If you are interested in employment at the McCain Institute for International Leadership, we encourage you to frequently check this page. All current employment opportunities will be outlined below. If interested in learning more about forthcoming employment or fellowship opportunities, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Human Trafficking Senior Coordinator
- Strategic Communications Fellow
- Applicants for the 2014-2015 Fellowship year must have graduated from either the Downs School or the Cronkite School within the 12 months prior to September 1, 2014.
- Applicants must be willing to re-locate to Washington, DC. (Moving expenses are not covered.)
- Preference is given to applicants with work experience advancing communications for business, government, or a non-government/non-profit organization.
- Applicants must have excellent attention to detail and strong writing skills
- Preference is given to applicants with previous digital media, audio-visual, social media,
and internet/website production skills.
The Strategic Communications Fellow reports directly to the Institute’s Director for Communications. Responsibilities include:
- Developing and advancing the McCain Institute’s overall strategies for communications;
- Assisting in the development and management of public events for the Institute;
- Developing and overseeing social media strategy, including daily maintenance of
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Google+;
- Managing the development, distribution, and maintenance of all print and electronic
content, including, but not limited to: press releases, newsletters, brochures, eBlasts, etc
Managing and updating media lists
Developing and executing strategies for contact management
Tracking social media and web analytics
- Assisting in media outreach, maintaining media contacts, and promoting Institute
activities, research and experts in media and speaking roles
Assisting in the maintenance of the Institute’s website
- Helping to develop, maintain, and use promotional materials for the Institute to assist with outreach, program development, and fundraising
- Report to the Director of Arizona Initiatives, and through her to the Executive Director of the McCain Institute.
- Assist in the development and maintenance of relationships with Arizona and Mountain West-based anti-trafficking organizations and experts, including, but not limited to, foundations, NGOs, subject matter experts in the government, academics, the private sector.
- Identify potential collaboration opportunities between the Institute and other AZ and Mountain West-based stakeholders, such as joint programs; events; and initiatives.
- Under the direction of the Executive Director and Director for Arizona Initiatives, negotiate grants with potential funding recipients and manage AZ or Mountain West-based funded programs, and oversee their execution.
- Support Arizona-based anti-trafficking efforts, particularly the pre-Super Bowl task force aimed at preventing human trafficking in conection with that event.
- Maintain and develop new relationships with national-level anti-trafficking organizations, government entities, and potential donors, in coordination with the McCain Institute staff in Washington DC.
- Maintain effective working relationships with ASU faculty experts in counter-trafficking.
- Support the work of the Director of Arizona Initiatives in all areas.
- Evidence of a Bachelor's Degree in International Relations, Political Science, Communications, or related field, with high academic achievement
- Experience in managing administrative aspects of event plannin
- Experience in event promotion and publicity using social media
- Experience in correspondence with high-level speakers and board members
- Experience in using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, databases, and Apple software
- Experience in work that requires organization and multitasking in a fast-paced environment
- Experience working independently and as part of a team
- Demonstrated knowledge of current events, foreign and defense policy
The McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University is offering a full- time, one-year fellowship to a recent graduate (BA or MA) of either the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication or the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. The Fellowship comes with a stipend of $30,000/year and is located at the McCain Institute’s offices in Washington, DC.
This Fellowship will provide outstanding full-time, practical experience for a recent graduate who later seeks to enter the job market in communications, or continue on to a Master’s Degree program.
This fellowship position requires a mature, self-motivated, detail-oriented person with excellent writing, oral communication, and organizational skills and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Candidates should have a strong interest in the program areas covered by the McCain Institute.
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Human Trafficking Senior Coordinator
The McCain Institute for International Leadership, a part of Arizona State University, seeks a full-time Coordinator Sr. specialized in the areas of Human Trafficking and Humanitarian action, based in Tempe/Phoenix, Arizona. The position opens in January 2014 and will continue through June 2015. Continuation beyond that time will depend upon Institute needs and the availability of funding.
Working closely with and reporting to the Director for Arizona Initiatives, the Coordinator Sr. will help develop, plan, execute, and pursue after-action tasks on a wide variety of McCain Institute activities, particularly those focused on countering human trafficking. The Coordinator Sr. will also assist with media relations and promoting the work of the McCain Institute in Arizona. A key focus of the program assistant’s work will be working with a pre-Super Bowl task force on preventing human trafficking that could occur in connection with that event.
Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND five (5) years of related experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Activities are primarily performed in a regular, climate controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting. Visual acuity and manual dexterity associated with daily use of desktop computer; bending, stooping, reaching and lifting up to 20 pounds. Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential duties.
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Human Trafficking Senior Coordinator