Program Coordinator (Reports directly to Executive Director)(32 hours/week)

Help plan, publicize, and implement non-profit’s public events to fulfill organization’s mission of fostering learning, discussion, and citizen involvement in world affairs around the state. You will ensure WACNH events maximize quality, partnerships, and member satisfaction and engagement. Events include: Global Business Summit, Global Forum spring fundraiser, NH Academic WorldQuest competition for high school students, evening lecture series in Manchester and Portsmouth, receptions for international visitors, and Concord film series. Your work, together with our staff of 4 team members, will also help the Council leverage events to increase membership, awareness of global issues, and support of the Council.


  • ·         Help plan and execute public events in partnership with Executive Director and board Program Committee, including recruitment and review of speakers and films, scheduling, and on-site event management;
  • ·         Publicize and increase reach of events via social media, livestreaming, and website;
  • ·         Develop print and online marketing materials;
  • ·         Contribute to budgeting and grant writing for events as necessaryas well as development of new programs;
  • ·         Other duties including: greet visitors to office and answer inquiries via phone and email, update databases and files, and be a team-player in all aspects of the operation of a small non-profit. Opportunities to help with the Council’s International Visitors Program, which brings 350 international professionals to the state each year in partnership with the U.S. State Department.

Required skills:

  • Passion for and knowledge of international affairs and cultural diversity;
  • Bachelor’s degree in international relations, hospitality, communications, journalism, or related field, or equivalent experience via jobs, volunteer service, or internships;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs;
  • Professional and polite demeanor, especially when working with high-level contacts;
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and stay calm during implementation of events onsite;
  • Exemplary communication skills, especially writing (familiarity with a second language also preferred);
  • Fluency with social media, websites, and online resources;
  • Some evening hours required and a flexible schedule is necessary to accommodate weekly events (regular office hours: 9 AM to 5 PM).


We are currently accepting applications for 2018 internships to assist in our mission of bringing the world to New Hampshire. Minimum length of internship: 3 months. Please send a cover letter and resume to Tim Horgan, Executive Director, or contact us to learn more.

Please check with your institution about academic credit or work study compensation for this educational opportunity. We are not able to offer paid internships at this time.


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council@wacnh.org - (603) 314-7970

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