ISC COMMUNICATIONS & EVENTS ASSOCIATE
International Student Conferences, Inc. (ISC) is a Washington D.C. based nonprofit organization focused on preparing and empowering the next generation and US-Asia Pacific leaders by facilitating student-led leadership and academic/cultural exchange programs for university students from the United States, Japan, and Korea.
ISC is currently seeking a Communications and Events Associate (CEA) who is a proactive team player with a strong drive for outcomes. The ideal candidate is passionate about developing students into leaders working towards global peace and mutual understanding. S/he is responsible in the development of communications and marketing strategies for ISC and its programs. The CEA may travel with a summer Conference, helping with logistics and expenses.
The ideal candidate will thrive in a busy setting while handling multiple competing priorities. S/he will be able to work collaboratively on ISC’s three flagship programs: Japan-America Student Conference (JASC), Korea-America Student Conference (KASC) and the US-Japan-Korea Trilateral Forum. Candidates will thrive who have strong organizational skills and who are comfortable working in a small non-profit where each staff wears multiple hats and enjoy taking on whatever needs doing.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage and write content for JASC / KASC / ISC Newsletters
Manage and write content for ISC’s social media channels including: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Manage ISC’s website and blog
Design e-mail blasts and research on the best e-mail marketing tactics
Work with 26 JASC/KASC student leaders (called Executive Committee Members or ECs) located in Asia and the United States on communication strategies, including press releases
Update and prepare recruitment marketing tools
Assist Executive Director on grant writing and reporting
Assist Executive Director with creation and implementation of US-Japan-Korea Trilateral Forum
Administrative tasks as assigned
On-the-Ground Conference Support
Travel with College / Graduate Students for up to 3-4 weeks
Oversee logistics and handle logistical problems as they arise
Serve as the Budget Manager with the Treasurer - ensuring Conference is staying within budget
Connect with key on-the-ground partners
Ensure the safety of all student leaders
Enthusiastic, proactive team player with positive and flexible attitude, ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment;
Strong communications (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills;
Experience in social media and email marketing;
Familiarity working with remote team members in different time zones;
Superior organizational and time management skills with an ability to effectively multi-task and meet deadlines;
Willingness to be entrepreneurial and think creatively to help others identify innovative solutions;
Passionate about ISC’s mission to empower the next generation of leaders;
Experience with Django and Wordpress preferred;
Graphic design skills are a plus;
Bachelor’s Degree required;
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
ISC team members value the flexible, fun and hard-working culture of the organization. Current benefits include:
Generous vacation, sick & holiday leave
Health & Dental Insurance
How to Apply
Please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 3, 2018. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. No phone calls please
Due to the volume of applications received, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.