An INGO that works to support democratic institutions and processes is re-establishing an office in Turkey and seeks to hire a full-time program assistant.
The Program Assistant will be responsible for supporting senior program staff in the planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of civic engagement projects. Detailed responsibilities will include: follow political, civil society, and governance developments and analyze needs to inform programming; coordination and logistics with implementing partners and stakeholders; provide assistance on administrative and financials tasks; provide logistics and assist with organization for trainings, meetings, workshops, events, and delegations and/or consultant trips; help to facilitate and maintain good relationships with local and international democratic development organizations, civic organizations, and Turkish government; and administrative and finance duties to support programs; among other responsibilities.
A successful candidate will have relevant and a university degree, including prior experience implementing international development programs or with civil society organizations, political parties, or local government; strong interpersonal, communication, and writing skills. They will also have a willingness to work independently and take initiative, excellent time management, organizational, and computer skills, demonstrated attention to detail , ability to prioritize work, fluency in both Turkish and English, and outstanding references.
Please see the Job Description for more detail on the responsibilities and qualifications.To apply, send your resume, cover letter, and references in English to [email protected] with Program Assistant in the subject line by 2 January 2020.