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05MAR - Program Coordinator - EastWest Institute - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
The EastWest Institute (EWI) is a fiercely independent international policy organization founded in 1980 to help prevent conflict and promote international cooperation in solving seemingly intractable peace and security issues. EWI is known for its record of accomplishments, action bias and results-driven mandate, as well as for its commitment to facilitating cooperation between developing and developed nations. 

Location – 11 East 26th Street, New York, NY 10010

Job Description
The Program Coordinator will serve as key liaison and contact for the China, East Asia and United States (CEAUS) Program and provide administrative, logistical and research support for the program. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure timely and effective implementation of CEAUS Program activities (e.g., high-level dialogues and other events in the United States and Asia) by providing administrative and logistical support.
  • Draft event reports, summary notes and background briefs.
  • Build up and ensure consistent communications with networks of participants including government officials, political leaders, civic and business actors, as well as international institutions. Act as the main liaison for NGOs and civil society interested or involved in the CEAUS Program’s work.
  • Oversee timely delivery of research studies and compile material for publications.
  • Manage a designated program budget and forecasts, and monitor trends in expenditures.
  • Assist in writing proposals for submission to donors as well as reports on program activities and impact.
  • Provide written and editing contributions to articles, papers and reports for publication.
  • Supervise and coordinate work of interns.
  • Assist in special projects and assignments as required.
  • Some international travel required.

Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree or equivalent required. 
  • At least 2 years of related international experience.
  • Familiarity with China/Asia-U.S. foreign and security policy issues needed; some familiarity with Washington, D.C. and/or U.S. foreign policy/national security would be a bonus but not mandatory.
  • Reliable, very well organized; fluency in spoken and written English required; very good team player; positive, active, open-minded; international focus and thrives in diverse environment.
  • Some experience with meeting and event planning desirable.
  • Computer skills: Word, Excel, Internet research, Google Apps, Outlook and PowerPoint are a must.
  • Fluency in Chinese highly desirable.

How to Apply
Please apply at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ewi&jobId=71699

Deadline - N/A