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National Committee on American Foreign Policy
Program Development Officer
For Immediate Hire

About the National Committee on American Foreign Policy:

The National Committee on American Foreign Policy (NCAFP), a nonprofit membership organization, is seeking a full-time Program Development Officer for an immediate start.  The Program Development Officer will be responsible for grant writing, event planning/coordination, and for assisting in fundraising activities.  The Program Development Officer will report directly to the President of the NCAFP.  For more information on the NCAFP is available at www.ncafp.org.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare proposals to grant-making organizations; outreach to the business community and other philanthropic entities in support of NCAFP programs.
  • Coordinate the organization of programs, conferences and Track II meetings hosted by the NCAFP, including all aspects of event planning: identifying participants, preparing agendas and other documents, note-taking, travel/accommodation arrangement, and day-of-event logistics.
  • Coordinate the planning and execution of periodic evening public events.
  • Oversee the NCAFP website, social media and other electronic outreach programs
  • Assist other staff with programs and projects, as necessary.

Skills:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; Knowledge of grant writing, computer programs, website and social media development: Fundraising experience useful.
  • Energetic outgoing personality and entrepreneurial spirit highly desirable.
  • Self-motivated, adept at multi-tasking and prioritizing work.
  • Significant level of tact, diplomacy, and maturity in dealing with internal and external contacts.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in international relations or related field required; advanced degree desirable.
  • 2-4 years of experience in development and/or events planning in the nonprofit sector; Strong preference given to candidates with fundraising, grant/proposal-writing experience.
  • Working knowledge of cyber-security policy, U.S. foreign policy, U.S.-Russian relations and security issues in the Middle East.
  • Applicants for this position must be available for immediate employment and possess current US work authorization valid for a minimum of two years from start date.

The position begins in February 2019.  No relocation benefits are available.  The salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.  NCAFP offers a comprehensive benefits package, including employer-paid medical, vision and dental insurance, in addition to three weeks of annual leave.

To Apply:

Please send cover letter, resume, names and contact information for three references in one document to contact@ncafp.org with “NCAFP Program Development Officer” in the subject line.  No phone calls please.

The NCAFP is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, or other factors protected by law.

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