Senior Associate - Strategy, Impact & Learning


About the organization

Internews is an international media support nonprofit working in 100+ countries. For 40 years, we have helped partners reach millions of people with trustworthy information that saves lives, improves livelihoods, and holds institutions accountable.


The Senior Program Associate (SA) is a program support position in a team that drives strategic and annual planning, internal communications, organizational impact, learning, and knowledge management within Internews. This position provides administrative, programmatic, and technical support to the Senior Vice President, Impact & Learning team, and strategic advisors, and works across the department to support various initiatives and activities. The SPA is expected to perform complex tasks requiring prior experience, education, or training.

The SPA supports the SVP of Strategy, Impact & Learning, with an eye towards internal communications and learning in all components of the role to help Internews create an environment of shared understanding, helping staff feel informed and connected to the work of Internews and its mission.

Internews has Headquarters offices in Washington, DC; Arcata, CA; and London, UK which support a hybrid workforce with staff working remotely, fully in-office, or partially remote. This is a fully remote role, and candidates in either the US or UK will be considered. Candidates in the Washington, DC or London, UK area who would prefer a partially remote position should feel free to express this preference during the hiring process.

To learn more, please visit our Careers page.


• Three years of prior relevant experience, preferably in the international development or nonprofit sector.
• Relevant University degree or equivalent work/lived experience.
• 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 of 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.

Note: Candidates who do not have these preferred qualifications, but who are interested and willing to learn, are encouraged to apply.
• Experience in organizational internal communications.
• Familiarity with the media development sector, and global information landscape/challenges.
• Familiarity with, and interest in, relevant thematic areas, such as media, social media, disinformation, gender, etc.
• Familiarity with Office 365 tools including Outlook, Teams, and SharePoint.

Application instructions

To apply, please submit CV and optionally a cover letter via our Careers page.

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