Program Associate - Technical Leadership Unit

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.


Provide administrative support to ensure that program implementation complies with funder requirements and Internews' policies and procedures.

Ensure the smooth processing of contracting and payment requests and financial compliance by communicating regularly with headquarters' Accounting and Administration teams.

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

Compile forms and documentation related to subgrants, including payments and reports.

Assist with the implementation of contracts.

Document meetings as requested

Coordinate travel logistics (if travel situation changes), assist with visa applications, and arrange accommodations for TLU team members

Arrange virtual meetings, including organizing meetings, webinars, and other events across time zones with international partners and fellow colleagues.

Create communications materials for projects as needed, such as two-pagers, presentation decks, positioning papers etc. Develop and maintain up-to-date briefing and PR materials for projects

Compile and write monthly updates about the department for sharing internally with Internews staff

Build, champion and maintain department-related micro-sites and knowledge hubs on our internal knowledge sharing platform, the HIVE, including designing and maintaining web pages and creating strategies to drive traffic to sites



Prior experience in international development or non-profit sector (including field experience) OR relevant skills OR a relevant degree

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

Proven ability to balance and effectively prioritize multiple assignments and deadlines

Show sensitivity and understanding for diverse perspectives in a multicultural environment

Proactive willingness to communicate any challenges you're facing to your supervisor and ask for help

Professional-level fluency in English

Optimism, a sense of humor, and excitement at supporting and elevating voices of people across the globe


Technical experience/expertise in a relevant thematic area, such as media, social media, data journalism, disinformation, gender, health, etc.

Experience in Web design (HTML/CSS); Skills in graphic layout and design

Experience with Adobe InDesign and other desktop publishing a plus

Familiarity with Office 365 tools, including Outlook, Teams, SharePoint and Yammer

Experience preparing expense reports and budgets

Experience with financial management and familiarity with USAID rules and regulations

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