Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Part-time Position for Recent Grad or MPP Candidate with Internews

Under the supervision of the Senior Advisor on Policy and Strategic Development and the Senior Program Associate – Program Support, the Government Affairs Junior Support Assistant will provide valuable assistance to Internews’ obtaining first-hand knowledge and experience with Capitol Hill and overseas development projects.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Researching Members of Congress regarding committee affiliations, personal connections and additional information that may be relevant to Internews’ mission.
  • Tracking information in Salesforce.
  • Compiling thank you notes.
  • Researching and reporting on the media environment in specific countries/regions.
  • Attending and reporting on congressional hearings regarding democracy and development issues.
  • Understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Proven organization skills, with attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize with a shifting workload. 
  • Proven ability to operate effectively in a multicultural environment.
  • Have interest in international development, media rights, and government affairs.
  • US work authorization required.

Preferred
  • Good writing and communication skills.
  • Highly organized.
  • Available at least 8 hours a week.
  • Apply here.