VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT – Program Assistant

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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT – PROGRAM ASSISTANT 

 Location:  Prague, Czech Republic 

Estimated Start Date:  May 2019

 This Position is Part Time (16-24 hours per week)

The CEELI Institute is seeking a Part-time Program Assistant to provide assistance with all aspects of the implementation and organization of programs designed to promote rule of law through professional trainings; programs are delivered both in Prague and at offsite locations for an international audience. 

The CEELI Institute is an independent, not-for-profit, international provider of post-graduate, professional legal education headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic.  Our mission is to develop and train an international network of legal professionals committed to a rule of law. Through innovative training programs and other activities, we work with judges, lawyers, civil society, government officials, and other professionals in countries building laws-based societies to support fair, transparent, and effective judicial systems, strengthen democratic institutions, combat corruption, build respect for human rights, and promote the continuing development of market economies.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with all aspects of program and event organization (to include preparation of conference supplies, program materials and welcome packages; operation of technical equipment during programs; and assisting in preparation of reports and written materials)
  • Responding to special needs and requests of program participants
  • Assisting in maintaining Institute website and social media accounts
  • Assisting with other aspects of project design, management and delivery
  • Assisting with tasks related to the efficient function and management of the Institute’s operations, the operation of the office and of the physical premises.
  • Performing other duties as needed

 Required Qualifications:

  • Fluency in English – written and spoken (C2 or native speaker)
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and with tight deadlines
  • Experience in organizing and implementing programs and projects
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent knowledge of Word, Excel and related computer programs
  • EU Citizenship or current right to work in the Czech Republic

Preferred Qualifications:

  • College or university degree (or current degree candidate)
  • Experience working with not-for-profit organizations
  • Energetic and enthusiastic person with a good sense of humor
  • Willingness to undertake flexible duties

We offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Dynamic position in international environment
  • Flexible, informal and open-minded work culture in an organization, which is respected in international community of legal professionals
  • Opportunity to meet interesting professionals from the around world

 To Apply:

Please email a cover letter and resume in English to Sarka Michkova at Sarka.Michkova@ceeli.eu