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Applications are now OPEN for the Projects Coordinator position

Applications are being accepted for a two-year appointment as a Projects Coordinator in the East-West Center’s office in Washington, D.C. (EWCW). The Projects Coordinator, reporting to the EWCW Director, is responsible for coordinating a range of efforts such as a new US-Japan-Southeast Asia Visiting Fellows project, special research and outreach initiatives for the Asia Matters for America program, grant applications, social media, and newsletter outreach highlighting EWC and EWCW activities and output, and research and exchange coordination for policy dialogues, conferences, publications and other ongoing and new EWCW engagements. Major duties include conducting research; preparing analytical reports; education, research and exchange activities; supporting government briefings; suggesting programmatic agenda and speakers; and providing content input and editorial assistance for various publications and written materials.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree or equivalent in the social sciences or other fields that demonstrates strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to prepare analytical and interpretative reports using factual statistics as well as computer-generated graphics; able to multitask and learn new skills on the job; effective communication skills including ability to prepare project proposals and draft reports explaining statistical findings; knowledge of policy-relevant international relations and political economy issues in the Asia Pacific region; experience and ability to work effectively in a small team collaborative structure; demonstrated ability to work successfully and deal effectively with people of diverse cultural backgrounds; proficiency with Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Publisher, and image creation and graphics editing software; exceptional written communication and editing ability; proficiency with Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Hoot Suite and other social media coordination software; and familiarity with web content management systems and use of internet and library-based research tools.

PREFERED QUALIFICATIONS: Strong knowledge about the Indo-Pacific region, including an Asian language; work, study or travel experience in the Indo-Pacific region; demonstrated commitment to education, research and exchange activities in support of U.S.-Indo-Pacific relations.

SALARY: Annual salary beginning at $45,972 commensurate with qualifications and experience and an attractive benefits package.




To Apply


The online application form can be found here. Application information should include a cover letter with position title and a statement addressing how the qualifications are met, along with a resume and contact information for three professional references. Screening and assessment will be based on materials submitted. Applications must be postmarked or received by July 16, 2018.
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