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Program Coordinator

The Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research at Washington, D.C. (SETA DC) is seeking a Program Coordinator to assist in project development, event management, staff coordination, media outreach and other administrative tasks. SETA DC is a non-profit, independent, nonpartisan think tank based in Washington, D.C. dedicated to innovative studies on national, regional, and international issues concerning Turkey and US-Turkey relations.

Essential Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist with program development, budgeting, and reporting.
  • Plan and manage meetings, panels, and conferences, hosting experts as well as high-level government officials and leaders.
  • Coordinating the internship program including recruitment and management of interns.
  • Support senior staff, including logistics, scheduling, and program communication.
  • Assist with managing day-to-day office operations.
  • Develop strategies for media outreach and communications to promote SETA DC’s research, publications, and events.
  • Manage the web and social media presence of the organization.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or its equivalent in Political Science, International Relations, Communications or a related field.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work in a team-oriented and multicultural environment.
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task as needed, meet deadlines, and manage time well.
  • Demonstrated professional level of attention to detail, clarity, and accuracy.
  • Comfort in working with high-profile individuals and leaders from government and international organizations.
  • Strong computer, communications and social media skills.

Application instructions

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a resume, list of references, and salary requirements to jobs@setadc.org.