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Associate - MENA Practice

Middle East | Washington, DC | Full Time

Job Description

Job Description – Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Associate

Applicants MUST include a cover letter and a writing sample along with their resume. Please include ALL documents in one PDF attachment (cover letter, resume, writing sample). 

This is the firm’s entry-level position for regional practices. Associates support practice leads and other senior staff with client deliverables, team operations, scheduling, and other duties that support the team’s client service and internal functioning.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Drafts and edits deliverables for the MENA practice’s clients, with a focus on written memos and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Arranges and coordinates meetings and events.
  • Ensures that the practice’s file management system stays up to date.
  • Assists with managing and delegating work to the MENA practice interns.
  • Interfaces regularly with other team members, as well as members of other ASG practices with similar responsibilities.
  • Records and distributes minutes of meetings as necessary.
  • Helps practice leads and senior staff to identify business development opportunities.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Strong knowledge of the MENA political and economic context
  • 0 to 3 years of professional experience
  • BA in political science, international relations or business, or related field
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Graphic design skills, while not required, are preferable

 

Core Competencies:

 

  • Oral/Written Communications: Can effectively produce written products with clear direction. Communicates well with other members of the ASG team.
  • Personal Characteristics: Entrepreneurial and focused on value creation. Energetic, forward-thinking, “can-do” and creative individual with the highest ethical standards and an appropriate professional presentation.
  • Teamwork: Interacts effectively with colleagues at all levels and across firm. Manages ASG team members to work together to produce agreed upon deliverables. Works to create a positive work environment.

 

Applicants MUST include a cover letter and a writing sample along with their resume. Please include ALL documents in one PDF attachment (cover letter, resume, writing sample).