Program & Communications Associate
Location: Washington, D.C.
Experience: Early Career
Apply by: May 31st, 2019
The National Council on U.S.-Libya Relations is seeking a Part-time Program and Communications Associate to support the Council in its daily activities.
General Duties & Responsibilities
The Program & Communications Associate provides administrative, logistical, and communications
support for NCUSLR:
Serve as the primary manager for NCUSLR’s communication platforms - website, email marketing, and social media platforms; Includes updating the NCUSLR website, drafting daily/weekly updates on Council activities, and sharing news about developments in Libya with NCUSLR’s followers
Facilitate the Council’s external communications and public relations - includes preparing invitations for events, copy editing press releases and congressional memos, and reaching out to Council partners
Handle the logistical needs in planning, promoting, and executing ongoing Council programs (Medical Mission, Youth Initiative, & inter-organizational research projects)
Assist in the conception, development, and execution of Council events
Fundraising & Grants
Research funding opportunities, including relevant grants and crowdfunding methods
Help in drafting grant applications and other fundraising proposals
Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, International Affairs, Middle East & North Africa Studies, or a related field; Ideal for students pursuing a graduate degree in the greater Washington, D.C. area
Past professional experience working in administrative support and/or internal & external communications at a non-profit organization preferred
Excellent, versatile research and writing skills; Proven ability to write and copy edit letters, memos, and articles for publication
Experience using popular social media outlets for promotional activities (Facebook, Twitter,Instagram); Background in designing materials on the Adobe Creative Suite or Canva, a plus
Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and the Google Drive/+ Applications (Docs, Slides, Sheets, Forms, and Hangouts)
Strong organizational skills; Proven ability to multitask, to juggle multiple assignments, and produce work in a timely fashion
Proficiency in Arabic & working knowledge of the Libyan conflict and regional affairs preferred, but not required
Please submit a resume, cover letter, two references, and a brief writing sample (2-4 pages max) to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 31st, 2019.