Program Coordinator, Chemical Weapons Convention Coalition
The Arms Control Association is seeking a full-time program coordinator to execute programmatic and outreach activities of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) Coalition.
The CWC Coalition is a global civil society network whose mission is to support the aims of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and to supplement the efforts of the member states of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).
Tasks will include:
- Coordinating communication and collaboration among the civil society participants in the CWC Coalition.
- Facilitating participation by CWC Coalition members in CWC Conferences of States-Parties, including organizing side events and joint statements.
- Editing, producing, and distributing a monthly newsletter to CWC Coalition participants and supporters in coordination with the ACA director for communications.
- Playing a lead role in maintaining and updating the CWC Coalition’s website.
- Establishing and executing the CWC Coalition’s social media outreach plan in coordination with the CWC Coalition project chair and ACA director for communications.
- Planning and carrying out CWC Coalition workshops, briefings, and meetings both as online webinars and, when possible, in-person events.
- Working with the CWC Coalition project chair and ACA chief operating officer to prepare grant proposals and reports in support of the CWC Coalition.
- Producing summary reports of OPCW conferences and executive council sessions.
- Assisting the CWC Coalition project chair, ACA executive director, and other senior staff with research, analysis, and writing as assigned.
Position requirements: Candidates should have strong written and oral communication skills, familiarity with web and social media content management (multiple platforms), the ability to execute multiple assignments under tight deadlines, excellent organizational skills, strong research skills, and at least two years of experience in the nonproliferation, arms control, or national security field. An advanced degree in a related field is not required but is a plus.
Applicants must have the authorization to work in the United States as we are unable to assist in procuring visas or work permits. We prefer applicants who would be located in Washington, DC by January 2023. Candidates must support the goals and the mission of the Arms Control Association and the CWC Coalition.
Salary and Benefits: Between $55,000 and $60,000 base salary, commensurate with experience. Please see further benefits, details and application instructions at ArmsControl.org/Employment.