PSA is currently hiring for the Executive Director, a Program Administrator – Congressional Relations Associate, and a Programs Assistant. The position descriptions are listed below along with directions on how to apply. If you need additional information email: email@example.com.
Duties of the Executive Director include all executive management duties of running a small 501c(3) non-profit including business and financial management; overseeing a small staff of full-time personnel, Scoville Fellows, and interns; planning and participating in PSA events; maintaining positive relations with funders and the Board of Directors; seeking and writing new grant proposals; etc.
For fuller information about PSA, please consult our web site at: www.psa.org
The Board of Directors intends to move this opportunity as quickly as possible and asks that those interested in applying for the position send a current resume and expression of interest by Friday, January 14 to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Program Administrator – Congressional Relations Associate
Partnership for a Secure America (PSA) is seeking a Program Administrator-Congressional Relations Associate. The selected candidate will assist PSA’s management team with implementing outreach and bipartisan educational programs on Capitol Hill. Duties include coordinating off-the-record events, briefings, policy statements, and training seminars. This position will be limited to 2022, with the possibility of extending if further grant funding is provided.
- Plan/develop and execute/conduct programming within assigned program areas including liaising with speakers and program participants, planning and executing events, tracking budgets, analyzing outputs and outcomes.
- Associate will work with organizational partners, issue experts, and PSA Board members as needed to develop and execute program events and strategy.
- Draft and send PSA’s communications documents, including invitations to speakers, event announcements, meeting materials, etc.
- Assist with grant reporting, proposals, tracking, and compliance.
- Help expand organization’s reach on Capitol Hill and beyond, including building and maintaining contacts, and representing PSA at professional events.
- Assist with administering PSA’s webpage, Facebook, and Twitter.
- Research potential future funders or partner organizations.
- Research various subjects and produce talking points, briefings, or memos as needed.
- Assist with general office tasks and management.
- Degree in international relations, political science, government, journalism, or related field.
- 1 to 2 years of Capitol Hill or congressional/government relations experience.
- Demonstrated written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
- Previous experience developing and executing events. This includes the ability to identify timely, relevant topics, liaise with high-level experts, and coordinate seamless events.
- Strong knowledge of current foreign policy and national security issues.
- Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Flexibility and willingness to work simultaneously on a wide range of tasks and projects, and ability to prioritize.
- Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, as part of a close-knit team.
- Strong commitment to PSA’s principles and bipartisan mission.
- Outgoing, personable attitude.
- Strong work ethic.
- Previous grant-writing and reporting experience.
- Media relations/journalism experience.
- Technical familiarity with video editing, web updates, and social media.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should email a resume, cover letter, and list of 2-3 references to email@example.com with a subject line of “Programs Administrator”. This is not an entry level position. Salary is commensurate with experience. Health, dental and retirement benefits available.
PSA is a nonprofit founded by former U.S. Representative Lee Hamilton (D-IN) and the late former U.S. Senator Warren Rudman (R-NH) to advance bipartisanship on today’s national security and foreign policy challenges. Leveraging the leadership of its distinguished Advisory Board, PSA has unique credibility and access to forge common ground and fashion thoughtful, fact-based policy that promotes America’s national interests. PSA works on a broad range of issues relating to national security and foreign policy. The organization is heavily engaged with Congress, the executive branch, and DC’s think tank community. For more information, visit PSA’s website at www.psaonline.org.
Partnership for a Secure America (PSA) is currently hiring a Programs Assistant. Applicants must be organized, detail-oriented, entrepreneurial, and able to work both on a team and independently. We stress that applicants should have strong communication and problem-solving skills. This position manages many of PSA’s day-to-day operations: contributing to execution of program events; drafting and tracking correspondences; maintaining PSA’s web presence; among other responsibilities. Successful candidates will have opportunities to substantively assist with program planning, development and execution; they will also support PSA leadership by providing talking points and conducting research.
- Working with PSA staff and partner organizations, such as the United States Institute of Peace, Harvard and American Universities, and others to coordinate partner programs on Capitol Hill.
- Provide support for briefings, dinners, retreats, and other meetings.
- Contribute to organizational development efforts, which may include researching sponsor or foundation information and assist in grant development.
- Assist corresponding with VIPs, PSA leadership, and Advisory Board Members
- Assist monitoring budgets and maintaining up-to-date documentation of programming.
- Draft internal memos, newsletters, and correspondence
- Manage front office administrative tasks as needed, which includes tracking supplies, equipment, vendors, databases, and correspondence.
- Coordinate PSA’s webpage, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn
- Bachelor’s Degree, ideally in international relations, political science, government, journalism, or related field.
- Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Demonstrated written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
- Flexibility and willingness to work simultaneously on a wide range of tasks and projects with ability to prioritize.
- Proven ability to develop routines, manage large workloads, and organize work efficiently.
- Strong technical aptitude and familiarity with Microsoft Office suite, particularly Microsoft Excel, as well as Google Admin.
- Capitol Hill or Congressional relations experience.
- Experience planning, hosting, and supporting events.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should email a resume, cover letter, and list of 2-3 references to firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject line of “Programs Assistant.” This is an entry level position. Some professional experience (including internships) is preferred. Salary commensurate with experience. Health, dental and retirement benefits available.
PSA is a nonprofit organization founded by former U.S. Representative Lee Hamilton and the late U.S. Senator Warren Rudman to advance bipartisanship on today’s national security and foreign policy challenges. Leveraging the leadership of its distinguished Advisory Board and Board of Directors, PSA has unique credibility and access to forge common ground and fashion thoughtful, fact-based policy discussion that promotes America’s national interests. PSA works on a broad range of issues relating to national security and foreign policy. The organization is heavily engaged with Congress, the executive branch, and DC’s think tank community. For more information, visit PSA’s website at www.psaonline.org.