot preferred.

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Title: Associate, External Affairs

Employment Status: Non-Exempt

Salary: $21.71 per hour

Supervisor Title: Senior Director, External Affairs

Date Revised: April 2024

Summary of Position:

The Associate, External Affairs will work to support…


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