Program Assistant, Innovative Training Solutions


  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Date Posted: February 6, 2020
  • Application Deadline: Rolling basis 
  • Job Type: Full-time 


Eurasia Foundation (EF), a US-based international development organization promoting good governance and vibrant civil society, is accepting applications for a Program Associate (PA). The PA is a member of EF’s Innovative Training Solutions team and is responsible to provide programmatic oversight, guidance and backstopping support for the Foundation’s programs. Reporting to the Program Manager, the PA will directly contribute to the successful implementation of EF’s innovative civil society capacity building programs. 

This position is contingent upon funding, and funder’s vetting approval once funding is secured.


  • Contribute to development of programs’ overall strategy on a regular basis; 
  • Oversee the delivery of online training courses; 
  • Monitor the progress of course participants towards program outcomes, and revise program’s strategies if necessary; 
  • Liaise with instructors to ensure clear communication with course participants; 
  • Contribute to planning, strategizing and implementing the program to achieve its objectives; 
  • Design innovative methods to engage program participants; 
  • Conduct outreach campaigns utilizing social media skills and other methods as necessary; 
  • Generate content for the website when required; 


  • Bachelor’s degree in international development, social work, area studies, management, or another relevant field required; Master’s degree preferred; 
  • At least two years of work experience is required; work experience on international development projects is highly desirable; 
  • Experience with social media tools, blogging, content management systems, and E-learning platforms such as WordPress and Moodle; 
  • Exceptional writing, research, and communications skills; 
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; 
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment; 
  • Experience in educational projects and online training is a plus; 
  • Fluency in English is required and in Farsi/Dari is highly desired. 


To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to with PA-ITS in the subject line. 

No phone calls, please. 


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