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Project Assistant, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center
ATLANTIC COUNCIL OF THE U S INC Washington, DC

Project Assistant, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center

ATLANTIC COUNCIL OF THE U S INC
Washington, DC
Expired: May 22, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $24 Hourly
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Job Details

Level
Entry

Job Location
Atlantic Council Headquarters - Washington, DC

Salary Range
$24.04 Hourly

Job Category
Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center

Description

The Atlantic Council seeks a talented, motivated, and organized individual for a position as a Project Assistant in its Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center. The selected candidate will be deeply involved in the day-to-day operations of and provide support to the Center's Brazil and global programming, including the planning and production of public/private convenings, monitoring and evaluation, event planning and coordination, and project and time management. In addition, the selected candidate will support the day-to-day administrative needs of the Center and could be involved in the conceptualization and implementation of other projects across the Center.

This position requires a proven ability to communicate effectively in English and Portuguese, superior ability to multitask, excellent administrative skills, strong attention to detail, a collaborative disposition, a positive attitude, and knowledge of diplomatic and governmental protocols. The ideal candidate will possess excellent project and time management, event planning skills, and a strong record of supporting programs and events. The Project Assistant will possess an understanding of political, economic, and social issues in Latin America and the Caribbean and an interest in US foreign policy toward the region, particularly Brazil. This position is for a six-month initial period with the possibility of extension.

This position is based in our Washington DC headquarters on a hybrid schedule. Pay is commensurate with experience, education, and organizational equity, with offers starting at $24.04 per hour.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Assist with ongoing projects, including planning events; and conducting research, writing, and editing documents, including talking points and activity summaries.
  • Help coordinate onsite, offsite, and virtual events, including coordinating VIP arrivals and departures, guest management, and AV coordination.
  • Draft event material such as speaker invitations, event invitations, and additional writing assignments, as necessary.
  • Provide research, administrative, and logistical assistance to lines of programming within the Center.
  • Help coordinate expert briefings with stakeholders in multilateral organizations, financial institutions, government, and the private sector, in the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Europe.
  • Produce relevant readouts and summaries of meetings both for internal record keeping and external knowledge sharing.
  • Assist the team with special projects, as needed.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Latin American studies, international affairs, public policy, communications, public affairs, or a related field.
  • Approximately 1-2 years relevant work experience.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of political, economic, and social issues and experience in Latin America; demonstrated knowledge of Brazil's domestic politics and foreign policy issues is a plus.
  • Superior writing, communication, and analytic skills, in both English and Portuguese. Proficiency in Spanish is a plus.
  • Proven track record in supporting multiple projects simultaneously and a demonstrated ability to work efficiently and collaboratively.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in monitoring and evaluation of program activities.
  • Excellent organizational, logistical, and administrative skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.

Address

ATLANTIC COUNCIL OF THE U S INC

Washington, DC
20005 USA

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