International Recruitment Assistant

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States
Apply by 18 March 2018
Entry-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 16 February 2018

Job Description

Primary activities include but are not limited to: writing compelling job advertisements; posting advertisements; leading preparation to career fairs and outreach events; establishing and linking positions in recruitment database to external recruitment sources; verifying applicant documentation; conducting reference checks on candidates; conducting outreach to potential sources and candidates; soliciting information from candidates and writing resumes that are responsive to donor requirements; collecting necessary forms from candidates as required by proposal; completing necessary documentation about candidates and staffing structure as required by proposal; creating relevant staffing, technical matrices, and personnel tables; preparing the drafts of the formatted CVs; and drafting organizational charts and narrative for personnel sections.

In addition, this position will involve identifying short-term candidates through database searches and advertisement responses, and collecting and completing necessary paperwork on short-term candidates as required by proposals. This person will maintain access to recruitment sources/website and ensure current information is located in the in recruitment database. The International Recruitment Assistant will maintain the recruitment workflow process map and resources, along with deconstructing personnel sections and elements from proposals into a resource database.

Minimum Qualifications require a Bachelor’s degree required in Business, Economics, Agriculture, International Relations, or other related field required. Minimum of one year of work experience in an office setting is required, preferably within the International Development industry. Exposure to International Recruitment a plus. Demonstrated organizational skills. Ability to write coherently and persuasively. Strong interpersonal, communication and networking skills. Demonstrated ability to work in a self-directed, results-oriented environment at a fast pace. Knowledgeable of PC-based word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database applications. Fluency in English is required. Additional French and/or Spanish language skills are highly desired.

Please apply online at or respond with résumé, cover letter and salary history to Attn: HR/SLD, 50 F Street NW, Suite 1000, Washington, D.C., 20001 or fax +1 202 469 6255. No phone calls please. Only finalists will be contacted. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. EOE/AA. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

About the Organization

ACDI/VOCA is a private, nonprofit organization that promotes broad-based economic growth and the development of civil society in emerging democracies and developing countries. Offering a comprehensive range of technical assistance services, ACDI/VOCA addresses the most pressing and intractable development problems. Driven by the goal of adding value to local enterprise, which underlies prosperity and stability, ACDI/VOCA works in five main practice areas: * Agribusiness * Enterprise Development * Financial Services * Community Development * Food Security The ACDI/VOCA Difference ACDI/VOCA has a proven record of development success dating back more than 45 years. This experience coupled with operational integrity, technical expertise and the ability to operate at scale means that clients and partners can always expect positive results from ACDI/VOCA. ACDI/VOCA is also distinguished by its: * identity as a nonprofit that means business * proficiency at grassroots, self-help organizing * private sector and market orientation * dedication to beneficiary gains in income, jobs and savings * leadership in value chain approaches to enterprise development * legacy of lasting institutions and organizations * vast talent bank * experience working on a regional/global scale * network of U.S. and international partners * systems approach to technical solutions and operations * grants-management capacity * cutting-edge approaches to fragile/failing states, trade capacity building, public-private partnership, information and communications technology and integrated HIV/AIDS programming * experience with large indefinite quantity contracts (IQCs)

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