AABS is Searching for Assistant Director of Outreach and Engagement

Nov 30, 2021

The Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies (AABS) is a growing network of students, scholars, and members of the general public engaged in Baltic studies. The AABS promotes research and education in Baltic studies by sponsoring meetings and conferences, supporting publications, sustaining a program of scholarships, grants, and prizes, and disseminating news of current interest in Baltic studies.

Do you feel passionate about enhancing Baltic studies and developing an international community of scholars, students, and all others interested in Baltic topics? Do you enjoy coming up with creative solutions and new initiatives? Would you be great at communicating with our members, donors, and the rest of the world? We would like to welcome you to join our team as Assistant Director of Outreach and Engagement!

Assistant Director of Outreach and Engagement

The Assistant Director of Outreach and Engagement is a newly-created position among the administration of the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies. The ADOE is a part-time (10 hours a week), non-salaried officer position, which is not eligible for benefits. The ADOE will receive a monthly stipend of $2,500 from the AABS in exchange of services they provide and is responsible for paying any taxes due on the stipend amount.

The main tasks of the Assistant Director of Outreach and Engagement include:
  • Oversee AABS’ donor relations and fundraising efforts;

  • Maintain AABS’ presence on social media;

  • Advertise AABS’ grants and awards;

  • Assist the AABS Administrative Executive Director in maintaining and updating AABS’ website and publishing annual print newsletters and quarterly e-newsletters;

  • Develop and propose new strategies and initiatives for fostering outreach and community engagement.

Eligibility:
  • University degree (B.A. required, M.A. or Ph.D. preferred)
  • Demonstrated experience in non-profit management, communication and/or fundraising;

  • High interest in and knowledge of Baltic studies;

  • Experience in managing social media and websites;

  • Fluency in English;
  • The applicant must reside in the United States.
In order to apply:
  • Submit the online application form (closed on December 31, 2021);

  • The application must include a proposal packet (single PDF-file) that includes the following:
    1) Applicant’s CV;
    2) Applicant’s letter of motivation.

Application deadline: December 31, 2021

Questions? Contact us at aabs@uw.edu

Apply now: AABS grants and fellowships

The AABS is now accepting proposals for Birnitis, Grundmanis, Saltups, Emerging Scholars, and Dissertation grants and fellowships for academic year 2022-2023.

Awards: $4,000–$21,000

Deadline: February 1, 2022