Project Assistant: Asia-Pacific

  • Added Date: Wednesday, 29 January 2020
  • Deadline Date: Friday, 28 February 2020

Job Function: International
Department: Asia

Temporary Project Assistant (Multiple Positions): Asia-Pacific

The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) is seeking candidates to work in Washington, D.C. as a full-time project assistant for the Asia-Pacific team covering a range of countries. The temporary project assistant position is available beginning in early April 2020 for a term appointment lasting three months with the possibility of extension for an additional three months based on performance.


  • Assist the Asia -Pacific team in organizing and implementing democracy development programs
  • Collect and distribute to the Asia -Pacific team foreign and domestic newspaper, magazine, or journal clippings pertaining to Asia & Pacific affairs

  • Attend meetings and seminars on Asia -Pacific affairs and prepare written presentations to Asia & Pacific team members

  • Conduct special projects as needed

  • Assist in providing logistical and administrative support to the Asia -Pacific team

  • Assist with administrative duties such as filing, faxing, copying and mailings


  • Bachelor's, with coursework in political science, international development, Asian studies, or a related field or relevant work experience

  • Must have excellent oral and written proficiency in English

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and interest in Asia

  • Available a minimum of 40 hours per week

  • Able to prioritize, meet deadlines, and work with a team

  • Experience managing work prioritization and attention to detail

  • Experience with Google Apps (Gmail, Calendar, Google Drive, G+, etc.)

  • Ability to read, write, and speak Mandarin-Chinese (traditional) strongly desired

Candidates must be legally eligible to work in the U.S. NDI does not provide sponsorship.

NDI welcomes and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment. As such, our commitment is to promote equal employment opportunities (EEO) for all applicants seeking employment and NDI employees. NDI makes employment decisions based on organizational needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, personal appearance, military status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation, educational status, unemployment status, place of residence or business, source of income, or reproductive health decision making. Additionally, harassment or discrimination based on these characteristics will not be tolerated at NDI. To perform the essential functions of this position, reasonable accommodations are available to qualified individuals with disabilities and qualified individuals who have limitations due to pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or medical related condition.


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