Program Officer, The Congressional Study Group on Korea, FMC

FMC and The Congressional Study Groups
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Apply by
    Sep-13-2019
  • Posted
    Jul 19

Position description

An engaged citizenry and a healthy Congress, built on bipartisan cooperation and mutual respect, are essential for a strong democracy. FMC works with all members of the “Congressional Family.” Our network includes both current and former members as well as Hill staff and alumni to promote a collaborative, bipartisan and effective approach to policymaking. 

FMC is seeking a highly-qualified candidate to help implement the programs of the Congressional Study Group on Korea. Successful applicants will have an understanding of both the Korean-American relationship and political realities on the Korean peninsula. Korean language proficiency is highly preferred. This position works closely with our Congressional Study Group team.

Responsibilities

  • Create, manage and execute events for the Congressional Study Group on Korea including, but not limited to: roundtable discussions, receptions, lecture series, and study trips to Korea and other countries. 
  • Maintain and grow network of high-level contacts that participate in our programs.
  • Help manage existing institutional grants and support development of new funding opportunities.
  • Write grant proposals and reports.
  • Assist with our external communications efforts, including website, social media.
  • Manage relationships with vendors.
  • Occasionally support other programming per supervisor’s direction.

Qualifications

  • Exhibit exceptional verbal and written professional communications skills in both English and Korean. 
  • Have a BA in a related field (International Relations, Asian Studies, etc.)
  • Be motivated (you believe in our mission), organized (you love to use and build systems), flexible (you can respond to changing priorities), and resourceful with a love for learning (if you don’t know how to do something, you figure it out or you know who to ask).
  • Have authorization to work in the US.
  • Have an interest in and general knowledge of transpacific affairs.
  • Basic experience with event planning, including interaction with VIPs is a plus.
  • Capitol Hill and/or Embassy experience is a plus.

Salary commensurate with experience, within range between $35,000-40,000. Competitive benefits package offered (health insurance, life insurance, and retirement account).

Application instructions

Please send a resume and cover letter to Alexis Ayano Terai. Please include subject line: “CSGK Position”

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