EMPLOYMENT

Event and Education Coordinator – World Affairs Council of New Hampshire

About the Council

The World Affairs Council of New Hampshire is a non-profit, non-partisan organization fostering learning, discussion and citizen involvement in world affairs since 1954. The Council is preparing the Granite State for a global future by creating and sustaining international connections that enhance our state's cultural, economic and civic life; building global knowledge and understanding through educational programs for communities and schools on foreign policy; and furthering the development of international leaders in partnership with the U.S. State Department.

The Council is a member of the World Affairs Councils of America and Global Ties U.S. The Council is supported financially by memberships, program fees, donations from individuals and businesses, grants, a small endowment, and Southern New Hampshire University, which provides office space and other services.

Job Description

Events Coordination – 80%

-          In conjunction with the Executive Director and Program Committee: identify and outreach to speakers, select documentary films for 3 part series, and explore other program ideas. 25+ programs per year
-          Handle all logistics for events, including speaker outreach, set up travel and accommodations, secure venue, day of event set up, materials production, etc
-          Build and maintain relationships with various venues throughout the state to ensure access to space and expansion to new locations
-          Work with Marketing and Development Committee to publicize and increase reach of events through the use of social media, website, online calendars, partner organizations, and press releases
-          Travel with speaker to multiple events, when necessary
-          Attend all fundraising meetings related to events with Executive Director, as well as assist in grant writing when appropriate.

Education – 20%

-          Set up and Manage all aspects of the New Hampshire Academic WorldQuest program, a high school global trivia challenge
-          Outreach to NH high schools to increase the number of schools and students participating in the program; maintain relationships with schools already involved in the program
-          In conjunction with the Education Committee, review all questions and study materials for the event. Create new questions as necessary
-          Attend all Academic WorldQuest fundraising meetings with the Executive Director
-          Work with Marketing and Development Committee to publicize and increase reach of events through the use of social media, website, online calendars, partner organizations, and press releases
-          Manage logistics of winning team’s trip to Washington, DC for the national competition; including booking hotel rooms and flights
-          Work with Education Committee to discuss opportunities to expand educational offerings, where appropriate

Other Opportunities

The World Affairs Council of New Hampshire is a small non-profit that works to leverage the unique skills of each employee.  Opportunities to work on graphic design, media relations, technology, and other programs arise and the Council looks to engage its staff in new roles. The staff also helps each other to ensure that all programs and events occur at the high standards WACNH has set.

Skills and Experiences

-          Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in an international field
-          Passion for international affairs/ relations
-          Highly motivated, self starter
-          Experience with coordinating events
-          Experience with social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
-          Ability to work evening events
-          Basic Computer and Internet Skills
-          Fluent in English with strong writing skills
-          Knowledge of a Second Language and experience living abroad a plus
- Must be authorized to work in the US. WACNH does not provide visa sponsorship

Compensation

The World Affairs Council is committed to providing robust support for their staff, including fully covered health and dental care, gym access, discounted food at SNHU Dining Hall, and a generous vacation package.  Salary is commensurate with experience.

Please email a resume and cover letter to Tim Horgan by August 1st.

INTERNSHIPS

We are currently accepting applications for 2019 internships to assist in our mission of bringing the world to New Hampshire. Minimum length of internship: 3 months. Please send a cover letter and resume to Tim Horgan, Executive Director, or contact us to learn more.

Please check with your institution about academic credit or work study compensation for this educational opportunity. We are not able to offer paid internships at this time.

WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL OF NH
SNHU - 2500 N. River Road - Manchester - NH - 03106
council@wacnh.org - (603) 314-7970

WACNH is an independent, non-profit, educational organization located on the campus of SNHU. © 2010-2018

    


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