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Events and Education Coordinator

World Affairs Council of NH

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. 


Requirements:
  • 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 sponsorships
Responsibilities:

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.

How to Apply:

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to WACNH Executive Director, Tim Horgan, at thorgan@wacnh.org.

Job Location:

Manchester

Date Added: July 3, 2019

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