The Senior Program Officer coordinates and manages trade and economic initiatives, including task forces, policy commissions, and Track II dialogues carried out by the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI), an independent, non- partisan, global think/do tank focused on tackling the major policy challenges confronting the Asia-Pacific in security, prosperity, sustainability, and thedevelopment of common norms and values for the region. He/she also coordinates ASPI’s public events and private meetings/roundtables in Washington, D.C.
Master’s degree preferred, and preferably in international relations, economics, political science, Asia studies, communications, or a related field
3-4 years of related work experience, including project planning and management
Interest and background in U.S. foreign and economic policy and/or Asian affairs preferred
Outstanding oral and written communications skills
Proven organizational skills, with a strong ability to set priorities, manage multiple tasks, work independently, take initiative, and solve
Experience in drafting grant proposals a plus
Strong ability to interact with the public, foreign officials, and senior individuals and work collaboratively with diverse constituencies
Team player willing to assist where needed
Excellent computer skills, including advanced Microsoft Office knowledge (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook); Image, video, and audio editing experience a plus
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