Program Coordinator American Councils for International Education Bucharest, Romania

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American Councils for International Education administers a number of programs for youth and adults, funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the U.S. Department of State or the US Embassy in Romania.

The Bucharest-based Program Coordinator is responsible for implementing various office programs developed in partnership with the US Embassy or other partners. This position reports to the Country Representative in Bucharest, and works in conjunction with program managers in Washington DC and the US Embassy in Romania. The position is a limited-term, part-time (5hours/day, 5 days/week) position beginning on January 21st, 2019 through September 21st, 2019 (6 months). All eligible candidates must live in Bucharest, as this is an office-based position.


  • Support Country Representative and other Program Coordinators in coordinating logistics for office programs;
  • Promote office programs in Romania by developing an advertising campaign, press releases, working with traditional and virtual media, mass mailings, volunteers coordinating etc.;
  • Make public presentations, including audio and video interviews;
  • Collect and track data, forms and files;
  • Recruit participants for local projects;
  • Travel around Romania to conduct presentations or attend meetings, if requested;
  • Process all financial payments regarding the projects in a timely manner, as advised by the office accountant;
  • Contact potential local funders;
  • Prepare projects reports for funders;
  • Maintain communication with project partners and funders;
  • Other tasks regarding administrative aspects of office programs;


  • Bachelor’s degree or on going bachelor studies in any field;
  • Native Romanian, Fluent in English (written & spoken);
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills;
  • Familiar with the Microsoft Office package;
  • Proven experience in budget and project management;
  • Excellent attention to details;
  • Flexibility to occasionally work on weekends and evenings;
  • Flexibility to travel around the country or outside the country if requested;
  • Outstanding time management, team work spirit, organization and planning skills;
  • Experience regarding U.S or international programs will be a plus;


Send your resume (in English) and a cover letter (in English as well) to Eliza Chirila-Pop, Country Representative, by January 6th, 2019, 23:59 Romanian time. Please mention the position you are applying for, as we have various job open at this moment.

Each applicant will receive a confirmation email after submitting the application. Selected participants will be invited to an interview, to take place on January 10th & 11th.

Final hiring decisions will be made by January 15th. First working day will be Monday, January 21st.


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