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    The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is seeking a Program Assistant (Communications) for the Africa Program. To learn more about us, refer to this link: https://www.wilsoncenter.org

    To furnish you with The Africa Program’s unique mission and its four programmatic pillars please refer to: https://www.wilsoncenter.org/program/africa-program.


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    1. Drafting web content covering Africa Program events and activities, and updating the Africa Program section of the Wilson Center website to ensure that it remains current.
    2. Copyediting, formatting, and publishing documents such as research papers, policy briefs, reports using Adobe Creative Suite, especially Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier Pro and After Effects.
    3. Soliciting content for and maintaining the Program blog Africa Up Close, including copyediting, formatting, and posting blogs.
    4. Serving as the point of contact for Africa Program publications, including liaising with authors and maintaining timelines.
    5. Serving as the social media point of contact including Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn and, under supervision, developing social media plans and editorial calendars.
    6. Conducting web, Google, and social media analytics for reporting purposes and, under supervision, drafting communications sections of grant reports.
    7. Under supervision, designing digital content including photo books, banners, brochures, signage, logos, flyers, event invitations, newsletters, press releases, and media announcements.
    8. Providing communications support for the Program’s events, workshops, conferences, seminars, and meetings, including live-tweeting, photography, and sending emails to the Africa Program mailing list.
    9. Coordinating with External Relations team to field media requests and coordinate interviews between reporters and Africa Program staff, scholars, and the Director.
    10. Liaising with design and printing companies on work to be printed.
    11. Maintaining and updating the Program’s communications database.
    12. Tracking and monitoring key Africa-related news and activities.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    07 - This is a Temporary Position - Not to exceed 09/30/2022. Extension or conversion to indefinite is not automatic or guaranteed.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/606234100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.