Program Assistant, Energy, Climate Change & Extractive Industries

Inter-American Dialogue
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    May 28

Position description

Specific responsibilities include:

·        Conduct research and analysis on key issues related to energy, climate change, and extractive industries in the Western Hemisphere.

·        Provide research support to the program director for articles, reports, presentations, press interviews and meetings and occasionally co-author written pieces.

·        Assist with the editing, translation, design, and publication of program reports, memos, and other materials.

·        Manage the logistics of public events, conferences, delegations, and meetings, as required, including drafting event agendas, emailing invitations, and managing attendee lists, and draft event summaries.

·        Oversee the selection and management of the program intern(s) each semester in collaboration with Dialogue’s intern coordinators.

·        Manage program communications, including email and social media campaigns.

·        Provide assistance with fundraising and donor management to the program director as needed.

·        Collaborate with other staff on major Dialogue events.


·        BA degree in International Relations, Political Science, Latin American Studies, or other relevant degree, with strong academic credentials.

·        Demonstrated interest in policy related to energy, climate change, and/or extractive industries.

·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

·        Experience (1 year preferred) living, working, and/or studying in Latin America.

·        Fluency in Spanish and English is required, Portuguese a plus.

·        Strong attention to detail.

·        Proficiency with Microsoft Office.

Proven capacity to multitask and work independently 

Application instructions

Please provide your resume, a cover letter, and writing samples in both English and Spanish by applying below.

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