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National Committee on American Foreign Policy

Program Coordinator & Assistant to the President


Job Description:

The Program Coordinator’s primary areas of responsibility include administrative assistance for the organization’s President, coordinating staff and board meetings, program development, event planning for public programs and closed-door meetings, membership development, and database management.


  • Track record of collaborative and organizational skills
  • Strong research, writing, communication, critical reasoning and computer skills
    • Microsoft Office, WordPress, NonProfitEasy or Raiser’s Edge experience helpful
  • 1 – 2 years of experience in events planning, customer service or experience in a membership organization
  • Energetic, outgoing personality and entrepreneurial spirit highly desirable


  • College degree required, preferably in International Relations or Public Policy
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be available to start immediately
  • Must have a working knowledge of international relations and U.S. foreign policy


  • Provides administrative assistance to the President and other senior staff as requested
  • Coordinates assignments of a sensitive nature, including planning events with foreign dignitaries, high-level officials, and foreign policy experts
  • Handles logistics for NCAFP public programs and represents the organization at these programs, many of which are held in the evenings
  • Arranges meetings with the organization’s Executive Committee, Board of Trustees, Programming and Membership Committee and others; compiles program-related information and materials for committee meetings
  • Works with bookkeeper and treasurer to process all payments and monitor expenses.
  • Manages membership registrations and annual renewals; maintains membership database records
  • Designs electronic invitations, membership renewal emails, and newsletters; drafts and edits press releases and other written material for public relations purposes
  • Manages basic website updates and coordinates larger website revisions

Please submit resume and cover letter to with Program Coordinator in the subject line by March 6th.

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April 29, 2015, 6:00 PM
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