Sr. Communications Program Assistant

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jun 15, 2018
Closes
Jul 20, 2018
Career Level
Entry Level
Hours
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

 

 

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