Program and Editorial Assistant

The National Endowment for Democracy

About the organization

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.

Duties

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

Qualifications

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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