Temporary Project Assistant: Central and Eastern Europe (Multiple Positions)

National Democratic Institute


Job Function: Washington DC
Department: Central & Eastern Europe
Location: Washington, DC

Temporary Project Assistant: Central and Eastern Europe (Multiple Positions)

The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) is seeking candidates to work with its Central and Eastern European (CEE) team. This is a temporary position based in NDI's Washington, DC office The Project Assistant for Central and Eastern Europe will provide programmatic and administrative support to the team's initiatives in the Balkans and Visegrad Four countries.

Primary Responsibilities

• Gathering reports from various news sources on the countries of the CEE region
• Drafting cover memos and editing regular field reports, proposals, and other documents as needed
• Preparing program briefing materials for NDI trainers and field representatives
• Assisting with administrative tasks such as scanning, photocopying, and preparing for seminars
• Contributing research on subjects such as civic education/organizing, NGO development and political party building
• Attending workshops, lectures and other events within and outside of NDI



* Currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in international affairs, political science or a related field; recent graduates are also welcome to apply
* Available full-time (40 hours/week)
* Interest in/knowledge of political issues and/or of Central and Eastern Europe
* Strong written and oral communication skills
* Efficiency, organization skills and a high level of attention to detail
* Able to work independently and as part of a group
* Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously
* Computer knowledge skills, including MS Word, MS Excel, and Google applications


Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a cover letter with their application. Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

This is a paid position. The anticipated start date for this position is February 8, 2021.

Candidates must be legally eligible to work in the U.S. NDI does not provide sponsorship. Only candidates residing in Maryland, Virginia, Oregon, California, Illinois or Washington, D.C. will be considered for this opportunity.

NDI welcomes and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment. As such, our commitment is to promote equal employment opportunities (EEO) for all applicants seeking employment and NDI employees.

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