Executive Coordinator

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The success of RFE/RL is rooted in our exceptional employees and our mission for 70 years. We are looking for an exceptional candidate to join the Office of the Editor-in-Chief as Executive Coordinator in RFE/RL’s Prague Headquarters in this locally recruited position. As such, all applicants must have the legal documentation and right to be able to work in the Czech Republic. As the successful candidate you will report to and be expected to support the VP, editor-in-chief on a wide array of strategic and operational issues within the News Division and ensure close coordination and efficient oversight on collaborative cross-divisional projects. Therefore, you must have a solid foundation of interpersonal skills and be able to establish good collaborative relationships with all RFE/RL divisions and departments and contribute to the smooth management of complex company-level priorities. The primary purpose of this position is to provide the VP, editor in-chief with administrative, planning, and project and/or programmatic support on a large and diverse volume of critical issues related to RFE/RL’s journalistic work and its interactions with other RFE/RL divisions as well as RFE/RL’s oversight body, the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM) and USAGM-sponsored grantees. 


This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding candidate interested in developing high-level administrative and strategic competencies while working side-by-side with senior management in ensuring strong company support of RFE/RL’s journalism and mission. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, discreet, efficient, proactive, a polished communicator, and technically and administratively astute. Familiarity with RFE/RL’s work, mission, and organizational structure is preferred. Budget management skills a plus and the ability to discreetly handle confidential information and documents is required.


Are you the right candidate?

The successful candidate will have:

· Significant experience coordinating project work for an Executive, Director or Senior Manager while working in an NGO, non-profit or USG institution (minimum 5 years preferred);

· Demonstrated experience in report writing and editing;

· Experience working with corporate teams and/or senior managers;

· Proven experience in administration and working with budgets;

· Familiarity with U.S. federal budget process a plus;

· Understanding or knowledge of RFE/RL’s target region is desirable;

· Familiarity with RFE/RL’s work, mission, and organizational structure preferred;

· Strong MS Office skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

· Proficiency in written and oral English (1st language ability) – mandatory.

· Proficiency in target region languages (e.g. Russian, Farsi, etc.) is a plus, but not required


Other job requirements (skills, education, etc.) can be found in the job description published on the RFE/RL job site.



About RFE/RL  


Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is an international broadcast organization based in Washington, D.C. and Prague, Czech Republic. RFE/RL's programs -- via radio, the Internet, and television -- reach influential people in 22 countries, including Afghanistan, Iran, Russia, the Caucasus, and Central Asian nations. RFE/RL's mission is to provide accurate and reliable news and information to domestic audiences in the local language. RFE/RL broadcasts in 26 languages and attracts more than 26 million weekly listeners and online visitors. With more than 400 journalists, 750 freelancers, and 17 local bureaus, RFE/RL is one of the most comprehensive news operations in the world. It is funded by the U.S. Congress through the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM).


To learn more about us please refer to our web page: https://pressroom.rferl.org/about-us

RFE/RL is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Positions at RFE/RL are considered Public Trust Positions, with appointment contingent upon the positive outcome of a background investigation. 

Privacy Notice for Applicants


RFE/RL, Inc. is a private, nonprofit corporation funded by a grant from the U.S. Congress through the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM). Due to  regulations imposed on RFE/RL in order to finance its operations and due to contractual arrangements between RFE/RL and USAGM set up in its Grant Agreement, RFE/RL must ensure that every candidate, who enters into the final stage of the selection process for a position at RFE/RL undergoes a pre-employment check from public sources and a ​background security investigation/check after the acceptance of RFE/RL´s offer letter.


With respect to the above, all applicants are informed that RFE/RL may use information from public sources during its selection process to perform one-time pre-employment checks which are conducted by RFE/RL; personal data (mainly name, surname, address, date of birth, personal identification number, telephone number, e-mail address ) will be collected and processed by RFE/RL for a maximum period of one year. Employment at RFE/RL is contingent upon the successful completion of a background security investigation/check performed after the acceptance of RFE/RL´s offer letter. Information about the collection and processing of personal data in this matter will be provided together with the offer letter.

 If you believe you are qualified for this role and would be inspired to work in a dynamic setting, at an international media organization whose mission is to provide accurate and reliable news to countries where a free press is banned by the government or not fully established please refer to the RFE/RL job website to apply https://apply.teamio.com/public/respond?vacancy=1500829566&rps=202.

Only CV s with cover letters in English will be accepted.

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