Asia Society seeks a Business and Policy Programs Manager. The staff member will work closely with the Director of Business and Policy to conceptualize single programs, year-long series, multiple year long-term series, and strategic partnerships with established local and national institutions, community groups, and local grassroots organizations. He/she will be responsible for program logistics leading up to the events and for executing tasks during the programs themselves. The successful candidate will have a proven record of working with ethnically diverse groups and handling matters which may be diplomatically sensitive.
Business and Policy programs
•Arrange financial and cost-sharing/revenue-sharing agreements, working in tandem with Director of Business and Policy, via memorandums of understanding with program partners.
•Assist team with proper protocol for VIPs, dignitaries, and visiting diplomats, including coordinating logistics for visits by academics, policy experts, business leaders, and high-level government officials.
•Draft remarks and talking points for senior staff, and board members.
•Envision department programming framework to ensure balanced programming across content, formats, themes, and geographic focus.
•Handle general program preparation: general research leading up to event, creating program concepts and descriptions, moderator questions, visual backdrops and printed programs, logistical details, and agendas for internal and external use, and reception planning as needed.
•Research developments (both short-term and long-term trends) in Asian economic performance, business development and investment, domestic and foreign policy, public diplomacy, and relations between Asian countries with the United States.
•Write post-program reports and synopses for local and global dissemination.
Young Leaders Institute (summer program for high school students)
How to Apply:
Please email your cover letter and resume indicating position and salary requirements to:
Human Resources Department
Indicate job title in the subject line.
Resumes without cover letters will not be accepted. No phone calls, please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Finalists will be required to provide three current references and complete a background check.