Project Coordinator, MENA
About the organization
At Internews, we believe everyone deserves trustworthy news and information to make informed decisions about their lives and hold power to account. We train journalists and digital rights activists, tackle disinformation, and offer business expertise to help media outlets become financially sustainable.
Reporting to the Project Manager, the Project Coordinator acts as the primary point of contact for all administrative, logistical, and reporting functions for one of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Program Management Unit's regional projects. The Project Coordinator is responsible for carrying out day-to-day oversight duties, including ongoing communication and coordination with project beneficiaries, ensuring high-quality and on-time delivery of project activities, leading all contracting and recruiting for the project, and ensuring continuous coordination with other Internews departments such as Monitoring & Evaluation, Finance, and FilmAid. The Project Coordinator is also expected to escalate issues to the Project Manager and Program Officer as needed. The Project Coordinator will also work in close coordination with Internews teams based in Washington, DC, and Arcata, CA, and with Internews' regional office in Tunisia. These teams provide high-level technical advice, ensure compliance with Internews and donor policies and regulations, and offer backstopping support. The Project Coordinator is a complex administrative support position requiring prior education and experience.
University degree in journalism, political science, social science, or other relevant area OR equivalent lived/professional experience.
Minimum two years' prior relevant work experience.
Professional experience in project administration.
Proficiency in Arabic and English (written and spoken).
Ability to read and comprehend process documentation, correspondence, and memos.
Ability to effectively present information, verbally and in writing, to other employees of the organization.
Technical proficiency, including familiarity with Microsoft Office and Adobe.
Proven organizational skills, with good attention to detail.
Proven ability to operate in a multicultural and remote work environment.
Proven ability to work independently and complete tasks on time.
Experience working in a collaborative team environment.
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