The Advancing Capacity for the Environment (ACE) program will support USAID’s work in the areas of climate change, environment, energy, and infrastructure work. The ACE program will primarily focus on providing support and services to DAI’s client - the Center for Environment, Energy, and Infrastructure (EEI) within the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Bureau for Development, Democracy, and Innovation (DDI). The program objective is to enhance USAID’s effectiveness, leading to positive and sustainable development outcomes globally in the above sectors through activities under four key tasks areas: communications, training, knowledge management, and facilitation/organizational development. The program will provide these comprehensive services and support across EEI as a collective Center, but also dedicated services and support to each of its three Branches—Climate & Cross-Sectoral Strategy, Natural Environment, and Built Environment—including services and support to each of the separate Divisions within each Branch.
The Communication Specialist will serve as a key member of the communications team to ensure successful implementation of ACE’s communication activities. They will have the following responsibilities under supervision of the Communications Director/DCOP.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Compensation & Benefits
For employees working the United States, the full-time equivalent annual base salary for this position is expected to be between $60,000 and $80,000. Salary for part-time employees will be prorated based on actual hours worked. Actual offers will be based on several factors including, but not limited to, qualifications, relevant education, experience, skills, seniority, performance, and business or organizational needs.
Eligible U.S. based employees will be able to enroll in medical, dental and vision insurance, plus a 401(k)-retirement plan with a company match. Additionally, employees will be eligible for company-paid annual leave (vacation & holidays), sick leave, and parental leave, as well as short- and long-term disability coverage. Detailed information will be provided at the time a formal offer is extended.
For employees working outside of the United States, compensation and benefits will vary based on location.
Equal Employment Opportunity
DAI and its employees are committed to confronting racism and holding ourselves accountable for positive change within the company and in the communities, cultures, and countries in which we live and work. DAI is committed to attracting and retaining the best employees from all races and backgrounds in our continued effort to become a better development partner.
DAI upholds the highest ethical standards. We are committed to the prevention of sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment as well as other ethical breaches. All of our positions are therefore subject to stringent vetting and reference checks.
DAI is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
DAI requires COVID-19 vaccinations subject to accommodation required by law.
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