Program Associate - Latin America & the Caribbean

Internews Network, Inc

About the organization

Internews empowers people worldwide with the trustworthy, high-quality news and information they need to make informed decisions, participate in their communities, and hold power to account. We seek to realize the potential of a digitally connected world: a world in which evidence-based information advances human progress, enables broad opportunity and accountability, and fuels vibrant civic debate.

For more than 35 years, in more than 100 countries, Internews has worked to build healthy media and information environments where they are most needed. We have proudly incubated hundreds of sustainable organizations, bolstered the skills of thousands of media professionals, activists, and citizens, and helped these partners reach millions of people with quality, local information.

Duties

Ensuring documentation complies with funder requirements and Internews’ policies and procedures.

Prepare invoices, wire transfer requests, expense reimbursements, and payment requests, and complete credit card financial reconciliation on a monthly basis.

Track grant-related administration such as travel plans, personal service contracts, and outside service contracts.

Assist in assembly of quarterly reports, proposals and other project-related reports for LAC programs: edit, revise and collate finished materials in collaboration with the LAC team.

Prepare correspondence and reports from meetings, conferences and discussion panels, assist on research.

Support special events and partner meetings, including coordinating agendas and travel logistics; represent team and Internews at events on request.

Provide administrative support to the LAC team as requested.

Understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values

Qualifications

Relevant university degree OR equivalent professional experience

Fluency in Spanish

Prior relevant experience, preferably working with an international NGO, think tank or within the development, media, or human rights sectors

Intermediate expertise in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel

Proven ability to prioritize and handle multiple on-going assignments while maintaining attention to detail

Excellent communication and organizational skills

Proven analytical and problem-solving ability

Proven ability to work both independently and as an effective team member

Strong research and writing skills, editorial and/or copyediting skills preferred

Preferred

Experience with financial management and familiarity with USG rules and regulations
Monitoring and evaluation experience, familiarity with logic models and program management plans (PMPs)

Experience preparing expense reports and budgets

Demonstrated understanding of and/or experience with developing world information environments, including technical, political and social factors; familiarity with one or more languages

Online editorial or information curation experience

Familiarity and capabilities for creating online reading and communications products

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