Macfadden is seeking an Information Officer to provide information support to the humanitarian offices in USAID’s Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, particularly for the humanitarian response to Venezuela’s regional crisis. USAID’s Offices of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) provide humanitarian assistance for the U.S. Government (USG) in response to natural disasters and complex emergencies. As part of a regional team based in Washington, D.C., or serving on disaster response teams in Washington or overseas, the Information Officer will monitor and report on humanitarian conditions and response activities, including as related to the Venezuela crisis response. Information Officers produce a wide range of public and internal information products and are required to conceive and develop charts, graphs, and other visuals as needed.
Information Officers must be willing to deploy to disaster zones, including conflict-affected areas, often on short notice. While based in Washington, D.C., the Venezuela Crisis Response Information Officer must be willing to serve on extended international deployments of at least nine months or more to San Jose, Costa Rica, and conduct regional travel throughout Latin America.
Qualified candidates should possess excellent writing, editing, and verbal communications skills and have exceptional attention to detail. Candidates must be flexible and adaptable to changing circumstances and have the ability to work under tight deadlines in an extremely fast-paced and collaborative environment. Spanish foreign language skills at a professionally proficient level are required.
Duties include but are not limited to:
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