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.
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
Education – 20%- Set up and Manage all aspects of the New Hampshire Academic WorldQuest program, a high school global trivia challenge
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
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.
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.