Sr. Communications Program Assistant

Washington, DC
May 16, 2018
May 21, 2018
Full Time
AMIDEAST is the leading American non-profit organization engaged in international education, training, and development activities exclusively in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). We offer generous paid leave and a great 401k with up to 6% matching. RESPONSIBILITIES: * Take the lead in the development and management of AMIDEAST's main social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+) and support our organization-wide social media * Update and develop new website content * Assist in drafting written reports and materials for publication * Update our outreach database * Research Middle East education, social, and economic trends; donor prospects and other fundraising issues; and other topics * Assume other activities and responsibilities as needed QUALIFICATIONS: * Demonstrated interest in the Middle East and North Africa region * Excellent ICT skills and fluency with new developments in social media and Web 2.0 technology * Excellent writing and research skills * Familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style, AP Stylebook * An eye for graphics and ability to use Photoshop, InDesign, video editing software * Must be a quick learner; self-motivated and able to work independently Helpful, but Not Required: * Experience with Drupal site administration * Experience w/ Hootsuite, Facebook ad campaigns, social media metrics, Google AdWords * Familiarity with InDesign, video software, and online platforms for generating infographs and other graphic media * Familiarity w/ HTML+CSS, PHP * Arabic and French language skills AMIDEAST is Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation