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Program Assistant, Middle East North Africa – (Job #1624) Entry-level

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Company/Organization: National Endowment for Democrracy


National Endowment for Democracy (NED)
Washington, DC

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a congressionally funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support freedom around the world, seeks a Program Assistant. This is an entry-level position on our Middle East and North Africa regional program team. The position is based in Washington, D.C.

Position Summary:
Provide day-to-day administrative and programmatic support to the Middle East and North Africa program staff.

• Ensure logging in of grant proposals.
• Draft budgets and assist with writing project summaries.
• Provide support for considering and awarding grants to nongovernmental organizations working on democracy building programs in the assigned region/country.
• Assist senior director and staff with general administrative duties.
• Organize events for visiting grantees.
• Attend and report on relevant conferences, meetings, and other events.
• Research information on current political developments in the assigned region/country.


• Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
• Fluency in Arabic and French (reading, writing and speaking) is required. Preferred candidates will also have language proficiencies in other languages used in the region, including Turkish and Farsi.
• Minimum of 1 year of work experience in an office environment.
• Strong written and oral communication skills in English.
• Knowledge of major political and social issues in the MENA region.
• Administrative support experience.
• Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
• Authorization to work in the United States.

Additional Info:
This is a full-time, paid entry-level position.
Democracy;  Non  profit;  NGO;  International  Affairs;  French;  Arabic;  Full-time;  Entry-level;  Paid 
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