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November 22, 2022

22120 - Communications and Outreach Assistant, World Movement for Democracy

Washington, DC


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Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Full-time COVID-19 remote

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a federally funded, private, nonprofit grantmaking organization that works to support freedom around the world, seeks a Project Assistant for the World Movement for Democracy. The position is based in Washington, D.C.

Position Summary:

The Communications and Outreach Assistant will provide communications and administrative support to the World Movement for Democracy team. 


  • Assist with the creation of communication products by:
  • Writing social media posts, and conducting social media listening,
  • Drafting and issuing of bi-weekly e-newsletters and advocacy alert messages,
  • Assisting with regular maintenance and development of the World Movement websites, and,
  • Contributing to the coordination for producing videos and podcasts.
  • Maintain World Movement’s social media properties and track metrics for all communication platforms.
  • Provide assistance on logistical preparations for the World Movement’s meetings held in different global regions.
  • Perform general administrative duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge/Experience:
    • Undergraduate degree in relevant field required, international relations preferred.
    • Some communications and/or administrative support experience required.
    • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and social media required.
    • Experience with using social media tools in a professional setting preferred.
  • Other Qualifications:
    • Strong writing skills.
    • Basic knowledge of global political developments, particularly concerning democratization and human rights, required.
    • Proficiency in a language in addition to English, not required, but preferred
    • Authorized to work in the United States.
  • Competencies:
    • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills required.
    • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task, set priorities, and organize time efficiently required.
    • Interested in learning new digital tools as our World Movement team acquires them, from content creation tools like Canva to administrative tracking tools like Smartsheet
    • Strong ability to be a team player and self-starter, working independently in a multicultural environment. 

This position is part of the NED Bargaining Unit.

To Apply:

Applications must include a cover letter, resume, desired salary, and contact information for three professional references, of which one should be a supervisor.  Please, no phone call inquiries. 

The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics covered by applicable law. The NED is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation for all qualified individuals and bases all employment decisions on qualifications, merit, and business need. The NED believes that diversity and inclusion amongst our team members are critical to our success as an organization operating globally and seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

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