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About Us

The E-Collaborative for Civic Education (ECCE), a 501c3 nonprofit organization based in Bethesda, MD, seeks a Project Coordinator. ECCE’s mission is to leverage technology to promote democracy and human rights in Iran. ECCE has two sister flagship projects, Tavaana and TavaanaTech. Tavaana is an e-learning institute for Iranian civil society, focusing on human rights education and capacity-building, paying special attention to the inclusion of minorities and other marginalized groups. TavaanaTech ensures Iranian citizens and activists have the digital safety tools and skills necessary to be effective and safe online. As part of its fundamental values supporting universal human rights and the principles of democracy, ECCE strongly rejects sexism, racism, anti-semitism or any form of discrimination based on race, ethnicity, culture, religion, gender, sexuality, class or functionality. 

About the Position

The Project Coordinator will aid our team in diverse coordination and support efforts for ECCE’s flagship projects. The Project Coordinator will coordinate with the internal team and within the organization in both Farsi and English, as part of his or her daily work, and work alongside the Project Manager and ECCE staff to provide administrative support and assist in writing, editing, research and M&E. This is a great opportunity to acquire new skills and experiences in project management, working directly with a culturally diverse group of staff and consultants who are passionate about the fight for human rights in Iran and directly advocate with and for the Iranian people. Such experience is highly attractive in the international human rights arena, especially for aspiring project managers, foreign service officers, diplomats, ambassadors and federal government officials.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating with Farsi-speaking consultants and interns for different tasks; Serving as an intermediary between English-speaking and Farsi-speaking staff members, consultants or interns
  • Researching civil society and civic tech developments and resources relevant to Iran
  • Supporting grant management processes, proposal writing and donor reporting 
  • M&E data collection and analysis. We are especially looking for someone who can help capture qualitative community perspectives.
  • Administrative support

Qualifications:

  • Farsi language fluency (including reading/writing) required; Interest in Iran and issues of civic education and civil society is highly desirable
  • BA degree (MA preferred) in International Affairs, Political Science, International Development, Middle Eastern Studies, or a related discipline. A degree in Business or Economics with an international profile and specialization in global affairs, or complemented with relevant work experience, is also considered
  • Relevant internship or work experience (2-5 years) with non-profit organizations is highly desirable 
  • Ability to work with highly sensitive information
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Strong research, writing and editing abilities
  • Finance/budgeting experience is a plus
  • Comfort with using technology. Knowledge of HTML, Photoshop, experience with a CMS, and/or experience with social media management, as well as project management software are highly desirable 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and willingness to learn 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Working knowledge of US government grant rules and regulations is beneficial but not required

Apart from the aforementioned qualifications, honesty, integrity, and a strong work ethic constitute basic requirements for this position.

How to Apply:

In order to be considered for this position, please email jasmine@eciviced.org with a resume, cover letter describing your interest in the position, contact information for 3 references, and a 2-page (minimum) professional or academic writing sample relevant to ECCE’s work. Please submit all documents as one PDF or Word document with the email heading “[NAME]- Project Coordinator”

Miscellaneous:

Employment Type: Full-time

Schedule: Based on agreement and availability

Work Location: Hybrid

  • Bethesda, MD
  • Remote

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Virtual meetings

Organization’s website(s):

ECCE offers a salary commensurate with experience and a competitive benefits package including full health and dental coverage and a retirement savings 401(k) plan with a generous employer match. ECCE is an equal opportunity employer.

Finally, this is a full-time position located in Bethesda, MD. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and must be located in the Washington, DC area or able to relocate. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

About Us

The E-Collaborative for Civic Education (ECCE), a 501c3 nonprofit organization based in Bethesda, MD, seeks a Project Coordinator. ECCE’s mission is to leverage technology to promote democracy and human rights in Iran. ECCE has two…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
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    Carga Horária Integral
  • Tipo de Emprego
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    Contrato / CLT
  • Prazo para Inscrições
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    1 de setembro de 2022
  • Educação
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    Ensino Superior Requerido
  • Nível de Experiência
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    Recém formado
Salário
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Pelo menos USD $46.000
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Nível de Proficiência do Idioma

Farsi language fluency (including reading/writing) required

Farsi language fluency (including reading/writing) required

Localização

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Temporariamente Remoto
O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de Bethesda, MD
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Bethesda, MD, USA

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How to Apply:

In order to be considered for this position, please email jasmine@eciviced.org with a resume, cover letter describing your interest in the position, contact information for 3 references, and a 2-page (minimum) professional or academic writing sample relevant to ECCE’s work. Please submit all documents as one PDF or Word document with the email heading “[NAME]- Project Coordinator”

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