The Women's Foreign Policy Group - Program Assistant Position

The Women’s Foreign Policy Group is seeking a dedicated and motivated individual to jointheir team. The Program Assistant assists the Executive Director in all aspects of the WFPG’s operations including program planning, outreach, administration, and fundraising. The position requires a diligent self-starter with a strong background in international affairs, who is well-organized and possesses excellent oral and written communication and computer skills. Candidates must be detail-oriented, flexible, and comfortable in a small active organization which requires multi-tasking, independence, and teamwork. This is an entry-level position with extensive responsibility.

Since its founding over 20 years ago, the Women’s Foreign Policy Group has been committed to promoting women’s leadership and voices in international affairs through our in-depth global issues programming and mentoring activities. A key player in broadening the constituency for international affairs, WFPG brings together participants from across disciplines and links women domestically and internationally. We believe that through highlighting women leaders in foreign policy, we provide important role models for the next generation and create a vital network of women from different sectors, generations, and backgrounds.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate global issues programs including program development, outreach, and logistics

  • Provide support for annual fundraiser preparation and execution

  • Manage WFPG membership activities including inquiries, renewals, and payments

  • Provide support for financial operations, website, and social media

  • Hire, train and manage the organization’s interns

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in International Relations or a related field

  • 1-4 years of relevant internship or work experience

  • Excellent oral and written communication abilities

  • Strong event organization and management skills, with superb attention to detail and an ability to meet rapid, multiple deadlines in a fast-paced team-oriented environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with members and staff.

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite and Google Drive. Experience with QuickBooks or other accounting software preferred.

Salary: $36,000-$40,000, depending on experience.

APPLY ONLINE In addition to your resume and cover letter, the application form requests an unofficial transcript (if you graduated in the last three years), contact information for three references, and several questions about your background and experience. Please direct any questions to Applicants under consideration will be contacted for an interview.

Deadline: March 15, 2019

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