IREX is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to building a more just, prosperous, and inclusive world by empowering youth, cultivating leaders, strengthening institutions, and extending access to quality education and information.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide administrative, logistical, and communications support to leadership programs;
Compile and track a wide range of participant information and program data, maintaining accuracy and completeness;
Assist in external outreach and partnership management;
Process and maintain financial records and transactions;
Assist with developing and tracking traditional and social media communications content;
Assist in producing program and conference materials, reports, and resources;
Support program logistics and event-related duties as needed;
Perform research when necessary; and
Other duties as assigned.
Pursuant of or recently graduated with a degree in a relevant field;
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and collaborate effectively as a team member;
Ability to communicate at all levels with internal/external clients by phone, email and face to face;
Excellent organizational skills, including attention to detail and ability to prioritize and multi-task;
Must be a team player and demonstrate a sense of responsibility and sensitivity in dealing with diverse audiences;
Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team;
A positive attitude with good organizational, presentation and writing skills;
Excellent cross-cultural and interpersonal communication skills;
Demonstrated computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and interest to learn other software tools;
Demonstrated use and comfort navigating innovative and trend-setting sites and tools, including blogs, social networks, video and photo sharing, etc. preferred;
Experience managing web sites and traditional media like press releases preferred;
ational study, work, or living experience preferred;
Experience in international development and/or education preferred; and
Experience in or related to Africa preferred. Interest in international education and development field.
Please supply a resume and a cover letter with your application.