Project Assistant Needed At Global Political Trends Center, Istanbul

The Global Political Trends Center is currently looking for  a Project Assistant to provide management and administrative support to its staff. Job location is Istanbul, Turkey.
· Overseeing GPoT Center’s existing projects on issues related to Turkish foreign policy
· Writing project proposals and developing budgets
· Engaging in communication with partner organizations abroad
· Arranging all necessary logistics for the Center’s events in Turkey and abroad
· Editing, transcribing and translating internal reports and other texts
· Updating GPoT Center’s website and social media pages
The position may also allow the candidate to carry out research in her/his preferred field, with opportunity to publish their work.
· Strong project management and organizational skills
· Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and verbal format, and build and maintain relationships
· Solid understanding of issues concerning Turkish foreign policy as well as larger global issues and themes
· Diplomatic, ability to multi-task, ability to handle diverse responsibilities, excellent team-player
· Fluent in spoken and written English and Turkish, additional language skills (especially relevant to Turkish foreign policy) a plus
· Computer proficient
· Previous experience with think-tanks or NGOs is an asset
· Educational background in International Relation, Political Science, or other relevant social science desirable
Application Process
Interested and qualified candidates are to send their resume in English (if possible in Turkish) and a short cover letter (in English or Turkish, no longer than one page, Arial 11) to And the email subject line must be formatted as: Application for Project Assistant Position – February 2017.
Application Deadline
Apply on or before 20 February 2017
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