Temporary Project Assistant: Asia

National Democratic Institute For Intl. Affairs Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 months ago

Temporary Project Assistant: ASIA

The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) is seeking candidates to work in Washington, D.C. as a full-time project assistant for the Asia team covering a range of countries. The temporary project assistant position is available for a term appointment lasting three months with the possibility of extension for an additional three months based on performance.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with program logistics, including arrangements for airfare, hotel, visas, meeting schedules and briefing material for NDI staff, consultants and delegations

  • Compile daily news updates for distribution to the Asia team by reviewing foreign and domestic newspapers, magazines, and/or journal articles pertaining to the region

  • Assist with administrative support on assigned country programs, including coordinating with NDI's various administrative departments, maintaining files, routing contracts and invoices, copying, scanning and mailing

  • Assist in the drafting and editing of periodic reports, such as country-specific political and program updates

  • Attend relevant external and internal events and provide written summaries to team members

  • Complete special projects as requested

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's, with coursework in political science, international development, Asian studies, or a related field or relevant work experience; Additional years of relevant work experience may be substituted for educational requirement on a one-for-one basis

  • Must have excellent oral and written proficiency in English

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and interest in Asia

  • Strong attention to detail with experience prioritizing and managing multiple tasks

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Google Apps (Gmail, Calendar, Google Drive, etc.

  • Availability to work 40 hours/week for at least three months

Comments:

This is a paid temporary position based in the Washington, DC office.

Candidates must be legally eligible to work in the U.S. NDI does not provide sponsorship.

NDI welcomes and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment. As such, our commitment is to promote equal employment opportunities (EEO) for all applicants seeking employment and employees. NDI makes employment decisions based on organizational needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, personal appearance, military status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation, educational status, unemployment status, place of residence or business, source of income, or reproductive health decision making. Additionally, harassment or discrimination based on these characteristics will not be tolerated at NDI. To perform the essential functions of this position, reasonable accommodations are available to qualified individuals with disabilities and qualified individuals who have limitations due to pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or medical related condition.


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