Program Associate - E&E Programs

Internews Network
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Sep 14

Position description

The Program Associate provides administrative and technical support for programs under the supervision of the Senior Program Officer for Europe and Eurasia. He / She will be expected to perform complicated tasks requiring prior experience, education or training.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Work with other HQ staff and field teams to edit and submit quarterly narrative reports about Europe and Eurasia (E&E) projects to funders.
  • Assist the E&E team with proposal development (research, writing, proofreading).
  • Provide project field staff with support such as research, correspondence and translation.
  • Compile monthly e-newsletter on E&E programs.
  • Develop and maintain up-to-date briefing and communications materials for E&E programs.
  • Coordinate travel logistics, complete visa applications, and arrange accommodations for Internews representatives and guests as required.
  • Maintain internal deadline trackers and departmental task lists.
  • Represent Internews and the Europe and Eurasia department to other NGOs, funders, and government officials.
  • Research and communicate with other NGOs domestically and abroad on issues involving the media, civil society, freedom of expression, internet freedom, human rights, environmental issues, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding  Internews’ Core Values .



  • 1-3 years professional experience in international affairs, including experience living, working, or studying in Eastern Europe/Eurasia.
  • Superior analytical and writing ability.
  • Professional proficiency in written and spoken Russian, native-level English.
  • Excellent oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience editing non-native English under strict deadlines
  • Experience with MS Excel and Word.
  • 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.
  • Relevant university degree.


  • Experience with proposal writing for government donors.
  • Experience with financial management and familiarity with USAID rules and regulations.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and other desktop publishing software a plus.
  • Experience with event planning and/or arranging logistics for project implementation abroad.
  • Experience preparing expense reports and budgets.


  • Professional proficiency in written and spoken Russian, native-level English.

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