AVAILABLE: COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT

The Alliance for International Exchange is looking for a dynamic and creative self-starter to help build upon its communications and programmatic efforts. The Alliance is an association of 90 organizations and serves as the only collective public policy voice of the exchange community in the United States. The Communications Assistant supports the work of the Alliance both internally and externally. S/he reports to the Associate Director for Public & Member Affairs and works closely with other staff members on a variety of projects.

The Communication Assistant supports the development of the Alliance through communication tools, engagement of Alliance stakeholders, and the recruitment of members and donors. S/he will perform the following duties:

  • Plays a key role in executing all of the Alliance’s communications programs
  • Manages website and expands the Alliance’s use of social media
  • Assists with coordination of Alliance Annual Conference and other events
  • Supports membership and donor development
  • Collects and reports on data, and performs research
  • Supports advocacy efforts
  • Supports Alliance operations and scheduling

Seeking a professional with at least a bachelor’s degree, as well as demonstrated experience in communications, including graphic design. Media and advocacy experience is a plus. An interest in international exchange or affairs is preferred.

This position provides a great opportunity for growth. The Alliance offers a supportive work environment and generous benefits. We are an equal opportunity employer and value national service. Salary is commensurate with experience and salary history. Please send your resume and cover letter in one PDF, including salary history, to: resume@alliance-exchange.org. Please no calls.

 

AVAILABLE: PROGRAM FELLOW

The Alliance for International Exchange seeks to hire a part-time Program Fellow to support a committed team of professionals who are educating people about the power of international exchange programs and are advocating for their expansion. The Fellow helps with communications, event organization, operations, and other activities as needed.

The Fellow is supervised by the Manager for Public and Member Affairs and works with other staff as appropriate. The Fellow will provide a presentation at the end of his/her term outlining key successes and challenges, and the lessons learned during the fellowship.

TERM AND BENEFITS

The Fellow works an estimated thirty hours or less a week. The fellowship term is one semester with the option to extend to a full year. Fellows earn the hourly minimum wage under Washington, DC law. The fellowship aims to help develop the next generation of leaders within the international exchange community. Fellows develop an understanding of exchange programs and form a network of professionals in the exchange community.

REQUIREMENTS
The Alliance seeks a Program Fellow who is ready to make a positive contribution to the international exchange community. Successful candidates will have demonstrated excellence in an academic setting, strong writing skills, and independence. They will also have demonstrated leadership potential through college activities, internships, employment, and/or research projects. This position is ideal for a recent college graduate who has an interest in international affairs.  

APPLYING

Applicants are encouraged to send their resume, a cover letter, and a writing sample to resume@alliance-exchange.org. Please no telephone calls. The Alliance is an equal opportunity employer, supports diversity, and values national and community service.