Macfadden is seeking Information Officers to provide information support to USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) in the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance. USAID/OFDA provides humanitarian assistance for the U.S. Government (USG) in response to natural disasters and complex emergencies. As part of a regional team based in Washington, D.C., or serving on disaster response teams in Washington or overseas, Information Officers monitor and report on humanitarian conditions and response activities. Information Officers produce a wide range of public and internal information products and are required to conceive and develop charts, graphs, and other visuals as needed.
Willingness to serve on extended international deployments (up to 12 weeks or more at a time) to disaster zones, including conflict-affected areas, often on short notice, is required. Travel is approximately 50 percent of the year.
Qualified candidates should possess excellent writing, editing, and verbal communications skills and have exceptional attention to detail. Candidates must be flexible and adaptable to changing circumstances and have the ability to work under tight deadlines in an extremely fast-paced and collaborative environment. Foreign language ability preferred.
Duties include but are not limited to:
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