Project Coordinator
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Washington DC - , DC

The Project Coordinator will provide organizational, administrative, and research support for the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) research project on, Raising the Standards: Ethical Artificial Intelligence and Data for Inclusive Development in Southeast Asia. This position will be effective through to June 2022.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Schedule and coordinate virtual or in-person meetings, roundtable discussions, and interviews with subject matter experts;
  • Act as rapporteur for meetings, interviews, roundtables, and convenings;
  • Under the supervision of the Director, Political-Security Affairs and Executive Director, prepare and verify reporting requirements according to project monitoring and evaluation timelines;
  • Liaise with internal team and outside vendors on the design, production, and dissemination of reports;
  • Assist in the arrangement, organization, and coordination of launch and dissemination activities, including private briefings, public events, media enquiries, and social media messaging;
  • Provide research assistance, including compiling briefs, assessments, and talking points, as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree required, with one to three years of related work experience;
  • Demonstrated interest in tech and policy issues and/or Southeast Asia;
  • Must be able to coordinate a variety of tasks simultaneously and consistently follow up on details;
  • Highly organized, with strong attention to detail and an entrepreneurial spirit;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; editing skills, including proofreading; and ability to research information and present it concisely;
  • Resourcefulness, with an orientation to measurable results;
  • Strong ability to interact across time zones and with diverse constituencies, including funders, subject matter experts, and all levels of staff with tact and good judgment;
  • Excellent computer skills. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook); knowledge of Prezi and database software preferred;
  • Team player willing to assist where needed.
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