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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 Programs Assistant for the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA).  This position is based in Washington, D.C.

Position Summary:

The Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) is dedicated to improving U.S. efforts to promote independent media in developing countries around the world. CIMA strives to build a foundation of knowledge for media development donors, implementers, and civil society actors on best practices and solutions for improving media systems.

CIMA seeks a full-time program and communications assistant who will report to CIMA’s Associate Director/Editor. Successful candidates will have an understanding of democracy, media, and international politics. The program and communications assistant position provides candidates with an excellent opportunity to improve their knowledge of media development, democratic development, and international affairs, and introduce them to the media development and democracy assistance communities. This position will support CIMA’s administrative and communications tasks, with the aim of taking on progressively more responsibility for CIMA’s communications over time.

Responsibilities:

  • Support CIMA’s communications activities, including developing weekly newsletters, managing CIMA’s social media accounts, and supporting website maintenance and updates.
  • Analyze CIMA’s social media and website analytics
  • Coordinate communications within NED and externally
  • Assist in the organization and implementation of a busy calendar of public events and roundtables
  • Document events by taking notes and producing meeting summaries
  • Assist with travel logistics and reconciling expenses
  • Assist with financial procurement, including liaising with NED’s finance team and tracking procurement and payment processes
  • Assist in tracking CIMA’s budget expenditures and projections
  • Help populate and maintain a contact management system
  • Assist with administrative and other related tasks, as needed

Qualifications:

Knowledge/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in political science, journalism, media studies, international affairs, international development, or a related field required; M.A. preferred.
  • Experience assisting with event logistics;
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Mail Chimp;
  • Experience using a contact management system.

Other Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of one or more foreign languages is an asset
  • Prior administrative experience preferred
  • Prior experience with financial procurement and payments is an asset
  • Experience living, working, or studying abroad preferred
  • Authorized to work in the United States

Competencies:

  • Strong editing and writing skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Self-starter and able to take initiative
  • Excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

 

This position is part of the NED Bargaining Unit.

To Apply:

Applications must include a cover letter, resume, desired salary, and contact information for three professional references, one of which should be a supervisor. 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 Programs Assistant for the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Educação
    Ensino Superior Requerido
  • Nível profissional
    Recém formado

Localização

Temporariamente Remoto
O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de Washington, DC
Local Associado
Washington, DC, USA

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