Job Opening for Project Assistant

Global Political Trends Center
  • Location
    Istanbul, Turkey
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career
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  • Posted
    Aug 06

Position description

Global Political Trends Center is seeking a Project Assistant to provide management and administrative support to its staff. The position entails assisting with the Center’s ongoing large-scale international projects related to Turkish foreign policy, identifying and applying to relevant grants and carrying on research when necessary.


· Overseeing GPoT Center’s existing projects on issues related to Turkish foreign policy

· Writing project proposals and developing budgets

· Engaging in communication with partner organizations abroad

· Arranging all necessary logistics for the Center’s events in Turkey and abroad

· Editing, transcribing and translating internal reports and other texts

· Updating GPoT Center’s website and social media pages

The position may also allow the candidate to carry out research in her/his preferred field, with opportunity to publish their work.

Required Experience & Skills

· Strong project management and organizational skills

· Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and verbal format, and build and maintain relationships

· Solid understanding of issues concerning Turkish foreign policy as well as larger global issues and themes

· Diplomatic, ability to multi-task, ability to handle diverse responsibilities, excellent team-player

· Fluent in spoken and written English and Turkish, additional language skills (especially relevant to Turkish foreign policy) a plus

· Computer proficient

· Previous experience with think-tanks or NGOs is an asset

· Educational background in International Relation, Political Science, or other relevant social science desirable

Application instructions

All applicants should send their resume in English (if possible in Turkish) and a short cover letter (in English or Turkish, no longer than one page, Arial 11) [email protected] by 31 August 2018. And the email subject line must be formatted as: Application for Project Assistant Position – August 2018.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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