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Program and Editorial Assistant

About The National Endowment for Democracy

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a 501(c)3, bipartisan organization that serves as America’s leading foundation for freedom, providing support for democratic activists, civil society organizations, and independent media throughout the world. We seek an experienced, dynamic, and savvy Program and Editorial Assistant to help strengthen the impact of our work and mission.


Responsibilities: Administration Coordinate all aspects of financial procurement and payments, including developing contracts with consultants and vendors, preparing purchase orders for payments, and liaising with contractors and the NED finance team Assist with travel logistics, including booking flights, assisting in visas, procuring hotels and conference facilities, and tracking expenses Support annual budget planning and budget preparation Track expenses against CIMA's annual budget, developing budget projections, and conducting regular financial analysis Support Deputy Director to produce regular financial reports and procurement updates Assist in the production of events, including ordering catering, booking rooms, and setting up events Support scheduling for large events and workshops


Bachelor's degree required; advanced studies or graduate degree preferred Prior experience with administrative tasks and financial processes, including procurement and payments Proficiency with Microsoft 365, including Excel Experience with project management tools and processes Familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style Prior experience with WordPress is an asset Knowledge of international media and democracy issues Experience living and working abroad is an asset Excellent written and oral communication skills High degree of organization and initiative High attention to detail and the ability to multitask Authorized to work in the United States This position is part of the NED Bargaining Unit.

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