Program Associate-French & Spanish Required
National Democratic Institute
About the organization
The National Democratic Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to support and strengthen democratic institutions worldwide through citizen participation, openness and accountability in government
The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) is seeking candidates to work with its Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) team to provide administrative and programmatic support for one or more designated programs and/or teams. The program associate will support country and D.C. staff in the day-to-day activities and in the planning, designing and implementing of programs related to strengthening political parties, civic organizations, election bodies, local government and legislatures in a target country.
Coordinate and/or participate in internal meetings to develop and maintain a knowledge of team and program objectives and work progress and demonstrate this understanding in the execution and completion of assigned work.
Assist with the execution of program, and/or team plans by performing administrative (e.g. invoice processing, data entry, travel and meeting coordination, etc.) and programmatic assignments in accordance with established expectations and timelines.
Support the evaluation of programmatic outcomes based upon specific measures/metrics defined in the established plan through the provision of data and other relevant information.
Complete basic research and analysis assignments and provide summarized findings in a clear, concise and understandable manner, with objectives, relevant facts, data, and conclusions presented as required.
Bachelor's degree, preferably in International Relations, Political Science or a related field, or equivalent experience.
This is an entry level program position requiring no previous work experience. Previous internships in international development, political campaigning, legislative affairs or a related subject are desired.
Prior relevant international field work experience in-country and/or completion of one or more semesters of education abroad is highly desired.
Fluency in English and Spanish required; additional linguistic abilities in French also useful .
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