Position Description

Seasonal Program Associate - Europe & Eurasia
Location Washington DC, USA
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GENERAL FUNCTION

The Seasonal Program Associate provides administrative and technical support for programs under the supervision of the Senior Program Officer for Europe and Eurasia. He / She will be expected to perform complicated tasks requiring prior experience, education or training.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Work with field teams to edit and submit quarterly narrative reports about Europe and Eurasia (E&E) projects to funders.
  • Assist the E&E team with proposal development (research, writing, proofreading).
  • Provide project field staff with support such as research, correspondence and procurement.
  • Coordinate travel logistics, complete visa applications, and arrange accommodations for Internews representatives and guests as required (minimal).
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values.

     

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • 1-3 years professional experience in international affairs, including experience living, working, or studying in Eastern Europe/Eurasia.
  • Superior analytical and writing ability.
  • Professional proficiency in written and spoken Russian, native-level English.
  • Excellent oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience with MS Excel and Word.
  • Proven organization skills, with attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize with a shifting workload.
  • Proven ability to operate effectively in a multicultural environment.
  • Relevant university degree.

 

Preferred

  • Experience with proposal writing for government donors.
  • Experience with financial management and familiarity with USAID rules and regulations.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and other desktop publishing software a plus.
  • Experience with event planning and/or arranging logistics for project implementation abroad.
  • Experience preparing expense reports and budgets.