Careers

Unless otherwise noted, all positions listed below are with the National Endowment for Democracy. Please read the descriptions and follow the instructions when applying.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a congressionally funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support freedom around the world. Read more about the NED.

Applicants must include a cover letter, resume and completed application. Incomplete applications may not be considered. 

Full-time positions

Consultant Opportunity

Internships 

NED’s intern program runs during the Spring, Summer and Fall semesters.  Students with a strong interest in the study and support of democracy around the world are encouraged to apply.  All internships are unpaid and candidates must be registered students, enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level program; and able to receive college credit or transcript notation of participation in our program for each semester of the internship.  An independent study option, if approved by your university, is also possible.  Available internships are listed below.  All internships are posted until filled. 

Summer 2018 Interns

2018 Intern Schedule:


Full-time Positions

Assistant Digital Producer – (Job #1818)

National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Washington, D.C.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a congressionally funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support freedom around the world, and is seeking an Assistant Digital Producer. The position is based in Washington, D.C.

Position Summary:

The Assistant Digital Producer supports the Digital Producer and works closely with the Public Affairs team in the production of NED’s digital content.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for assisting in the production of NED’s digital content and supporting NED’s digital content strategy. Includes production of primarily video, as well as photo, podcasts/audio, photo shoots, and graphics. Responsible for regularly editing videos into short-form packages for web distribution, plus the management of live streaming of events.

  • Produce a variety of short videos including events, trailers, interviews and features.
  • Report success of videos with metrics included in monthly report.
  • Assist with site updates/social media promotion.
  • Assist with organization and maintenance of digital asset manager.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/Experience:
    • Bachelor’s Degree (in Communications a plus); Minimum of 1 year of experience.
    • Demonstrated web and multimedia skills, including experience with Adobe Premiere (Final Cut experience a plus, but Adobe necessary) and compressing video for the web;
    • Shooting experience in both long and short videos desired;
    • Experience with animation and motion graphics desired;
    • Experience with WordPress preferred.
  • Other Qualifications:
    • Sample reel of video work is required;
    • Strong background in short-form video editing for web and social media highly desired.
    • Strong familiarity with web-based technologies, including social networking tools, Frame.io, stock video websites, Youtube and Vimeo;
    • Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Competencies:
    • Able to manage a high level of detail across multiple projects;
    • Ability to trouble shoot and solve problems calmly under pressure;
    • Able to demonstrate flexibility and quickly adapt to changes while maintaining high levels of productivity and effectiveness;
    • Interest in international affairs highly desirable;
    • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment;
    • Highly professional demeanor, with strong interpersonal and customer service skills to interact effectively with all levels of staff

To Apply:

Applications must include a sample reel of video work, cover letter, resume, desired salary, contact information for three professional references, and a completed NED employment application.

The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information please visit our website at www.ned.org.   Please, no phone calls.


Senior Compliance Manager – (Job #1817)

National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Washington, D.C.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a congressionally funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support freedom around the world, seeks a Senior Compliance Manager. This position is based in Washington, D.C.

Position Summary:

The Senior Compliance Manager will report to the Director of Compliance, and the VP of Grants Operations and Evaluation. The incumbent will contribute to the strengthening of the department’s professional profile within and outside NED; and foster a collaborative and cooperative institutional environment. The position will act as the Endowment’s point of contact for allegations of grantee fraud and their resolution, and will require the development of detection and mitigation strategies. The Senior Manager will manage the department’s innovation efforts ensuring that Compliance policies and procedures include best monitoring practices including the establishment of audit sampling policies, procedures, and techniques.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure effective management of departmental policies, procedures, and mitigations strategies, and where needed, develop robust fraud prevention efforts to deter instances of grantee mismanagement and/or fraud.
  • Lead the department’s innovation efforts ensuring that these initiatives place the department at the forefront of best auditing practices matched to NED’s uniqueness including the implementation of effective audit sampling policies and procedures.
  • Perform several activities central to the Compliance department’s operational mandate, including:
    • conducting desk reviews of discretionary grantee audit reports;
    • leading the department’s efforts in maintaining and developing audit/compliance policies and procedures;
    • traveling domestically/overseas to conduct on-site financial reviews of grantees; and,
    • supervising the generation of summaries of audit reviews with salient findings, recommendations, and ensuring follow up actions.
  • Lead the Compliance staff, ensuring adherence to departmental and other institutional procedures and fostering their continued professional development.
  • Demonstrate effective representational skills, increasing the profile of the department by presenting at financial workshops and other external venues.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; MBA is a plus;
    • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and/or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) is required;
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is a plus;
    • Other relevant certifications are a plus;
    • 8 + years of increasing audit experience including audits of organizations overseas;
    • Knowledge of Federal regulations including the Federal Uniform Guidance, and GAO’s Yellow Book Auditing Standards.
  • Other Qualifications:
    • Ability to manage, direct, and train staff;
    • Ability to detect and resolve allegations of fraud and mismanagement;
    • Ability to implement innovative solutions in auditing;
    • Ability to draft and update policies and procedures;
    • Ability to create and present workshops;
    • Ability to present audit findings with tact and sensitivity;
    • Ability to travel overseas;
    • Authorized to work in the United States.
  • Competencies:
    • Superior managerial and representational skills;
    • Auditing and report writing skills;
    • Fraud detection and resolution skills;
    • Commitment to accuracy and timeliness;
    • Ability to describe technical concepts to non-auditors.

To Apply:

Candidates must include a cover letter, resume, completed NED employment application, salary history with requirements, and contact information for three professional references. Please send to jobs@ned.org, with Job #1817 – SR Compliance MGR – YOUR NAME in the subject line. The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org. Please, no phone call inquiries.


Director, Compliance (Grants Operations & Evaluation department) – (Job #1816)

National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Washington, D.C.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a congressionally funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support freedom around the world, seeks a Director, Compliance, a unit of the Grants Operations & Evaluation department. This position is based in Washington, D.C.

Position Summary:

The Director will utilize an appropriate combination of technical expertise in fields such as accounting, auditing, and fraud mitigation to ensure that compliance policies, procedures, and best practices are adhered to; oversee the department’s innovation efforts; foster the Compliance staff’s continued professional development; and update senior staff and leadership on the workings of the department. The incumbent will also act as the point of contact for NED grantmaking-related audits conducted by the Department of State’s Office of Inspector General; add to and strengthen the department’s professional profile within and outside of NED; and foster institutional collaboration and cooperation.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of Compliance auditors that oversees the financial monitoring of NED grantees in 90+ countries worldwide based upon an assessment of risk.
  • Establish, maintain, and update Compliance policies and procedures in compliance with Federal guidelines.
  • Encourage the development of and adherence to effective grantee fraud mitigation strategies capable of deterring and detecting instances of grantee mismanagement and/or fraud.
  • Ensure that the department is on the forefront of best auditing practices concerning grantee monitoring that matches up with NED’s unique mission, such as guiding staff on the implementation of effective audit sampling techniques.
  • Perform additional activities central to the Compliance team’s operational mandate, including:
    • travel domestically and overseas to conduct on-site financial reviews of grantees;
    • oversee annual onsite reviews of four large NED grantees in Washington, DC;
    • be the point of contact for the DOS Office of Inspector General’s periodic grantmaking-related audits of NED;
    • develop, and present Compliance workshops to NED staff and grantees;
    • provide periodic updates to senior staff and upper management on the work of the department;
    • participate in ad hoc committees to develop organization-wide policies and procedures in compliance with Federal guidelines.
  • Develop and exercise supervision over the Compliance unit’s administrative budgetary requirements;
  • Serve on NED’s Senior Management Team.
  • Demonstrate effective representational skills and increase the profile of the Compliance unit – for example, making presentations at financial workshops and other external venues.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance is required; MBA is a plus.
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is required.
    • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credentials are required.
    • Other relevant certifications are a plus.
    • Demonstrated experience, with the following, is required:
      • Uniform Guidance audit practice and compliance issues;
      • Oversight and management of government grants and contracts;
      • Examining organizational, program, and grant budgets; and,
      • Monitoring grant agreements of funds awarded to U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations.
    • 10 + years recent work experience as an auditor at a public accounting firm or nonprofit, preferably with international experience, demonstrating progression in complexity of accounting and auditing tasks is required.
    • Advanced knowledge of Federal regulations including the Federal Uniform Guidance, and GAO’s Yellow Book Auditing Standards; a thorough understanding of GAAP or GAAS, and common audit procedures and techniques is required.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software programs, including spreadsheet programs (i.e. Excel).
    • Experience recommending and implementing Auditing software is a plus.
  • Other Qualifications:
    • Ability to implement innovative solutions in auditing;
    • Ability to present audit findings with tact and sensitivity;
    • Ability to manage, direct, and train staff;
    • Ability to create and present workshops;
    • Ability to travel overseas;
    • Authorized to work in the United States.
  • Competencies:
    • Superior managerial and representational skills;
    • Strong collaboration skills capable of reaching across organizational hierarchies and structures;
    • Auditing and report writing skills;
    • Commitment to accuracy and timeliness;
    • Ability to travel overseas;
    • Ability to describe technical concepts to non-auditors.

To Apply:

Candidates must include a cover letter, resume, completed NED employment application, salary history with requirements, and contact information for three professional references. Please send to jobs@ned.org, with Job #1816 – DIR Compliance – YOUR NAME in the subject line. The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org. Please, no phone call inquiries. 


Assistant Program Officer, Africa (Job #1814)

National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Washington, D.C.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a congressionally funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support freedom around the world, and seeks an Assistant Program Officer for the Africa regional program team.  This position is based in Washington, D.C.

Position Summary:

The Assistant Program Officer will work with the regional director and senior program staff to manage and direct the Endowment’s grants program, including monitoring and assessment of projects.

Responsibilities: 

  • Design country strategies based on political developments and NED funding ability;
  • Assess proposals to present at quarterly Board meetings;
  • Travel domestically and internationally on a regular basis;
  • Provide strategic support to the Associate Director, including Africa-related initiatives and events;
  • Monitor and provide compliance assistance to existing grantees;
  • Track political developments around the world;
  • Maintain contacts with organizations and individuals in Washington and abroad working to advance democracy and human rights.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/Experience:
    • Master’s level education or equivalent knowledge in International Affairs, Political Science, History, or a related discipline is preferred, but not required;
    • At least 3 years of applicable program experience is required;
    • Experience in democracy and nonprofit work is required.
  • Other Qualifications:
    • In-depth knowledge of political issues and trends in Africa;
    • Solid understanding of civil society issues and familiarity with civil society networks and organizations;
    • Fluency in English is required; proficiency in other relevant languages of the region is a benefit;
    • Knowledge of program assessment techniques;
    • Experience in grant-making and democratic development is desirable;
    • Experience in financial management and reporting;
    • Authorized to work in the United States.
  • Competencies:
    • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills;
    • Ability to maintain professionalism under pressure;
    • High degree of organization and initiative;
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a team.

To Apply:

Candidates must include a cover letter, resume, completed NED empoyment application, salary history with requirements, and contact information for three professional references.  Please send to jobs@ned.org, with Job #1814 – APO, Africa  – YOUR NAME in the subject line.  The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org.  Please, no phone call inquiries. 


Controller (Job #1813)

National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Washington, D.C.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a Congressionally-funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support democracy around the world, seeks a Controller. This position is based in Washington, D.C.

Position Summary:

The Controller provides daily oversight of all finance, accounting and related reporting activities under a current organizational budget of $180M+.  Oversight includes supervision, guidance and development of five (5) staff who have functional responsibility over general accounting, cash management, accounts payable & receivable, and grants accounting.

The Controller ensures that proper systems, procedures, and internal controls are consistently in place to support effective financial and accounting operations, maintain compliance with GAAP and federal compliance, and achieve successful audits. Responsible for delivery of timely financial reporting to both internal and external stakeholders, the Controller also supports the organizational budget process and ongoing forecasting and variance analysis.

Provides leadership in maintaining strong internal communications with staff at all levels throughout the organization, promoting a positive and supportive work environment.  The Controller collaborates closely with grantmaking & democracy promotion teams to ensure solid understanding of finance and accounting policies and procedures, and proactively explores continuous system and process improvements, and ultimately how the finance function and systems can support the efficiency and effectiveness of overall operations. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Staff Supervision, Training & Development
  • Mentors and directs the daily work of a diverse team; ensures that all work is processed efficiently during peak workload periods by establishing individual and team priorities.
  • Conducts training for NED staff on finance, travel and accounting policies, procedures and forms utilization as may be needed.
  • Financial Accounting & Compliance
    • Ensures the organization’s compliance with GAAP, federal regulatory, and other donor requirements, as well as NED’s own policies and procedures.
    • Supported by the Assistant Controller, provides review and control services within the accounting group for daily grant, vendor, and employee disbursements.
    • Ensures effective cash management practices, providing oversight for the daily review and approval of federal drawdown requests on approximately ten (10) active U.S. Department of State awards.
  • Financial Reporting, Audit & Tax
    • Responsible for the timely preparation of monthly financial statements and year-end closing.
    • Supports the annual budget process, monitors progress, and draws conclusions on budget & forecasting variances as well as financial position.
    • Generates monthly departmental reporting of budget-to-actual activity and engages in necessary review with budget managers on significant variances.
    • Responsible for quarterly federal financial reporting (i.e. SF-425 filings), and award financial closeouts in collaboration with the grantmaking team.
    • Reviews and/or prepares required schedules and analysis for annual audit and adhoc financial verification audits.
    • Acts as a main point of contract with external auditors during onsite fieldwork.
    • Provides schedules for the annual IRS Form 990 tax information return and completes other tax/regulatory forms.
  • Other Responsibilities
    • Engages in special projects and/or fulfills other duties as may be assigned by the Sr. Director.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA preferred.
    • 10+ years of progressive experience in accounting and/or auditing, with 3+ years of experience in a managerial role supervising multiple staff.
    • 5+ years of experience in mission-driven, nonprofit organizations subject to federal grants rules and regulations compliance, including demonstrated working knowledge and practical application of OMB cost principles, audit, and administrative requirements.
    • Prior experience in Microsoft Serenic Navigator preferred, with GIFTS experience a plus; advanced knowledge of accounting and reporting software is required.
    • Intermediate to advanced level working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other Office products.
  • Other Qualifications:
    • Demonstrated knowledge of nonprofit accounting principles and practices, budget management, accounting report generation and utilization, and financial analysis.
    • Experience in effectively communicating key data, including staff trainings and presentations to senior management.
    • Willingness to work extra hours during peak workload periods, especially around annual audit.
    • Fluency in spoken and written English; knowledge or fluency in additional languages is a plus.
    • Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Competencies:
    • Paramount professional integrity, honesty, initiative, confidentiality and dependability.
    • Commitment and ability to excel in a fast-paced environment; works effectively under time pressure and meets deadlines.
    • Highly professional demeanor, with strong interpersonal and customer service skills to effectively interact with all levels of staff.
    • Effective trainer for finance and non-finance personnel.
    • Employs team-building, mentoring approach to supervision and working style.
    • Ability to quickly learn new systems, processes and procedures.
    • Flexibility in approach to work processes and tasks.

To Apply:

Candidates must include a cover letter, resume, completed NED employment application, salary history with requirements, and contact information for three professional references.  Please send to jobs@ned.org, with Job #1813 –Controller – YOUR NAME in the subject line.  The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org.  Please, no phone call inquiries. 


Assistant Program Officer, Western Balkans – Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia (Job #1812)

National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Washington, D.C.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a Congressionally-funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support democracy around the world, seeks an Assistant Program Officer for Western Balkans. This position is based in Washington, D.C.

Position Summary:

The Assistant Program Officer will assist the regional Program Officer and other senior staff with management, administration, and development of grant programs in the Western Balkans, with emphasis on Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia, support existing grantees, and assist in developing prospective grantees.  

Responsibilities:  

  • Assist in the evaluation of project proposals;
  • Draft summaries of proposals to present at quarterly Board meetings;
  • Communicate regularly with current grantees and applicants;
  • Assist in monitoring the work of existing grantees;
  • Track political developments in the Western Balkans, with emphasis on Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia;
  • Provide administrative support to the Europe Team, as needed;
  • Help to organize events highlighting specific democracy-related issues;
  • Assist in travel to identify and work with potential and existing grantees.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/Experience:
    • Master’s level education or equivalent knowledge in International Affairs, Political Science, History, Regional Studies or a related discipline is preferred;
    • At least 3 years of experience in democracy related work is required;
    • Related field experience is preferred;
    • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of political issues and trends in the Western Balkans;
    • MS Office skills required.
  • Other Qualifications:
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English;
    • Strong technical writing skills;
    • Knowledge of Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian languages is considered a strong asset;
    • Experience in financial management and reporting;
    • Knowledge of program evaluation techniques;
    • Authorized to work in the United States.
  • Competencies:
    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills;
    • Ability to maintain professionalism under pressure;
    • High degree of organization and initiative;
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

To Apply:

Candidates must include a cover letter, resume, completed NED employment application, salary requirements, and contact information for three professional references.  The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org.  Please, no phone call inquiries.  

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Program Assistant, Grantmaking Resource Center – (Job #1810)

National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Washington, D.C.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) a congressionally funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support freedom around the world, seeks a Program Assistant, Grantmaking Resource Center (GRC). This position is based in Washington, D.C.

Position Summary:

The Program Assistant will coordinate the quarterly proposal process and liaise with the Grantmaking Program staff to assess their needs, implement process changes, develop written guidelines and resources for the Grantmaking Program, maintain the GIFTS Alta grantmaking database, and support learning and best practices in Grantmaking at the NED.

Responsibilities:

  • Working with GRC teammates to support the quarterly board cycle (proposal intake, data entry for all proposals, scheduling review meetings for regional Program staff, Grants, and Compliance, review and tracking of board materials, and preparing for the quarterly board meetings);
  • Act as the front line HelpDesk for GIFTS Alta database, IGAM online application, and process issues;
  • Core member of GIFTS Alta Power Support team;
  • Updating grantee information in tracking sheets and databases and generating periodic reports using the database for various audiences at the NED;
  • Helping to write and edit materials about procedures and technology systems for manuals, guidebooks, and other technical documents;
  • Liaising with the staff of two or more regional sections, Grants, and Compliance to keep the GRC team updated on team news and updating the regional teams on new grant making procedures;
  • Assisting with the orientation of new Regional Program, Grants, and Compliance staff to the Grantmaking Program; databases; IGAM, and any other relevant grantmaking systems;
  • Supporting GRC teammates with their responsibilities outside of preparations for each quarter’s board meetings (routing proposals and reports; recording and posting trainings; updating the intranet; coordinating planning meetings)
  • Maintaining GRC files;
  • Supporting the Director of the Grantmaking Resource Center as needed; and
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of the Grantmaking Resource Center. 

Qualifications:

  • Education
    • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field;
  • Knowledge/Experience:
    • At least 1 year of administrative support experience, preferably at a grantmaking organization or an educational institution;
    • At least 1 year of experience with customer service, student services, counseling, tutoring, teaching, or training;
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Excel experience a plus;
    • Proficient in Microsoft SharePoint and/or grantmaking database a plus.
  • Other Qualifications:
    • Working knowledge of politics, economics, and history, and an interest in international affairs;
    • Proficiency in a foreign language preferred;
    • Authorized to work in the United States. 
  • Competencies:
    • Excellent written and oral communications skills in English;
    • Attention to detail, and ability to meet deadlines;
    • Ability to multi-task and manage diverse activities;
    • Works well in a team environment.

To Apply:

Candidates must include a cover letter, resume, completed NED employment application, salary history with requirements, and contact information for three professional references. Please send to jobs@ned.org, with Job #1810 – PA, GRC and YOUR NAME in the subject line. The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org. Please, no phone call inquiries.


Program Assistant, Eurasia – (Job #1809)

National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Washington, D.C.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a congressionally funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support freedom around the world, seeks a Program Assistant. This is an entry-level position on our Eurasia regional program team. This position is based in Washington, D.C.

Position Summary:

The Program Assistant provides day-to-day administrative and programmatic support to the Eurasia program staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide general administrative support to the Eurasia Section staff;
  • Receive, process and distribute incoming proposals and grantee materials;
  • Respond to general inquiries regarding the proposal process;
  • Assist in preparing proposal summaries, budgets and related materials;
  • Provide programmatic support to Program Officers and the Senior Director;
  • Maintain a database of contacts in the region;
  • Help to organize meetings, roundtables and other events on Eurasia-related topics;
  • Provide logistical support for staff and grantee travel. 

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in political science, regional studies, international relations, history or other relevant discipline;
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications;
    • Administrative and/or programmatic experience, preferably in the nonprofit sector.
  • Other Qualifications:
    • Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of the political and civil society issues in Eurasia;
    • Strong written and oral communications skills in English required;
    • Fluency in Russian (reading, writing and speaking) is required;
    • Proficiency in other languages used in the region is an advantage;
    • Fluency in English with strong writing skills is required;
    • Authorized to work in the United States.
  • Competencies:
    • Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task;
    • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills;
    • High degree of organization and initiative.

To Apply:

Candidates must include a cover letter, resume, completed NED employment application, salary history with requirements, and contact information for three professional references. Please send a brief email to jobs@ned.org, with Job #1809 – PA, Eurasia – YOUR NAME in the subject line. The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org. Please, no phone call inquiries. 


Program Assistant, Middle East & North Africa (MENA) – (Job #1784)

National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Washington, D.C.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a congressionally funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support freedom around the world, seeks a Program Assistant. This is an entry-level position on our Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regional program team. This position is based in Washington, D.C.

Position Summary:

The Program Assistant provides day-to-day administrative and programmatic support to the Middle East and North Africa program staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure logging in of grant proposals.
  • Draft budgets and assist with writing project summaries.
  • Provide support for considering and awarding grants to nongovernmental organizations working on democracy building programs in the assigned region/country.
  • Assist senior director and staff with general administrative duties.
  • Organize events for visiting grantees.
  • Attend and report on relevant conferences, meetings, and other events.
  • Research information on current political developments in the assigned region/country.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline;
    • 1+ years of work experience in an office environment;
    • Administrative support experience.
  • Other Qualifications:
    • Knowledge of major political and social issues and trends in the MENA region;
    • Fluency in Arabic and French (reading, writing and speaking) are required;
    • Proficiency in other languages used in the region, including Turkish and Farsi is preferred;
    • Fluency in English with strong writing skills is required;
    • Authorized to work in the United States.
  • Competencies:
    • Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task;
    • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills;
    • High degree of organization and initiative.

To Apply:

Candidates must include a cover letter, resume, completed NED employment application, salary history with requirements, and contact information for three professional references. Please send a brief email in Arabic to jobs@ned.org, with Job #1784 – PA, MENA – YOUR NAME in the subject line. The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org. Please, no phone call inquiries. 


Program Officer, Africa (Job #1783)

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a Congressionally-funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support democracy around the world, seeks a Program Officer for the Africa regional program team. This position is based in Washington, D.C.

Position Summary:
The Program Officer will work with the regional directors to manage and direct the Endowment’s grants program in Africa, including monitoring and assessment of projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Design country strategies based on political developments, proposals received and NED funding ability;
  • Assess proposals to present at quarterly Board meetings;
  • Travel domestically and internationally on a regular basis;
  • Provide strategic support to the team, including Africa-related initiatives and events;
  • Monitor and provide compliance assistance to existing grantees;
  • Track political developments around the world;
  • Maintain contacts with organizations and individuals in Washington and abroad working to advance democracy and human rights.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/Experience:
    • Master’s level education or equivalent knowledge in International Affairs, Political Science, History, or a related discipline is required;
    • At least 5 years of applicable program experience is required;
    • Experience in democracy related work is required.
  • Other Qualifications:
    • In-depth knowledge of political issues and trends in Africa;
    • Solid understanding of civil society issues and familiarity with civil society networks and organizations;
    • Fluency in English is required;
    • Regional language experience preferred but not required;
    • Knowledge of program assessment techniques;
    • Strong technical writing skills in English;
    • Experience in grant-making and democratic development is desirable;
    • Experience in financial management and reporting;
    • Authorized to work in the United States.
  • Competencies:
    • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills;
    • Ability to maintain professionalism under pressure;
    • High degree of organization and initiative;
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a team.

To Apply:
Candidates must include a cover letter, resume, completed NED employment application, salary history with requirements, and contact information for three professional references.  Please send to jobs@ned.org, with Job #1783 – PO, Africa – YOUR NAMEin the subject line.  The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org.  Please, no phone call inquiries. 


Program Officer, Europe – Belarus (Job #1778)

National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Washington, D.C.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a Congressionally-funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support democracy around the world, seeks a Program Officer for Eastern Europe.  This position is based in Washington, D.C.

Position Summary:

The Program Officer will work with the regional program and grants staff to develop and manage the NED’s grants program in the region; contribute to developing the Endowment’s strategy for Eastern Europe, with a particular emphasis on Belarus; set priorities; and monitor and evaluate discretionary and core institute projects in the region.

Responsibilities: 

  • Evaluating project proposals and progress reports;
  • Drafting summaries of proposals to present at quarterly Board of Directors’ meetings;
  • Maintaining regular communication with potential and existing grantees;
  • Monitoring the work of grantees, including regular field visits;
  • Tracking political developments and main players, and informing NED’s strategy for the region;
  • Representing NED’s Europe program at relevant internal and external meetings;
  • Representing the program portfolio before the Board of Directors, the President, congressional committees, government agencies and other entities as needed;
  • Building and maintaining relationships with like-minded organizations, including NED partners, other donors, and regional organizations;
  • Organizing and participating in events to highlight specific democracy-related issues with respect to Eastern Europe.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/Experience:
    • Master’s level education or equivalent knowledge in International Affairs, International Development, Political Science, History, or a related discipline is required;
    • At least 5 years of prior experience in democracy related and nonprofit work;
    • In-country experience in Eastern Europe or the former Soviet Union preferred; experience working in or on Belarus a strong asset;
    • Proficient in the use of MS Office.
  • Other Qualifications:
    • In-depth understanding of political issues and trends in Eastern and Central Europe and the former Soviet Union;
    • General understanding of closed societies, civil society issues, and familiarity with civil society networks and individual activists in the region;
    • Fluency in Russian is required; knowledge of other regional languages an asset;
    • Strong technical writing skills in English;
    • Experience in program and financial management and reporting;
    • Knowledge of program evaluation techniques;
    • Authorized to work in the United States.
  • Competencies:
    • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills in English and Russian;
    • Ability to maintain professionalism under pressure;
    • High degree of organization and initiative;
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a team.

To Apply:

Candidates must include a cover letter, resume, completed NED employment application, salary history with requirements, and contact information for three professional references.  Please send to jobs@ned.org, with Job #1778 – PO, BELARUS – YOUR NAME in the subject line.  The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org.  Please, no phone call inquiries.  


Budget & Financial Compliance Officer (#1777)

National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Washington, D.C.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a congressionally funded, private, nonprofit grant-making organization that works to support freedom around the world, seeks a Budget and Financial Compliance Officer (BFCO). This position is based in Washington, D.C.                                                                                                     

The Budget & Financial Compliance Officer supports the Finance managers in ensuring the accurate, complete and timely review and recording of award-based financial transactions, funded by the Department of State and several small private donors. This position works closely with implementing teams on financial analysis, and interprets and provides guidance on both donor regulations and NED policy and procedures compliance. The BFCO is responsible for internal and external project reporting, and proactively monitors budget variances for corrective actions as may be required. Collaborating closely with the Logistics & Procurement Officer, the BFCO acts as the initial reviewer of all organizational procurements, providing guidance to purchasers on compliance requirements and best practices for the full procurement life cycle. The BFCO additionally conducts an initial review on vendor contracts and maintains NED’s contract registry.

Responsibilities:

Budget Management (20%)

  • Supports implementing teams with the development of project budgets and realignment requests. Ensures budget justification narratives are comprehensive and adequately developed in order to assist in successful implementation efforts and reduce potential disallowances of costs.
  • Monitors budget variances and ensures expenses planned by implementing staff and partners are within grant and budgetary guidelines, and that adequate funds are available. Updates project managers on interim financial status and forecasts award spending.       Alerts the implementing project manager to necessary realignments.
  • Supports organizational budget development as may be requested.

Expense Reviews (20%)

  • Reviews activity-based invoices, monthly general ledger transactions, and project financial reports to confirm expenses have been appropriately captured in the correct general ledger account, fund, and cost centers, both to ensure periodic reporting readiness, as well as to facilitate project close-out and year-end closing. Identifies and proposes necessary accounting reclassifications.
  • Collaborates with NED implementing staff and project partners to timely reconcile advances made, verifying alignment with project scope, and ensuring supporting documentation is adequate and in compliance with donor requirements, the respective partner subaward agreement or memorandum of understanding or vendor contract, and NED’s own policies and procedures.
  • Adequately addresses any unsupported or questioned items as may be required for proper and timely partner or vendor reimbursements and expense capture.

Reporting (10%)

  • Prepares periodic financial reports for private donors in compliance with both donor and NED policies and procedures for management’s review.
  • Produces internal budget-to-actual reports for active monitoring of projects and departmental spending. Reviews expenditures for proper coding and award compliance and responds to inquiries from department heads and project managers.
  • Uploads departmental expense reports to the SharePoint IntraNED Finance Reporting site monthly. Communicates with department heads on any unusual budget variances or reclassifications that may be needed. Collaborates with the Sr. Staff Accountant to ensure reclassifications are properly supported and recorded as may be appropriate.

Procurement & Contracts Management (40%)

  • Acts as initial reviewer for consultant agreements and vendor contracts. Suggests modifications that may be needed for compliance with the scope of the procurement and/or the donor’s and NED’s policies and procedures, to minimize financial risk and ensure proper performance.
  • Collaborates with Logistics & Procurement Officer to ensure timely workflow for review and approvals from initial procurement planning through contract execution.
  • Maintains records in the electronic procurement files for audit-readiness.
  • Maintains NED’s contract registry. Monitors upcoming expiration dates and reminds managers of performance dates, the need to begin the RFP process to solicit renewal bids for recompeting the procurement, to provide advance termination notice, etc., as may be appropriate to the contract.
  • Alerts management to any financial or contractual compliance issues.
  • Provides procurement training to NED staff on a periodic basis and ongoing as needed.

Other (10%)

  • Provides guidance to project implementing staff and partners as needed on general financial policies and procedures, forms utilization, and expense reporting best practices for audit-ready submissions to Finance.
  • Recommends continuous process improvements, supporting efforts to automate financial processes, revise forms, and assist in ongoing policy and procedures development.
  • Assists with gathering financial and contractual documents for both donor project and annual external audit preparation as needed.
  • Provides general support to the work of the Senior Manager, Financial Analysis and Sr. Director, Finance as may be required.

Qualifications:

Knowledge/Experience (formal degree requirements and years of relevant job experience required):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 7+ years progressive experience in accounting, budgeting and financial analysis.
  • 5+ years relevant experience in mission-driven, international nonprofit organizations subject to USG and other donor rules and regulations compliance, including working knowledge and practical application of the OMB Uniform Guidance specific to cost principles, procurement practices and other administrative requirements.

Other Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of nonprofit accounting principles and best practices, accounting report generation and utilization, reconciliations, and financial analysis.
  • Advanced knowledge of project financial management, including budget and financial report development, USG & other donor cost eligibility requirements and accepted practices, and development of audit-ready supporting documentation.
  • Proficient in federal procurement practices and intermediate skills in vendor contract and other agreement reviews.
  • Strong working knowledge of the compliance requirements of the OMB Uniform Guidance, specifically the cost principles and procurement regulations, and including Federal Travel Regulations.
  • Experience with robust financial systems. Microsoft Serenic Navigator and Jet Reports preferred. GIFTS Alta experience a plus.
  • Intermediate to advanced-level working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other Office products.
  • Strong attention to details and accuracy in all work products.
  • Solid documentation skills, ensuring proper audit trail.
  • Willingness to work extra hours during peak workload periods, especially around annual audit.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English; knowledge or fluency in additional languages is a plus.
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Competencies:

  • Paramount professional integrity, initiative, confidentiality and dependability.
  • Commitment and ability to excel in a fast-paced environment; works effectively under time pressure and meets deadlines.
  • Highly professional demeanor, with strong interpersonal and customer service skills to effectively interact with all levels of staff and external partners.
  • Ability to translate financial terms to effectively train finance and non-finance personnel.
  • Employs team approach to working style.
  • Confidence in addressing policy and procedure compliance questions.
  • Solid analytical, problem solving and financial troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to quickly learn new systems, processes and procedures.
  • Flexibility in approach to work processes and tasks.

To Apply:

Candidates must include a cover letter, resume, completed NED employment application, salary history with requirements, and contact information for three professional references. Please send to jobs@ned.org, with Job #1777 – BFCO – YOUR NAME in the subject line. The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org. Please, no phone call inquiries. 


Program Officer for Afghanistan, Iran and Turkey, MENA – (Job #1772)

National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Washington, D.C.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a congressionally funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support freedom around the world, seeks a Program Officer for Afghanistan, Iran and Turkey for the Middle East North Africa (MENA) team’s regional portfolio. This position is based in Washington, D.C.

Position Summary:

The Program Officer will work with the regional director and program staff to manage the Endowment’s grants program for Afghanistan, Iran, and Turkey, including monitoring and assessment of projects.

Responsibilities: 

  • Provide strategic and programmatic guidance to NED grantees in the Afghanistan, Iran and Turkey regional portfolio, including assisting them with program development and design, offering creative solutions to political and technical challenges, providing administrative advice, and facilitating contact with like-minded organizations throughout the region.
  • Work closely and flexibly with a diverse range of activists in media, human rights, rule of law, conflict resolution, civic education and other areas.
  • Monitor political developments in Afghanistan, Iran and Turkey region to inform NED strategies and programming, including reading various US- and regional-based publications, meeting with regional political analysts and other partners, keeping abreast of the changing political environment, and actively coordinating with other MENA team members on their country portfolios.
  • Oversee the implementation of NED-approved projects, including analysis of quarterly reports, providing feedback on implemented activities, maintaining continuous communication over the grant cycle, and conducting regular field visits.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness and the institutional growth of NED grantees and the Afghanistan, Iran and Turkey regional grants portfolio, and recommend renewed and new funding.
  • Build and maintain relationships with like-minded organizations, including other donors, NED partners and regional organizations.
  • Travel to the region to monitor existing grantees, identify new funding opportunities for NED, and gain an on‑the-ground perspective on the political situation. The visits include on-site meetings with all or most NED grantees, meetings with core institutes, potential civil society partners, other donors active in the country, and political analysts and opinion-makers.
  • Think creatively about how to improve team effectiveness, including suggestions for new team processes, improving grantee-reporting guidelines, communicating with other teams at NED, etc.
  • Liaise with other NED teams; participate in various working groups, and other efforts to improve NED’s overall functioning and effectiveness.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in International Affairs, Political Science, International Development or a related discipline; Master’s degree preferred.
    • At least 5 years of experience in democracy-related projects and programs from the civil society perspective; significant experience in nonprofit work.
    • Minimum of 2 years living or working in Afghanistan, Iran and/or Turkey or other MENA countries.
  • Other Qualifications:
    • In-depth understanding of political issues and trends in Afghanistan, Iran and Turkey and the MENA region generally;
    • Full professional fluency in English and Farsi languages are essential. Turkish is preferred;
    • Authorized to work in the United States.
  • Competencies:
    • Excellent interpersonal skills in multi-ethnic, multi-national environment;
    • Solid analytical skills;
    • Ability to maintain professionalism under pressure;
    • High degree of organization and initiative;
    • Demonstrated ability to work as a team player, including coordination and facilitation skills.

To Apply:

Candidates must include a cover letter, resume, completed NED employment application, salary history with requirements, and contact information for three professional references. Please send to jobs@ned.org, with Job #1772 – Program Officer for Afghanistan, Iran and Turkey, MENA – YOUR NAME in the subject line. The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org. Please, no phone call inquiries.  


Senior Director, Middle East Northern Africa (MENA) Region – (Job #1755)
National Endowment for Democracy (NED)
Washington, D.C.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a congressionally funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support freedom around the world, seeks a Senior Director for the Middle East Northern Africa (MENA) regional program team. This position is based in Washington, D.C.

Position Summary:
The Senior Director, MENA serves as most senior institutional and recognized community-wide expert for the Middle East and Northern Africa region, which includes the Arabic speaking countries as well as Turkey, Iran and Afghanistan. Functions as the principal advisor to senior NED leadership and the regional board experts regarding strategies and programs for the region. Responsible for the development and implementation of an institutional vision for the region that integrates key NED organizational and program goals, priorities, values and other factors. Applies exceptional political acumen as well as strong leadership and management skills. Assesses, analyzes, acquires, and administers human, financial, material, and information resources in a manner that instills trust and accomplishes the Endowment’s mission in the assigned region. Develops a professional network with other organizations and identifies the internal and external politics that affect the work of the organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops and manages key relationships in the region and with other regional experts, both domestically and abroad.
  • Drives strategic planning for the region;
  • Oversees the development, assessment, and presentation of proposals for the region at quarterly Board meetings;
  • Conducts strategic field visits to the region;
  • Coordinates and oversees the regional staff’s interaction with NED’s core institutes;
  • Represents the region and occasionally the Endowment more broadly before the Board of Directors, the President, congressional committees, government agencies and other entities as needed;
  • Directs the work of the regional team, supervising and mentoring junior staff by providing guidance and advice on programmatic and administrative issues to include the development and maintenance of relationships with grantees, other organizations and individuals in the region;
  • Develops and implements strategic initiatives to further the Endowment’s mission.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field required, Master’s or Ph.D. preferred;
    • 15 to 20 years of applicable program experience;
    • 5-10 years at the NED Director level or external director equivalent preferred.
  • Other Qualifications:
    • Recognized regional expertise on multiple countries within the region;
    • Fluency in Arabic required and facility with other local languages preferred;
    • In depth understanding of civil society issues and familiarity with civil society networks and individual activists in the region;
    • Proven record of accomplishment with respect to strengthening democratic institutions within the region to include in closed and/or post-conflict societies;
    • Authorized to work in the United States.
  • Competencies:
    • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, communication, and writing skills;
    • Superior political assessment skills;
    • Sound understanding of governmental and non-governmental relationships in Washington, D.C.;
    • Adept at managing relationships among diverse and at times competing groups centered on common goals;
    • Able to convey clear and convincing reasons for courses of action; listens effectively;
    • Possesses a firm grasp of domestic and regional policies and trends that affect the Endowment and its mission in assigned region;
    • Able to create consistently a positive, productive and collaborative work environment that fosters staff development.

To Apply:
Candidates must include a cover letter, resume, NED employment application, salary history with requirements, and contact information for three professional references. Please send to jobs@ned.org, with Job #1755 – Sr Dir MENA – YOUR NAME in the subject line. The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org. Please, no phone call inquiries. 


Accounts Payable Specialist – (Job #1766)

National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Washington, D.C.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a congressionally funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support freedom around the world, seeks an Accounts Payable Specialist. This position is based in Washington, D.C.

Position Summary:

The Accounts Payable Specialist supports the daily disbursement activities of NED’s Finance department including: vendor & grantee record maintenance and invoice transaction entry in the accounting system; maintenance of banking instructions in various online financial institution platforms; initiating disbursements via domestic and international wire transfer, ACH and check; and scanning and retention of supporting documents along with general financial recordkeeping duties.

Responsibilities:

  • Grantee Wire Transfers & ACH Disbursement Processing: Initiates direct invoice entry and/or prepares a purchase invoice summary import template for upload into Serenic Navigator’s purchasing module. Verifies supporting documents and initiates daily wire and ACH transfers using the various online banking systems. Updates the GIFTS Alta grant management database with applicable payment information to inform grantmaking staff of payment status.
  • Accounts Payable ACH Transactions & Check Processing: Verifies necessary supporting documents, establishes vendor records, and enters invoices in the Serenic Navigator accounting system. Initiates the ACH process through the online banking system as appropriate, or processes check payments for signature utilizing Serenic Navigator payment function.
  • Ensures payments are processed timely by problem solving any payment issues and promptly following up with the requestors and/or Finance team management concerning any transactional questions.
  • Interacts with financial institutions and vendors as needed to research and resolves all banking issues related to rejected/returned wire or ACH transfers either outgoing or incoming in a timely manner.
  • Acts as the petty cash custodian for the Finance department, ensuring availability of funds for employees and the physical security of the funds while maintaining perpetual reconciliation.
  • Maintains the organization and completeness of vendor and grantee file documents, performing scanning and record retention duties, as well as providing general assistance with records filing and archiving as appropriate.
  • Assists with retrieving disbursement documentation necessary for audit preparation and response.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree with major in Accounting preferred, with 2+ years relevant experience. Non-degreed applicants with 5+ years relevant experience will also be considered.
    • Demonstrated experience with use of various online banking systems.
    • Strong working knowledge of electronic funds transfer management, to include international transfers and domestic ACH and wires.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of various double-entry accounting systems, specifically with regards to purchasing and payables, with Serenic Navigator experience a plus.
    • Experience with WUBS Global Pay and/or Edge platforms a plus.
    • Experience with GIFTS Alta Grants management system a plus.
  • Other Qualifications:
    • Strong attention to details and accuracy in all work products.
    • Solid documentation skills, ensuring proper audit trail.
    • Efficient in use of Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Excel, and Word.
    • Fluency in spoken and written English.
    • Authorized to work in the United States. 
  • Competencies:
    • Professional demeanor with strong interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of staff;
    • Confident in addressing policy and procedure compliance questions;
    • Ability to manage high workload cycle times successfully;
    • Capability and willingness to work both independently and as a member of a team;
    • Flexibility in approach to work processes and tasks with the ability to adapt to process change quickly.

To Apply:

Candidates must include a cover letter, resume, completed NED employment application, salary history with requirements, and contact information for three professional references. Please send to jobs@ned.org, with Job #1766 – AP Specialist – YOUR NAME in the subject line. The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org. Please, no phone call inquiries.


Consultant, World Movement for Democracy (Job #1815)

National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Washington, D.C.

SCOPE OF WORK:

Develop Material to Augment the Defending Civil Society Toolkit

The World Movement for Democracy seeks a consultant to develop materials to support the freedoms of association and assembly for the Defending Civil Society Toolkit, which the World Movement intends to update in 2018.

Background:

The Defending Civil Society Toolkit is an online resource that provides tips, tools, and strategies for organizations and activists around the world on how to engage in non-governmental organization (NGO) law reform processes. It contains information on understanding and assessing the legal environment, building a civil society organization (CSO) coalition, and engaging government, legislators, the diplomatic community, and the media. Content for the Toolkit was developed in 2012 with input from hundreds of civil society representatives in over 40 countries.

Scope of Work:

The consultant will help the World Movement further develop the toolkit by creating material to help civil society protect its freedoms of association and assembly with particular focus on the right to access financial resources. The objective of the consultancy is to identify:

  • Identify opportunities and suggest strategies for civil society to engage with the mandate of the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association;
  • Research regional norms in Europe, Latin American and the Caribbean, and Africa, and possibly other regions that protect the right of civil society to access international donor assistance.
  • Develop a paper on regional norms that protect the right to access resources for inclusion in the Defending Civil Society Toolkit.

Deliverables:

  • Written recommendations detailing how civil society can engage most effectively with the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association mandate.
  • Written analysis on regional norms that protect the right of civil society to access resources in accessible language that can be easily understood by practitioners in the field.

Schedule:

The consultancy will commence March 19, 2018. We anticipate the consultancy will take a maximum of 45 days to complete. The consultancy must be completed, and all deliverables submitted, no later than May 30, 2018 COB EST.

Qualifications:

  • Experience developing capacity building tools for organizations and activists.
  • Extensive knowledge the United Nations Special Procedures and civil society.
  • Familiarity with regional norms that protect the freedoms of association and assembly generally and the right to access resources specifically.
  • Authorized to work in the United States.

To Apply:

If you are interested in applying for this consultancy, please submit a resume, cover letter, three references, and your consultancy rate  to jobs@ned.org, with #1815 – WMD Consultant – YOUR NAME in the subject line, by COB EST February 12, 2018.  

NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org.  Please, no phone call inquiries. 


 Internships


Donald L. Horowitz Internship in Constitutional Design (w/Independent Study Option), International Forum for Democratic Studies (IFDS) / Intern Spring 2018 (Job #1798)

National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Washington, D.C.
The National Endowment for Democracy is an independent, bipartisan, grant making organization funded by an annual Congressional appropriation. Its aims are to promote democratic reform and foster civil society worldwide. The Endowment is also the home of the International Forum for Democratic Studies, the Journal of Democracy, and serves as the secretariat for the World Movement for Democracy. The Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program is an international exchange program that offers practitioners, scholars, and journalists from around the world the opportunity to conduct independent research on democracy in a particular country or region.

Position Summary: The International Forum for Democratic Studies at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is seeking a motivated individual to serve as an Intern for 2018. This unpaid internship provides an undergraduate/graduate student with the opportunity to assist with the research of Forum Senior Fellow Donald L. Horowitz.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducting research on constitutional design and ethnic politics throughout the world
  • Assisting with clerical tasks, including typing and organizing materials
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must be a registered student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level program; able to receive college credit or transcript notation of participation in our program for each semester of the internship. An independent study option, if approved by your university is also possible.
  • Qualified candidates should have excellent writing skills, strong analytical skills, maintain a strong work ethic and have sharp attention to detail. Students must also have strong computer skills.
  • Able to commit to a minimum of 16 – 20 hours per week for the duration of the internship.
  • We are seeking a student with:
  • Strong research, writing, editing, and communications skills
  • Excellent research skills
  • Experience in (or study of) divided societies in Asia, Africa or the Middle East is preferred.

Time Commitment:                             16-40 hrs./week (not to exceed 40 hours per week) for the duration of the internship

Travel Reimbursement:                     $10/day for commuter expenses

NED Application Deadline:                 n/a; All internships are posted until filled

Anticipated Start Date:

o/a January 8, 2018

Orientation Dates:

January 8 -12, 2018

Anticipated End Date:

May 18, 2018

Authorization:                                    Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.

How to Apply: Please send information about your school’s academic credit for internship program, in addition to a cover letter, resume, writing sample from a college term paper or equivalent, transcripts and contact information for three professional/academic references.   Please also complete our NED employment application. Please send to jobs@ned.org, with Job #1798 – IFCD Intern (FA17) –YOUR NAME in the subject line. The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please, no phone calls. For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org.

NED careers page http://www.ned.org/about/jobs

NED Employment Application form: www.ned.org/NED-Full-Employment-Application.pdf


Intern, Center for International Media Assistance / SPRING 2018 (Job #1797)

National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Washington, D.C.
The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a congressionally funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support freedom around the world. The Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA), an initiative of NED, approaches its mission by providing information, building networks, conducting research, and highlighting the indispensable role independent media play in the creation and development of sustainable democracies around the world.

Position Summary: CIMA is currently seeking an intern for SPRING 2018. The unpaid internship is open to current graduate or undergraduate students. Working on a small team, the intern will play a key role in supporting CIMA’s core activities, including assisting with events, publications, and mailings. The Intern will also have the opportunity, under CIMA staff guidance, to conduct their own research and contribute to CIMA’s blog on a topic relevant to their interests. The internship is a unique opportunity to learn more about an emerging field in development and media. The position is based in Washington, D.C. 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage CIMA’s subscription-based email listings.
  • Assist with updating and maintaining CIMA’s website, as well as design and format of CIMA reports.
  • Attend meetings and hearings on media development topics as necessary.
  • Assist with arranging and executing meetings, events, and social media.

Requirements:

  • Candidate must be a registered student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level program; able to receive college credit or transcript notation of participation in our program for each semester of the internship. An independent study option, if approved by your university is also possible.
  • Qualified candidates should have excellent writing skills, strong analytical skills, maintain a strong work ethic and have sharp attention to detail.
  • Applicants should have an interest in journalism, international relations, development, and/or democracy work.
  • Applicants with experience using content management systems (WordPress, etc.) preferred
  • Applicants with experience using graphic design and/or desktop publishing tools, i.e., Adobe Creative Suite preferred.

Time Commitment:                             24-40 hrs./week (not to exceed 40 hours per week) for the duration of the internship

Travel Reimbursement:                     $10/day for commuter expenses

NED Application Deadline:     n/a; All internships are posted until filled

Anticipated Start Date:

o/a January 8, 2018

Orientation Dates:

January 8 -12, 2018

Anticipated End Date:

May 18, 2018

Authorization:                                    Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.

How to Apply: Please send information regarding your school’s academic credit for internship program, cover letter, resume, writing sample from a college term paper or something equivalent, and contact information for three professional/academic references.   Please also complete our NED employment application. Please send to jobs@ned.org, with Job #1797 – CIMA Intern (SP18) – YOUR NAME in the subject line. The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please, no phone calls. For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org.

NED Careers Page http://www.ned.org/about/jobs

NED Employment Application form: www.ned.org/NED-Full-Employment-Application.pdf


Intern, Research & Conferences, International Forum for Democratic Studies /SPRING 2018 (Job #1796)

National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Washington, D.C.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a congressionally funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support freedom around the world, and is seeking a Research and Conferences Intern. The position is based in Washington, D.C.

Position Summary: The International Forum for Democratic Studies (Forum) at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is seeking a motivated individual to serve as a Research and Conferences Intern for 2018. This unpaid internship provides an advanced undergraduate/graduate student with the opportunity to observe the day-to-day operations of a Washington, D.C.-based research center focused on democracy and human rights.

The Forum complements NED’s core mission—assisting civil society groups abroad in their efforts to foster and strengthen democracy—by linking the academic community with activists from across the globe. In addition to its Research and Conferences initiative, the Forum also produces the Journal of Democracy, the world’s leading publication on the theory and practice of democracy, and hosts fellowship programs for international democracy activists, journalists, and scholars.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide research support to Forum staff for initiatives relating to a diverse number of topics.
  • Attend meetings and take notes on topics related to Forum research initiatives.
  • Participate in the drafting, editing, proofreading, and distribution of written materials, including newsletters, event materials, and internal memoranda.
  • Help facilitate for Forum events, including panel presentations and roundtable discussions.
  • Assist with updating and maintaining Forum contact lists in an organization-wide contact management database.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications:

We are seeking an enrolled undergraduate or graduate school student with:

  • A strong interest in the study and support of democracy around the world.
  • Strong research ability.
  • Experience writing, editing, and proofreading materials.
  • Computer software skills including MS Word, Excel, and Outlook; Photoshop, HTML, or database experience a plus.
  • The ability to stay organized while handling multiple tasks.

Requirements:

  • Candidate must be a registered student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level program; able to receive college credit or transcript notation of participation in our program for each semester of the internship.
  • Qualified candidates should have excellent writing skills and analytical skills, maintain a strong work ethic, be capable of showing initiative, and be well-organized. Students must also have strong computer skills.

Time Commitment:                             24-40 hrs./week (not to exceed 40 hours per week) for the duration of the internship

Travel Reimbursement:                     $10/day for commuter expenses

NED Application Deadline:                 n/a; All internships are posted until filled 

Anticipated Start Date:

o/a January 8, 2018

Orientation Dates:

January 8 -12, 2018

Anticipated End Date:

May 18, 2018

Authorization:                                    Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.

How to Apply: Please send confirmation of your information your school’s academic credit for internship program, cover letter, resume, writing sample from a college term paper or something equivalent, and contact information for three professional/academic references. Please also complete our NED employment application. Please send to jobs@ned.org, with Job #1796 – IFRC Intern (SP18) – YOUR NAME in the subject line. The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please, no phone calls. For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org.

NED careers page http://www.ned.org/about/jobs

NED Employment Application form: www.ned.org/NED-Full-Employment-Application.pdf


Intern, Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program– (Int’l Forum for Democratic Studies)

SPRING 2018 (Job #1795)

National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Washington, D.C.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is an independent, bipartisan, grant making organization funded by an annual Congressional appropriation. Its aims are to promote democratic reform and foster civil society worldwide. The Endowment is also the home of the   International Forum for Democratic Studies, the Journal of Democracy, and serves as the secretariat for the World Movement for Democracy. The Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program is an international exchange program that offers practitioners, scholars, and journalists from around the world the opportunity to conduct independent research on democracy in a particular country or region.

Position Summary: The Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program is seeking a motivated individual to serve as an unpaid intern for 2018. This unpaid internship provides professional development opportunities in the area of international exchange, with a focus on the program’s website and social media presence, support for program publications and competition, and database management.  The intern will interact with Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows in residence at the International Forum for Democratic Studies, the research and publications arm of the NED, and participate in the collegial environment of the Forum, including fellows’ presentations and other NED events. 

Responsibilities:

Intern will assist with:

  • Annual Reagan-Fascell fellowship competition
  • Promotional efforts, including website and social media development
  • Program publications, both print and electronic
  • Other duties, as appropriate

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must be a registered student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level program; able to receive college credit or transcript notation of participation in our program for each semester of the internship. An independent study option, if approved by your university is also possible.
  • Qualified candidates should have excellent writing skills, strong analytical skills, maintain a strong work ethic and have sharp attention to detail.
  • We seek a college student with:
  • interest in human rights and international exchange
  • strong writing, editing, and communications skills
  • organizational skills and attention to detail
  • ability to earn academic credit for the internship
  • experience with database management, website development, and/or social media a plus
  • experience in desktop publishing, electronic publications, and graphic design (InDesign, Photoshop) a plus
  • foreign languages and experience with other cultures a plus

Time Commitment:                             24-40 hrs./week (not to exceed 40 hours per week) for the duration of the internship

Travel Reimbursement:                     $10/day for commuter expenses

NED Application Deadline:                 n/a; All internships are posted until filled

Anticipated Start Date:

o/a January 8, 2018

Orientation Dates:

January 8 -12, 2018

Anticipated End Date:

May 18, 2018

Authorization:                                    Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.

How to Apply: Please send confirmation of your school’s academic credit for internship program, a cover letter, resume, NED employment application, writing sample from a college term paper or something equivalent, and contact information for three references. Please send to jobs@ned.org, with Job #1795 – RFDF Intern (SP18) – YOUR NAME in the subject line. The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please, no phone calls. For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org.

NED careers page http://www.ned.org/about/jobs

NED Employment Application form: www.ned.org/NED-Full-Employment-Application.pdf


Intern, Office of Government Relations & Public Affairs (GRPA) / SPRING 2018 (Job #1794)

National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Washington, D.C.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a congressionally funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support freedom around the world, and is seeking an Intern for the Office of Government Relations & Public Affairs. The position is based in Washington, D.C.

Position Summary: The Office of Government Relations & Public Affairs at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as an Intern for 2018. The unpaid internship provides excellent opportunities for research, writing and administration in the areas of communications (press, social media, publications and public events), Congressional relations and the Freedom of Information Act. The Intern will also interact with a stream of international visitors, speakers and activists who are working in support of democratic development and human rights.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with meeting and event preparations
  • Attend lectures and events related to democracy assistance
  • Conduct research and compile files pertaining to Freedom of Information Act requests
  • Help maintain contact database
  • Engage with Twitter followers
  • Provide web and multimedia support
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must be a registered student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level program; able to receive college credit or transcript notation of participation in our program for each semester of the internship. An independent study option, if approved by your university is also possible.
  • Qualified candidates should have excellent writing skills, strong analytical skills, maintain a strong work ethic and have sharp attention to detail.
  • Students must also have strong computer skills.
  • Multimedia experience is a plus.

Time Commitment:                             24-40 hrs./week (not to exceed 40 hours per week) for the duration of the internship

Travel Reimbursement:                     $10/day for commuter expenses

NED Application Deadline:                 n/a; All internships are posted until filled 

Anticipated Start Date:

o/a January 8, 2018

Orientation Dates:

January 8 -12, 2018

Anticipated End Date:

May 18, 2018

Authorization:                                    Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.

How to Apply: Please send confirmation of your school’s academic credit for internship program, cover letter, resume, writing sample from a college term paper or something equivalent, and contact information for three professional/academic references.   Please also complete our NED employment application and send with application materials to jobs@ned.org, with Job #1794 – GRPA Intern (SP18) –YOUR NAME in the subject line. The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please, no phone calls. For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org.

NED careers page http://www.ned.org/about/jobs

NED Employment Application form: www.ned.org/NED-Full-Employment-Application.pdf


 Intern, World Movement for Democracy /SPRING 2018 (Job #1793)

National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Washington, D.C.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a congressionally funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support freedom around the world, and is seeking an unpaid Intern for the World Movement for Democracy. The position is based in Washington, D.C.

The World Movement for Democracy is a global network that brings together democrats, including activists, practitioners, scholars, policy makers, and funders, to advance democracy around the world. The goal of the World Movement is to strengthen efforts to build democracy through sharing knowledge, information, and strategies. NED serves as the World Movement Secretariat, and the intern will work with the Secretariat staff.

Position Summary: The World Movement is currently seeking an unpaid Intern for SPRING 2018. The position is open to students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level program in a related field and eligible to receive academic credit for the internship.

The team seeks an individual with strong research, writing, communication, and organizational skills who has a strong interest in democracy work internationally. Energetic, flexible team players who take initiative and who have knowledge of a foreign language (Arabic, French, Russian, or Spanish preferred) and overseas experience are encouraged to apply.  

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research to track democracy-advancement efforts;
  • Assist in updating the World Movement Web site and social media channels, conduct research for the World Movement’s newsletter and draft alerts for activists facing danger.
  • Support ongoing work on projects, such as the Civic Space Initiative and #SetThemFree campaign, as well as event logistics
  • Attend lectures and roundtable discussions on democracy

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must be a registered student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level program; able to receive college credit or transcript notation of participation in our program for each semester of the internship. An independent study option, if approved by your university is also possible.
  • Qualified candidates should have excellent writing skills, strong analytical skills, maintain a strong work ethic and have sharp attention to detail.
  • Students must also have proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.
  • Familiarity with social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr) and other programs (Photoshop, InDesign, Final Cut Pro) are a plus.

Time Commitment:                             24-40 hrs./week (not to exceed 40 hours per week) for the duration of the internship

Travel Reimbursement:                     $10/day for commuter expenses

NED Application Deadline:                 n/a; All internships are posted until filled

Anticipated Start Date:

o/a January 8, 2018

Orientation Dates:

January 8 -12, 2018

Anticipated End Date:

May 18, 2018

Authorization:                                    Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.

How to Apply: Please send confirmation of your school’s academic credit for internship program, cover letter, resume, writing sample from a college term paper or something equivalent, and contact information for three professional/academic references.   Please also complete our NED employment application and send with application materials to jobs@ned.org, with Job #1793 – WMD Intern (SP18) – YOUR NAME in the subject line. The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please, no phone calls. For more information, please visit our websites at www.movedemocracy.org and www.ned.org.

NED careers page http://www.ned.org/about/jobs

NED Employment Application form: www.ned.org/NED-Full-Employment-Application.pdf


Intern, Latin America & Caribbean / SPRING 2018 (Job #1792)

National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Washington, D.C.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a congressionally funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support freedom around the world, and is seeking an Intern for the Latin America and the Caribbean team. The position is based in Washington, D.C.

Position Summary: The Latin America and the Caribbean Team at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as an Intern for SPRING 2018. The unpaid internship provides excellent opportunities for contributing to NED’s grant making process, preparing materials to assist the team in strategic planning and analysis, conducting research, writing, and attending relevant events. The Intern will also interact with a stream of international visitors, speakers and activists who are working in support of democratic development and human rights.

Responsibilities: The intern will work with NED’s Latin America and the Caribbean programs staff in a combination of administrative and substantive issues. Some of the tasks will include but not be limited to:

  • Assist program staff in project management duties including: attend relevant meetings on key democracy issues affecting the region; review and summarize proposals for NED program staff review; assist in the preparation of grant cycle materials; help map out NGOs and donors working in key countries; carry out research on research-related issues and countries in Latin America, and attend meetings with visiting grantees.

Requirements:

  • Candidates must be a registered student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level program; able to receive college credit or transcript notation of participation in our program for each semester of the internship. An independent study option, if approved by your university, is also possible.
  • Academic focus on Latin America and democracy issues.
  • Must speak Spanish.
  • Qualified candidates should have excellent writing skills, strong analytical skills, maintain a strong work ethic and have sharp attention to detail.  Students must also have strong computer skills.

Time Commitment:                             24-40 hrs./week (not to exceed 40 hours per week) for the duration of the internship

Travel Reimbursement:                     $10/day for commuter expenses

NED Application Deadline:                 n/a; All internships are posted until filled

Anticipated Start Date:

o/a January 8, 2018

Orientation Dates:

January 8 -12, 2018

Anticipated End Date:

May 18, 2018

Authorization:                                    Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.

How to Apply: Please send confirmation of your school’s academic credit for internship program, cover letter, resume, writing sample from a college term paper or something equivalent, and contact information for three professional/academic references.   Please also complete our NED employment application and send with application materials to jobs@ned.org, with Job #1792 – LAC Intern (SP18) –YOUR NAME in the subject line. The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please, no phone calls. For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org.

NED careers page http://www.ned.org/about/jobs

NED Employment Application form: www.ned.org/NED-Full-Employment-Application.pdf


Intern, Africa / SPRING 2018 – (Job #1791)

National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Washington, D.C.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a congressionally funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support freedom around the world, and is seeking an Intern for the Africa Program.  The position is based in Washington, D.C.  

Position Summary: The Africa regional program team seeks an individual with strong research, writing, communication, and organizational skills who has a demonstrated interest in sub-Saharan Africa and in democracy work in the region.  Energetic, creative and flexible team players who take initiatives, prioritize several competing tasks, and work independently are encouraged to apply.  The unpaid internship is open to current graduate or undergraduate students.

Responsibilities:  

  • • Conduct research to track political developments throughout Africa;
  • • Assist in drafting invitation letters, organizing event logistics, note taking, meeting agendas and newsletters; 
  • • Take notes during meetings and draft minutes; 
  • • Attend lectures and roundtable discussions on African policy issues; and,
  • • Work with other members of the Africa team as requested. 

Requirements:

  • • Candidate must be a registered student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level program; able to receive college credit or transcript notation of participation in our program for each semester of the internship.  An independent study option, if approved by your university is also possible.
  • • Qualified candidates should have excellent writing skills, strong analytical skills, maintain a strong work ethic and have sharp attention to detail. Students must also have strong computer skills.

Time Commitment: 24-40 hrs./week (not to exceed 40 hours per week) for the duration of the internship

Travel Reimbursement: $10/day for commuter expenses

NED Application Deadline: n/a; All internships are posted until filled

Anticipated Start Date:

o/a January 8, 2018

Orientation Dates:

January 8 -12, 2018

Anticipated End Date:

May 18, 2018

Authorization: Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.

How to Apply:  Please send confirmation of your school’s academic credit for internship program, cover letter, resume, writing sample from a college term paper or something equivalent, and contact information for three professional/academic references.   Please also complete our NED employment application and send with application materials to jobs@ned.org, with Job #1791 – Africa Intern (SP18) –YOUR NAME in the subject line.  The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Please, no phone calls.  For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org.

NED careers page http://www.ned.org/about/jobs

NED Employment Application form:  www.ned.org/NED-Full-Employment-Application.pdf


Intern, Grantmaking Resource Center/Monitoring & Evaluation Office / SPRING 2018 – (Job #1790)
National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Washington, D.C.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a congressionally funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support freedom around the world, and is seeking an Intern for the Grantmaking Resource Center (GRC) and Monitoring & Evaluation Office. The position is based in Washington, D.C.

Position Summary:

Working with two small teams, the unpaid intern will play a role in supporting the institutionalization of learning and best practices in grantmaking through the design and production of modern digital content and learning resources, as well as providing support to the Monitoring & Evaluation unit’s analysis of grant performance. The internship is a unique opportunity to learn more about an emerging field in the management and evaluation of democracy-related grantmaking. The internship is open to current graduate or undergraduate students.

Responsibilities:

  • Review grant performance macro-data, help develop analysis, assist in creating related visualizations.
  • Contribute to the documentation of internal practices in grants management.
  • Edit videos into microlearning resources for internal audiences.
  • Support the coordination of learning opportunities for grantmaking staff, as necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must be a registered student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level program; able to receive college credit or transcript notation of participation in our program for each semester of the internship. An independent study option, if approved by your university is also possible.
  • Applicants should have an interest in instructional systems design (ISD), learning and development, content analysis, monitoring and evaluation, international relations, and/or democracy work.
  • Qualified candidates should have excellent writing skills and analytical skills, maintain a strong work ethic, be capable of showing initiative, be well-organized, and thrive as an independent worker and learner.
  • Applicants with a background in video editing and experience with Final Cut or Adobe Premiere video editing software, NVIVO and Excel preferred.

Time Commitment:                             24-40 hrs. /week (not to exceed 40 hours per week) for the duration of the internship

Travel Reimbursement:                     $10/day for commuter expenses

NED Application Deadline:                 N/A; All internships are posted until filled

Anticipated Start Date:

o/a January 8, 2018

Orientation Dates:

January 8 -12, 2018

Anticipated End Date:

May 18, 2018

Authorization:                                    Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.

How to Apply: Please send confirmation of your information your school’s academic credit for internship program, cover letter, resume, writing sample from a college term paper or something equivalent, and contact information for three professional/academic references. Please also complete our NED employment application. Please send to jobs@ned.org, with Job #1790 – GRME/EVAL Intern (SP18)–YOUR NAME in the subject line. The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please, no phone calls. For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org.

NED careers page http://www.ned.org/about/jobs

NED Employment Application form: www.ned.org/NED-Full-Employment-Application.pdf